Grillin N Chillin BBQ Festival – Sunday April 2nd

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Grillin N Chillin, Wynwood’s 3rd annual BBQ Festival returns on Sunday April 2nd from 11AM til 7PM at the old RC Cola plant. The cool thing about this event are all the other activities to keep you busy while you stuff your face with BBQ from places like Fat Boyz Barbecue, King Of Racks BBQ, […]

Babe Froman’s Sausage Fest ’16 Is This Saturday

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What are you doing this Saturday afternoon? I’ve got an idea for you, how about Babe Froman’s Sausage Fest ’16? – Babe Froman Fine Sausages is having an Open House/Biergarten Extravaganza featuring their delicious Sausages, local brews and some special collaboration goodies plus music by the Black Market Sound System. -This event is 21+ and includes all […]

Leah Arts District Summer Series – Saturday June 11th Block Party & 18th Movie Night

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It’s been a while but it’s finally back……the Leah Summer Series presented by Mist TWST with the Second Annual #HIALEAHNOW Block Party happening Saturday June 11th (4-9PM). If you attended last year then you know what to expect: Music, Murals, Food and Live Art (Duh!). This year they’ve added a second event, a Saturday Movie Night […]

Celebrate 4/20 with a Hot Taco Contest & Chimi Grande Eating Contest at Latin House

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Ok, so here’s the deal. If you’re looking for somewhere to curb your munchies attack this Wednesday (4/20) then you might want to check out Latin House (9565 SW 72nd St Miami, FL 33173) in Kendall. They’ve got a “Hot Taco Contest” & a “Chimi Grande Eating Contest” for your entertainment. Orrrrrrrr….of course if you’ve […]

Chef James Croqueta Challenge, This Thursday

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Who’s up for Chef James’ Croqueta Challenge? This Thursday (7-11PM) Chef Carlos from The Lunch, Chef Eric from Toro Toro, Chef James from Sabores by Chef James and Chef Leah from Alter will be serving up their Croqueta creations for you to try and judge. As a plus, they’ll be paired with unlimited Rum Cocktails. […]

America’s Best Breakfast Brunch w/Full Menu

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SOBEWFF® continues with Festival Founder and Director Lee Brian Schrager as he celebrates the launch of his third cookbook, America’s Best Breakfasts: Favorite Local Recipes from Coast to Coast (Clarkson Potter, April 2015), which pays tribute to the most delectable meal of the day. Taking place at the famed Magic City Casino and curated with […]

Food Trucks at Magic City Casino This Saturday, Friendly Reminder

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The state of Florida’s longest running Food Truck is the Wheelin’ Dealin’ Street Food Festival at Magic City Casino. It always takes place every 3rd Saturday of the month from 5-10PM. I’ve been curating this event since day one thanks to a partnership with the good folks at Magic City Casino. We’ve got a another great line-up […]

5 Burger Beast Events That Never Happened Plus One That Will

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When I started the Burger Beast Blog I had no idea I’d get into event producing and curating. When I had a few events under my belt I met with Lee Schrager (founder of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival) for lunch at Sparky’s. He asked what I was up to and I mentioned the […]

Croquetapalooza 2015 Details – Sunday October 11th

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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: Returning 2014 Croquetapalooza Champions Barley, BreadMan Miami, Caribe Restaurant, Cinebistro, FINKA Table & Tap, Fish […]

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

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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 a Ring! All ages welcome and admission is FREE. Well behaved children and pets are […]

2015 Frita Showdown in Pictures

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Last night was my 3rd annual Frita Showdown held at Magic City Casino. El Mago de las Frita took home the Downstairs People’s Choice Award while El Rey de las Fritas 3-peated and held onto the title of “Best Frita en el Mundo”. Special thanks to our sponsors Downstairs Markets, Schweid & Sons (who also supplied […]