Emerging Brands

New brands and soon-to-open concepts worth watching

Emerging Brands

A tale of 2 fast casuals—one Italian and one Indian—and how they grew

Piada Italian Street Food and Choolaah Indian BBQ both personalize the fast-casual model to fit their mission, with authentic food and passion driving growth.

Emerging Brands

With the tip credit disappearing, this fine-dining chef sees a more fast-casual future

Matt Baker of the full-service Gravitas in Washington, D.C. is stepping on the gas to grow his limited-service Baker's Daughter, an upscale bakery-cafe.

Here are the types of concepts that restaurant entrepreneurs and investors are betting will be big in the next few years.

New concepts seem to pop up daily. Here's a look at how the pickleball eatertainment landscape is taking shape.

Coffee and "dirty soda" take center stage on this year’s ranking of up-and-coming restaurant chains, but midscale breakfast brands see plenty of room to expand and casual dining makes a comeback.

Reality Check: Five weeks of management hell was enough for this industry vet of 47 years.

Restaurant Rewind: Wagamama was going to blitz the U.S. market, or at least that was talk. Decades later, we're still waiting.

A wave of Italian concepts is coming, along with a listening bar from Sean Brock in Nashville and a foray into Miami by Tao Group Hospitality. And Gladstone's in LA is closing, but Wolfgang Puck is planning new life for the space.

Reality Check: Starbucks’ Howard Schultz, Tesla’s Elon Musk, and serial tech disruptor Marc Lore are betting they can change the restaurant industry with new ventures. Here’s a look at what they’re envisioning.

The acquisition will allow the "more mindful" Epic Burger to more than double in unit count and will bring drive-thru locations into the fold. But Meatheads will be no more.

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