Dovie’s – Tompkinsville, Kentucky

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I’m in Lexington, Kentucky when I text George Motz (author of Hamburger America) about a restaurant I had just eaten at. He responds that I’m not too far from Dovie’s and that I absolutely must hit it up. Dovie’s is in Tompkinsville, Kentucky and opened its doors in 1940. The restaurant was named after the […]

Druther’s Restaurant – Campbellsville, Kentucky

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I had reached out through Facebook to the Druther’s in Campbellsville, Kentucky when I found out about its existence. I didn’t even know that there were any still around. Druther’s started out as Burger Queen in Louisville, Kentucky. The first location opened in 1963. By 1981 they had changed their name to Druther’s (a play […]

Blue Door Smokehouse – Lexington, Kentucky

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I’m a bit ferklempt right now. When my wife Marcela, my bud John and I walked into Blue Door Smokehouse we had no idea what we were in for. Blue Door is a central Texas chop-house/chop-shop style BBQ joint that serves everything on trays with butcher paper. They’ve got a good 5 or 6 homemade […]

A&W Burgers Chicken Floats – Lexington, Kentucky

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After having just visited the A&W Corporate Headquarters and heard about the new concept stores in Lexington, Kentucky we were pumped to try the food. I need to be straight up with you guys, I’m not a fan of Root Beer. I figured I’d give it a shot since it’s made daily at these A&W locations. The […]

A&W Corporate Headquarters – Lexington, Kentucky

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In early 2016, my bud Rev connected me with Liz Bazner (A&W’s Digital Manager) when I was in midst of prepping for the opening of my Burger Museum (now open in Miami, Florida). One of our email conversations included an open invitation to A&W HQ if I was ever in the area. Now, A&W Corporate Headquarters is located […]

Boyce General Store – Alvaton, Kentucky

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Our most recent road trip lasted 12 days where we drove from South Florida through Alabama, Kentucky, Ohio and then Tennessee & Georgia on our way home. When trying to pick out favorite moments from our trip I’d be hard pressed to say that my visit to Boyce General Store was my favorite stop but […]

Laha’s Red Castle Hamburgers – Hodgenville, Kentucky

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When I told George Motz (Hamburger Expert & director/writer of Hamburger America) I was in Lexington Kentucky for a few days he told me to rush over to Laha’s Red Castle Hamburgers. When he makes a statement like that it means its go time. Laha’s was only about an hour and a half from where […]

Burger Beast On The Road Part 2 – March 2016

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The part 2 to my 2016 Road Trip with Miami Meat Machine guys (DaChew, DJ Cow Money & Gerther) has us staying 5 days in Columbus and then making our way home with stops in Kentucky, Tennessee, & Georgia to our final stop in Miami, Florida. B Spot (Columbus, OH) – Our first night we […]

Burger Beast on the Road – March 2016

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I spent the better part of the last two weeks on a road trip with my friends the Miami Meat Machine (DaChew, DJ Cow Money & Gerther) driving around in a Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ loaned to me by Chevy (Thanks!). Now that I got that shameless plug out of the way, let’s talk about all the spots […]