The fast-casual dining sector is the place to be in the restaurant industry these days. Full-service eateries such as Darden Restaurants' (NYSE: DRI) Olive Garden and Red Lobster brands are fighting with rivals over a flat market, and even fast-food titans such as McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) can't manage much growth.

In the following video, Fool contributor Demitrios Kalogeropoulos sizes up two fast-casual companies that are growing: Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) and Panera Bread (NASDAQ:PNRA.DL). Looking at their recent performance in light of their stock valuations, Demitrios says that, while neither one is cheap, Panera looks like the better buy -- assuming its recent growth slowdown is just temporary.