Handy Andy Grocery – Oxford, Mississippi

Handy Andy Grocery is catty-cornered from the antique shop I had just left my wife Marcela at. While I’m always constantly looking for things to add to my collection, Marcela is much more thorough than I am which generally leaves me … Continue reading

Owens Burger Shack – Clarksdale, Mississippi

We were running low on gas while driving around Clarksdale, Mississippi so as the truck was getting its fill at a station I notice a Burger Joint across the street. We (my wife Marcela & I) had just eaten a … Continue reading

Pig Floyd’s Urban Barbakoa – Orlando, Florida

I met Thomas Ward 3 years ago when he opened up one of the original Food Trucks in the Orlando scene, the Treehouse Truck. He’s back at it again with a new restaurant called Pig Floyd’s Urban Barbakoa. Pig Floyd’s features BBQ with … Continue reading

Uncle Tom’s Barbecue Returns To Form

I always hope that when someone takes over a restaurant with history that they not only want to preserve but build on it for future generations. I was ecstatic when I heard that Uncle Tom’s Barbecue was not only coming … Continue reading

Craft Bar & Q, Passion BBQ Food Truck Finds A Home Near Midtown

My introduction to Eric & Rusty, the guys behind Passion BBQ was when they were doing the BBQ at the great but short lived Lunch American Style. They’ve since opened up the Passion BBQ Food Truck and now their brick … Continue reading

Mrs. Smokeys Real Pit Bar-B-Q In Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

I can thank my friend Steve for not only telling me about Mrs Smokeys but actually taking me there. After he had convinced me to attend one of the many Food Truck Invasions he has all over South Florida, we … Continue reading

Fat Matt’s Rib Shack In Atlanta, Georgia

By the time we arrived in Atlanta from Miami it was almost 10:30PM. We were tired, starved and lucky that Fat Matt’s Rib Shack was open until 11:30PM and right around the corner from where we were staying. Fat Matt’s … Continue reading

Fuego Lento BBQ In Kendall Is On Fire

Fuego Lento BBQ in Kendall has only been open a little over month in Kendall but seems to be slowly building a fan base. I felt a little overwhelmed once I walked in and that may have been partially or … Continue reading

Check Out Brad’s BBQ Every Tuesday Night in Surfside

What do you mean only Tuesdays? Yeah, that’s the way it goes. Chef Brad Kilgore who I’ve been watching via fellow bloggers’ Food for Thought and The Chowfather blogs for a while now is the man behind Brad’s BBQ. He’s … Continue reading

BurgerQue in Ft. Myers, Florida

BurgerQue is not a fast food joint. Most folks will take one look at it and assume that which is bad for 2 reasons. First, the food is not fast food as there is much depth of flavor and secondly … Continue reading

Sparky’s Roadside Barbecue in Downtown Miami, Florida

You just can’t trust the GPS on your phone. I’ve been wanting to buy one for use exclusively in my car (where else would I use it?) and it would have come in handy today. I get lost in Downtown … Continue reading

Tom Jenkins’ BarBQ In Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

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 (our new Miami thing). When we walk in a few folks are already … Continue reading

Almost Famous Mel’s In Marco Island, Florida – CLOSED

Almost Famous Mel’s was probably one of the best places I ate at last year. I didn’t really take pictures because at the time, the birth of the Burger Beast site was a few months away. I spent all of … Continue reading

Abdullah The Butcher House Of Ribs And Chinese Food In Atlanta, Georgia

My interest in visiting Abdullah The Butcher House of Ribs & Chinese Food lied solely in the fact that I watched wrestling in 1980s. Abdullah The Butcher was a character that scared me and interested me at the same time. … Continue reading

Brimstone In Pembroke Pines, Florida

I’ve passed Brimstone many a time on my way to Sunrise and wondered what exactly it was. It certainly looks like a chain restaurant (which it’s not) from I-75. My friend Ed and I decided to go in and see … Continue reading