Bird & Bone at the Confidante Miami Beach – South Beach, Florida

It takes a whole bunch to get me to leave the mainland of Miami and hit up South Beach, it’s a totally different world over there. I’ve been a fan of Chef Richard Hales or as I refer to him, Sir … Continue reading

Vicki’s Lunch Van – Montgomery, Alabama

I remember reading some blurb about Vicki’s Lunch Van a few years back, about how it was Alabama’s Best Burger. When someone affixes a title like that on a restaurant it sets a level of expectation that sometimes can not … Continue reading

Slice Of New York – St. Pete Beach, Florida

Sometimes in life you’re so busy running around that you don’t take the time to slow down and just enjoy a great meal with friends. You normally don’t ever see me go into detail about who I’m eating with but … Continue reading

PRØØF – Miami, Florida by ThankfulMonster

I often get asked – “Where do you eat when you are not traveling?” Though it’s a pretty simple question, the answer is a little more complicated. I have places that I like to go to on special occasions or … Continue reading

ITO Mojitos & Cafecitos – Miami Beach (North), Florida

ITO is located at the bottom of a hotel in the North part of Miami Beach. It has a parking area separating it from the Beach but this is the part of Miami Beach that I like, not filled with … Continue reading

BRGR Stop – Coconut Creek, Florida

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, the rain had been following us the entire way. A thought … Continue reading

Burger Beast’s Best Burgers of 2016

Now that’s we’re one week into the New Year, it’s a perfect time to post the Best Burgers I ate in 2016. My road trips this year took me through most of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee & Ohio (in … Continue reading

MOOYAH Burgers – Doral, Florida

I first mentioned MOOYAH coming to South Florida on August 19th, 2013, then on December 26th, 2014 I had more details (& a menu to show) but it wasn’t until August 1st, 2015 that I had actual addresses. MOOYAH’s first … Continue reading

All American Shake Shop – Naples, Florida

You just can’t drive by an old Dairy Queen building especially when it’s looking so sharp and not stop. It piqued my curiosity and while I expected there to be some good desserts on the menu, it was a nice … Continue reading

Bodega on Central – St. Petersburg, Florida

A few years back, Bodega on Central had just closed their doors as my wife Marcela and I had arrived. We were down the street at an antique shop who suggested we check out their Frita Cubana. It’s been stuck … Continue reading