About Burger Beast

I started writing the Burger Beast food blog to tell folks about those little forgotten gems in South Florida. Over the course of the last 5 years or so I've added News, Opinions, & Tips on a variety of Food related subjects. My first love will always be Burgers but Comfort Food is where it's at. At the end of the day I’m a regular dude who writes about a bunch of things I think you should know about.

Bru’s Room After A Long Delay, Opens In Westchester, Florida

All I had ever heard about Bru’s Room was how great their Wings were. A few years back I tried them at a Food Truck event in Broward where they had a Food Trailer. I never really had the inkling … Continue reading

Manhattan Chicago Pizzeria – Kendall, Florida

I’m not an expert in Pizza much less in “Chicago-style” so you’re not going to get the word “Authentic” out of my mouth since too many people throw that word around without really having extensive knowledge about what they’re discussing when … Continue reading

Croquetapalooza 2015 Details – Sunday October 11th

Croquetapalooza is happening again on Sunday October 11th from 12-3PM indoors at Stage 305 in Magic City Casino (conveniently located near the Miami Airport) sponsored by Downstairs Convenience Stores, Miami Lakes Auto Mall, & Orion Merchant Solutions. It will feature 15 Croquetas: … Continue reading

Barley’s Serrano Ham & Manchego Cheese Croqueta Recipe

Croquetapalooza is around the corner so I figured I’d share the recipe to Barley’s Serrano Ham and Manchego Cheese Croquetas, winners of the 2014 Croquetapalooza Competition. Serrano Ham & Manchego Cheese Croquetas Recipe Makes 24 Croquetas Croqueta Ingredients: 4 tablespoons … Continue reading

Burger King’s Halloween Whopper With Black Buns Available This Monday

Yes, a variation of the “Kuro Burger” from Burger King in Japan will be available this Monday September 28th on all U.S. Burger King Menus. The “Halloween Whopper” features Black Buns flavored with A.1. Steak Sauce.   The Halloween Whopper will have the same … Continue reading

#AskBurgerBeast Column – Wednesday September 23rd, 2015

Last week on my Instagram, Twitter and Facebook pages I opened up the #AskBurgerBeast hashtag to folks who wanted to ask me anything. Below are the real and honest answers to their questions. Instagram Questions: chrismac357: When are you gonna … Continue reading

Enjoy Lucha Libre, Mariachis, Mexican Food & More This Saturday

EL MAIN EVENTO sponsored by Downstairs Markets & El Rey de las Fritas is back for its 4th consecutive year! We’re celebrating Mexican culture with Mariachis, Margaritas, a Burrito Eating Contest, Food Trucks and Lucha Libre. Yes, actual Wrestling in … Continue reading

Stephen’s Restaurant, In This Place Called Hialeah

If you’ve got a 9 to 5 and are off weekends it’s not likely that you’ll be able to hit up Stephen’s Restaurant in the burgeoning Arts District of Hialeah (Leah Arts District). They’re only open Monday through Friday from … Continue reading

Burger Beast 7 Year Blogiversary Party – Thursday September 10th

Time flies when you’re having fun eating around town. So here we are, it’s time to celebrate the 7 year anniversary…..I mean Blogiversary of my baby the Burger Beast Blog. My friends at Palomilla Grill (6890 W Flagler St) right … Continue reading

The Local In Coral Gables, Southern Comfort Food At Its Finest

The truth of the matter is that I had lost faith in The Local. After Chef Alberto Cabrera’s (Little Bread) exit there seemed to be a loss of focus on the food. Enter Chef Phil Bryant. I had met Phil … Continue reading

Little Bread Takes Over Bread & Butter in Coral Gables

Just a little over 2 and a half years ago I wrote about Chef Alberto Cabrera and his just opened Bread + Butter Counter in Coral Gables. This past December I told you about his new sandwich concept in Little … Continue reading

You Know What’s Really Good? The Pan Con Lechon from The Butcher Shop in Palmetto Bay, Florida

You Know What’s Really Good? Pan Con Lechon From The Butcher Shop. I have been actively looking for the Best Pan con Lechon in Miami for the last couple of years. During that time I had my friend Boza and … Continue reading

The Fish House – Miami, Florida

The Fish House…..that’s right a seafood place. How did I end up here? It’s a great question so let me explain. Months ago someone mentioned to me on Instagram that there was a seafood spot I needed to check out … Continue reading

Handy Andy Grocery – Oxford, Mississippi

Handy Andy Grocery is catty-cornered from the antique shop I had just left my wife Marcela at. While I’m always constantly looking for things to add to my collection, Marcela is much more thorough than I am which generally leaves me … Continue reading

Cheeseburger Baby Opens in Little River

You lucky ducks in the Little River area of Miami, Cheeseburger Baby is soft opening a second location at 212 NE 79th Street today. Hours for the new CBB will be 10AM to Sunset. The “Official” Grand Opening Party will be … Continue reading

Burger Barn – Jackson, Tennessee

My wife Marcela and I, while searching out Antique Shops in the Jackson, Tennessee for my collection ran across the Burger Barn. When you see a sign that says, “Real Homemade Hamburgers” you know that it’s a must stop in … Continue reading

Caruso’s Eats & Treats – Ft. Myers, Florida

I’m not one to give up easily when searching online for somewhere different to eat and  Caruso’s Eats & Treats wasn’t exactly on the first page of results. It may take you some digging to find a restaurant worth being … Continue reading