PRØØF – Miami, Florida by ThankfulMonster

I often get asked – “Where do you eat when you are not traveling?” Though it’s a pretty simple question, the answer is a little more complicated. I have places that I like to go to on special occasions or … Continue reading

The Salty Donut Art Basel POP-Up Details

It was just a few short weeks ago that I mentioned The Salty Donut, time flies as their Pop-Up in Wynwood starts tomorrow (Thursday). Last week I was lucky enough to try 6 of the Donuts created by *Chef Max … Continue reading

The Salty Donut is an Artisanal Donut Shop opening in Miami

We waited….and waited….and waited….and then waited some more…..and FINALLY there is an “Artisanal Donut Shoppe” opening in Miami and it’s called The Salty Donut. They’ve only revealed a few things here and there but this is what I’ve got for … Continue reading

gastroPod finds a home in Wynwood

On December 9, 2009 I wrote “In a city where it seems hype goes a lot farther than substance, it’s great to run into the real deal.” I was talking about my first encounter with Chef Jeremiah and his gastroPod. … Continue reading

Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop & Cafe in Wynwood

I go way back with Derek Kaplan aka Fireman Derek to the early beginnings of the Burger Beast Blog. We met at La Camaronera when he was delivering some of his famous but then unknown Key Lime Pies to them. … Continue reading

Wynwood Watch The Cup & Second Saturday Art Walk With The Miami Food Trucks

Saturday July 12th is a Special Edition of the Art Walk in Wynwood because it not only includes the popular Miami Food Trucks battalion til Midnight but also the Watch The Cup party which starts at 2PM. Watch the Cup … Continue reading

Botran’s Medianoches & Mixology At Wynwood Walls Presented By Smithfield Ham Pictures

Back in early September 2013 I met with South Beach Wine & Food Festival Director Lee Schrager for some ice cream at Azucar in Little Havana, he had been dying to try it. We were discussing food and events as … 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

Stella Artois Cidre Miami Launch Event At Oak Tavern

Last Wednesday at Oak Tavern in Wynwood, Stella Artois held the Miami launch party for its new Stella Artois Cidre, a European-style cider made with apples hand-picked from wine growing regions. The event was hosted by Master Sommelier Marc Stroobandt who … Continue reading