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

Last Man Standing – Restaurant Chains Left with 1 Location

Once upon these restaurants were parts of larger chains that were either regional or spread across the United States. Unfortunately, like most good things in life….mismanagement, bad decisions, declining sales & a slew of other reasons were the cause for … 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

The Loyalist – Chicago, Illinois by ThankfulMonster

I was in Chicago a couple weeks ago.  As always, the list was long and the time short.  On my list were:  Next, Grace, Oriole, Au Cheval (more on this later), and many others. One of the places that impressed … Continue reading