The original Madison Square Park, NYC Shake Shack will be closing next week, on the 14th, for renovations. It’s not expected to reopen until the middle of next year. The day before they close (Columbus Day), however, will be special. They have teamed with Italian chef Massimo Bottura, he of the three Michelin stars, to present a limited-edition burger: The Emilia. A thousand of these burgers will be made.

Mr. Bottura will be on hand to serve The Emilia, which the Shack describes this way: a custom-blend Pat LaFrieda beef patty ground with parmigiano reggiano, topped with cotechino sausage, salsa verde and Villa Manodori balsamic mayonnaise made with Chef Bottura’s Villa Manodori Artigianale balsamic vinegar from Trebbiano grapes grown in Italy. At $8.95, this sounds like a real bargain.

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