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.

Dovie’s – Tompkinsville, Kentucky

I’m in Lexington, Kentucky when I text George Motz (author of Hamburger America) about a restaurant I had just eaten at. He responds that I’m not too far from Dovie’s and that I absolutely must hit it up. Dovie’s is … Continue reading

Butch’s Famous Burgers, Chili & Dogs – Ft. Myers, Florida

Whenever I’m going to go on a road trip I make sure to mention it on social media (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) in the hopes that someone might mention a spot that I don’t even know about. I’d say about … Continue reading

Druther’s Restaurant – Campbellsville, Kentucky

I had reached out through Facebook to the Druther’s in Campbellsville, Kentucky when I found out about its existence. I didn’t even know that there were any still around. Druther’s started out as Burger Queen in Louisville, Kentucky. The first … Continue reading

Chris’ Famous Hot Dogs – Montgomery, Alabama

Chris’ Hot Dogs (Montgomery, Alabama) – Chris’ Hot Dogs has been around since 1917. I ordered the Fries & Onion Rings (pretty standard stuff) along with a Hot Dog (Mustard, Onion, Kraut & Chris’ Famous Chili Sauce) and a Cheese Burger … Continue reading

Blue Door Smokehouse – Lexington, Kentucky

I’m a bit ferklempt right now. When my wife Marcela, my bud John and I walked into Blue Door Smokehouse we had no idea what we were in for. Blue Door is a central Texas chop-house/chop-shop style BBQ joint that … Continue reading

Burger Beast’s National Burger Month Columns on Miami.com

I had been speaking to Miami.com for what seems like forever about partnering up in some form. I’m not exactly sure how we decided that National Burger Month would be the time but I did suggest that every Monday would … Continue reading

Hamburger House Party 2017 in Pictures

Hamburger House Party is the culmination of my National Burger Month celebration. This year’s Hamburger House Party was brought to you by Miami Lakes Auto Mall, Sunshine Provisions, Downstairs Markets & Magic City Casino and presented by my Burger Museum. The judges were South Beach Wine & … Continue reading

Shake Shack’s Beats & Treats This Thursday!

Shake Shack in Miami Beach has expanded and is throwing a party (Beats & Treats) to show off their new larger pad this Thursday, May 25th from 6:30PM-8:30PM. You know it’s a big deal cause Shake Shack CEO Randy Garutti will be … Continue reading