The Nation’s Restaurant News editors searched far and wide to build the 2016 roster of Breakout Brands. These emerging restaurant concepts are poised to influence the industry in a big way.
The fourth annual class of Breakout Brands represent many segments
— quick service, fast casual, casual dining, coffee and fine dining —
and they come from a variety of cities — Chicago, New York, Miami,
Phoenix, Austin, San Francisco and Los Angeles. The menus are different,
too, ranging from Indian-inspired fare to vegan cuisine to poke dishes
to Chinese hand-ripped noodles.. . . more