Emerging Brands

New brands and soon-to-open concepts worth watching

Emerging Brands

New concepts that give a cluck

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

Emerging Brands

4 CPG brand concepts

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.