Countdown to Shake Shack on South Beach
In New York City, Short Order visited Shake Shack on the Upper West Side to sample some of the burger joint's famous food before it opens here this summer.
Burgers and fries at Shake Shack in NYC.
Photos by Jacquelynn D. Powers
We've been to Shake Shack many times; it's our guilty pleasure in New York. Thankfully, the line wasn't too bad last Friday afternoon, although we've waited 30 minutes for their cheese fries. Yes, even so-called VIPs will have to stand in a queue to sate their burger craving when Shake Shack launches on South Beach.
Shake Shack's Second City Bird Dog and cheese fries.
highlights include the ShackBurger (with American cheese, lettuce,
tomato, and ShackSauce); 'ShroomBurger (a veggie-friendly fried
Portobello mushroom sandwich with melted Muenster and cheddar cheeses,
lettuce, tomato, and ShackSauce); Second City Bird Dog (chicken sausage
with mustard, relish, onion, cucumber, pickles, tomato, sport peppers,
and celery salt); cheese fries (served with melted cheddar and American
cheese sauce); and, of course, the shakes (vanilla, chocolate, caramel,
black-and-white, peanut butter, and strawberry). All of the hormone-
and antibiotic-free beef used at Shake Shack is black Angus and ground
daily. For diners with food allergies, there are also gluten-free
options. Unique to the Miami location will be the Key Lime Pie Oh My
shake, which combines vanilla custard with a slice of key lime pie. How
While we can't wait for the spot
to debut this summer on Lincoln Road, we know we will have to spend
more time at the gym to counteract the effects of those cheese fries
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