With the recent openings of both Shake Shack and Halal Guys in LA, it’s almost as if LA’s only a coffee, jaywalking, and bagel addiction away from transitioning into the big apple itself. So since they’ve recently acquired some of our faves, let’s delve into a few of LA’s best restaurants that we hope can make their way to NYC sooner than later.

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