MEAT Eatery & Taproom in Islamorada, Florida

MEAT Eatery and Taproom in Islamorada

I almost passed MEAT Eatery & Taproom (88005 Overseas Hwy #15 Islamorada) while driving in from Miami. Whenever I’m in the Keys, I get in this mode with whatever music I’m listening to, and this time was no different. PJ Harvey’s Rid of Me was my drive music this time, in case you were wondering what had me mesmerized. What’s It Like? You can’t tell very much from the outside of the MEAT Eatery and Taproom. When I walked in, I had that feeling; you know, the one; the “this place is gonna be great” feeling. I walk to the end of the bar and sit down and start surveying my surroundings. I notice a lack of menus to look through. Some fellow is placing an order at the register right near the entrance. There appears to be a menu in his hands. I must have overlooked something when I …

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Guy's Burger Joint on Carnival Cruise

Guy Fieri Burger Joint Coming to Miami?

I had a few folks ask me if I knew anything about the Guy’s Burger Joint opening up in November. They had seen a giant billboard on either the 826 Expressway or I-95 proclaiming Coming November. It turns out it was (just as I suspected) an ad for his Carnival Cruise exclusive restaurant. One of Guy’s people confirmed this fact via email. I’ll be on a Carnival Cruise later this year, so I’ll report back on my thoughts. However, the Guy’s Burger Joint burgers on the video look pretty good. UPDATE: A few weeks after this posting, all the billboards have been corrected and now mention Carnival.