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Across the country, community cafés are using flexible pricing to feed the hungry and rebuild communities.
Standout Store: Bull City Burger & Brewery
Durham, North Carolina's Bull City Burger & Brewery serves up premium burgers in a fast-casual setting while also brewing up its own beers.
Ones to Watch: CREAM
The humble ice cream sandwich gets super premium at California-based CREAM.
Start to Finish: Kathleen Wood
The co-owner of Suzy’s Swirl talks about the importance of establishing her concept as a neighborhood gathering spot.
Ones to Watch: Billy Sims BBQ
Heisman Trophy winner is off and running with fast-casual barbecue concept.
Standout Store: JJ’s Red Hots
Charlotte, North Carolina, brand dresses up the classic hot dog.
Ones To Watch: Cava Mezze Grill
This spinoff from a full-serve tapas bar applies the build-your-own platform to Mediterranean staples.
Ones To Watch: Chicken Salad Chick
This Alabama-based concept offers numerous takes on a Southern comfort-food classic.
Standout Store: Borgata Baking Company
Atlantic City, New Jersey, restaurant dishes up both sweet and savory fare with unique presentations.
Ones To Watch: Modmarket
Denver-based fast casual markets itself as a farm-fresh eatery.
Persona Pizza Co-Founder Becomes CEO
Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria has named Glenn Cybulski as chief executive, giving the company co-founder a bigger role in leading the brand in its next ...
Salad Grill Aims to Provide Healthful Options
Coming in 2016, The Salad Grill aims to be America’s alternative quick-service drive thru for those seeking a healthy lifestyle.
Canadian Poutine Concept Eyes American Markets
Smoke’s Poutinerie, the colorful cult brand that has achieved icon status for its twist on Canada’s classic fries, cheese curds, and gravy, is poised ...
Moo Cluck Moo Founder to Rethink Pizza at PieQ
Brian Parker, cofounder of Michigan-based Moo Cluck Moo, has already retooled the idea of a responsible restaurant through his better-burger chain, wh...
Next-Gen Ice Cream Brand Coolhaus Debuts in Kroger
Los Angeles–based sweets brand Coolhaus has extended its customer reach through a new partnership with Kroger grocery stores.
An Inside Scoop on Dugg Burger
There’s something new under the sun in the better-burger category, and it’s as simple as digging out the bun.
Sweetgreen Upgrades Spring Menu with Salmon
Sweetgreen has upped the ante on its premium salads with the addition of salmon.
Soupman Inc. Opens New Delicatessen Concept
Soupman Inc., the parent company of the Original SoupMan, opened its newest restaurant, the Original SoupMan Famous Delicatessen & Grill at the Ro...
Salsa Fiesta Tests Half Limited, Half Full-Service Model
When Salsa Fiesta opened its sixth domestic location last month, it rolled out a hybrid service model: quick serve for weekday lunches and full-servic...
The Pie Hole Launches Global Franchise Program
The Pie Hole, the Los Angeles–based pie and coffee concept, announced the launch of its worldwide franchise program.
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