The number of big-boy restaurant brands in Ohio grew by one in the past year.
Chicago-based research firm Technomic Inc. released its annual ranking of the top 500 chain restaurants in the country, based on U.S. sales, and Ohio is home to 22 of those brands - in cluding 14 based in Central Ohio.
Two of those brands are new to the list. One earned its way on growth, the other has been on the list for awhile. but now makes our ranking after relocatuing to Columbus last year.