The delicate nature of the common, delicious hamburger can be upset by the application of cheese, therefore we normally take our burgers sans fromage. But occasionally we’ve been known to go all in when we place our order at our favorite burger shop, and tell the waitress to bring on the queso.
We’re still haunted by the memory of Capitol Brasserie, the short-lived redoubt of cheeseburger greatness on Colorado Street in downtown Austin. They put out a Stilton Bacon burger that still gives us fever dreams years after the cafe’s closure.
Looking to celebrate National Cheeseburger Day in Austin, Texas? We’ve been documenting some of the best places in town for the past couple years. Here’s a hot link to the series. Now get out there and eat a cheeseburger then come back and tell us all about it.