Emerging Brands

New brands and soon-to-open concepts worth watching

Emerging Brands

Marc Lore's Wonder is reinventing the meal

After conquering e-commerce, the serial entrepreneur set out to fix food delivery. He created a new kind of restaurant in the process.

Emerging Brands

Salt Bae's restaurants look to start new chapter after poor reviews

The celebrity chef’s Nusr-Et steakhouse chain is embracing eatertainment, while the recently closed SaltBae Burger is already plotting a U.S. comeback.

Newly unsealed court documents contend the evidence abounds, potentially complicating the legal battles involving the high-volume concept.

Writer and activist Mark Bittman is pitching a new concept called Community Kitchen that will attempt what some might say is impossible: Offering healthful food in a way that benefits the planet, pays workers well and is affordable. Can it make a profit?

The new Wing Zone Hot Chicken and Wings is described as a next-generation variation designed for off premise, with hot chicken tenders and a sandwich along with new flavors for bone-in wings.

Wawa and Casey’s are upping their pizza games, threatening to take share from other pizza players.

The amount was not disclosed, but the investment will allow the soon-to-be four-unit eatertainment venue to expand to more markets.

Several forces are coming together to push Indian mainstream through the fast-casual model after years of fits and starts. But the major players are going slow, following a path of smart growth.

The business of frozen custard is taking off. But the fast-growing Andy's believes that it has a lot more staying power than previous dessert booms.

The fast-growing Japanese brand wants to bring sushi to the American masses by outsourcing much of the work to machines.

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