It’s easy to judge a book by its cover. It’s also easy to judge a restaurant by its exterior. While this approach to choosing your next read or meal isn’t always advised, we all do it. Luckily for us, though, the food industry is taking more and more to creative branding.
From delectable exteriors, to crave-worthy menus and perfectly fitted fonts, modern restaurant design is having a moment. And while there’s a balance involved (food is still #1 here, guys), we found restaurants that got it all right. From growing franchises to local finds, these 10 spots are good on the eyes and stomach.