BurgerFi – Coral Gables, Florida

BurgerFi Double Cheeseburger

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

Uncle Tom's BBQ

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

OneBurger's Black Castle Burger

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

National Hamburger Month Mini Sandwiches

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

Shack Burger

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

Uncle Tom's BBQ

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

Shake Shack Fresh Cut 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

BB Counter Breakfast

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

Pincho Factory - 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

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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

Burger Joints 2013

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Swine - Coral Gables, Florida

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

Tomatoes

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

National Hamburger Month Wednesdays at Eating House During May

NHM - Eating House

Yes, it’s true. Eating House will be celebrating National Hamburger Month every Wednesday with the Carbonara Burger. What’s in that bad boy? How about a Black Angus Patty topped with Applewood Smoked Bacon, Fontina Cheese, Black Truffle, Egg and Parmigiano. … Continue reading

Gusto Fino – Coral Gables, Florida

Lasagna

I remember reading about Gusto Fino when Mango & Lime wrote about them a few years back. I added them to my mental must try list, mostly because of the Sicilian Meatball Sandwich everyone was raving about. Years passed…….then I … Continue reading