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Emerging Brands

New brands and soon-to-open concepts worth watching

Emerging Brands

5 restaurant preconceptions that died yesterday

Attendees of the Restaurant Directions conference learned they have to make some adjustments when thinking about industry problems and opportunities.

Emerging Brands

7 ways the restaurant market is changing—for better and worse

From a plague on malls to a spike in gas prices, new challenges are about to confront restaurant operations of all sizes and ages. Here's a preview.

The story behind the flourishing chain began with a mission to support the military, firefighters and police officers.

These emerging brands managed to grow sales enough to break into the ranks of the largest chains across the country.

Social Monk Asian Kitchen will be the chain’s second try at an Asian concept and will debut this fall.

Restaurant Business offers a sneak peek at this year's Future 50 emerging brands.

In town for the National Restaurant Association show? Here are some Chicago concepts to check out for good food and great business ideas.

Highlands Bar & Grill and JuneBaby were among the big winners at this year's ceremony.

Experienced operators try their hand at innovation in this still-blooming sector.

Truly innovative concepts—those that find solutions to perennial problems like rising real estate and labor costs—are rare birds indeed. Here’s a look at some of the game-changers that opened in 2017.

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