Broken Rice brings a hybrid polished fast casual model to Denver

February 6, 2017

The polished fast-casual Broken Rice concept debuted in Denver on Thursday with a full bar and focus on Southeast Asian cuisine.

The concept by Startup Restaurants LLC is a hybrid of sorts, reflecting “modern life on the go,” said president Ric Gordon.

Guests can grab-and-go items at the counter, or order online for skip-the-line pickup. They can also order at the counter and sit, with food run to tables. There’s the option of sitting at the 12-seat bar and to get full service. Or diners can order Broken Rice delivery through GrubHub.

At a time when Chipotle Mexican Grill