Restaurants & Institutions magazine just released its annual report of the top 100 highest-grossing independent restaurants in the country.
Buddakan checks in at #7 (up from #12 last year) having grossed just north of $21 million in 2008. Morimoto comes in at #53 (up from #84 last year) having grossed nearly $13 million.
No Philadelphia restaurants made the list.
Top 100 Independent Restaurants [ Restaurants & Institutions ] via Grub Street