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Shake Shack was a game-changer, bringing high-quality ingredients to the “fast casual” food industry. For a long time, its particular blend of sirloin and brisket dominated a certain segment of New York’s restaurant scene (and the chain continues to expand, announcing a DUMBO location last week). But these days the hungry hordes have other restaurants to choose from, many of whom have built on Shake Shack’s comfort food formula or, in some cases, gone in a whole new, wholly delicious direction. Herewith, our five favorite alternatives to Shake Shack.