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A First Look at Shake Shack; Hot Restaurants in Las Vegas

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Welcome to Eater Tastings, where Eater Vegas editor Susan Stapleton shares the best restaurant and bar news of the week.

Shake Shack rendering [Photo: Bradley Martin]

NEW YORK-NEW YORK — Shake Shack has been long promised, and now you can get a better idea what it will look like. The newest rendering shows a 9,135-square-foot restaurant on the resort's northern corner. Building from scratch, the estimated construction budget is a super-sized $3,871,258, with free million dollar views of Las Vegas Boulevard.

LAS VEGAS — Like to eat at the restaurants that are buzz-worthy? Check out the Heatmap with 19 restaurants that are so hot right now.

WESTSIDEAlex Stratta's triumphant return to Vegas continues with his second restaurant now announced. He plans to take over Elements Kitchen & Martini Bar with a more casual concept. Stratta is also bringing his Italian steakhouse to the Gramercy.

MGM GRANDEmeril Lagasse's New Orleans Fish House is undergoing a makeover to celebrate it's 20th anniversary. It might look shuttered but the restaurant remains open during the $300,000 renovation.

SUMMERLINDowntown Summerlin, the new shopping center that plans to debut in October south of Red Rock Resort, is shaping up with a new dining outlet announced. MTO Cafe, which has become a favorite in Downtown Vegas, is bringing a new concept to the center and adds dinner to the mix.
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