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

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

Roxie’s Grocery – Memphis, Tennessee

An important thing to do when visiting towns is connect with the folks who know their cities really well. I’m not really interested in eating at restaurants listed on “Top 10 Lists” created by someone who doesn’t even leave their … Continue reading

Owens Burger Shack – Clarksdale, Mississippi

We were running low on gas while driving around Clarksdale, Mississippi so as the truck was getting its fill at a station I notice a Burger Joint across the street. We (my wife Marcela & I) had just eaten a … Continue reading

Sam’s Super Burger – Grand Bay, Alabama

During our road trip from Miami to Mississippi we needed to stop for gas occasionally. I like the stops to coincide with a town that has a locally owned Burger Joint. On the last leg of the drive we stopped … Continue reading

Larry, Curly, Burgers and Moe – Homestead, Florida

I was in Homestead a few days ago when I found out about the existence of Larry, Curly, Burgers and Moe. Being a lifelong Three Stooges and Burger fan, it was no brainer that I’d have to stop in. The … Continue reading

Nevermind Awesome Bar & Eatery – Cape Coral, Florida

I spent a week in Ft. Myers but found myself in Cape Coral about half the time eating my way through it. I can’t lay claim to knowing about Nevermind or that I’ve had them on my list to try … Continue reading

Swensen’s New Menu Is Absolutely Killer

I decided to stop in at Swensen’s (opened in 1977) a few weeks back since the last time I wrote about them was almost six years ago. I noticed some changes to the food and it turns out that they have a new Executive Chef. … Continue reading

The Rolling Stove @ Churchill’s Pub in Little Haiti, Florida

If you’ve been following me on social media for a while then you know I absolutely love the Rolling Stove Food Truck since it debuted almost 5 years ago. The truck is still making the rounds but the ‘Stove also now … Continue reading

Cuban Guys Opens Up In Hialeah’s Westland Mall

About 3 and 1/2 years ago I told you about a little spot in Hialeah Gardens called Cuban Guys. A year later they were announcing the opening of the 2nd and 3rd locations (Kendall & North Miami Beach).Here are we … Continue reading

Magic City Pizza on the Outskirts of Westchester

Magic City Pizza had the unenviable task of opening up in the same spot where my beloved That Pizza Place on Coral Way was. What that essentially means is that I was gonna have a certain of expectation even though … Continue reading

Buns and Buns – South Miami, Florida

I can’t believe I’ve been saying that I’m gonna hit up Buns and Buns for over a year and it’s now that I finally made it, better late than never. I dropped in with Dro from the305.com who came along … Continue reading

180 Degrees at the DRB, A Must Eat Kinda Situation

Downtown Miami with its one way roads isn’t exactly my favorite part of town to be driving around in……but, I will make an exception if called for. This is the story of one those exceptions to the Burger Beast “Road … Continue reading

Hungry Bear Subs in Doral? Yup.

About 50% of the people who I mention Hungry Bear Subs to think I’m talking about the original Kendall location. If that wasn’t bad enough they don’t even realize there is a second location in Doral which has been there since 1989, … Continue reading

BTW Is Now Open on Alton Road, Miami Beach, Florida

Before we even get into food talk about BTW (Burgers Tacos Whiskey) on Alton Road please peruse the menu below. I was originally going to get my BTW action on yesterday but ended up at Swine, trust me I’m not … Continue reading

You Know What’s Really Good? Tortilla Española from Delicias de España

You Know What’s Really Good? La Tortilla Española from Delicious de España. My Mom makes really great breakfast omelettes but it wasn’t until I visited my dad’s mother (La Gallega) in Glendale, California that I tried a Spanish Omelette (Tortilla … Continue reading

Ms. Cheezious Is Finally Home on Biscayne Blvd.

When I announced that Ms. Cheezious was opening up a restaurant on Biscayne Blvd in April of 2013 they had just won their second Burger Beast Burgie Award for Best Dade County Food Truck. Flash forward to almost two years … Continue reading

Crackers Casual Dining in Miami Springs Makes Me Feel Good

There’s no doubt about it, Crackers Casual Dining makes me feel good. I’ve had about 10 meals here over the last two years and there’s only one thing I wouldn’t order again, the Brisket. My bud FGH had the same … Continue reading

I Think You’ll Love Fritanga Caña Brava Too

My wife Marcela is Nicaraguan which means two things. First, I’ve eaten from way more Fritangas than your average Miamian. Secondly, there’s little credence placed on my thoughts about Fritangas (Nicaraguan quick service-style restaurant). So of course when I spotted Fritanga … Continue reading

gastroPod finds a home in Wynwood

On December 9, 2009 I wrote “In a city where it seems hype goes a lot farther than substance, it’s great to run into the real deal.” I was talking about my first encounter with Chef Jeremiah and his gastroPod. … Continue reading