Shake Shack – Hell’s Kitchen, NYC

Shake Shack
Hell’s Kitchen, NYC
https://www.shakeshack.com/

No trip to NYC is complete without shake shack.

Just as I was leaving I stopped of to make it my last meal in the great city they’ve released a new smoke shack burger as well as caramelised onion and bacon bits as a topping. I struggled with my inner fat self the whole way up to the counter, and for those of you who’ve been know that is a fairly long time.

I decided the best thing to do would be to combine everything; a double patty mutant shack; a double smoke shack style with lettuce, tomato, pickles and the caramelised onions and bacon bits.

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It came out later in all it’s glory and was fresh and delicious, there wasn’t enough shack sauce so I added a little ketchup to compliment.

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Shake Shack is 2-1 on my 3 trips, and only continues to improve. It’s not overly fast but it hits the spot when the cravings hit.

Shake Shack Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Motorino – East Village, NYC

Motorino
East Village, NYC
http://www.motorinopizza.com/

Motorino in Hong Kong is a vivid memory for me, it was a fantastic pizza and will always be remembered that way. Craving that feeling again and being in NYC, its origin, I went expecting similar greatness.

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I ordered the marinara, half with cheese and sausage; the best of both worlds. The place was ridiculously busy for a Sunday and the extended wait didn’t go unnoticed (that being said I’d just eaten at lobster and burger so It can be argued it’s not a bad thing).

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The pizza came out and I’d asked for it in a take away box to walk and eat (calories in, calories out). I enjoyed the pizza but not as much as I had hoped I would.

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Don’t get me wrong it was a good pizza, it just fell short of the expectations brought on by the HK branch,  for the price I think better pizza is around NYC, next time I’m there I’ll have to check out another place.

Motorino Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato