Empire Bagel Factory – Marco Island

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My family tries to hit up Marco Island for a week every summer. We go into hiding and spend our days obsessing over where to eat. I’m usually the first one to wake up so I’m the one out there looking for the breakfast goods. I’m currently on a bagel kick so Empire Bagel Factory […]

Are you lazy & love Croquetas? Then, Dos Croquetas is for you!

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How lazy are you? How much do you love Croquetas? Dos Croquetas is here to save the day for you. You can sit back, order Croquetas and have them delivered in time to watch with your favorite program(s) or just to stuff your face….because. BUT WAIT THERE”S MORE… They have a bunch of sandwich bites, […]

Tio Colo Chorizo & Onion Pizza Cubana

Tio Colo Bocaditos de Helado & Pizza Cubana

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It’s been quite a while, almost 5 years since the Burger Beast blog wrote about Tio Colo’s Bocaditos de Helado (Ice Cream Sandwiches). In that time, they’ve expanded from only selling those little addictive Bocaditos de Helado to adding Pizza Cubana to their food arsenal. If you think it doesn’t get any better than those […]

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 […]

Valento’s Pizza & Hoagies – Naples, Florida

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As my fried John and I driving to Pastrami Dan’s we see a rather large advert about Pizza Slice & a drink which hooks both he and I. After shoveling a couple of Pastrami Sandwiches we head over to Valento’s. I’m just hoping that they have a have a half decent slice. The night before […]

Plato Deli – Medley, Florida

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It’s been years 5 years since I headed into Medley to eat, at Loven Ovens to be exact. I spent many summers in Medley working with my Dad on his WISE Potato Chips route. Who remember’s Haney’s Market and their Grilled Cheese Sandwiches? Ok, enough of that…I’m getting off topic. Plato’s Deli is located on […]

Dovie’s – Tompkinsville, Kentucky

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I’m in Lexington, Kentucky when I text George Motz (author of Hamburger America) about a restaurant I had just eaten at. He responds that I’m not too far from Dovie’s and that I absolutely must hit it up. Dovie’s is in Tompkinsville, Kentucky and opened its doors in 1940. The restaurant was named after the […]

Butch’s Famous Burgers, Chili & Dogs – Ft. Myers, Florida

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Whenever I’m going to go on a road trip I make sure to mention it on social media (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) in the hopes that someone might mention a spot that I don’t even know about. I’d say about 99 times out of 100 I know about the restaurants suggested. Butch’s Famous Burger, Chili […]

Blue Door Smokehouse – Lexington, Kentucky

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I’m a bit ferklempt right now. When my wife Marcela, my bud John and I walked into Blue Door Smokehouse we had no idea what we were in for. Blue Door is a central Texas chop-house/chop-shop style BBQ joint that serves everything on trays with butcher paper. They’ve got a good 5 or 6 homemade […]

A&W Burgers Chicken Floats – Lexington, Kentucky

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After having just visited the A&W Corporate Headquarters and heard about the new concept stores in Lexington, Kentucky we were pumped to try the food. I need to be straight up with you guys, I’m not a fan of Root Beer. I figured I’d give it a shot since it’s made daily at these A&W locations. The […]