Istanbul Prepares for First Shake Shack
On the heels of Bloomberg Businessweek's outing of America's young burger billionairess, Eater reports that Shake Shack will open in Istanbul later this year. The New York-based chain from Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality group currently operates burger joints across North America and the Middle East. The Spring 2013 project will be the company's first restaurant in Turkey.
News of further Shack expansion should come as no surprise to fans of the chain. In addition to the overwhelming number of restaurants that have sprouted up in the past few years, an iPhone App that can predict the length of a prospective diner's line-waiting time also exists.
The company has announced plans to open a location in London as well.
Get the Food & Drink Newsletter
Our weekly guide to New York dining includes food news and reviews, as well as dining events and interviews with chefs and restaurant owners.
More Food & Drink News
- Fawkner, an Americana-Inspired Gentlemen's Drinking Den in Cobble Hill
- Must-Have: The Creamy, Custardy, Salted Caramel Pumpkin Bar at Empire Cake
- Vegetarian Cider House Wassail Fizzes in the Glass and Dazzles on the Plate
- NYC's New World of Breakfast Sandwiches Will Vastly Improve Your Days (and Nights)