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Krusty Burger Now Open in Universal Studios Orlando

Robyn Lee 18 comments

Two weeks ago, Universal Studios Orlando announced the opening of a new Simpsons-themed area later this summer. While much of the area is still under construction, Fast Food Boulevard—home to Springfield favorites like Krusty Burger, Moe's Tavern, the Frying Dutchman, and more—opened last Saturday. Inside the Magic has loads of photos and videos from opening day. More

Bobby Flay Wins People's Choice Award at 2013 SoBe Burger Bash

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Bobby Flay won the People's Choice Award at last Friday's South Beach Wine & Food Festival Burger Bash for his potato chip-topped green chile cheeseburger. More

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

Top 5 Allegra Ben-Amotz 1 comment

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

Robyn Lee 3 comments

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

Robyn Lee 23 comments

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

Chain Reaction: Ruby Tuesday

Erin Jackson 35 comments

Among Ruby Tuesday's 12 burger options is the Classic Cheeseburger, a grease-bomb of a burger that is surprisingly bland. More

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

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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

Chain Reaction: Cheeseburger in Paradise at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville

Kat Robinson 13 comments

Is the Cheeseburger in Paradise immortalized in song by Jimmy Buffett as good as the song says? A trip to the original Margaritaville Cafe in Key West answers the question. More

Ice Cream Burgers Coming to the Florida State Fair Starting Next Week

Robyn Lee 15 comments

Visitors of this month's Florida State Fair taking place from February 11 to 21 will have the chance to try ice cream-topped burgers, along with concessionaires Cheryl and Dennis Reas's other burger hybrids, the French Toast Burger, the Pancake Burger, and the Garbage Burger. Here's a description of the ice cream burger from Jeff Houck of The Tampa Tribune. More

Burger Pet Peeves, or How I Spent My Theme Park Vacation in Orlando

Robyn Lee 16 comments

No one goes to theme parks expecting to eat great food. So why did I eat three burgers during a six-day theme park-centric vacation in Orlando with my mom and brother earlier this month? Because I thought it may give me something to blog about. And it did. Sort of. The theme of this post: Do not eat burgers in theme parks. More

Obama Visits El Mago de las Fritas in Miami

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Last night at the end of a fundraising trip, President Obama visited the over 25-year-old Cuban burger joint El Mago de las Fritas in Miami. He ordered one frita and five fritas with cheese, says Burger Beast. [via NBC Miami]... More

Video: The Terrible Garbage Burger, a Burger Topped with a Hot Fudge Sundae and More

Robyn Lee 30 comments

On the Food Network special Outrageous Food, host Aaron McCargo Jr. went around the country visiting restaurants with the most outrageous food, including McGuire's Irish Pub in Pensacola, Florida, home of the Terrible Garbage Burger. For just $9.99 you get a 3/4-pound burger topped with...everything. Including a hot fudge sundae. More

Shake Shack Coming to Miami Next Year

Robyn Lee 8 comments

Shake Shack will open it's first location outside of New York City this spring/summer of 2010 in Miami at 1111 Lincoln Road, part of "Miami Beach's premier pedestrian promenade."... More

Grilled: Victoria Pesce Elliott of 'The Miami Herald'

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Note: Today we're interviewing Victoria Pesce Elliott, restaurant critic for The Miami Herald...and burger lover! Serious Eats founder Ed Levine asked her these questions to get the skinny on her burger preferences. [Flickr: Corey Ann] Name: Victoria Pesce Elliott Location:... More

New Burger Beast Menu at John Martin's in Florida

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Photograph by Jacob Katel of Miami New Times Congrats to fellow burger blogger Sef Gonzalez of Miami-based Burger Beast for getting his own menu at John Martin's Irish Pub & Restaurant in Coral Gables. The featured burgers are the... More

Win Free Burgers for a Year from Grease Burger Bar

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Help Grease Burger Bar in West Palm Beach, Florida, name their replica of a steer and you could win free burgers for a year along with $250. Send them a message through Facebook or give them a suggestion at their... More

Northwest Florida Burger Tour Blog

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Northwest Florida Burger Tour is a burger review blog run by a group of eight anonymous burger lovers (only identified by their occupations) on a mission to find the best burgers in northwest Florida. They've already hit up six... More

A Closer Look at Le Tub's Cheeseburger

Robyn Lee 15 comments

Photograph by John Linn of New Times Broward-Palm Beach Le Tub in Hollywood, Florida, has been recommended multiple times on AHT and elsewhere for their cheeseburger, but it never left much of an impression on me until I read John... More

Burger King's Whopper Bar Now Open

Robyn Lee 1 comment

Burger King opened their first Whopper Bar today in Orlando's Universal CityWalk. The Whopper Bar is dedicated to serving variations of the burger by offering 22 different toppings. [via Plantains & Kimchi]... More

Man Accused of Assaulting Girlfriend with Cheeseburger

Adam Kuban 4 comments

"A Vero Beach man is accused of assaulting his girlfriend multiple times with a McDonald's cheeseburger, according to his arrest affidavit." [tcpalm.com; via Matty]... More

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