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One to Watch: Fusian
Three childhood friends with no culinary background introduce the Midwest to build-your-own-sushi rolls.
Why Mendocino Farms is One to Watch
After a decade perfecting its operation, this California fast casual 2.0 brand is ready to shake up the better-sandwich scene.
This NYC Fast Casual is Wowing with BBQ
Who says barbecue doesn’t travel north of the Mason-Dixon line? Mighty Quinn's Barbeque, a New York City fast casual, redefines a Southern classic.
The DIY Approach to a Great Customer Experience
Self-service technology empowers guests to help themselves—and have fun, too.
Why Grabbagreen is One to Watch
Founded by industry outsiders, this health-focused concept thrives by thinking beyond the normal rules of fast casual.
One to Watch: Honeygrow
Specializing in wholesome stir-fries, salads, and a “Honeybar,” this Philadelphia-based Fast Casual 2.0 concept is gearing up for big growth.
One to Watch: Hopdoddy Burger Bar
Amid a crowded better-burger category, this Austin, Texas–borne concept stands out with an entirely scratch-made menu and full bar.
Ones to Watch: Torchy’s Tacos
This Austin, Texas, food truck–turned–brick-and-mortar chain serves high-quality, no-frills tacos.
Ones to Watch: Melt Shop
Serving more than just grilled cheese, this Fast Casual 2.0 elevates its food offerings and the dining experience.
Ones to Watch: Lemonade
Find the Southern California answer to comfort food at this health-focused, locally sourced Fast Casual 2.0.
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