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Emerging Brands

Fast-growing Velvet Taco outgrows its HQ

The 33-unit fast casual known for its creative tacos will move into an office space about five times bigger than its current one later this year.

Financing

Here are the biggest Mexican chains in the country

These are the Mexican concepts that generated the most sales in the U.S. last year, according to the Technomic Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report.

Nearly a week after the U.S. halted avocado imports from Mexico, restaurant operators around the country are counting how much supply they have left and figuring out what to do next.

The burrito giant this week upped its long-term openings forecast, saying it is seeing strong momentum in a relatively new strategy focused on previously overlooked locations.

The company’s "20 Under $2” menu features a large number of new and existing products.

Consumers are seeking authentic global flavors on quick-service and fast-casual restaurant menus, and they are willing to pay a premium for these culinary experiences. “Global flavors are among the...

The six-unit fast-casual chain, known for its inventive taco fillings, is readying for initial growth around the East Coast thanks to an undisclosed investment deal from Investors Management Corporation.

One Tortazo unit opened just before the pandemic began, but a second location of the Mexican sandwich concept recently opened in New York City. The brand said it remains bullish on urban centers despite the challenges.

The Mexican chain said that labor challenges are costing it business but noted that sales have picked up in recent weeks.

Pending bankruptcy court approval, Trey Parker and Matt Stone become the new owners of the beloved 47-year-old Denver-area roadside attraction they’d featured in their animated series.

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