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America's Top 50 Emerging Restaurant Chains

This 2018 collection of 50 emerging chains with 50 or fewer locations offers plenty of insight into how a full-service restaurant concept can grow. We’ve got the numbers driving the most exciting chains—and tips that will help your growing brand chart its own world domination.

Chef Mike Isabella Denies Sexual Harassment Claims

Mike Isabella, a former “Top Chef” contestant who turned his stint on the reality TV show into an 11-location, $30 million restaurant empire in the nation’s capital, is the latest food industry figure accused of sexual harassment.

40 Under 40: Restaurant Stars on the Rise

Chefs, owners, bartenders—some barely in their 30s—fill this year’s list of Rising Stars, the folks to watch in 2018. This list shows stars can be born anywhere, in as expected a place as under the tutelage of Eric Ripert at Le Bernardin or, quite the opposite, washing dishes in a family restaurant or taking a job bussing tables just to break into the industry.