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Emerging Brands

New brands and soon-to-open concepts worth watching

Emerging Brands

Sweetgreen opens a year-round market

The fast-casual salad chain turned one of its units into a grocery store, selling local produce and other items.

Emerging Brands

2018 top independent hotel restaurants

There are some well-known names behind the hotel-based concepts on this year’s Top 100 Independents ranking.

Ten Italian concepts made this year's ranking.

Seafood concepts on this year’s Top 100 Independents ranking span the country.

More than 30 steakhouses made this year’s Top 100 Independents ranking.

These are the independent restaurants that made the cut for the first time.

Amid shake-ups in fast casuals, the emerging concept prepares to nearly triple in size.

Many of Florida's top-grossing restaurants are located near water, and quite a few specialize in seafood, from crab to sushi. Here are the restaurants that made this year's list.

The 10 California restaurants on this year's list are clustered primarily around Los Angeles and San Francisco. Here are the top-grossing restaurants in the state.

Fifteen of the country's highest-grossing independents are located in Chicago and the surrounding area, an increase of three from last year's list. The number is bolstered by a group of steakhouse newcomers including Maple & Ash, RPM Steak and Swift & Sons.