A Burger Scholar's Quest for the Best Burgers in Texas (Part 2) | The Burger Show

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  • Published: 30 October 2019
  • For Part 2, Burger Scholar George Motz and Alvin Cailan continue their search for the best burgers in Texas. They first head to Knife Dallas to try one of the most famous steakhouse burgers in America, and cap off their road trip at Keller's, a classic drive-in burger joint.

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Comments • 966

  • First We Feast
    First We Feast   1 months back

    Missed part 1? Watch it here!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOffZA6Wh0Q

    • Nimesh Shah
      Nimesh Shah  3 weeks back

      @Travis Craycraftbxb. I've bought cars from Ohio, but we always went for mexican food...

    • Nimesh Shah
      Nimesh Shah  3 weeks back

      @Travis Craycraftbxb. ya, so this place I'm referring to doesn't even have seating - and it's 4 bux for a char-grilled burger in 2019 ☺ - includes cheese and toppings ☺

    • Travis Craycraftbxb.
      Travis Craycraftbxb.  3 weeks back

      Come to ohio and try maid rite it's one of the oldest burger places in the u.s and is the coolest little building in a small town it has a really cool history

    • Doctor Bombay
      Doctor Bombay  4 weeks back

      i am so excited you guys added motz to the mix. Very enjoyable series without pretension

    • Nimesh Shah
      Nimesh Shah  1 months back

      Boss, come to Toronto and I'll show you some old school burger joints that have been around for decades...and your dollar goes further here ☺

  • Boy Jimbo
    Boy Jimbo  2 days back

    Those Texas accents tho😂

    • SanFranFan30
      SanFranFan30  5 days back

      y'all need to get the juciy lucy

      • I AM NIPS
        I AM NIPS  5 days back

        George kinda sounds like solid snake

        • Isaiah Howard
          Isaiah Howard  6 days back

          If only I can teleport to try different food 🤷🏾‍♂️😭

          • Butters Stotch
            Butters Stotch  6 days back

            Hop off the big boy....

            • Josh Penrod
              Josh Penrod  2 weeks back

              George should just be the host tbh

              • David Slone
                David Slone  2 weeks back

                A) Great video, as usual.

                B) I’ve always thought that the only reason to be in Dallas was to change planes to get somewhere else. However, if there’s a joint serving a meaty ode to Cutlets, that just might be a motivation for a stopover.

                C) Mutton Chops is from Long Island? The only explanation that I can come up with for his folksy accent is that he grew with no role models other than Imus In the Morning.

                • Tay G
                  Tay G  2 weeks back

                  Why would you ever go to Dallas when Houston exists

                  • Emiliano Zapata
                    Emiliano Zapata  2 weeks back

                    Alvin does look healthier

                    • EasyTBear
                      EasyTBear  2 weeks back

                      You didn't go to my favorite spot, Cupp's Drive In in Waco.

                      • toxicYt
                        toxicYt  2 weeks back

                        is it me or does john tesar kinda sounds like josh brolin

                        • kassi420
                          kassi420  2 weeks back

                          Not even the dry age burger from Peter Luger is over $20 ($14), so if you’re paying a $20+ for a burger you’re an idiot

                          • Abjuron
                            Abjuron  2 weeks back

                            4:30 Dude...don't make me feel feelings on The Burger Show. I came here to feel hungry, not for those other feels. Not cool.

                            • dmacwith
                              dmacwith  2 weeks back

                              As a native Dallasite, that grew up within literally within a mile between Knife and Kellers, I in a decade-plus did not see anyone wear a cowboy hat once. I know it makes for good content, but its 2019

                              • Devo Shackleford
                                Devo Shackleford  2 weeks back

                                We takin bets on when Alvin gonna have a heart attack erwha?

                                • Mr. Potato
                                  Mr. Potato  2 weeks back

                                  If they don’t give whataburger a try I’m going to be mad because whataburger is better than in and out and that’s straight facts

                                  • wesley gray
                                    wesley gray  2 weeks back

                                    i'm watching this because we don't have any food at home :'(

                                    • M P
                                      M P  3 weeks back

                                      For as much as a burger snob as I am, McDonald's gave me some solid perspectives early on about burger dynamics. I used to wonder why many people preferred the Quarter Pounder to the bigger Big Mac which had all the fixings. After having both I realized there were 4 huge differences and they all were about the meat. More flavor, juicier, better sear and the burger stayed hotter because it wasn’t thinner and surrounded with cold fixings. I agree with Chef John, there is a burger and there is a burger sandwich.

                                      • Kana Beats
                                        Kana Beats  3 weeks back

                                        oh snap this dude was on top chef. speaking of which, someone tell them to put the new season on hulu

                                        • Sailor Jerry
                                          Sailor Jerry  3 weeks back

                                          ahh man my old stomping grounds in this series, so many places across Texas ,I think I have hit all but 3 of these places......great nostalgia thank you for that

                                          • Sweaty Welder
                                            Sweaty Welder  3 weeks back

                                            George Motz is't a Douche Bag!He is the real deal Ron Po-peal!!!!!I live in Austin Texas and he came over to my house and taught my whole family how to make Smash Boigas.......I Love you Gearge you re sooooo coool thanks for coming ya'll come back ya hear!???????

                                            • Prince Jordan
                                              Prince Jordan  3 weeks back

                                              Does this reject wolverine lookin nigga ever stfu? He talk more then the host smfh y’all pick trash ass guests sumbody tell that nigga stfu

                                              • Kristofer van der Schaaf

                                                Was that waiter at Keller’s towlie in disguise?!

                                                • DC
                                                  DC  3 weeks back

                                                  Alvin slowly starting to morph into a burger dayum

                                                  • Leroy Martinez
                                                    Leroy Martinez  3 weeks back

                                                    Shout out to Allsups! New Mexico born and home to the famous fried burrito's and chimichanga's!

                                                    • Jack Beanstalk
                                                      Jack Beanstalk  3 weeks back

                                                      Pausing at 2:55. There ain't no way that shit y'all Americans call cheese is actual cheese.
                                                      Looks like plastic.

                                                      • Bob Dobalina
                                                        Bob Dobalina  3 weeks back

                                                        Dallas is straight trash

                                                        • adrian anderson
                                                          adrian anderson  3 weeks back

                                                          come to Jamaica for KFCs bbq zinger and Island grill's jerk chicken burger

                                                          • K h
                                                            K h  3 weeks back

                                                            Alvin dying before 2021 one burger at a time, but lets be inclusive and woke and embrace that bullshit!

                                                            • Skeeter McTavish
                                                              Skeeter McTavish  3 weeks back

                                                              How is this the best burgers in Texas when it's just Dallas? What a BS episode.

                                                              • Jock McBile
                                                                Jock McBile  3 weeks back

                                                                Knife was cool. But Kellers was insane. I HEARD the crunch, when George bit into his.

                                                                • Wenz PH
                                                                  Wenz PH  3 weeks back

                                                                  Fuck!!!-2am

                                                                  • Matt Kuhn
                                                                    Matt Kuhn  4 weeks back

                                                                    I live overseas but I’m from Texas originally, and even though I’m not from Dallas, these episodes have made me home...sick? Homehungry? Idk but now I want a burger from Dirty Martin’s.

                                                                    • Alibung
                                                                      Alibung  4 weeks back

                                                                      Alvin and George are perfect whole show should be this way

                                                                      • droan999
                                                                        droan999  4 weeks back

                                                                        Alvin stop overhyping every fn bite it’s literally bread and meat. You repeat yourself so much it’s the same episode every time. Either it’s a smash or blah blah blah.... he can barley fit in an oversized truck, hit the gym and start reviewing veggie burgers.

                                                                        • Sam Hamzeh
                                                                          Sam Hamzeh  4 weeks back

                                                                          Keller's Tex and Tommy's Cali killer burgers

                                                                          • BFKC
                                                                            BFKC  4 weeks back

                                                                            You know that "American cheese" is a cheap concoction of "imported cheese" (lower version cheddar) and that the food of cheese in principle is "imported", if you have to resort to such primitive terminology.

                                                                          • Slap Riem
                                                                            Slap Riem  4 weeks back

                                                                            How do you know when a dude is from the Philippines?? Look at the beard it looks like underarm hair

                                                                            • BFKC
                                                                              BFKC  4 weeks back

                                                                              Lots of ugly hairy dudes from everywhere, inlcuding you.

                                                                          • DarkNevermore
                                                                            DarkNevermore  4 weeks back

                                                                            Dan’s in Austin
                                                                            Bosses in New Braunfels
                                                                            And my favorite short stop

                                                                            • Goreface69
                                                                              Goreface69  4 weeks back

                                                                              the feels are real...!

                                                                              • Matt Tiernan
                                                                                Matt Tiernan  4 weeks back

                                                                                Love the show but you need to do a show in Rochester, NY for the legendary Garbage Plate and the iconic Zweigel's Hot Dogs.

                                                                                • Bob Dobalina
                                                                                  Bob Dobalina  3 weeks back

                                                                                  dude you need to travel, rochester is hell on earth why would anyone go there on purpose

                                                                              • Ben M
                                                                                Ben M  4 weeks back

                                                                                Thought it was ted nugent in the thumb nail.

                                                                                • Matt South
                                                                                  Matt South  4 weeks back

                                                                                  Might not be the best look for you to do an eating show when you're 200lbs overweight....

                                                                                  • Cris Escobedo
                                                                                    Cris Escobedo  4 weeks back

                                                                                    He just Shit all over your Burgers Alvin!!!!!!!!!!!!

                                                                                    • keittomaster
                                                                                      keittomaster  4 weeks back

                                                                                      The chef sounds exactly like Josh Brolin

                                                                                      • george cram
                                                                                        george cram  4 weeks back

                                                                                        "best burgers in texas" doesn't leave Dallas LOL

                                                                                        • skeletorkahn
                                                                                          skeletorkahn  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Like, right off the bat Sam's Deli Diner in Katey TX is insanely great.

                                                                                      • James Katu
                                                                                        James Katu  4 weeks back

                                                                                        My Current Go to Takeaway Burger is Carl’s jr Original Angus Burger with Brioche Bun it’s pretty damn good I only have the single pattie.