WASHINGTON — After showing mostly positive signs during the first several months of the year, the National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Performance Index fell below 100 in May for the first time in three months, according to the association's latest data. Sharp increases in wholesale food prices were partly to blame, along with a softening of customer traffic indicators. The RPI indicates that restaurant operators faced a net decline in same-store sales for the second straight month ...

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