On the way back home from Oklahoma, via DFW, we had time for lunch in Dallas. Looking at the choices, we ended up at the Burger House. Originally Jack’s Burger House, it has now turned into a Texas-based franchise. We chose the original location on Mockingbird, near the campus of SMU.
It is a typical burger joint, known for their fries. Particularly, the seasoned salt on the fries. Apparently, the garlicky salt was so popular that folks started stealing the salt shakers, so Burger House started selling it. What caught my attention wasn’t on the menu, but rather on a sign on the wall – the Texas Hamburdog. In case you can’t read it, this contains:
- 2 all beef patties
- 2 slices of American cheese
- 1 all beef hot dog
- 2 slices of applewood bacon (mmmm. bacon)
- 1 scoop of chili
- grilled onions (which I held) and