PHOENIX — What would you buy for an extra $20 a week? A nice meal? A car mount for your phone? An extra four gallons of gasoline? That’s the choice that will be facing Arizonans at or near the bottom of the pay scale in January when the state’s minimum wage rises another 50 cents, to $14.35 an hour.
Valley diners are seeing a diversification of restaurant options with a growing number of popular Asian food options popping up in the East Valley and restaurateurs looking at opportunities across the Phoenix area.
Someburros, a fast-casual and family-operated group of restaurants known for authentic Sonoran-style Mexican food in the Valley since 1986, will launch its 14th Arizona location in Peoria, 8200 W. Thunderbird Road.
The Dog Haus serves all-beef hot dogs, handcrafted sausages, humanely-raised, Black Angus beef burgers, chicken sandwiches, wings and tenders, local craft beers, cocktails, shakes, breakfast burritos …