Phoenix hot dog shop closes doors because of safety concerns

Nov 29, 2018, 5:15 PM | Updated: Nov 30, 2018, 9:45 am
(Facebook Photo/DK Dogs)...
(Facebook Photo/DK Dogs)
(Facebook Photo/DK Dogs)

PHOENIX – DK Dogs, a family-owned hot dog business, closed its Phoenix store over safety concerns but will continue its cart service in the Valley.

In a Facebook post this week, the owners said they were closing their store in The Strip retail center on 12th Street south of Camelback Road effective immediately.

Due to an unfortunate incident in which we no longer feel safe nor comfortable operating our business at The Strip, we'…

Posted by DK Dogs on Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The post said they “no longer feel safe nor comfortable operating” the venue after an unspecified incident occurred.

The storefront location opened in 2017 after the business started with one cart.

Fans of the shop’s European-style dogs, including the signature DK Dog that comes wrapped in a French baguette, will have to find DK’s carts when they appear at festivals and food truck gatherings across the Valley.

The cart schedule can be found on DK Dogs’ on social media accounts.

We've received a lot of messages asking where we'll be next. So here you go! Catch us in the lobby at Kierland II…

Posted by DK Dogs on Wednesday, November 28, 2018

DK now operates two carts, which are also available for catering at private events.

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Phoenix hot dog shop closes doors because of safety concerns