Scott Hume

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Scott Hume

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What indies know

While independents aren’t immune to the issues plaguing chains in today’s restaurant climate, these top concepts are managing to jump the business hurdles to keep both staff and guests satisfied.


50 Burgers in 10 trends

Here are 10 current trends—illustrated in 50 burgers—that spotlight the boundless inventiveness that keeps customers coming back to burgers again and again.

Even in the face of rising wages and a slow economic rebound, Top 100 independents thrive by adapting with the times and flexing their survival skills.

The recession nearly led to the category's demise, but concepts that evolved survived—and even thrived.