Shake Shack Looks to be Coming to New Jersey and the Wells Fargo Center

Another fantastic Photoshop rendering by Arthur Etchells

Another fantastic Photoshop rendering by Arthur Etchells

Monday October 17th is set to be a big day for Shake Shack. According to a story in The Courier Post, the zoning board of Evesham, New Jersey will consider an application for a freestanding building to be shared with a new Honeygrow and near a ShopRite supermarket at Marlton Commons. the intersection of routes 73 and 70.

That same day, we will find out if another Shake Shack will be opening at the Wells Fargo Center. Rumor has it, the stand will be behind Section 116 of the lower level. Take that Penguins fans.

At this time, neither Shake Shack nor the Wells Fargo Center are willing to confirm the openings. But we don’t have to deny them either. Watch this space.

First King of Prussia Savor Eateries Open

Melt Shop Opens at the King of Prussia Mall

Melt Shop Opens at the King of Prussia Mall

The first eateries that are part of the King of Prussia Mall’s expanded food area, Savor have now opened. Yesterday was the first day of Melt Shop, a New York-based comfort food spot that offers sandwiches, shakes, salads and sides. Highlights include classic grilled cheese to a truffle melt, burger melt and fried chicken. Shakes include Nutella, oreo and chocolate truffle. Tots can round out your decadent lunch or dinner.

The 1,300 square foot space is Melt Shop’s 7th location and first in Pennsylvania. The other six are located in New York City, Long Island and at the Mall of America in Minnesota.

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This Week Only: The Al Roker Burger at Shake Shack

The Al Roker Burger - Available this week at Shake Shack | Photo by Evan Sung

The Al Roker Burger – Available this week at Shake Shack | Photo by Evan Sung

The wonders of the Internet. Al Roker, NBC Today show weather guy became an Internet meme when he stuck to his guns in calling swimmer Ryan Lochte a liar as his co-hosts inexplicably defended the now disgraced swimmer. Perhaps the best part was Roker, tensely stirring his Caipirinha on air.

Well now you can keep the month of Al Roker going at least one more week as the Roker Burger is being served at Shake Shack. The Roker Burger is a patty of Shake Shack’s all-natural Angus meat, topped with Niman Ranch barbecue pulled pork, double American cheese, red-eye mayo and pickles. The burger is available now through Friday, August 26th for $7.49. A dollar from each Roker Burger sold will support No Kid Hungry in its effort to end childhood hunger in America, where one in five children are living in households without consistent access to food.

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Burgers and Brews Tasting Dinner at Shake Shack

The Bacon Cheddar Shack at Shake Shack | Photo by Liz Clayman

The Bacon Cheddar Shack at Shake Shack | Photo by Liz Clayman

On Tuesday, August 16th, the University City location of Shake Shack will be hosting a Burgers and Brews Tasting Dinner with Yards Brewing.

The dinner includes four rounds of food and beer pairings with the assembled voting on their favorite beer to be featured on the University City location’s menu for the rest of the year.

Check out the Burgers and Brews Menu, plus free burgers »

News From The ‘Burbs: New Restaurants Coming to King of Prussia

The Fat Ham coming to the King of Prussia Mall

The Fat Ham is coming to the King of Prussia Mall

King of Prussia‘s expansion is only two weeks away from their projected opening on Thursday, August 18th.  With over 50 new stores and restaurants to explore, this addition is truly huge. Obviously, here at Foobooz we are most excited about the new Savor King of Prussia area, which is where some old favorites and newcomers will be opening up restaurants in the expansion.

We’ve rounded up the new spots below. They are all expected to open on August 18th and be open regular mall hours (10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday).

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Drexel Student Earns a Spot on Shake Shack’s Menu

City of Butter-ly Love made with Vanilla frozen custard, Butter Cake, Caramel and Brown Butter Bits

City of Butter-ly Love made with Vanilla frozen custard, Butter Cake, Caramel and Brown Butter Bits

Shake Shack paired up with Drexel University’s Food Lab to bring a new limited-time item to the menu. Starting today, July 1st, the new City of Butter-ly Love concrete will be served at the University City location. The concrete is vanilla custard with butter cake, caramel and brown butter bits.

The partnership began as a competition for students in the culinary arts program to create new item menus. Eleven ideas were submitted, seven were chosen as semi-finalists, and now the winner is available.

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Shake Shack Is Popping Up At Garage In South Philly

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Okay Shake Shack fanatics, this one is just for you.

If you didn’t manage to get your hands on Shake Shack’s limited edition, 100% all-natural, split and griddled flat-top hot dog a few years ago at Feastival (the only time it has ever been offered in Philly), that’s okay—now you have another chance.

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Tale of the Tape: Federal Donuts Versus Shake Shack

federal-donuts-fednuts-fried-chicken-sandwich-940With today’s announcement of the Chick’N Shack going national, we knew we’d have to put the Shake Shack fried chicken sandwich up against Federal Donuts’ version. So that’s what we did, bolstered by the knowledge that there was no crazy line at Shake Shack, newest Fooboozer, Kelly Alderfer and I headed first to Federal Donuts at 1632 Sansom Street and then up the block to the Shake Shack at 20th and Sansom.

As for the verdict to which fried chicken sandwich was better, read on …

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Shake Shack’s Chick’n Sandwich Goes National

The Chicken Shack comes to Philly | Photo by Liz Clayman

The Chick’n Shack comes to Philly | Photo by Liz Clayman

Beginning today, all Philadelphia area Shake Shack locations will now offer the Chick’n Shack chicken sandwich. The Chick’n Shack is made with from a hormone and antibiotic free chicken breast that is slow-cooked in a buttermilk marinade before being dipped into batter, dredged through seasoned flour and fried to crunchy goldness. The chicken breast is then topped with pickles, shredded lettuce and a buttermilk herb mayo with chives, parsley and thyme. Just like the burgers, the Chick’n Shack is served on a potato roll. Spice up the Chick’n Shack with Louisiana hot sauce, new at all Shake Shack locations.

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