Emerging Brands

New brands and soon-to-open concepts worth watching

Emerging Brands Articles

The new concept will debut in Los Angeles this year.

The plant-based chain plots rapid expansion.

The CEO finds efficiencies in a full-service/fast-casual combo model.

The fast-casual pizza chain expands with grilled meats and cocktails on the menu.

Much of the country may be under snow, but operators continue to heat up the industry with new restaurant openings.

The Phoenix-based multiconcept operator plans to open 19 new units, including one first-time expansion, this year.

It's been a busy year so far for overseas brands seeking footholds in the U.S.

A Mediterranean concept adjusts operations to fit the nontraditional footprint.

The full-service chain hopes its “virtual” format will fly.

After a year of tweaking and testing, the cashierless convenience store will admit general consumers.