Posts Tagged ‘Shake Shack’

Last Night’s Leftovers: Less About The Pig Edition

Operators of D.C.'s forthcoming snout-to-tail eatery The Pig insist the concept is not entirely about pork. Vegetarians might even dig it. We'll see. [Washingtonian] The guys behind Town Hall and The Dubliner open their latest eatery, Sixth Engine, tonight inside the historic Engine 6 firehouse at 438 Massachusetts Ave, NW. [Citybiz] Watch Rogue 24 guest […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: State of the Uni Edition

Chef Kaz Okochi gives his State of the Uni address. [WaPo] Michel Richard may soon join fellow D.C. chef Robert Weidmaier in opening a restaurant—perhaps even three of them—in Atlantic City. [Eater DC] Shaw's forthcoming Bistro Bohem could open earlier than Shaw's Tavern. [Prince of Petworth] Next week is D.C. Meat Week. Alexandria's Pork Barrel […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Fashionable Beer Can Edition

Beer in a can is hip again, but organic vodka, Greek yogurt, Groupon, Ovaltine, quinoa and Shake Shack are sooo 2011 [WaPo] The menu at H Street NE newcomer Boundary Road (not to be confused with Boundary Stone in Bloomingdale) includes a peanut butter and jelly sandwich with foie gras for $14. Now, where have […]

National Airport: Where Five Guys Gets Four Stars

Burgeoning Virginia-based Five Guys is rarely Y&H's first choice for a burger. Consider the Dupont Circle location. There are so many other more tantalizing options nearby—Black & Orange, BGR: The Burger Joint, Shake Shack, to name a few—why even bother? But, there are a few insidious places on the planet that are so devoid of […]

One Bloody Mary Burger Coming Up: The New Black & Orange Is Almost Ready On 14th Street

Dupont Circle burger joint Black & Orange (formerly known as Rogue States) aims to open its second location near the corner of 14th and U Streets NW later this month. "We're shooting for before Christmas," chef-owner Raynold Mendizabal tells Y&H. If you've been waiting seemingly forever for Mendizabal to finally bring his whimsically titled beef patties […]

BGR, Bobby’s, Central, Good Stuff, Shake Shack: D.C.’s Top 5 Burger Joints?

Glittarazzi has named its Top 5 burger joints in the District as follows: Shake Shack ("long lines with a big, juicy payoff"), Good Stuff Eatery ("takes the classic sandwich to a new level"), Bobby's Burger Palace ("lines have been up to an hour long"), BGR: The Burger Joint ("'one burger you have to try before […]

Shake Shack D.C. Benefits From the Obama Bump

Not that Danny Meyer's new D.C. outpost was hurting for business before, but employees at Shake Shack in Dupont Circle say they've been even busier since first lady Michelle Obama showed up last week. "We're always busy, but even more now," a Shack staffer tells the blog Obama Foodorama. "We always have a line, but […]

A Meal Fit For a Mayor: Vince Gray Goes to Shake Shack

What's with the executive branch and its burgers? For President Obama, it's Ray's Hell Burger. For Vince Gray, it seems, it's Shake Shack. Multiple tipsters have reported spotting the D.C. mayor at Danny Meyer's heralded new burger joint in Dupont Circle on Tuesday night. One witness emailed the above photo of Hizzoner standing inside the […]

Quick Feeding: How ‘Bout Some Steak With Your Sauce?

Glove Shack, Baby! D.C.'s second Shake Shack location opens next week at Nationals Park. [Eater DC] You Gotta Try the Blasé Burger: Critic Tom Sietsema is nonplussed by all the fuss over Danny Meyer's double Shack power play. "At this point, the opening of another burger spot is about as exciting for some of us […]

2011 Midterm Review: Did Y&H Correctly Predict the Year’s Trends?

We're halfway through the calendar, so it's time to check in to see how accurately Young & Hungry has predicted the 2011 food scene so far. OUT   →   IN Burgers   → Hot Dogs Verdict: No. No new specialty dog shops have opened yet–just a cart called Frank–but Shake Shack is now in Dupont. It […]

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