Shake Shack Preview

Shake Shack opens today in New Haven. On Wednesday, there was a preview party.

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This is the Handsome Dog.
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This is the only Shake Shack with a 19-foot tall all-glass storefront so diners can look out on the New Haven Green.
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Shake Shack, which started in New York, has opened a second location in Connecticut. It is located on Chapel Street in New Haven.
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One of the menu choices unique to New Haven is the Hamdsome Dog, named after Yale's famed bulldog, Hamdsome Dan. The dog contains Shack cheese sauce and crispy onions.
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There is some outdoor seating for diners.
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Frozen custard is on the menu, all with a local flare. Boola Boola Blue is made with vanilla custard, blueberry jam and a slice of lemon pie. There is also the Skull & Cones and Elm City Coffee Break, made with local shortbread cookies.
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This is the custard calendar.
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The dark wood that serves as a border on one wall is reclaimed from the old Yale Bowl.
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The crinkle cut fries come regular and with a cheese sauce.
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The Frisky Dog is covered in spicy tomato-simmered onions and kraut.
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David Swinghamer, of Union Square Hospitality Group.
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From left to right, Tiffanie Perrotti, Lou Mangini, Danyel Aversenti and Ari Gorfain.
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A Shake Shack crew invited guests to a preview party on Wednesday.
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The famous Shake Shack shakes.
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Yale was well represented on Wednesday night when Shake Shack opened in the neighborhood.
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Something Special, an all-female a capella group from Yale, performed.
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This dark wood in the design is reclaimed from the Yale Bowl.
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From left to right, Carin Keane, Abigail Rider, Karen and John Pollard and Lauren Zucker,
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