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Competing specialty items at fast-food chains

Having it their way

Though they all sell no-frills versions, each restaurant chain offers its own twist on the American fast-food menu.

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French Fry Heaven (all items are fried potatoes):

Angel in Devil Shoes — House-blend hot sauce

Angel in a Pickle — Dill and ranch combination

Saint Smooth — Sweet potato and caramel

The Cheeseburger — Cheeseburger flavor explosion

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Festival — Sweet-potato fries that taste like a funnel cake

SMASHBURGER

Avocado Club — Burger with fresh avocado, applewood-smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, ranch dressing, and mayo on a multigrain bun

Spicy Veggie Black Bean — Meatless burger with fresh jalapenos, guacamole, pepper jack, lettuce, tomato, onion, and chipotle mayo on a spicy chipotle bun

Veggie Frites — Flash-fried carrot sticks and green beans

Sweet-potato fries

SHAKE SHACK

Shroom Burger (vegetarian) — Crisp-fried portobello mushroom filled with melted Muenster and cheddar cheeses, topped with lettuce, tomato, and ShackSauce

DogMeister — Split and griddled hot dog topped with Shack cheddar and American cheese sauce, and crispy Shackmeister Ale-marinated shallots

Fair Shake — Coffee milkshake made with 100 percent certified organic arabica fair-trade beans

Bag O’ Bones — Five ShackBurger dog biscuits made by Bocce’s Bakery for the family pet

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