Alberto Cabrera Cooking With El Mago De Las Fritas Wednesday June 12th

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Chef Alberto Cabrera of Bread + Butter (or Pan con Mantequilla for you Cubanazo types) was a little disappointed that I had not invited him to be part of the Frita Feast at the beginning of National Hamburger Month. What he didn’t know is that there was a good reason for that. I knew that […]

El Gordo & “Obama” Visit El Mago de las Fritas

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When Obama visited El Mago de las Fritas back in October of 2010 it started a whirlwind of press activity for him which continues to this day. El Gordo from Univision’s El Gordo y La Flaca visited El Mago with “Obama” in tow. Unfortunately if you don’t understand Spanish you won’t find it as amusing […]

Tio Colo Bocaditos De Helado In Hialeah… It’s An Ice Cream Sandwich Folks!

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Make sure to read the updated post about Tio Colo. You mean you haven’t heard of Tio Colo’s Bocaditos de Helado?!? Really, neither had I but they have been more than 4 years. Tucked away in a busy shopping center, “entre los dos maniqui” as one employee told me they serve up the same Cuban […]

Doggi Style…From Cart to Restaurant

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In early April Doggi Style the Hot Dog cart serving up Venezuelan style Hot Dogs, Burgers and Chicken Sandwiches announced it would be closing up shop at its current location and that they would be back soon. And yes, they’re back but gone is the cart. They’ve set up shop right off of Coral Way […]

I left my Heart at Leo’s Pizza in Miami

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Leo’s Pizza has been sorely overlooked on burgerbeast.com. It’s one of the few places that I frequent that I don’t think I’ve ever even mentioned on here. It might be because I’d like to think that everyone knows about Leo’s Pizza since it’s been around since the ’80s. In the early ’90s there were only […]

Latin American Bakery & Cafe in West Miami, Florida

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Latin American Bakery & Cafe is one of the greatest things to happen to me food wise in the last few years. I love Luis Galindo’s Latin American Restaurant which is right next door but sometimes it’s just filled to capacity and I’ll be forced to order food to go. Enter the Bakery & Cafe […]

Harrison’s Sports Grill – West Miami, Florida

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I drive down 57th Avenue between Coral Way and 8th Street a few times a week. Harrison’s replaced a restaurant that had seen better days and that has looked worn out for years now. Harrison’s color scheme is the same as the Hurricanes which means we know who their target audience is. It’s not too […]

President Obama visits El Mago De Las Fritas

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While he didn’t even sit down at El Mago De Las Fritas, President Obama took 1 Frita and 5 Fritas w/Cheese to go. What’s a Frita? Read this starter: All About The Frita. He also had a Materva (a soft drink whose origins date back to 1920s Cuba) to drink while there, which he finished […]

You know what’s really good? Everything at Karla Bakery

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You know what’s really good? Karla Bakery. Back when I leeched off of my parents, I loved awakening  to the smell of Pasteles and fresh Cuban Bread from Karla Bakery on Sunday mornings. There’s nothing better than ripping open that little white box of goodies other than of course stuffing your face with them. Is […]

Luis Galindo Latin American In West Miami, Florida

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I don’t eat in at Luis Galindo Latin American nearly as much as my parents do. I’ve been here a few times but mostly I get take out. It travels surprisingly well. All your favorite Cuban dishes are here. The Bread served as a precursor to your meal is worth getting greedy over and fighting […]