If you’re attuned to the Houston food chatter, you’ve probably heard about the smashburger pop-ups that Abbas Dhanani has been running for the past year or so. They attracted queues of eager customers and invariably sold out.
Now, after a visit to Burger Bodega, Dhanani’s delightful four-week shop on Washington Avenue, I understand the hype.
I haven’t been so blown away by the textures and overall sandwiching of a new burger joint in town in a long time. The regular double-double cheeseburger here made my eyes roll back in my head, and I’m not exaggerating.