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Local Hot Dog Business Expands

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KENNEWICK, Wash. -- You may have enjoyed one of Melissa Smiths's hot dogs or sausages at a grand opening, on a corner in downtown Kennewick after a night out, or at the boat races.

This hot dog vendor recently opened a restaurant called Between the Buns in Kennewick to supplement her three-year-old food cart business.

The new location on Clearwater between Union and Highway 395 allows Smith to sell hot dogs and sausages, rain or shine.

Among Smith's carefully selected menu items is Richland Riders Sausage.

"We're just excited to really build it up," says Owner Melissa Smith.  "We offer all different kinds of dogs, but if people have requests, let us know so we can look into it!"

With quality products and her new storefront, Smith is hopeful about the future of her company.

For more on Between the Buns, visit their website by clicking here.