When it comes to the Great American Burger Debate, that is, Shake Shack vs In-N-Out -we're on the fence. There are many reasons to love both, and the fact that Shake Shack has opened stores in In-N-Out's hometown of California, on the West Cost just complicates things further. Alas, the infamous NYC-born burger co has taken yet another step ahead of its sunny competitor  - with the announcement of a cookbook in the works.

As reported by Eater.com, the chain, which now boasts 34 locations US-wide, is currently working on a cookbook with CEO Randy Garutty and culinary director Mark Rosati at the helm, to be published by Clarkson Potter.

You'll soon be able to eat Shake Shack at home

Now, we have many reasons to love Shake Shack - from the 100% antibiotic-free Angus beef to the pillow-soft buttered buns; the Applewood-smoked bacon and the crinkle fries. It's a hard burger to beat this side of the Pacific, despite local efforts. So we have a lot of questions. Will the book give away the iconic and hard-to-replicate ShackSauce? How to make an epic Shack Shake? And will it include the burger chain's epic secret menu of burgers topped with bacon and peanut butter, grilled cheese and several hot dog variations? We'll just have to wait and see. Or book that trip to the States... 

You'll soon be able to eat Shake Shack at home