Calling all carnivores in the Camelback Corridor: Hot meat is on the way.
Burger chain Smashburger, which recently made Arizona inroads with a Tempe location that debuted this fall, plans to open another restaurant at 1949 E. Camelback Rd., #164, in February 2010, according to its new Series 12 liquor license request. Also in the works for February is a Smashburger in Avondale, at 99th Avenue and W. McDowell Road.
Further out in 2010, look for still more burgeoning burgers at additional Tempe and Phoenix locations.
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Smashburger's whole schtick is its method of smashing beef patties onto the grill to "sear the beef and seal in the flavor." Hot dogs, rosemary fries, Haagen-Dazs milkshakes, and beer and wine are some of the other offerings that set the place apart from Mickey D's.