KewPee Hamburgers – Lima, Ohio

KewPee Hamburgers is the 2nd oldest Burger Chain in the United States after White Castle. It was founded in 1923 and there are currently 3 in Lima, Ohio (pronounced “Lie-Ma” 1928 this location) and another couple in Michigan (Lansing & … Continue reading

SugaPie Desserts, Coffee & Craft Beer Is Just One Week Away

So here it is, the final details for my last event of the year, SugaPie Festival! SugaPie is a celebration of excellent Desserts, Coffees & Craft Beers including some very cool collaborations with HipPops Handcrafted Gelato Bars/Knaus Berry Farm, Funky Buddha Brewery/Swensen’s … Continue reading

Stephen’s Restaurant, In This Place Called Hialeah

If you’ve got a 9 to 5 and are off weekends it’s not likely that you’ll be able to hit up Stephen’s Restaurant in the burgeoning Arts District of Hialeah (Leah Arts District). They’re only open Monday through Friday from … Continue reading

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

The Fish House – Miami, Florida

The Fish House…..that’s right a seafood place. How did I end up here? It’s a great question so let me explain. Months ago someone mentioned to me on Instagram that there was a seafood spot I needed to check out … Continue reading

Caruso’s Eats & Treats – Ft. Myers, Florida

I’m not one to give up easily when searching online for somewhere different to eat and  Caruso’s Eats & Treats wasn’t exactly on the first page of results. It may take you some digging to find a restaurant worth being … Continue reading

Marlie’s Delights Food Truck – CLOSED

I remember it like it was the other day, the owners of Marlie’s Delights walked up to me at the National Hamburger Month edition of Wheelin’ Dealin’ Street Food Festival (May 2012) at Magic City Casino. They were launching a … Continue reading

EDGE Steak & Bar – Brickell, Florida

Do you have ever lie to yourself about something? I’ve been saying to myself this is the week I go to EDGE for almost two years.I got dangerously close to eating here last November and then I don’t know what … 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

The Local Craft Food & Drink – Coral Gables, Florida

The Original Post (November 2013): The first thing I ever had from the Local Craft Food & Drink was their Burger during the Burgerliscious competition. At that time Alberto Cabrera was the Chef before he opened up his own spot … Continue reading