The Local In Coral Gables, Southern Comfort Food At Its Finest

The truth of the matter is that I had lost faith in The Local. After Chef Alberto Cabrera’s (Little Bread) exit, there seemed to be a loss of focus on the food. Enter Chef Phil Bryant. I had met Phil … Continue reading

Little Bread – Coral Gables, Florida – CLOSED

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