Pei Wei Asian Diner

Emerging Brands

P.F. Chang's opens a fast-casual Asian bowl concept

A Pagoda by P.F. Chang's is operating in a suburban New York shopping mall. It's the chain's third crack at a fast-casual spinoff.


Celebrity chef Jet Tila adds another signature dish to Pei Wei’s menu

Firecracker Shrimp brings a sweet-spicy flavor profile and new protein to the fast-casual’s pan-Asian lineup.

The celebrity chef, now a partner in the fast-casual chain, is energizing and expanding the pan-Asian menu.

The pace of menu development is picking up as stay-at-home orders lift.

From date night dinners to family meals and sweets, restaurants innovate to lure customers.

The former executive of Pei Wei and Cicis is the latest industry veteran to join the leadership team of Craftworks.

Lorne Goldberg, who also owns Pick Up Stix and Mandarin Express, buys another Asian-focused concept.

Niche cuisines are driving chain menu development in the Asian segment.

After a turnaround year, both of the Dine Brands holdings are looking at ways of increasing off-premise sales, particularly catering, and expanding into new types of markets.

Innovation revs up as chains compete to get diners in the door.

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