Emerging Brands

New brands and soon-to-open concepts worth watching

Emerging Brands

How Stan’s Donuts is trying to take on Starbucks

The Chicago-based doughnut-maker is redoing its decor and emphasizing its coffee program as it seeks to become more of an all-day hangout.

Emerging Brands

How Wow Wow Hawaiian Lemonade keeps its island vibe after moving to the mainland

The lemonade and acai bowl fast casual recently transplanted its headquarters to Arizona as it readies for growth.

Robert Cornog and Richard Flaherty plan to expand the 200-unit Asian noodle concept on this side of the Atlantic.

With same-store sales nearly double those of its big sister in Q4, Bubba’s intends to expand by 25% in 2020.

Humble chicken salad may be an unlikely growth driver, but don’t tell this fast-casual chain.

Flight Club, with its focus on darts and high-end food and drink, breaks out from the eatertainment pack by not catering to kids and families.

At growth chain Tocaya Organica, all dishes start out plant-based, with the option to add meat and dairy items.

The barbecue company plans to open restaurants affiliated with the next generation of sauce-slathering stars, beginning with Clark Crew BBQ.

After joining The Melt as CEO in 2016, Ralph Bower is making big changes after doing a small thing: listening.

Lounge by Topgolf, which recently opened in a Seattle suburb, might allow the eatertainment chain to expand in urban markets.

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