What a Smashing Good Time!

by: TasteCasting Blog

Thanks to our wonderful hosts, the Phoenix TasteCasting crew had a smashing time diving into smashburgers, smash fries, and smash chicken at Smashburger  in Phoenix at 20th Street and Camelback, on the southwest corner next to Best Buy.

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The Classic Smashburger

Some of the TasteCasters went the traditional route sinking their teeth into the Classic Smashburger topped with American cheese, lettuce, tomato, ketchup, onion, pickle and smash sauce on an egg bun. All Smashburgers are made with 100% Angus Beef, smashed, seared and seasoned on the grill, placed on a butter-toasted bun.

Part of the group ordered the Spicy Baja with pepper jack cheese, guacamole, lettuce, tomato, onion, chipotle mayo, and fresh jalapeños on a chipotle bun. Talk about a burger with loads of flavor.

Our twitter followers recommended the BBQ, Bacon & Cheese Burger. Yes, our fellow foodies know their burgers. This one is topped with BBQ sauce, applewood smoked bacon, cheddar cheese and Haystack onions.

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The Baja Cobb

The Smashsalads were fresh and full of flavor. We suggest the Baja Cobb topped with grilled chicken breast, bacon, cheddar cheese, tomatoes, red onions, crisp romaine and iceberg lettuce, with spicy chipotle sauce and topped with guacamole and fresh jalapenos.

We all shared the Smash fries – tender and crispy seasoned with rosemary, garlic and other herbs. Killer with the smash sauce on the side!

And for a new twist on veggies, give the Veggie frites a try.  They are made up of asparagus, green beans and carrots, seasoned and flash-fried.

With a few veggie nutrients in your belly, you can justify trying one of their amazing shakes.  With several flavors, the Häagen-Dazs shake is a perfect ending to a meal at Smashburger.

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One Happy Customer!

Smashburger was definitely a big step above your typical fast casual burger joint.  We loved it for the comfortable, hip ambiance, fresh ingredients (not from a bag or can), and hospitality. Did we mention they also serve beer and wine? What’s not to love!

Twitter ID:  @Smashburger

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