In-N-Out Burgers Inc.

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

    Consumer Reports Names the Best and Worst Fast Food Restaurants in America, and the Results are Surprising

    Last week we published an article about good, old-fashioned, roadside-style Texas burgers, and in this story, we might have insinuated that there are a lot of crappy fast food burgers out there. One commenter called us out on it, writing: "I would also argue that McDonald's does not serve a poor exc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    Five Foods You Miss Long After You Leave Houston

    Houston is a damn fine food town. Pity the Houston expat who leaves and never tastes queso again. Pity me, who left five years ago for the better weather of Los Angeles and found myself missing the grub immediately. Thankfully, I come back a couple times a year to visit my folks, and every time I dr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2014

    A Serious Look at Coachella's Drug Culture

    Note: Ben Westhoff is Music Editor of L.A. Weekly and Senior Music Editor of Voice Media Group. Oakland, Calif. resident Kimchi Truong was 24. She passed out on the Coachella grounds last weekend, likely due to an overdose. Her death this past Thursday was shocking. But what's really shocking is th ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 13, 2014

    Roost Bistro Debuts New Dishes

    It may be the best yet.

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2014

    Like That Chain Restaurant? Try This Local One Instead (Part II)

    Maybe your friend is obsessed with Cheesecake Factory. Maybe your kids scream for nuggets every time you pass Chik-fil-A (we don't blame them), but you don't exactly agree with their politics. Maybe you're just in one giant, chain-restaurant-filled eating rut. We've urged you to step away from the ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 17, 2013

    Top 10 Burgers in Houston 2013

    The rest of the best.

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2013

    The Rest of the Best: The Top Ten Burgers in Houston 2013

    Our 2013 Best of Houston issue is almost here, and in many cases, picking the best item in many of the categories was no easy task. In order to show off all the culinary greatness Houston has to offer, we'll be rounding up the "rest of the best" in some of our favorite categories during the next sev ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 11, 2013

    Bismillah Cafe: Let's Chaat

    Bismillah Cafe specializes in spicy fusion-Pakistani food, going as hot as you dare to go.

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    Animal-Style Fries at Bismillah Chaat: California Meets Pakistan

    What if I told you that you could get animal-style fries in Houston? What if I told you that those famously messy, cheese-and-onion-slathered fries topped with a final heart-stopping glug of Thousand Island dressing weren't at a brand-new In-N-Out Burger, but at a chaat house in Little India? And ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2013

    The Best "Hidden" Fast Food Items You're Not Ordering According to Reddit

    Secret items or off-menu dishes at restaurants are nothing new. In many cases, they're arguably more famous than the regular food, such as the "Animal Style" fries at In-N-Out Burger (a chain which has more "secret" menu items than regular ones). Our own Brooke Viggiano has been compiling lists of " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    5 Fast Food "Secret Menu" Items: Sides Edition

    Remember the McGangbang? Yeah, we brought it up again -- sorry! But it got us thinking: Surely there have to be other "secret menu" items lurking out there, just waiting to be discovered. And because we live in a sick, sick world, there are. So we dug them up for you, because we're just as sick. Ch ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 4, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012

    No. 1, Korean Braised Goat and Dumplings at Underbelly.

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    5 Chain Food Trucks We Wish Existed

    A few weeks ago, I was riding my bike past an otherwise quiet hotel parking lot on the edge of EaDo when I spotted it: a Taco Bell-branded food truck. The truck was dormant, its driver perhaps holed up in the cheap hotel, and I've yet to see the truck since. I wonder if it was just passing through H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Eating D.C.: Dining Dispatches from the Capital

    As of this writing, I am still comfortably ensconced in the Hotel Palomar in our nation's capital. There is a Negroni at my side, compliments of the hotel, which was waiting for me in the room after I returned from walking off a Shake Shack burger at lunch. That's service. Both the Shake Shack and ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 30, 2012

    The Best Beer Labels

    The most iconic and creative on Texas shelves.

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    Openings & Closings: Cuchara Slices Up a Soft Opening and the Gift Horse Lounge Opens Its Mouth

    It's been a busy week, so straight to the dish: Cuchara, the Montrose restaurant at the corner of Taft and Fairview that's been under construction since February, is set to have its soft opening this coming Sunday. I peeked in one afternoon this week and saw an open, semi-industrial dining room with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    Copycat Recipe: Go Animal Style With An In-N-Out Double Double

    We may not have an In-N-Out Burger in Houston yet, but that doesn't mean you can't take a walk on the wild side at home. Check out how to make the juicy, oozy, gooey, mustard-grilled and secret-sauce-topped Animal Style Double-Double burger. (Hopefully, this can tide us over until one shows up in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    5 Fun Facts About 2012 Masters Champion Bubba Watson

    If you're a diehard golf fan, be warned that this post contains practically no Masters 2012 analysis, and I can virtually assure you that you won't learn anything new. However, if you're a casual golf fan who only pays attention to the sport when Tiger Woods is a) in the mix to win a tournament, b) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    A Plea for the Perfect Patty: Bring P. Terry's to Houston

    P. Terry's in Austin, TX truly showcases what a burger should be.

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    I Finally Ate an In-N-Out Burger

    When the first locations of California-based burger chain In-N-Out Burger opened in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, emotions ran high. Perhaps too high. One notable woman wept loudly into her fries as she exclaimed, "Pinch me, it doesn't feel real!" It felt very real to me as I waited in a line ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2011

    Cop-Car BJ Story Turns into Whataburger Debate

    Enough about the blow job, already.​Our story on the woman who decided to give her co-arrestee a blow job in the back seat of a cop car got some attention; we can't imagine why. Since the initial arrest happened at a Whataburger, commenters at Gawker quickly turned discussion from "cop-car bl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    5 Food Trends Houston Should Export

    Photo by Sunday WilliamsWhataburger: What a burger, indeed.​It seems that Eater's post on 10 dead food trends has everyone talking, including the New York Times's Frank Bruni, who disagrees with the vital statistics of many items on the DOA list. Instead, he says, there is one trend above all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Trader Joe's is Trading on Texas: Dallas to Get First Store

    Photo by davyninInside a Trader Joe's store in Pittsburgh.​The Dallas Morning News roused a lot of food-lovers across the state with some happy news this morning: Trader Joe's, the specialty grocery chain based in California, is coming to Texas. Hot on the heels of another California import, I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    First Texas In-N-Out Location to Open in May

    Photo courtesy of​The OC Register described In-N-Out Burger's latest business move as "a giant leap into uncharted territory." Honestly, you'd think they were pitching tents on the moon. But in this case, they're referring to the beloved California burger chain's decision t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Comment of the Day

    ​Lauren Marmaduke reported this morning on the eastward move of California's famous In-N-Out Burger chain, where it's expected to open at least half a dozen of its burgers stands in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Houstonians weren't bothered by this "snub," to say the least. Take commenter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. Brewtiful: Is there anyone more poised to explain and argue passionately agains ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Is A Hit Rap Song The Texans' Key To The Super Bowl?

    ​Want a worthy Super Bowl pick? In the words of Wesley Snipes in 1992's Passenger 57, "Always bet on black," ... and yellow. Don't thank Rocks Off for that profitable betting tip. Thank Wiz Khalifa, who is going to bring glory back to his frigid blue-collar hometown of Pittsburgh. It's only ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Happy Birthday, Where's the Beef?

    Yesterday marked the 27th anniversary of a pivotal event in American culinary history: the first airing of the Wendy's "Where's the Beef?" commercial (above). I know what you're thinking. "Has it really been 27 years?" If you're like me, you can remember exactly what you were doing when the ad fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2010

    Restaurant Chains We Wish Were In Houston

    While we know that #SLGT (which means supporting local for all those sans twitter accounts) is the way to eat if you're a cool kid -- or just a supporter of locally owned independent businesses -- occasionally, the call of a familiar dish from a familiar restaurant is too much to endure without a fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    Game Time: My Plea To In-N-Out Burger...Let Me Speak For You

    ‚ÄčI host a sports talk show for a living, four hours a day, five days a week. That's a lot of air time to fill, so you can imagine the number of hotly debated topics that arise during a regular twenty hour broadcast week. Just over the last few weeks on our show, we've seen John Harris and Rich ... More >>

  • Film

    November 26, 2009

    What's Wrong with Wes Anderson?

    A decade after Rushmore and The Royal Tenenbaums, Generation Y's anointed auteur tries for a comeback with Fantastic Mr. Fox.

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Is Mooyah Burger a Mooby's Knockoff?

    Mooyah Burger on Bay Area Boulevard is another contestant in Houston's gourmet burger beauty pageant. The chain touts "100% fresh lean American beef (never frozen, no additive, fillers or preservatives)." But if you ask me, the meat at Mooyah burger is too lean. Though cooked to medium, my burger wa ... More >>

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    October 8, 2008
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    December 20, 2007