One of the great things about eating at The Burger Guys, the subject of this week's cafe review, is enjoying the open kitchen: the sights, sounds and smells cranking out of the stainless steel-dominated landscape heighten the experience of enjoying your burger so much more than if the hustle and bustle was kept hidden away.
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And although our slideshow from the kitchen doesn't come packaged with the sounds and smells intact (alas!), it's a good indicator of what to expect when you order a Houston burger and a milkshake and grab a seat at the long counter. My only complaint is the height of the counter, which makes it difficult for wee short people like myself to see the goings-on at the griddle. You can still keep up pretty good conversation with the Burger Guys themselves from here, though, if you're dining solo.
Take a peek at this week's slideshow and you'll see how the Guys craft their burgers and milkshakes from scratch, including the Black Friday-inspired pecan pie shake that the Guys were whipping up last Friday afternoon. Those shakes change on a regular basis, as do some of the burgers, but -- thankfully -- the enthusiasm and talent behind the food does not.