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Mohegan Tribe To Open Smashburger In Waterford

Mohegan Tribe To Open Smashburger In Waterford

Another fast-casual burger chain is heading to Connecticut, courtesy of the Mohegan Tribe. The state's first Smashburger is set to open in early December at the Waterford Commons, with plans for more in Eastern Connecticut, Western and Central Massachusetts and Rhode Island. 

Smashburger gets its name from the chain's preferred cooking method: all-natural beef patties are "smashed" and seared on a 400-degree flattop grill. Burgers are topped with fresh produce and a variety of condiments, including avocado, spinach, cucumber, jalapeno, mushroom and goat cheese. Smashburger also offers a...