Do smaller, wallet-friendly portions make a difference when your family goes out to dine? Both The Cheesecake Factory and P.F. Chang's recently announced their new children's menus which will feature smaller plates at reduced rates for small-frys. Many restaurant chains are popular with parents because they do cater to kiddos. But lots of independent eateries without kiddie menus are happy to serve a dish sans the spicy sauce or split an entree between two children if patrons inquire. Do you take tot menus into consideration before deciding where to dine?