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Finally went to Shake Shack

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Finally went to Shake Shack

MMRuth | Oct 29, 2006 12:06 PM

Yesterday seemed the perfect day to give it a try - we were running errands in the neighborhood and the foul weather had abated, so we headed over at about 11:30. No line - I had a plain burger, my husband had a double and we shared fried and a diet coke - I resisted the urge to order a shake - doubly hard when I saw they had caramel shakes. We were very pleasantly surprised - juicy burger, tasty bun - didn't realize we had to order lettuce & tomato but they gave us some, which we added. Krinkled fries were crispy on the outside, tender on the inside and really tasted like potato. Perfect dusting of salt ... when I asked what kind they used, they showed me the box of Kosher salt. Only nit would be that it didn't seem as if the bun had been toasted, which I prefer. At $12.35 we decided this was the cheapest lunch we'd ever had together. I'd definitely go back ... but don't think I'd wait in line more than 5 -10 minutes. Also impressed by the wine selection.

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