Killer Melts, Grilled Cheeses & Burgers

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Let me give you a little background on Killer Melts (and Burgers). Back in 2012 I ate from a food truck called Killer Pasta. I liked the food, actually I was quite enamored with it. Then a few years later the chef/owner Kevin Hase decided to change the concept on the truck to sell Grilled […]

Chuck Wagon – Miami, Florida

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Chuck Wagon is a mini chain (3 locations) of western themed restaurants located in Miami on the outskirts of Westchester (7355 Bird Rd) in Coral Terrace, Kendall (7628 SW 117 Ave) and West Kendall (11230 SW 137 Ave). *The original location (Kendall) has been in operation since the early 1970’s and the one I ate […]

El Rinconcito Latino – Westchester & Beyond…

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Just a few blocks from my parent’s house in Westchester is a Cuban restaurant they frequent, El Rinconcito Latino. There are actually 6 other¬†locations. My first recollection of seeing/hearing about this place was their spot across the street from Leo’s Pizza. My parents eat in or take out from here a couple of times a […]

Munchies Cafe 2 – West Kendall, Florida

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A day before Croquetapalooza I dropped in to Munchies Cafe 2. I had last visited their original location a little over year ago after a BB reader mentioned that their Croquetas are a must try. I was torn as to which appetizer to start with so I did the only sensible thing, I ordered the […]

Caporal Chicken Opens In Miami, After Achieving Legendary Status in New York

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Ever heard of Caporal Chicken? Well, if you’re not from New York or Cuba it’s unlikely. Caporal Chicken had something like 14 locations in Cuba before Castro came along and put a stop to that. In 1968 they opened up in the Washington Heights part of New York where their name is now legendary. The […]

Keg South of Kendall, A Return To An Old Favorite

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If you think back on your life, can you remember where the beginnings of one of your passions¬†I really meant obsessions came from? In 1996 when I worked at the Best Buy in Hialeah, one of the managers and I struck up a friendship. I was the Supervisor of the Media Department and he was […]

Frenchie’s Bistro – West Kendall, Florida – CLOSED

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Frenchie’s Bistro in West Kendall opened shop in early August. I had a great lunch there but my camera malfunctioned and I lost all the pictures. I kept telling myself I would be back to eat the days following that lunch which turned into almost 3 months. I finally made it back and got to […]

Sergio’s in Miami, Florida

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I remember the first time I heard of Sergio’s. It was the early ’90s and my sister & her friends would go there late at night on the weekend to get Cafe con Leche (Cuban coffee with steamed milk). I had already made it out in my head to be this place where all these […]