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The Habit Burger Grill is opening its first Utah location Jan. 10 in Sugar House, with others planned.
The California-based chain is best known for made-to-order "Charburgers" grilled over an open flame.
There are 68 Habit Burger locations in California and Arizona.
"We are extremely excited about bringing our ... friendly service to the people of Utah, and specifically to this new development in Sugar House" on the Granite Furniture block at 2121 S. McClelland St., Russ Bendel, president and CEO of Habit Restaurants, said in a statement.
The company plans to open two additional Utah locations within the year.
In addition to burgers starting at $2.95, The Habit's menu includes sandwiches made with grilled, marinated chicken and tri-tip, along with fresh-line Albacore tuna. Diners can also choose from specialty salads tossed to order, onion rings, sweet potato fries and a variety of hand-blended shakes and malts made with real ice cream.