Shake Shack opening in ifc: what we think of it
Date Published : 08 Feb 2018

We’ve been talking about it since last year….*drumroll* Shake shack is to open in Central ifc mall this coming spring. We’ve already got some amazing burger spots in Hong Kong, but there’s always space for cult-picks. 

There’s a nostalgic kick to why Shake Shack has a cult status in the states, starting out in NYC’s Madison park, the simple & quality-driven burgers are a reminder of the ‘roadside’ burgers found in the past before all these fancy dry-aged or insta-friendly or cheese-skirt types came out. 

Shake Shack’s menu is simple. Quality beef patty, cheese, lettuce, tomato and their signature shacksauce. The HK branches will also feature their chicken sandwich, their amazing shakes (hence the name) and their signature crinkle-cut fries. Their buns are specially designed so that none of the toppings along with the patty slips off. (Don't you just hate it when burgers do that? And pizzas... and hot dogs.. when they just pop out and run for the hills) 

Hong Kong’s totally hyped for it, and considering the status of burgers here, we can easily say that it’s probably going to be huge. That being said, we’ve tried Seoul’s Shake Shack and it just doesn’t do it compared to the original in NYC. Sourcers (ingredients), staff, management change according to each region, so once it hits the 852, we'll have to try it with fresh eyes to fully compare. 

You may also like...
[Burger Know-it-all] The Aroy Aroy!

If you've ever wondered what the 'other' burgers tasted like...Read more...

Shake Shack Hong Kong vs Shake Shack in other countries

How well do the Hong Kong burgers fare?

Hot new burger joint hitting Hong Kong this September

Burger enthusiasts: add this into your burger bucket list. Read more...


Burgeroom serves one of the most extensive range of burgers in town, including meats such as chicken, duck, fish and seafoodRead more...


This hole-in-the-wall burger joint employs modern and traditional American knowhow to cook its burgersRead more...

Buenos Aires Polo Club

With a prime location in Central’s LKF Tower, this Argentinian steakhouse embraces its equine theme, evidenced by the paintings of horses decking the wallsRead more...

Subscribe to our newsletter
Plate of the week
Warm baked goodies

Banana Millet Bread and Oatmeal cookies

Read More
Choosing Sorbet

Couldn't decide between mango and raspberry sorbet

Read More
Adorable Dimsum

Cutest dim-sum ever...

Read More
Crispy spring rolls

Spring rolls stuffed with tofu patty at Above & Beyond

Read More
Pink cocktail

Choosing cocktails over coffee this weekend!

Read More
DIY Burger

@thisgirlabroad "The DIY burger station at Beef & Liberty's weekend rooftop BBQ brunch was a fun way to get creative with my burger!"

Read More

Chutoro marinated in 10-month pickled garlic. Unbelievable!

Read More
Follow Our Facebook
Follow Our Instagram