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Emerging Brands

New brands and soon-to-open concepts worth watching

Emerging Brands

Inside Bottlefish, the new concept from CPK industry vets

The founders of California Pizza Kitchen switched gears with their new opening, an upscale casual-dining seafood restaurant. Here's a look at the concept, and how they plan to use their real estate connections to expand nationwide.

Emerging Brands

8 concepts we’re eyeing

Traditionally a slow time for restaurant launches, the holiday season this year ushered in a slew of new concepts. Here’s a look at some of the just-opened restaurants on our radar.

As the demand for fresh, made-to-order menus expands to all types of limited-service concepts, operators are looking to separate themselves from the fray.

Here’s a peek at some of the newest restaurants we’re monitoring, along with some soon-to-open concepts to keep an eye on.

Overseas specialists in contemporary Indian comfort food, Brazilian brownies and Canadian pub fare have set the American market as an expansion target.

Technomic President Darren Tristano discusses restaurant concepts projected to grow in 2017.

Another flock of big-name operators, from Sam Fox to Adriano Paganini, are hatching chicken concepts of a different feather.

It’s not a new idea—in 2000, Nestle found success with its Nestle Toll House Café by Chip. Now, more brands are tossing their bowls in the ring.

This special iteration of Concepts to Scout—our second annual roundup—singles out the destinations restaurateurs visiting Chicago for the National Restaurant Association Show in May should scope out.

Eataly Chicago closed its doors for a day just a week after opening in December. Why? Not even the operators foresaw how popular it would be.