You Wanna Talk Old School? Check Out Phillips Grocery In Holly Springs

Phillips Grocery in Holly Springs, Mississippi

Phillips Grocery is located in Holly Springs, Mississippi (there’s another location in Oxford too). It’s located right near train tracks that were involved in the Van Dorn Raid of the American Civil War. The two story house was built as a Saloon in 1892 by … 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 and I really do think … Continue reading

Caporal Chicken Opens In Miami, After Achieving Legendary Status in New York

Caporal Chicken in Miami, Florida

Ever heard of Caporal Chicken? Well, if you’re not from New York or Cuba it’s unlikely. Caporal Chicken had something like 14 locations in Cuba before Castro came along and put a stop to that. In 1968 they opened up in the Washington Heights part … Continue reading

The Lamar Lounge & The End Of All Music Store In Oxford, Mississippi

The Lamar Lounge - Oxford, Mississippider

As a longtime fan of Fat Possum Records I never thought I’d see the day that I’d find myself in Oxford, Mississippi, their hometown. It also happens to be the hometown of John T. Edge who penned a really great book about Burgers I suggest … Continue reading

Bill’s Hamburgers In Amory, Mississippi

Bill's Hamburgers - Amory, Mississippi

I almost didn’t end up eating at Bill’s Hamburgers in Amory, Mississippi. I had been giving updates to George Motz of Hamburger America/Burger Land as to my Burger whereabouts when he told me that without a doubt I needed to make the drive to Bill’s … Continue reading