When Will New Shake Shack Open?; Starbucks Customers Love Oatmeal


• With presumably less than a month to go until the opening of the Upper West Side Shake Shack, Danny Meyer still refuses to reveal an exact opening date. [NYS]

• Starbucks’ new oatmeal is its most popular food product and most successful food launch ever. Kinda makes you wonder what they’re really putting in it. [Reuters]

• Eli Zabar has angered his customers by adding a 1.8 percent energy surcharge onto every purchase from his Upper East Side store. [NYT]

• We’ve never thought of celebrities as cooks, but perhaps this list of their recipes proves us wrong. Anyone care to try Britney Spears’s Cheetos chicken casserole? Yeah, we didn’t think so. [Serious Eats]