Emerging Brands

New brands and soon-to-open concepts worth watching

Emerging Brands

The Burgerim disaster

Burgerim was once one of the hottest, fastest-growing brands in the U.S. Then its founder left the country, leaving behind a wreckage of unpaid workers, bankrupt franchisees and others struggling to make it work.

Emerging Brands

The Pie Hole focuses on cross-channel expansion

The pie and coffee concept is growing units while also expanding its wholesale, e-commerce and CPG segments.

Tortazo, which sells Mexican sandwiches, bowls, salads and churros, features a full bar and has plans to grow.

The Toasted Yolk is growing with a robust midday menu, classic cocktails and signature churro doughnuts.

Healthy Joe’s, a fast casual serving food cooked in a 500-degree conveyer oven, opened in New York City.

Legacy brands branched out with new concepts in 2019. Here are the ones to keep an eye on in the new year.

Established operators launched or expanded their young concepts in 2019. Here’s a look back at the newborn restaurants that had the industry buzzing.

As it watched its delivery commissions rise, Tarka Indian Kitchen put the brakes on unit growth to take action.

This Is It Southern Kitchen began in 1983, but it’s aiming to bring its classic dishes to new audiences as it expands.

Flip’d by IHOP, a fast casual, will feature many IHOP specialties adjusted for eating on the run.

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