The acclaimed burger joint will open its first location in Texas in late 2014.
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Bryan Caswell fills us in on his top five burgers in Houston, from a traditional patty melt to a triple jalapeño'ed "belly burner".
When he's not in the kitchens of the five restaurants he oversees in San Antonio, there's a good chance Jason Dady is eating a burger. And, judging by his precise list of preferences, he might just be "one of us."
A surprisingly good burger pops up in the hill country of Texas just outside of San Antonio.
This Austin burger chain specializes in burgers made with all natural, vegetarian-fed, hormone- and antibiotic-free angus beef. They also offer several options for those avoiding red meat.
This San Antonio joint is serving up some unforgettable cheeseburgers that are not to be missed.
The Longhorn Cafe is serving up some classic cheeseburgers that are darn good.
With all the delicious options at Lambert's Downtown Barbecue, it would be easy to write off their burger. But let it be known, this is one of the best burgers I've had in Austin and easily the best I've eaten at a barbecue joint.
This ain't the burger that will change your life, but it's the kind of spot you'd be proud to call your neighborhood joint.
Hopdoddy's burgers are a good value for the size, but the well-seasoned burgers are dense and bland with no beefy flavor to speak of.
Last week Dallas Observer's food blog City of Ate celebrated Burger Week with burger smackdowns pitting two popular burger joints in the same areas against each other, a list of great burger buns in the city, a taste test of dollar menu burgers, and more. Here's a list of all their Burger Week coverage.
Twisted Root Burger Company makes decent burgers, but they're not worth the headache of the restaurant's forced attitude and unnecessary bad-assness.
North Dallas residents will always love Snuffer's, but visitors need to know that there are much better burgers—and better cheese fries, too—elsewhere in the area.
Leonard's Famous Burgers is about as old-fashioned a burger experience as you can hope for. There you'll find crisp, juicy, salty, greasy burgers with the works.
Sometimes great burger experiences are found at places that specifically aren't burger joints, and precisely because they aren't burger joints. Take the big fat monster served at Adair's Saloon, a dive bar lover's dive bar on Commerce Street in Dallas.
Drive up to the all-caps neon side and pull under the carhop awning across the street from Bishop Lynch High School and you'll find yourself at the Dairy-Ette, a '50s-era burger joint that has changed little in over 50 years of continual service. It's the kind of spot you can imagine Archie and Jughead pulling into in their jalopy. Betty and Veronica might tag a long for the homemade root beer and floats.
Austin-based, James Beard-nominated chef Bryce Gilmore of Barley Swine is spreading the gospel of organic, ethical—and delicious—food. The young chef was kind enough to share five delicious burgers that he deems worthy of his city's standards.
I took my first bite, trying as hard as I could to avoid making a mess, but it was inevitable. Beefy juices dripped down to my chin and onto the picnic table. Perfectly melted cheese oozed out of the edges, coating my fingers in its salty, tangy trap. The bun, soft, shiny, slightly sweet, and perfectly toasted, holds the whole thing together just so, but yields into tender butteriness in your mouth. The state of Texas and the city of Dallas in particular are havens for burger lovers of all shapes and sizes, but despite a week of great burgers and barbecue across the state, this is the one that I still dream about.
At Texas-based burger mini-chain Twisted Root Burger Company you can get a few cents off your order if your server thinks you look hot. Reddit user caraficionado24 posted this photo of a receipt from Twisted Root featuring 2¢ discounts for "Best Butt" and "Best Looking."