About Burger Belle

Banker, Business Strategist & Blogger. As QuinnProQuo I support our local community and the South Florida scene. Now I am expanding my culinary blogging skills as Burger Belle. A SFL Enthusiast! I am one of Burger Beast's sidekicks, and promise to taste my way through the Broward/Palm Beach area for the Best Comfort Food In Town and report back to the Beast! I also dish as Go Riverwalk magazine’s BITES columnist and Think Magazine's #YUM columnist.
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Riverwalk Burger Battle™ Winners and Burger Belle’s Favorites

Another Battle completed, ending National Hamburger Month with a bang. Riverwalk Burger Battle™ announced their TOP 5 burgers, selected by their team of restaurant Industry Judges. WINNER Best Burger Trophy and Burger Nirvana – American Social’s Miami Heater Fan Favorite Trophy – 2nd Place and Best Bar & Grill Burger – Rosie’s Bar & Grill Best Knife & Fork Burger … Continue reading

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Las Olas Wine & Food “Street” Festival

This outdoor street festival offers the best of Las Olas Boulevard and Fort Lauderdale restaurants (60 restaurants/food and 45 Libations). Now in its 19th year, LOWFF transforms the boulevard into a tasting party. Premier Beverage Company brings major partners to augment the culinary offerings. Here are five reasons to attend this $100 ticket event: Bombay Sapphire Lounge: As a staple … Continue reading

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Bokampers: Waterfront Dining, Comfort Food, Craft Brews And Sports Galore!

Growing up in south Florida, the intracoastal waterway was the easiest way to navigate to our favorite restaurants and bars. We watched in anticipation as the newest waterfront restaurant was built in Oakland Park. Bokampers Sports Bar & Grill, the self proclaimed “Best Game in Town” opened their 18,000 square foot location just north of the Oakland Park Blvd bridge … Continue reading

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3030 Ocean: Chic Farm-To-Table Concepts And Soulful, Seasonal, Rustic Cookery

I met 3030 Ocean’s creative Executive Chef Paula DaSilva and was immediately impressed with her creativity in preparing not so simple dishes bursting with unique flavor profiles. She has earned rave reviews upon her return to 3030 Ocean for her updated menu at the Harbor Beach Marriott’s highly rated restaurant. Last fall, she introduced her new menu and invited us … Continue reading

JA World Uncorked! Ice Cream Creation Contest: Win Tickets!

2nd Annual Cold Stone Creamery Uncorked! Creation Contest Create, Name and Enter to win! Contest runs through November 30th! Last year Burger Beast created the Creamy Beast: Cinnamon and Sweet Cream Ice Creams, Graham Cracker Pie Crust, Yellow Cake and Caramel and was a finalist! This year you can enter and create your own Cold Stone Creamery Creation. Enter Uncorked’s … Continue reading

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Tongue & Cheek’s Kitchen Collab with Paula DaSilva

Here is the anticipated menu for  Tongue & Cheek‘s five course  KITCHEN COLLAB taking place today Wednesday, November 20 with Chef Jamie DeRosa and guest Chef Paula DaSilva of 3030 Ocean. There are still seats available for this feast. Diners will be welcomed by complimentary cocktails and an array of hors d’oeuvres. Afterwards, they will enjoy an amazing five course dinner … Continue reading

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Riverwalk’s Burger Battle V Returns May 23rd, 2014

Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale hosts Riverwalk Burger Battle™ V presented by Publix Aprons Catering and Cooking School on Friday, May 23, 2014 under the stars along the Riverwalk at Huizenga Plaza. The Battle brings together South Florida burger aficionados for an evening of gourmet burger creations, cocktails, beers and fun, while raising funds to support the Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale’s mission of … Continue reading

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Tacos & Tatas Tuesdays at Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar

“TACOS & TATAS TUESDAYS” is back! The entire month of October, all five Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar locations will donate a percentage of their famed Taco Tuesday sales to breast cancer research via Susan G. Komen for the Cure. For $14.99 per person, guests can indulge on all-you-can-eat tacos including Rocco’s signature chicken, pork, steak, beef, mushroom, shrimp or … Continue reading

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Fire Up Your Appetites for the “GRIDIRON GRILL-OUT”

Food fans will be able to sample some of the fine-dining, grilled signature dishes to be prepared by top chefs paired with Miami Dolphins legends as part of “John Offerdahl’s Broward Health Gridiron Grill-Off Food, Wine & Tailgate Festival” on Saturday November 9th from 1 p.m. – 9 p.m. at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater. Check this out: Twenty-five local restaurants … Continue reading

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The Garlic Knot’s Grand Opening In Oakland Park, Fl

The Garlic Knot has just opened up in Oakland Park. This local Italian eatery has a fresh take on family style Italian dishes made to order. Homemade dough and authentic sauces along with cult-following garlic knots (made two ways!) are just a few of Chef Alex Giampietro’s comfort food staples from his expansive menu. The most expensive pasta dishes are … Continue reading

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Wagyu & Wine $25 At The Capital Grille Bar In Ft. Lauderdale

It’s back and better than ever! The Capital Grille’s Famed Wagyu Burger paired with your choice of wine: Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley 2009: Setting the bar for superstar cabernets since 1972—deliciously lush, drinkable upon release, yet worthy of cellaring for years to come. Tasting Notes: Black cherry & ripe blackberry, vanilla spice, fine grained tannins. Belle Glos “Dairyman” … Continue reading

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Brunch at Max’s Harvest, Delray Beach

The heart of Downtown Delray Beach, known as Pineapple Grove, is home to Max’s Harvest Sustainable Sundays. We stopped in to sample their Farm to Fork menu and met with their Executive Chef James Kampper, who has been with the restaurant since its opening in June 2010, and was named Executive Chef in February 2013. The energetic Kampper has always … Continue reading

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Las Olas Oktoberfest, “Las Olas Wiesen” Lawn, Fort lauderdale

Zicke zacke zicke zacke hoi hoi hoi! Are you an expert beer stein holder? Like bratwurst? Handy with a hammer & nails? Then start practicing your Jodelling and head to Las Olas Oktoberfest, Fort Lauderdale’s Munich style Beer, Food and Music Festival celebrating the tradition of  Oktoberfest,  held in Munich since 1810. Two  fun-filled weekends include live entertainment from Austria’s … Continue reading

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Bacon 3 Ways & More At ROK:BRGR’s Sunday Social Brunch

It’s Sunday, so that means Brunch. Lucky me, my photographer Jason and three of our friends! The recent buzz in downtown Fort Lauderdale was about ROK:BRGR’s new Sunday Social Brunch featuring farm fresh comfort food paired with rock music and a great selection of libations.  We arrived mid-morning to an inviting  atmosphere created by DJ/musician, Lucian, from the band Community … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes Tour at the Funky Buddha Brewery

On a hot summer night in June, we attended the highly anticipated grand-opening event with 3000+ beer enthusiasts to celebrate the arrival of Broward County’s first production microbrewery. But even better than that, we were invited behind the scenes to tour the brewery with Brand Director John Linn. With my photographer Jason Leidy in tow, we set out to capture … Continue reading

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Brunch At Rosie’s Bar & Grill In Wilton Manors, Florida

Throw out the window any preconceptions you may have of Rosie’s Bar & Grill in Wilton Manors (Fort Lauderdale). A self-proclaimed gay restaurant & bar, Rosie’s serves up an incredible “big & fluffy” brunch every Sunday, and award winning burgers (Riverwalk Burger Battle™ Judge’s Trophy, 2x Best Bar & Grill Burger, Burger Nirvana and Fan Favorite) all day, every day . … Continue reading

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Funky Buddha Brewery Grand Opening Celebration, Oakland Park, Florida

Funky Buddha’s beers are synonymous with innovation and flavor, winning national acclaim for melding traditional brewing methods with culinary ingredients such as chocolate, vanilla, tropical fruit, and maple syrup. Their new brewery, in Oakland Park, will allow for sudsy stalwarts such as Hop Gun IPA and the delectable Maple Bacon Coffee Porter (our favorite)! Join Burger Belle and friends as … Continue reading

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Bite it, Snap it, Post it, Win it Contest From Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Café, Hollywood celebrates National Hamburger Month with a unique contest! The Scoop: They are giving their fans a chance to celebrate National Hamburger Month with a beach getaway to the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana. Here’s what you do: Take a picture of yourself with a Hard Rock Legendary Burger at Hard Rock Café, Hollywood … Continue reading

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Get Infused At GIMME A BURGER In Deerfield Beach, Florida

The Northeast corner of Broward is heating up, burger-wise. Specifically, the northeast corner of Deerfield Beach, which, as anyone familiar with mouth watering comfort food will instantly recognize, is the home turf of multi-award winning Charm City Burger Company. Until recently, they (and their trophies) were the sole occupants of this patch of Broward, the undisputed masters of their domain. … Continue reading

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Eat, Drink & Rock out at Riverwalk’s Burger Battle™

The gang at Riverwalk  is getting ready for their 4th Annual Burger Battle™ presented by Publix Aprons Catering and Cooking School on May 31st along the New River in Downtown FTL’s Huizenga Plaza. It sizzles (in more ways than one!) and pits local burger joints and broward county restaurants against one another. The Contenders: ★ Returning Champs Charm City Burger … Continue reading