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Why Spin! Neapolitan Pizza is One to Watch
A strong contender in the fast-casual pizza wars is based in the heart of the Midwest.
Fast Casual Bon Me is One to Watch
This growing Boston concept puts its own spin on Asian cuisine—but it hasn’t forgotten its food-truck roots.
D.C. Fast Casual is Business in Front, Party in Back
A new Washington, D.C., joint pairs a fast-casual rotisserie chicken concept with a full-service whiskey bar.
A Look at Miami's Mediterranean Melting Pot
At fast casual Zuuk Mediterranean Kitchen, chef Sam Gorenstein is exploring a wide range of Mediterranean cuisines and flavors.
Curry Up Now's Plan to Rule the Indian Fast-Casual Scene
Inspired by the likes of Kogi BBQ, Chipotle, and Panda Express, this California concept wants to hold the torch for Indian food in America.
Why Danny Meyer-Backed Salt & Straw is One to Watch
This ice cream shop boasts local partnerships, backing from a famed restaurateur, and downright eccentric flavors.
Why Chi’Lantro BBQ is Primed for the Next Level
What started as a single food truck peddling kimchi-topped fries has become a fusion juggernaut in the Lone Star State.
Luna Grill Continues to Make Up for Lost Time
Despite slow beginnings, Luna Grill is well on its way to national prominence.
Why Urban Plates is a Fast Casual to Watch
Food market or fast-casual restaurant? This California brand is a bit of both.
Global Brand Paris Baguette Targets Major U.S. Expansion
This decades-old South Korean brand is betting on U.S. growth thanks to an Asian twist on the quintessential French bakery.
Project Juice Announces Health–Focused Adaptogen Lattes
As the holiday season approaches, Project Juice, the certified organic cold-pressed juice and clean foods company, is helping navigate its customers t...
Help QSR Find the Top Fast Casuals Under 40 Units!
This year, QSR released its first-ever 40/40 List, naming the 40 most exciting fast-casual 2.0 concepts with fewer than 40 locations.
Christina Tosi's Milk Bar Secures Investment to Grow
Milk Bar, an award-winning bakery and dessert brand founded by CEO Christina Tosi, announced that it has raised Series A funding from RSE Ventures to ...
Baltimore Food Hall Welcomes 10th Concept
The developers of R. House have announced the food hall’s 10th permanent stall will open in mid-October.
Beatrix Market Opens First Standalone in the Loop
Beatrix Market is now open in the Loop at 155 N. Wacker. This is the first standalone location and the third of its kind in Chicago.
The Founder of Umami Burger is Starting a Coffee Revolution
From burgers to pizza to peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, Adam Fleischman has found ways to elevate ubiquitous foods to new territories.
Team Behind Native Grill & Wings Launches Fast Casual
Guidepost 13—a brand-new “quick craft casual” restaurant concept featuring customized oven-grilled wings, tenders, and flatbreads, along with self-ser...
Café d'Avignon Opens Second Store in Brooklyn
Pain d’Avignon was founded in 1992 on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, by a group of childhood friends.
Former McDonald's CEO Invests in Pizza Fast Casual
Cleveland Avenue LLC, a Chicago-based accelerator that strategically invests in innovative, consumer-focused restaurant, food, and beverage concepts, ...
New Mediterranean Fast Casual to Debut in Georgia
Shami Kitchen, a fast-casual restaurant featuring fresh, homemade Mediterranean fare served quickly, will open in Sandy Springs, Georgia, next month.
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