Eddie Merlot's hit its 10th-unit milestone in late spring in Pittsburgh, Pa., signaling the kickoff of a development surge for the Fort Wayne, Ind.-based upscale steakhouse chain.

Mexican quick-service chain Taco John's is updating its brand, introducing a new tagline, advertising campaign and website urging customers to "Unwrap the Original."

Outback Steakhouse continues to roll out its refreshed prototype, dubbed "Modern Australia," in units throughout the country.

This May, Denver-based multi-concept operator Sage Restaurant Group (SRG) brought its Urban Farmer steakhouse concept to Cleveland, in space adjacent to the newly renovated Westin Downtown hotel.

What colors come to mind when you think of health-oriented restaurants? Earth tones like greens, tans and browns are probably among them. Not so at ReViVer, a new concept touted as "the perfect union of culinary art and nutritional science."

Chinese-American QSR leader Panda Express, with more than 1,700 units in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, Canada and Mexico, in early July opened a new concept store in Pasadena, Calif.

Three decades after opening its doors on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, where Oak Street meets the lake, award-winning chef Tony Mantuano's legendary fine dining restaurant, Spiaggia, completed its first major refresh.

Quick, creative conversion takes tired burger joint to casual Mexican hot spot.