Children Invade Shake Shack UWS; Street-Food Catering Business?

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• Mo’ Shake Shacks, mo’ problems: UWS location has too many children, too little cheese on the cheese fries. [Serious Eats]

• Vendy Award winners Calexico and the Treats Truck are considering a “best-of-the-street” catering alliance. Cookies and carne asada for all! [Midtown Lunch]

Blue Hill’s Dan Barber dishes on the need for a national conversation about sustainable food: “Our next president should declare a Sputnik-like initiative to transform our food policy.” [Grist]

• Eat where the line chefs eat: Taco Mix in East Harlem. [Feedbag]

Spuyten Duyvil and Burp Castle are on a list of the city’s best beer bars. [Gridskipper]

• Thanksgiving is a month away, which means it’s time to start making reservations if you're planning on not cooking. [Serious Eats]