My roommate sprung for lunch, yesterday. We went to SMASHBURGER; first time visitors. It was kinda like an upscale McDonalds. Clean, organized, comfortable. Greasy/Juicy burgers in a multitude of varieties, with a variety of sides, including some healthier choices.
They also had beer (!) and Haagen Dazs milkshakes! No, those weren’t the healthier choices.
Arizona CCW Law says one may carry into a place that serves alcohol, if it’s predominantly a food emporium and one doesn’t drink whilst carrying. Unless there is the dreaded ‘No Guns/Weapons Allowed’ sign posted. Open Carry has been legal in Arizona since she was a territory! (Statehood – 1912, last of the 48!)
Smashburger had this sign, which I’d not seen before:
I did find this amusing, as this is a fairly liberal college town, and the sign didn’t conform to the CCW statute guidelines. Of course, I would have prefered no sign at all, but hey, it’s their business.
We anticipate a return visit sometime, but not necessarily soon. It’s no Thirsty Lion!
(FTC – neither Smashburger nor Thirsty Lion gave me anything. Move along – nothing to see here.)