Archive for December, 2008

Burger report: Smashburger

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

The title of this post should properly be “Holy crap! Smashburger is Awesome!,” but for consistency’s sake, I’m leaving it as it is. Dan and I tried Smashburger the day after it opened last week, to see if it would be worth taking my mom to to try for our burger hunting. It was amazing, […]

History lessons

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Dan and I saw Frost/Nixon last weekend, and it brought up a point that he and I have talked about many times before: When were we supposed to learn about contemporary American history? It didn’t happen in school, but we’re too young to have lived it ourselves. We were born just after the Frost/Nixon interviews […]

Burger report: Lankford Grocery and Tornado Burger

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

The burger detectives went to Lankford Grocery over Thanksgiving. Incidentally, any place that doesn’t have a website I can link to is a good candidate for “best burger,” because that means it’s a one-off kind of place and not a chain. Anyway, Lankford was incredibly crowded, which affirms its status as a lauded Houston institution. […]