Burger King & The First 10 Miami Locations #ThrowbackThursday

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If you live in Miami and drive with any frequency to the Airport or Miami Beach, I will assume you’ve seen the giant Burger King building located right off of the Dolphin Expressway(SR836) on the NW 57th Street exit. I would also like to assume that you know that Burger King has been headquartered in […]

Royal Castle’s Royal Carousel #tbt #throwbackthursday

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There is only one Royal Castle Restaurant left from the Miami chain. It’s located at 2700 NW 79th Street and still open 24 hours a day. Royal Castle was founded by William Singer in 1938 way before Burger King opened up its first Miami outpost in 1954. It was the original Miami Chain. In April of […]

Who Remembers Rudy’s Sirloin SteakBurgers?

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Rudy’s Sirloin SteakBurgers were a chain of Burger joints in South Florida from 1984 to 1991 (the last year I remember seeing one open). Douglas Rudolph was the man who brought Wendy’s to Miami-Dade County in November of 1977, later sold off those 22 Wendy’s south florida locations in 1983 and founded Rudy’s in 1984. Rudy’s was a hybrid of […]

Once Upon A Time, There Was A Burger Castle #tbt #throwbackthursday

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The first time I ever heard of Burger Castle was on Don Boyd’s PBase. There’s a great picture of Burger Castle from 1972 at his site. There isn’t very much information to be found about Burger Castle actually. The menu consisted of their Giant Burger, regular Burger, Fried Chicken, Roast Beef Sandwich, Filet of Fish […]

History Of The Burger Beastmobile #tbt #throwbackthursday

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Since three years have pass I thought it might be cool to write up the entire experience of the Burger Beastmobile, even though it really only lasted a couple of montsh I still have folks emailing me to hire the Beastmobile for catering. When I first mentioned that there was a Burger Beast Food Truck […]

Just Recently There Was A Big Boy In Florida #tbt

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I grew up eating at Bob’s Big Boy during summers when I visited my grandmother who lived in Glendale, California. I was hoping to recapture some of that magical time in my life by hitting up a Big Boy that I had heard had opened up in Sanford, Florida. In Feb of 2009 I made […]