Inspirational restaurant designs and ideas

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It's a brand that millennial-minded consumers are using multiple times a week—instead of hitting restaurants or cooking at home. Unity and marketing now are helping this emerging brand to grow.

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Taco Bell said the four new designs will be tested in the franchisor’s home base of Orange County, Calif., before becoming nationwide options.

Legacy brands are struggling in today’s restaurant landscape as regional and contemporary chains are taking their place in consumers’ hearts, said Patrick Noone, VP of Technomic , at April’s...

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From the explosion of eatertainment to Yum's fast-casual flops, we look back at some of our "groundbreaking concepts" of the last two years to see which ideas flourished and which ones flopped.

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The upscale bakery-cafe features the Israeli specialties of founder Tzurit Or, who is currently responsible for everything from the menu to the design of the restaurants. Here's what the concept is like and what the future holds.

When Ford Fry was ready to expand beyond his 10 Atlanta restaurants, he went home to Houston. In a building with a storied past, most recently as a launderette, he tasked design director Elizabeth...

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See what the family-dining brand has been baking up with its new fast-casual concept.

When Donatos set out to understand consumers’ perception of its brand, the chain asked people to “give us the brutal truth,” says CEO Tom Krouse. It learned that it already had all the right elements...

For its second location of Beatrix, multiconcept operator Lettuce Entertain You opted for a restaurant-plus model, marrying a market with a casual full-service eatery. Located on the ground level of...

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A polished-casual brand called Earls is striving to carve a niche in the U.S. market by offering a broad menu, an upscale experience and unique designs. It's also sporting a halo for how it treats employees.