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15th Street Fisheries & Dockside Cafe – Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Posted on Jul 29th, 2010

How I ended up here isn't particularly important. What is important, is that I did. 15th Street Fisheries & Dockside Cafe are actually 2 places…

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B.C. Cafe – Davie, Florida

Posted on Jul 18th, 2014

You got love how Brett Chiavari, the proud papa of the B.C. Tacos Food Truck & its younger sibling B.C. Cafe is able to keep the caveman theme…

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Bake Shack – Dania Beach, Florida

Posted on Jun 15th, 2016

I've been waking up super early for the last couple of weeks and was looking forward to sleeping in on Wednesday or so I thought. All it took was a…

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Bill’s Filling Station – Wilton Manors, Florida is CLOSED

Posted on Aug 31st, 2010

Bill's Filling Station is not a bar I would normally frequent. It's a gay bar but it wouldn't stop me from enjoying some great food there (smoking's…

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Blue Willy’s Traditional Southern BBQ – Oakland Park, Florida

Posted on Feb 1st, 2011

As I got off of my car I could smell the glorious smell of the smoker a good 100 feet from me. Blue Willy's BBQ is a large trailer, part of which is…

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BRGR Stop – Coconut Creek, Florida

Posted on Jan 12th, 2017

I'm making the return drive from Orlando when traffic gets backed up to a near stand still. We're dying to just get back and if it wasn't bad enough,…

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Brooklyn Italian Ice Co. in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida – CLOSED

Posted on Nov 9th, 2012

*I had just finished up my late breakfast at the O-B House in Ft. Lauderdale when I remembered that I wanted to check out the Brooklyn Italian Ice…

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Buddha Burger – Hollywood, Florida – CLOSED

Posted on Feb 8th, 2014

A few years ago I was one of the biggest fanboys of Quickie's Burgers & Wings of Hollywood. Evan Alichos, the man who created all of the Burgers…

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Bull Market – Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Posted on Feb 7th, 2016

One of the plusses of doing something like the Amstel Light Burger Beast Challenge is that I get introduced to a place like Bull Market in Ft.…

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Burger Freak in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Posted on Aug 20th, 2012

What are you, some kinda Burger Freak? We've all been there, someone calls you a Burger Freak and you think about it and then happily agree. Hey,…

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BurgerFi in Lauderdale By The Sea, Florida

Posted on Sep 19th, 2011

BurgerFi has been open for a little while now but I put off checking it out since all I would really hear about it are the Shake Shack comparisons.…

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California Burgers And Shakes In Ft. Lauderdale, Florida – CLOSED

Posted on Jul 16th, 2010

As I walked in and looked at the Burgers on the grill I realized a single Burger just wasn't going to do it for me today (or most days for that…

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Cheesesteak Experience – Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Posted on Oct 28th, 2013

The Cheesesteak Experience moved from the Festival Flea Market Mall in Coconut Creek to a pretty desolate strip mall in Ft. Lauderdale, at least it…

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Dairy Belle Ice Cream – Dania Beach, Florida

Posted on May 8th, 2013

Everytime I've been to Dairy Belle Ice Cream it's been inundated with French Canadian tourist or just French Canadians who dress badly. If they're…

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Elevation Burger In Coral Springs, Florida – CLOSED

Posted on Mar 17th, 2010

There are 2 things that set Elevation Burger apart from the majority of burger joints. The beef is ground fresh at each location (it's 100% grass fed…

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Gilbert’s 17th Street Grill – Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Posted on Sep 18th, 2010

Gilbert's has some of the nicest folks you'll ever meet greeting you as soon as you walk in. It makes you feel like you're home. There's a old diner…

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Gran Forno Bakery – Ft. Lauderdale

Posted on Jan 3rd, 2013

I was eating at Old Breakfast House when I just had to ask if they baked their own bread. They didn't but directed me to the Gran Forno Bakery where…

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Hot Diggity Dogs & More in Dania Beach, Florida

Posted on Jun 18th, 2012

Hot Diggity Dogs & More in Dania Beach is one of those roadside stands that you read about and wish was in your neighborhood. There's nothing…

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Jake’s Wayback Burgers in Coconut Creek, Florida

Posted on May 31st, 2012

Jake's Wayback Burgers from Delaware is the latest chain of Burger joints to make its way to South Florida and the first to open up in the Coconut…

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Jaxson’s Ice Cream Parlour, Restaurant and Country Store in Dania Beach, Florida

Posted on Feb 27th, 2011

Jaxson's Ice Cream Parlour, Restaurant and Country Store has been around for over 50 years. I've come by here quite a few times to wait in line…

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Knucklehead Burgers in Davie, Florida – CLOSED

Posted on Aug 9th, 2012

I don't get as many recommendations for burgers as you might think, so when a reader wrote in and mentioned he had a great Burger at a new place in…

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Krystal – Ft. Lauderdale, Florida – CLOSED

Posted on Oct 6th, 2008

Something about the Krystal Chik makes me lose self control when ordering and if you've got those late night munchies a Steamer pack (24 Krystal…

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Mojo Donuts Has Me Under It’s Spell

Posted on Feb 20th, 2013

In South Florida if you want to hit up an indie Donut shop you would have needed to either drive way South to Mandarin Doughnuts (which is now…

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Nacho Bizness – Ft. Lauderdale Food Truck Trailer

Posted on Sep 8th, 2010

There's a whole bunch of flavor coming out of the small Nacho Bizness trailer. Nacho Bizness starts early enough that it serves breakfast and lunch.…

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Old Breakfast House – Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Posted on Jan 3rd, 2013

If you're in Broward and haven't had your morning fill at Old Breakfast House, then there's a problem you will need to correct. I've planned my visit…

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Orange Bear Grill – Casino at Dania Beach, Florida

Posted on May 3rd, 2017

If you've read my visit to The Orange Bear Restaurant when it was located in Bonita Springs then you know I've got much love for this place. The Menu…

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Quickie’s Burgers & Wings, It’s Been A While

Posted on Oct 21st, 2014

Let me give a quick background on Quickie's Burger & Wings. I ate at Quickie's Burgers & Wings for the first time when the Burger Beast blog…

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Rhino Doughnuts & Coffee – Lauderdale By The Sea

Posted on Jul 11th, 2014

Rhino Doughnuts & Coffee in Lauderdale by the Sea is the first of 4 locations, the other 3 being Boca Raton, Ft. Lauderdale & Sunrise which…

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Rickey’s Sports Bar & Grill in Pembroke Pines, Florida

Posted on Sep 28th, 2008

Years ago I bought a gigantic jug of Rickey's World Famous Hot Sauce not knowing anything about the restaurant affiliated with it or that's it's…

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Rok:Brgr Burger Bar + Gastropub – Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Posted on Mar 16th, 2011

Rok:Brgr Burger Bar + Gastropub has got this great laid back atmosphere that I just fell in love with from the minutes I arrived.. There was a dude…

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Smashburger in Coral Springs, Florida – CLOSED

Posted on Nov 16th, 2011

Smashburger has finally opened up in Coral Springs (1840 N. University Drive) on Tuesday. On Monday I was lucky enough to be invited to their VIP aka…

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Smoke BBQ in Delray Beach and Ft. Lauderdale

Posted on Jul 5th, 2016

A few weeks back I spent the weekend in Boca Raton. Of course, this staycation revolved around food spots. I had Smoke BBQ on my to do list and my…

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Sonny’s Famous Steak Hogies in Hollywood, FL

Posted on Aug 13th, 2012

Opened in 1958, Sonny's Famous Steak Hogies is an icon for comfort food fans in Hollywood, Florida. I've known about Sonny's for years and I'm…

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Swank Southern Kitchen – Davie, Florida – CLOSED

Posted on Oct 7th, 2013

Swank Southern Kitchen is part of this Southern Food resurgence that has finally found its way to South Florida. I went in solo which kinda limited…

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Tap 42 – Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Posted on Jan 4th, 2013

Tap 42 is a Gatropub located in Ft. Lauderdale. If you're a beer fan, you will love all the Craft Beers available on Draft (51 to be exact) and in…

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The Bilge Pump from Howie’s Top Dog in Davie, Florida

Posted on Apr 5th, 2013

Howie's Top Dog is a Chicago style Hot Dog joint with a bunch of other things to eat like Burgers, Baked Potatoes and Gyros. Yes, it's one of those…

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Tom Jenkins’ BarBQ In Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Posted on Sep 3rd, 2009

I met up with a crew of bloggers which included the French Fry Fairy at Tom Jenkins' Bar-B-Q in Ft. Lauderdale. My wife Marcela and I arrive late…

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Ye Olde Falcon Pub In Davie, Florida

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2009

Had I discovered this place when I was younger I would have appreciated it more. The name alone would have drawn me out to drink and eat here. I'm a…

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You Know What’s Really Good? The Cachapa at Super Arepa

Posted on Mar 23rd, 2015

You know what's really good? The Cachapa at Super Arepa You may be asking, what in the world is a Cachapa? Most Venezuelan quick service…

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