A Few Days Worth of Marco Island & Naples Eats

Pastrami Dan's Pastrami Sandwich

Once a year my family heads over to Marco Island to get away for a week. It’s usually earlier in the summer and it coincides with my Dad’s birthday in July. This year it was the 3rd week of August. My parents spent the entire … Continue reading

Joey’s Pizza & Pasta House of Marco Island, Florida

5 Meat Sicilian Thick Crust Pizza

My family vacations in Marco Island every year at the beginning of the summer. While everyone is in full relax mode I’m scouring the island and nearing cities for worthwhile places to eat. For the last few years Joey’s Pizza & Pasta House has been … Continue reading

Cathy O’Clarke’s In Marco Island, Florida


An Irish Pub in Marco Island? That’s what I thought when I found out about it. It’s the sister restaurant of Almost Famous Mel’s (now closed) which is located about a block away (Mel & Cathy are married). Marcela and I are looking over the … Continue reading

Almost Famous Mel’s In Marco Island, Florida

Outdoor Area

Almost Famous Mel’s was probably one of the best places I ate at last year. I didn’t really take pictures because at the time, the birth of the Burger Beast site was a few months away. I spent all of last week at Marco Island … Continue reading