Poutine Chain Coming to Tucson, But We Need It in Phoenix
It's not often that we find ourselves seething with envy over Tucson's dining scene. Sure, we like the cocktails at Scott & Co. and who can resist a late-night trip through the Eegee's drive-thru, but Tucson Weekly's announcement that the late-night fast food chain U.S. Fries will be hitting the city in a big way later this year is almost too much too handle.
Tucson, we love you, but we're going to try to take U.S. Fries away from you, and here's why.
According to Tucson Weekly, the U.S. Fries Tucson-area locations will begin opening in August and then keep opening with a planned total of about 15 stores. It's only fair that Phoenix should get at least one.
The all-poutine, all the time restaurant features everything from classic Montreal-style poutine to nacho and Philly cheesesteak styles as well. Pork lovers can choose from bacon, sausage, and pulled pork, but there are also veggie options and even a chicken curry topped poutine.
Worst of all, the restaurant plans to be open as late as 3 a.m., which pretty much just adds insult to injury for us Phoenicians who have a difficult time getting our hands on good poutine and an even harder time getting good food after 10 p.m.
So U.S. Fries, we're pretty much begging you. Come to Phoenix.
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