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Shake Shack's Chick'n Shack Sandwich Arrives in Atlanta

Look out, Chick-fil-A. Shake Shack is moving in on your territory.

Shake Shack's Chick'n Shack sandwich.
Shake Shack's Chick'n Shack sandwich.
Liz Clayman

Shake Shack's experimental venture into the world of poultry has been deemed a success, and the burger chain's menu is being updated nationwide. The Chick'n Shack, which received a trial run in Brooklyn over the summer, is now available at Shake Shack locations across America, including Buckhead Atlanta.

The Chick'n Shack is comprised of a fried chicken breast — antibiotic free, a rarity in the market — with lettuce, pickles, and buttermilk-herb mayo, served on a traditional Shake Shack potato roll. It's a simple take on the Southern fried chicken sandwich that has become a national trend. How does it taste? Eater New York critic Robert Sietsema compared the sandwich to other versions at fast-casual restaurants in New York. The verdict:

"It took a while, but when our talisman finally buzzed the sandwich turned out to be one of the smallest at 3.5 inches and 6.2 ounces (price: $6.29)," Sietsema wrote. "The filet was wonderfully light and crisp; the buttermilk dressing tangy. Was it my imagination or did it have an almost Midwestern flavor?"

In addition to the new sandwich, Shake Shack is adding Louisiana Hot Sauce as a condiment for those who like a little spice on their chicken.

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