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Burger City Guides: Michael Schwartz's Favorite Burgers in Miami

When James Beard award-winning chef Michael Schwartz opened Michael's Genuine Food & Drink in Miami in 2007, he brought traditional American comfort food to a city often associated with Cuban and Caribbean cuisine. The Philadelphia native is blooming in Florida, asserting his influence over the local, seasonal ingredients often passed over by other Sunshine State chefs and using them to create inspiring, accessible food. Here are Michael's top five Miami burgers. More

2012 SoBe Burger Bash Winners: Michael Symon, Whisk, and Guy Fieri

Congratulations to Michael Symon of Cleveland's B Spot for winning the People's Choice Award at last Friday's South Beach Wine and Food Festival Burger Bash for the third year in a row. This year he made the Porky Burger, a pork and bacon burger topped with pulled pork and coleslaw. Last year he won for his Yo! Burger topped with fried salami, provolone cheese, shasha sauce, and pickled onion; the year before he won for his Fat Doug burger topped with Swiss, pastrami, and coleslaw. More

Gyrene Burger, New Burger Delivery Concept From Domino's Founder

Domino's Pizza founder Thomas Monaghan is getting in on the burger trend by opening his first gourmet burger delivery shop, Gyrene Burger, in two months in Naples, Florida, at Central Avenue and U.S. 41, reports naplesnews.com. They'll offer two kinds of double-patty Angus beef burgers for under $6, one topped with ketchup, mustard, and pickle, and another topped with lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise. Both will also have cheese and bacon. Sides and drinks won't be available for greater efficiency and speed (the goal is to deliver the burgers in 15 minutes or less). More

Winners of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival's Burger Bash

Congratulations to the winners of last night's Amstel Light Burger Bash at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival in Miami. For the second year in a row, Michael Symon won the People's Choice Award, this time for his Yo! Burger topped with fried salami, provolone cheese, shasha sauce, and pickled onion. He also won the award for Best Dressed Burger. The Yo! Burger is available at Symon's Ohio-based burger joint, B Spot (reviewed on AHT last year). More

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