On our way to Philadelphia, we stopped in Maryland to visit Laurel Tavern Donuts (Little Tavern Shops), one of the hundreds of restaurants inspired by the White Castle System.
I’m a kid of the late ’70s and ’80s which means I could not watch tv without being bombarded with some sort of advertising. 99.9% of these were geared towards…
Everyone seemed to love the Old Miami Restaurant Buildings Part 1, Part 2 picks up with A&W Drive-In, Burger Castle, Chicken Unlimited, LUMS &…
Gabe’s Burgers was my favorite burger joint growing up.
I loved Rudy’s, but it was Gabe’s that had my meat-loving heart.
The name was an acronym…
Over the years, I’ve accumulated more old Miami restaurant knowledge than I probably care to admit.
I also like to investigate a building’s history and determine if there are any more like it left around town.
You can’t consider yourself a burger aficionado without knowing the history of Bob’s Big Boy, its founder Bob Wian & the iconic Big Boy Double-Deck Hamburger.
In the 1950s, you couldn’t go more than a mile without running into a drive-in.
This listing has all active drive-in restaurants in the U.S.
Ollie’s Trolley was an offshoot from the LUMS restaurant chain.
The signature Ollie Burger had 32 different spices. Only 3 locations are left today.
Once upon a time, these almost defunct restaurant chains were located all over the U.S.
Now, they are down to only one location trying to stay open.
Wuv’s Hamburgers, which opened its first location in Boca Raton, Florida, would go on to open in many other states, including Michigan and New Jersey.
These five forgotten Miami spots were known for their burgers & closed down years ago.
What’s even worse, they are never discussed so their memory is fading.
The History of Burger King in Miami and its origins in Jacksonville are never expounded on by the company itself.