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Shake Shack Is Taking Its ShackBurgers and Concretes to the Philippines Next Year

Plus, several Starbucks beverages are no longer kosher, and more food news

A burger, fries, and drink at shake shack Scott Olson/Getty Images
  • Shake Shack’s ceaseless expansion operation is taking Danny Meyer’s burger chain to the Philippines. A location is planned for Manila, the company announced Tuesday evening, with an opening date targeted for spring 2019. News of the move into this new market gave Shake Shack stock a boost on Wall Street, reports Bloomberg.
  • A kosher-certification company has determined a slew of Starbucks beverages are no longer in compliance with Jewish law, according to the Baltimore Sun. Those caffeine addicts who keep kosher will be happy to know the ‘Bucks’s Americanos, espressos, cold-brew, and iced lattes still pass muster.
  • Garden & Gun, the magazine that celebrates modern Southern culture, has an interview with iconic New Orleans chef Leah Chase. Chase discusses her legacy of operating a fine-dining restaurant for black patrons during segregation.
  • Shouty chef Gordon Ramsay will open a third Hong Kong restaurant this fall, reports the South China Morning Post. Maze Grill, which already has three London locations, is set for an October debut.
  • And, finally, here is a Funny or Die video featuring beloved actor Jeff Goldblum and Jurassic World star Bryce Dallas Howard grocery shopping and cooking together.

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