Wuv’s Hamburgers, Not Just Another South Florida Burger Chain

“We wuv Wuv’s…and we’d love you to wuv Wuv’s with us!” “A Fresh Idea in Fast Food” “Get Fresh at Wuv’s” Any of those sound familiar to you? Well, if you were around from 1976 through 1981 then there’s a … Continue reading

Royal Castle’s Royal Carousel #tbt #throwbackthursday

There is only one Royal Castle Restaurant left from the Miami chain. It’s located at 2700 NW 79th Street and still open 24 hours a day. Royal Castle was founded by William Singer in 1938 way before Burger King opened up … Continue reading

Who Remembers Rudy’s Sirloin SteakBurgers?

Rudy’s Sirloin SteakBurgers were a chain of Burger joints in South Florida from 1984 to 1991 (the last year I remember seeing one open). Douglas Rudolph was the man who brought Wendy’s to Miami-Dade County in November of 1977, later sold off those … Continue reading

The Last Royal Castle Is In Miami #tbt

It’s unbelievable to think that the Royal Castle chain at its peak in the late 1960s had 179 locations throughout Florida, Georgia and Louisiana, 40 of which were in Dade, Broward & Monroe counties. Now, there is one Royal Castle … Continue reading

Once Upon A Time, There Was A Burger Castle #tbt #throwbackthursday

The first time I ever heard of Burger Castle was on Don Boyd’s PBase. There’s a great picture of Burger Castle from 1972 at his site. There isn’t very much information to be found about Burger Castle actually. The menu … Continue reading

Remember The 2 White Castles In Miami? Probably Not #throwbackthursday #tbt

Whenever I mention that White Castle existed in Miami, most folks think I’m confused with Royal Castle but I’m not. I own a book called By The Sackful and in it on page 104 there’s this: A White Castle-shaped spaceship … Continue reading

History Of The Burger Beastmobile #tbt #throwbackthursday

Since three years have pass I thought it might be cool to write up the entire experience of the Burger Beastmobile, even though it really only lasted a couple of montsh I still have folks emailing me to hire the … Continue reading

Hellzapoppin’ At Seminole Casino Hollywood October 2011 #tbt #throwbackthursday

One of the quirkiest Food Truck Events I have ever been involved with was “Hellzapoppin’ and Food Truck Night“. Seminole Casino Hollywood decided to merge two events into one. It was also a departure from most other Food Truck events … Continue reading