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  1. Coming Soon
    Chinese Hamburger Chain Will Open Enormous NYC Location to Compete With ShakeIt’s coming for you, Shake Shack.
  2. Survey Says
    Burger Chain No One’s Ever Heard of Takes Top Honors in National SurveyWest Coast underdog Habit Burger Grill upsets In-N-Out.
  3. Burger Smash!
    Smashburger Makes Huge Expansion Push in ManhattanOf course it is.
  4. Leftovers
    Sara Kramer to Cook at City Grit; Franny’s 10th AnniversaryPlus: Breads Bakery ships nationwide, and more, in today’s Leftovers.
  5. The Chain Gang
    Smashburger Opening in the Financial DistrictLook out for it early next year.
  6. Freebies
    Free Smashburger Today for People Named ‘Burger’Your day has come, Mr. Frank Ratberger.
  7. The Chain Gang
    Smashburger Coming to Potrero Safeway Plaza, Also Mill ValleyThe Denver-based company is on an aggressive growth track.
  8. Burger Time
    Smashburger Overtaking Famima in Culver CityThis will be the Denver-based chain’s first L.A. store.
  9. Empire Building
    Smashburger Will Bring Even More Better-Burgers to the ‘Burbs!They smash, not squish.
  10. Burger Time
    Smashburger Opening in Thousand Oaks on July 11The chain will unveil an L.A. burger with wontons, Japanese dressing, and fried egg.
  11. Mediavore
    What You’ll Find in a Camembert Rind; Nestle Axing 103 Hot Pockets StaffersFor some people, the cheese mold is “one of the world’s greatest living surfaces.”
  12. Mediavore
    Genuardi’s Buyout Signals the End for Another Local Icon; Camembert RindsPlus: Butter re-purposed from the PA Farm Show will generate electricity; and Smashburger heads to Latin America, all in our morning news roundup.
  13. Empire Building
    Bareburger RisingSmashburger may be “most promising,” but Bareburger sure seems to be spreading like wildburgers.
  14. Neighborhood Watch
    Michael Shrader Plans to Leave Epic for Urban Union; Butcher & Larder HostsPlus: Matt Eversman pops up at Bistro Voltaire, Big Star repaves, and Smashburger invades Arlington Heights.
  15. Willie Brown Takes Villaraigosa to Dinner; Thomas Keller on Sous-VideApparently, our mayor has an appetite for “extreme” eating.
  16. Mediavore
    Revolution Brewing Unveiling Second Floor Lounge on Wednesday; NYC Bagel DeliPlus: Another pastry chef makes it on TV, and Smashburger continues suburban expansion.
  17. The Chain Gang
    Smashburger Hits Brooklyn Next WeekThe latest burger chain to debut in downtown Brooklyn.
  18. The Chain Gang
    Jake’s Wayback Beats Shake Shack and Smashburger to Downtown BrooklynThe chain opens its first New York location this Friday.
  19. Openings
    Smashburger vs. Shake Shack in Brooklyn?The address of Smashburger’s first location is revealed.
  20. The Chain Gang
    Smashburger Will Hit Brooklyn in AprilFranchisee Jim Denburg promises it’ll be “a step up” from Five Guys.
  21. Mediavore
    Smashburger Comes to Town; Harold’s Chicken Shack ExpandsPlus: Sesame Street advocates healthy eating, scientists warn about food shortages, and restaurant gift cards sell big this season.
  22. The Chain Gang
    Smashburger and Elevation Burger Hit New YorkTwo fast-food favorites are poised to open dozens of locations throughout New York City.
  23. The Chain Gang
    Smashburger Looks in BrooklynYou won’t have to travel to Jersey anymore.
  24. Other Cities
    Smashburger Invades White Manna Territory in JerseyA beloved burger chain increases its northeast profile.
  25. Fall Preview
    Fall Preview: Where and What to EatFrom eco-friendly burgers to haute hotel caviar, these are the openings we’re buzzing about for fall.
  26. Burgers
    Burgers, Burgers EverywhereHow many new burger destinations can one city handle?
  27. Mediavore
    Smashburger Comes to Illinois; Padma Sticks with Top ChefPlus: Michael Jackson’s cook’s cookbook; M&Ms help cure spinal injuries