When she inherits a diner in the small town where she grew up, Stephanie Lawson turns it into an upscale eatery. Unfortunately, she doesn't take the culinary preferences of the town's male population into account, and she's soon faced with their unlikely spokesman, rancher Quint Ryder. The men want their cholesterol back, but the women side with Stephanie. Before she knows it, she's in the middle of a full-scale battle of the sexes. Carol Finch's RESTAURANT ROMEO (2) contains a couple of funny moments, but the banter between the characters too often deteriorates into bickering, and the heroine's stubbornness is frequently difficult to understand.