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Emerging Brands

Salt Bae's restaurants look to start new chapter after poor reviews

The celebrity chef’s Nusr-Et steakhouse chain is embracing eatertainment, while the recently closed SaltBae Burger is already plotting a U.S. comeback.


Jeff and Mike Mastro get second chance to do steakhouses differently with Steak 48

They founded and sold the Mastro's chain. Now the brothers are building a new group of high-end steakhouses that attempt to raise the bar.

Stagnant spending will keep a lid on growth at Darden Restaurants over the next 12 months, but it still expects to outpace the industry.

CEO Tim McEnery said the pandemic and rising costs contributed to the decision to close the lavish three-story restaurant.

After walking the Show floor at McCormick Place, it’s time to kick back those tired feet and take a seat at one of Chicago’s top restaurants.

The 154-unit steakhouse chain will more than double the company's fine-dining footprint. But it won't compete with Darden's other upscale concepts, executives said.

As corporate chef-partner overseeing 27 restaurants, Taylor designs menus for everyone’s taste, from a $9 burger to a $162 Japanese Wagyu porterhouse steak.

Sweet & Sour: The pandemic has fostered doubts about the viability of mid-priced dining. But isn’t the pandemic fading fast?

Signs abound that the business is awakening to the need for dramatic action.

Both high-end restaurants and more casual concepts are finding some relief in more limited menus with set prices.

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