Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Note 15 - Income Taxes - Reconciliation of the U.S. Statutory Rate to the Effective Rate (Details)

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Note 15 - Income Taxes - Reconciliation of the U.S. Statutory Rate to the Effective Rate (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Dec. 25, 2016
Sep. 25, 2016
Jun. 26, 2016
Mar. 27, 2016
Dec. 27, 2015
Sep. 27, 2015
Jun. 28, 2015
Mar. 29, 2015
Dec. 25, 2016
Dec. 27, 2015
Dec. 28, 2014
Income tax expense at statutory rates                 $ 16,245 $ 15,517 $ 13,489
State income taxes, net of federal benefit                 2,193 1,787 1,609
Federal FICA tip credit net benefit                 (3,179) (3,124) (2,814)
Other                 401 (12) (454)
$ 5,250 $ 1,668 $ 3,396 $ 5,346 $ 4,023 $ 1,338 $ 3,577 $ 5,229 $ 15,660 $ 14,168 $ 11,830
Effective tax rate                 33.70% 32.00% 30.70%