With now a Taco Bell and a White Castle, there’s really only one thing that our fair city still needs — a Shake Shack.
And apparently, we need only to wait until 2019 for that glorious moment to finally arrive, according to an announcement posted on the popular New York-based fast food chain’s website.
Shake Shack, which is also opening its first outlet in Hong Kong in 2018, is being helped along in its Asian expansion by Maxim’s Caterers Limited, Hong Kong’s largest food and beverage corporation, with plans to open 25 restaurants in Shanghai and East China in the next decade.
“There’s incredible opportunity in China and I couldn’t think of a better place to begin this chapter of our story than Shanghai, a city that understands great brands, appreciates premium ingredients, and ultimately loves food,” said Randy Garutti, CEO of Shake Shack. “The city’s streets overflow with vibrant flavors and energy every day and we can’t wait to join Shanghai’s thriving food community.”
We can’t wait either! … though we feel we should warn Shake Shack that while the streets may be filled with flavor and energy, the ceilings here are full of rats.
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