Shake Shack Officially Opening on Thayer on Wednesday

The famous burger and shake restaurant launches its first Rhode Island location in Providence.

The restaurant is located at 249 Thayer Street in College Hill, which will probably see a long, winding line down the block next week filled with patrons seeking out the famous burgers and shakes that became all the rage in New York City in 2004.

Enter Luxe Burger Bar’s Build-Your-Own-Burger Contest

Contestants are asked to submit their recipe that can contain any of the forty-five ingredients always available at Luxe, plus two secret ingredients of their own choosing.

The top five contestants will be chosen shortly after the contest ends and their burgers will be featured on the Luxe menu from September 14 to October 19.

The Dish: Bristol Burger Bash Serves Up Best Burgers

The annual event features mini burgers from East Bay restaurants, local craft breweries and bluegrass music.

Several restaurants from the East Bay, such as Statesman Tavern, Chomp Kitchen and Drinks, Bristol Oyster Bar and Aidan’s Pub will collectively bring their burger A-game to this event, serving up mini burgers of all types.