Using different methods to distinguish themselves from the competition, from a breakfast-lunch counter format to full-on casual dining, these three regional chains are sparking interest:
• Jacksonville, Fla.-based Maple Street Biscuit Co. offering a restaurant-unit management model that plants a firm foundation in the community;
• Kansas City, Mo.-based 54th Street Restaurant & Brewhouse, proving that a name tweak and a slight turn of the brand ship can blow a sizable gust into its sales; and
• Huntington Beach, Calif.-based Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, honing its loyalty efforts with a new Beer Club in its California and Nevada stores.
Read on to learn more about each chain.
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