Little Bread Takes Over Bread & Butter in Coral Gables

Just a little over 2 and a half years ago I wrote about Chef Alberto Cabrera and his just opened Bread + Butter Counter in Coral Gables. This past December I told you about his new sandwich concept in Little … Continue reading

Swensen’s New Menu Is Absolutely Killer

I decided to stop in at Swensen’s (opened in 1977) a few weeks back since the last time I wrote about them was almost six years ago. I noticed some changes to the food and it turns out that they have a new Executive Chef. … Continue reading

BurgerFi – Coral Gables, Florida

This isn’t my first BurgerFi rodeo, I’ve been to a few of them here and there. The difference is now I’ve got a BurgerFi just a few miles from my home with the opening of their Coral Gables location. I’ve worked … 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

Coral Gables Is The Burger Capital Of South Florida

When talking Burgers there is no question that Coral Gables is the Burger Capital of South Florida, I might even say of the entire state of Florida. I worked in Coral Gables for many years right on the mile (CG … Continue reading

Pincho Factory – Coral Gables, Florida

There are two areas of South Florida where you can catch me eating most of the time, Westchester and Coral Gables. Westchester, cause my parents are there and Coral Gables is just a few blocks from my house. I’ve eaten … Continue reading

Shake Shack – Coral Gables, Florida

These Burger Beast lips had not touched a Shake Shack Burger until the South Beach Wine & Food Festival Burger Bash of 2009 and I wasn’t impressed at first. Shake Shack wouldn’t open in South Beach (its first Florida location) for … Continue reading

Coral Gable’s Uncle Tom’s BBQ Is Back In Business

I drive by Uncle Tom’s BBQ all the time so I was very excited today to receive an email announcing it’s re-opening in May 2014. The last time I ate there about 5 years ago it was a shadow of … Continue reading

Open Letter To Shake Shack About Their Fries

Dear Shake Shack, Why have those crispy delicious new spuds of yours not found a way to South Florida yet? Is it something I’ve done because if that’s the case, I apologize. I only wanted the best for our relationship … Continue reading

Breakfast At Bread + Butter Counter In Coral Gables

Since the day Bread + Butter Counter opened back in February 2013 I was waiting for them to start serving Breakfast on weekdays, the time is finally here. The Breakfast is available only Weekdays from 8AM -11AM. I went to … Continue reading

Let Me Introduce You To Pincho Factory’s Croquettessa

“The World’s first 1/3 pound Chuck, Brisket and Short Rib Croquetta Burger Patty topped with Crunchy Pickles, Dijon Mustard and Mayo cuddled in a Brioche Bun.” And this is how love at first sight begins…..Pincho Factory’s Croquettessa Sandwich is available … Continue reading

The Art Of The Burger By Shake Shack and Brooklyn Brewery

Brooklyn Brewery is on a mission to bring its tasty cerveza across the country and in order to that they started the Brooklyn Brewery MASH Tour. The tour has been through 11 cities across this great nation and it’s ending right … Continue reading

Art Of The Burger At Shake Shack Coral Gables

Mark Rosati, the Shake Shack mastermind, well his actual title is Culinary Director and Brooklyn Brewery Chef Andrew Gerson are hosting the “Art of the Burger Shake Shack Coral Gables” next Monday, December 9th from 7–8:30 PM. They will be … Continue reading

Burger Joint Invasion Continues In South Florida

The world of Burgers is again movin’ and shakin’ in South Florida. There’s a bunch of openings happening in the next few weeks with the highest profile being Food Network star Bobby’s Flay’s Bobby’s Burger Palace this Friday December 6th. … Continue reading

Beer, Burgers & Blue Night – The Club At The Biltmore Hotel

The Club at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables is hosting Beer, Burgers & Blues Night at the 19th Hole tonight from 7-8:30pm. You’ll be able to sample Craft Beers, some Burgers and listen to the Woods Blues Band, who … Continue reading

Shake Shack Wins Best In Bun, Swine Takes People’s Choice At Burgerliscious 2013

Well, the 2013 edition of Burgerliscious is in the books and Shake Shack took home the Best in Bun Award, which was chosen by a panel of judges via a blind tasting. I’m a giant Shake Shack fan and blind tasting … Continue reading

3rd Annual Burgerliscious Returns To Coral Gables – Thursday November 7th

Burgerliscious returns for a third time to Fred B. Hartnett Park on Thursday, November 7th from 6PM – 10PM.  Much like the previous years there are 2 types of tickets available for this event, General Admission or VIP. General Admission is $60 and includes … Continue reading

Un Macdona Cheeseburger For Lunch At Bread & Butter Counter

I’ve been to Bread + Butter Counter before but for dinner*. I had a tough decision to make which was made much easier once I saw “Un Macdona Cheeseburger” on the Lunch menu. Chef Alberto Cabrera is a funny motherfucker. … Continue reading

Swine Southern Table & Bar In Coral Gables Had Me At Run Pig Run

I rarely ever speak of it on the blog but I love folks who put together a great concept with decor & ambiance that matches it. It’s not as easy to do as some people seem to believe. The minute … Continue reading

Eating House – Coral Gables, Florida

Every time I drive by that corner in Coral Gables off of 8th Street, there’s a line out of the door to Eating House. I really wanted to eat at Eating House but I wanted no part of that line. … Continue reading