Glendale Will Get A Shake Shack Restaurant Next Year

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Shake Shack burger and cheese fries (Photo by LWYang via the Creative Commons on Flickr)

First it was Dunkin Donuts, and now it's Shake Shack. The East Coast overlords have been slowly making their mark throughout Los Angeles, and our city will now be blessed with not one, but two Shake Shack locations.

Reps for the burger chain, which often gets compared to In-N-Out in East Coast vs. West Coast burger battles, confirmed to Eater LA that the second outpost opening late next year will be in Glendale, across the street from the Americana at the Brand.

In April, Shake Shack announced that they would be opening a location in West Hollywood in 2016, and said we could expect on their menu their all-natural burger patties, hot dogs, crinkle-cut fries and frozen custard. While the location is under construction right now, they've livened up the currently drab site by commissioning Danish artist Thomas Dambo to create a colorful, interactive art installation along the construction wall, dubbed The Happy Wall. Dambo installed 1,664 wood pixels on spinners in various colors earlier this month, allowing passersby to flip the pixels to make their own art, design or have it spell out words.


Shake Shack has been expanding across the country recently. At the end of last year, they opened new locations in Chicago and Las Vegas.