Category Archives: hot restaurant concepts

The Hub is Champaign’s Latest Hottest Sports Bar

We’re so excited for our client, The Hub!

Champaign, Illinois is now the home for your new favorite “third place.” That’s because we just opened up The Hub, a brand new restaurant and sports bar right in the University of Illinois campus area. The Hub features signature cocktails like their Prickly Pear Margaritas and Fighting “Illini” Mojito as well as draft beers.



The Hub

What Will be Top Food Trends of 2015?

Soft serve predicted as a 2015 hot food trend | Photo credit: Flickr user stu_spivack license CC BY-SA 2.0


2014 has been quite an interesting year for restaurants! In our newsletters and blog articles over this past year, we have explored new restaurant concepts, food trends, the Millennial crowd and how the economy is impacting the industry…

Read on here: Looking Ahead: Restaurant Trends for 2015

Hot Restaurant Concepts to Look Out For

By Joan Lang

There may be nothing new under the sun, but there are certainly new ways of packaging it.
This has been going on in the restaurant industry since, well, not exactly the dawn of recorded civilization but for some time now. White Castle (1921) begets McDonald’s (1940) begets Back Yard Burgers (1987) begets Shake Shack (2004).

The mom and pop pizzeria morphs into artisanal pie shrine Co. (and in the meantime, the handmade pie format gets taken up by the likes of Domino’s and Uno Chicago Grill). And the old-fashioned diner gets totally remade in postmodern style at Au Cheval, with its foie gras scrambled eggs and fried housemade bologna sandwich.

read the entire article here: Hot New Concepts 2.0