Number of locations: 5
What it does: A little piece of Kansas City in London, its BBQ game is on lockdown, with some of the best ribs, pulled pork, and burnt ends this side of the ocean.
Why it might blow up: Walking that line between gimmicky and authentic, Bodean's is loud, brash, and full of character. With a combination of counter, table, and takeaway service (plus a whole fridge full of tasty treats to cook up at home), you can always find an excuse to get meaty.
Number of locations: 8
What it does: Started by two friend with a love for Mexican food, it’s got legitimately one of the best burritos in town. It's totally nailed the seasoning, salsa, and the all-important guacamole.
Why it might blow up: It really put in the leg work building its brand and it shows. With every detail considered, it’s easy to understand its adoration of Mexican food, and its customer base is fiercely loyal. Always trying to build and improve, it's recently launched a crowdfunding campaign to expand.