Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop & Cafe in Wynwood

Peanut Butter Pie

I go way back with Derek Kaplan aka Fireman Derek to the early beginnings of the Burger Beast Blog. We met at La Camaronera when he was delivering some of his famous but then unknown Key Lime Pies to them. It was one of a … Continue reading

Croquetapalooza Tickets Update

Croquetapalooza-Flantastic

Croquetapalooza is finally happening on Sunday October 12th from 1-4PM indoors at Stage 305 in Magic City Casino (conveniently located near the Miami Airport). It will feature Croquetas from many local restaurants including Islas Canarias, Gilbert’s Bakery, Sergio’s, Luis Galindo Latin American and Croqueta-inspired dishes … Continue reading

Miami Vice Burgers In Northern Virginia

Miami Vice Burger

I was excited to find out that in Northern Virginia there is a Food Truck called Miami Vice Burgers. My first thought was that there might be a Frita Cubana on the menu. Then I looked at Miami Vice Burgers’ Facebook About Page and saw this statement: “Bringing … Continue reading

McDonald’s Fried Apple Pie in St. Petersburg & Tampa Area

Oh yes, it still exists

Depending on your age the pictures may cause confusion or excitement. In 1992 McDonald’s replaced their fried Apple Pies with the baked ones that can be found on menus today. The baked version was and is nowhere near as good as the original. The texture … Continue reading

Biff Burger – St. Petersburg, Florida

Outside

Biff Burger was based out of Clearwater, Florida when it opened in the 1950s and had all of its locations on the eastern side of the United States. Now, some 70 years or so later only two locations survive, one in St. Peterburg, Florida and the … Continue reading