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    September 1, 2014

    Make 'Billfold Saver' Black Bean Burgers for Your Labor Day BBQ

    Vegan cookbook author, coach and athlete Ellen Jaffe Jones has a recipe for every occasion. The woman behind Vegan on $4 a Day and Paleo Vegan, has the perfect money- and animal-saving burger recipe for you. Stuck attending a fried chicken-laden company picnic? Bring her Brussels sprout slaw. Goin ... More >>

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    June 16, 2014

    Burger Bash at PGA Highlights North County Restaurants

    This past Saturday, the PGA National Resort hosted its third-annual Craft Beer Festival & Burger Bash, showcasing the works of local restaurants in a competition to see who will be crowned the King of Burgers. Burgers pair great with beer, especially craft beer, of which there was a decent mix of A ... More >>

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    May 22, 2014

    Ten Best Burgers in Broward County

    Take a drive through western Texas and it'll be as clear as the never-ending expanse of sky: America is a country of beef eaters. When it comes to a primal craving for meat, here in the U.S., it's all about the burgers. Our love of ground-meat-patty sandwiches stems from deep-seated childhood memor ... More >>

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    May 22, 2014
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    March 20, 2014

    Ten Best Late Night Eats in Palm Beach County

    Like most any place, South Florida takes on a completely different look and feel late at night. In cities like West Palm Beach, Boca Raton and Delray Beach it's generally after the bustling happy hours have given way to dancing and drinks, or when the Snow Bird's turn in after early bird dinners. It ... More >>

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    February 28, 2014

    New Jersey Based Zinburger Expanding To South Florida With New Location in Boca Raton Town Center

    Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar, an upscale eatery specializing in gourmet burgers served with a perfectly paired assortment of fine wine selections, will open its first South Florida location later this spring in the Boca Raton Town Cener. ZInburger -- also known for its sweeter side thanks to hand-di ... More >>

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    February 7, 2014

    Five Most Outrageous Burgers in Palm Beach County

    If you eat meat, chances are you love a good burger. Whether it's wood-fired, charcoal grilled, or seared in its own fat on a flattop, nothing beats the taste of ground up meat between two buns and the sensation of grease dripping down your chin. Although we're good to go with a patty, a slice of ... More >>

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    September 18, 2013

    National Cheeseburger Day: Five Places to Stuff Your Face

    As you may have already figured out, every food has a holiday of its own. Some are important: burgers, pizza, hot dogs, tequila -- the four basic food groups. Things like National Salad Day (May 1), on the other hand: Who the hell cares? Today is one of those days worthy of celebration. Whether yo ... More >>

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    September 10, 2013

    BurgerFi Making its Way onto 17th Street Causeway in Fort Lauderdale

    After years of better burger chains popping up left, right, and center, you'd imagine some of the momentum would kind of fade away. It's not, it just keeps on chugging along, actually. South Florida based fast casual burger concept, BurgerFi is marking its territory yet again. This time on the busy ... More >>

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    June 13, 2013

    2013 Best Burger: 3rd & 3rd in Delray Beach

    With the rise of the gastropub, there are so many spectacular burgers to choose from in South Florida. There's the oversized hunk of premium ground beef with the hot pink center and juice running down your arm. There's the gourmet Wagyu patty, smothered in aioli mayonnaise and caramelized onions w ... More >>

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    June 3, 2013

    Wilton Manors Achieved Burger Nirvana at Riverwalk Burger Battle IV

    As Huizenga plaza emptied after a long, meaty and sometimes rainy Burger Battle some people seemed shocked that Wilton Manors' Rosies' Bar and Grill won both best overall burger and best burger in the bar and grill category. They must not have stopped by Rosie's tent. It was a unicorn of burger joy ... More >>

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    May 31, 2013

    National Burger Month Over: Q&A With South Florida Food Blogger Burger Beast on Burgers

    After a month of celebrating burgers, there's a good chance you are totally burgered out. While it would totally make sense, we hope that's not the case. To close out National Burger Month, we decided to chat with someone who knows a thing or two about burgers, Miami-based blogger Burger Beast. He ... More >>

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    May 23, 2013
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    May 22, 2013

    Win a Pair of Tickets to Riverwalk Burger Battle

    National burger month might be coming to an end, but we highly doubt you got your fill of meaty deliciousness. In any case, it's not over 'til it's over, and June has not come yet. Riverwalk's Burger Battle is still on its way to town. Consider it the grand finale to the monthlong burger eating ev ... More >>

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    May 20, 2013

    How to Grill the Perfect Burger With Executive Chef Jim Leiken of Cafe Boulud

    Memorial Day is just around the corner, which means for the most of the country--and Northern Hemisphere-- grilling season is here. However, with our mild winters, South Floridians are afforded the opportunity to grill out year round-- meaning you should already be a master griller. Still, as simp ... More >>

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    May 15, 2013

    The Office in Delray Beach: Burger and Craft Beer Pairings for National Burger Month

    In case you haven't noticed: May is National Burger Month. Like it or not -- and if you don't like it, you must be vegan -- right now, it's all about the burger. From local bars and restaurants to national burger chains, everyone is running some kind of burger promotion or another. We couldn't b ... More >>

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    May 2, 2013

    Ten Best Burgers in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    Some food items elicit intense reactions. New Yorkers smear any pizza anywhere outside of their dear city limits. Chicagoans eschew hot dogs without their traditional toppings. Kansas City residents scoff at any other barbecue. While each city tends to have its own special dish, good burgers can be ... More >>

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    February 20, 2013

    Michael Symon Wants to Win the SoBeWFF Burger Bash for a Fourth Time

    Last year, celebrity chef Michael Symon shocked the throngs of meat lovers at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival's Burger Bash by winning the coveted People's Choice award three years in a row. Symon's "Porky Burger," a pigfest made from pork and bacon, crowned with a hunk of pulled pork, and ... More >>

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    May 9, 2012

    Rok:Brgr Burger Bar and Gastropub Adds Cheap Burger Nights to Menu

    There's lots going on with Rok:Brgr Burger Bar and Gastropub this month (which happens to be National Hamburger Month). The restaurant recently confirmed that it will expand into Miami, and it'll be defending its title this Friday at the Riverwalk Trust's Burger Battle (it won People's Choice Award ... More >>

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    April 30, 2012

    Five Guys Burgers and Fries Opens Clematis Location

    Five Guys Burgers and Fries, the burger chain that features fresh spuds and unlimited peanuts, opens a location just off Clematis Street in West Palm Beach today.The location, which seats 70 people, is the sixth Five Guys to open in Palm Beach County and the only location to stay open well into the ... More >>

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    April 19, 2012
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    April 2, 2012

    Shula Burgers Will Open in Fort Lauderdale and Delray Beach This Fall

    ​Shula Burger is expected to open later this year in The Quay Shopping Center at 1515 SE 17th Street in Fort Lauderdale. Legendary Dolphins coach Don Shula is the namesake behind Shula's Steak House, Shula Bar & Sports, and Shula's on the Beach. His company maintains over 30 restaurants in 16 ... More >>

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    January 16, 2012

    JA World Uncorked! II Is Saturday at Broward College -- Do You Have Your Tickets?

    ​Junior Achievement World Uncorked! II is just days away, but you can still nab general-admission tickets for the upscale fundraiser (sorry; VIP tickets have sold out) on Saturday at Broward College in Coconut Creek. Not sure what Uncorked! entails? A quick rundown of the event after the jump.

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    November 14, 2011

    South Florida's Best Burgers

    ​ Regardless of whether a burger is from a fast food place or a gastropub, they inspire fierce loyalty and love. Indeed, some folks dedicate their lives to the pursuit of the perfect burger. Just ask The Burger Beast, whose third annual Burgie Awards are coming up this Saturday. In the meanti ... More >>

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    November 2, 2011

    Boca Burger Bar Now Open in Boca Raton

    Arnold Inuyaki via Flickr Creative CommonsIt's burger time in Boca. ​When the Lodge Beer & Grill shuttered its faux-log-cabinesque doors in August, it left something of a hole in the Boca Raton beer scene. In a town that caters to, ahem, a more mature crowd, there aren't tons of places to get ... More >>

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    September 19, 2011

    Georgie's Alibi Burger Maestro to Debut Bites GastroTruck

    ​Big news for the food truck scene: Ron Kerr, the chef at Georgie's Alibi who has won the Riverwalk Trust Burger Battle for two years running- is poised to debut his very own food truck, Bites GastroTruck. Kerr was convinced to start a food truck by BurgerBeast Sef Gonzalez.As of this morning, Ker ... More >>

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    September 7, 2011

    Maggot Burgers, Raccoon on a Stick Are Big Hits at State Fairs

    Jungle George's Exotic Meats and BugsAnd we thought maggots on your burger was a bad sign...​Remember when fried Oreos and pork parfait were the most outrageous food items at the fair? In an effort to outdo fried butter, fried bubblegum, and Krispy Kreme burgers, Jungle George's Exotic Meats and B ... More >>

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    September 6, 2011

    Epic Meal Time: The Epic Chicken Burger Combo (Video)

    Epic Meal TimeWith 81,310 calories, this is one death-defying dinner.​Harley Morenstein and his epic buds are back for a little post-holiday snack, Epic Meal Time-style.In this new...uhhhh....recipe for death and destruction, Harley and the guys round up some of fast food's best chicken burgers. A ... More >>

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    August 2, 2011

    The Lodge Bar and Grill in Boca Raton: Closed?

    Are the burger wars set to commence in Boca?​Another one bites the dust? Looks like fans of microbeers served by young ladies in micro-shorts will have to look elsewhere in Boca Raton for their weekly pint of Magic Hat. For all intents and purposes, the Lodge Beer and Grill (yes, that's how they m ... More >>

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    July 13, 2011

    Allen West Serves Burgers at Five Guys on Saturday

    Yeah... we couldn't make this stuff up if we tried.Congressman Allen West has done a lot of crazy things in his short political career (and we're not even talking about policies). He's been to oh-so-many tea party rallies, went diving with the flag, and has been photographed with  ... More >>

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    June 15, 2011

    An Explanation of Our Best Burger: Big City Dogs Versus Rok: Brgr

    Rok: Brgr, at right, and Big City Dogs. Both put out amazing burgers.​If you've perused the New Times Best of Broward-Palm Beach edition already, you might've noticed something curios. We named Rok: Brgr the Best New Restaurant but gave Big City Dogs our Best Burger award. So, how could the best n ... More >>

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    June 14, 2011

    Forget the Grill: Five Tips for the Perfect Burger

    ​It's June, which means people all over will be firing up the grill for backyard cookouts. And what goes better at one of those cookouts than that most American of sandwiches, the hamburger?A grilled burger can be fantastic. The high heat of the flames caramelize the outside of the patty, lending ... More >>

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    May 19, 2011
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    May 16, 2011

    The Secret Behind Georgie's Alibi's Championship-Winning Burger

    ​The votes are in, folks, and for the second year in a row, Wilton Manors' Georgie's Alibi claimed victory in the Riverwalk Trust Burger Battle, held Friday on Las Olas Boulevard. For Georgie's, winning this competition two years in a row proves it can't be a fluke. This burger, a deceptively simp ... More >>

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    May 13, 2011

    Foie Gras and Truffles Are OK -- and Other Ways to Win Tonight's Burger Contest

    Candace WestRok: Brgr, maker of this fine burger, is one of 15 restaurants competing in the Riverwalk Trust Burger Battle.​The Kansas City Barbeque Society -- the United Nations of barbecue contests -- has just three simple categories for its judges: taste, appearance, and tenderness/texture. Even ... More >>

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    May 13, 2011

    Tears Shed Over Dallas Opening of In-N-Out Burger

    In Dallas, something magical happened -- an In-N-Out Burger opened. And one overly enthused diner, Danielle Delnnocentes, is crying over it. "I can come and get a double-double any time I want. It's been eight years since I've had that opportunity." With two 100 percent fresh beef patties in ... More >>

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    May 11, 2011

    Chef Allen Susser Talks Burger Battle and the Future, Part One

    Chef Allen Susser is a confident burger battle contestant.​Chef Allen Susser has been a fixture on the South Florida dining scene for over a quarter of a century. Part of the original "Mango Gang," the group of chefs in the '90s who put Florida cuisine on the map, Susser has published three ... More >>

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    January 13, 2011
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    January 7, 2011

    New Palm Beach Gardens Burger Joint to Serve Free Burgers

    ​The only thing better than a burger at a new burger joint is a free burger at a new burger joint. That's the deal at the new CG Burgers Coal-Fired Pizza (2000 PGA Blvd., 561-275-2185) in Palm Beach Gardens. On Monday, Jan. 10, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., the latest burger emporium from local resta ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010

    ROK:BRGR Burger Bar and Gastropub Slated to Open in Downtown Fort Lauderdale This November

    Himmarshee Village will have a new burger joint come November.​No more slogging into Squiggy's for a flaccid slice (pun intended) after drinks at the Poor House -- come November, there will be another late-night dining option in downtown Fort Lauderdale. ROK:BRGR Burger Bar and Gastropub, the area ... More >>

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    September 17, 2010

    Happy Cheeseburger Day! Five Memorable Moments in Cheeseburger History

    emerson12Is your mouth watering yet?​Saturday, September 18, is a national holiday -- National Cheeseburger Day. The perfect time for lactose-tolerant carnivores to salute the gussied-up sibling of the humdrum hamburger, to celebrate the harmonious marriage between burger and cheese.The invention ... More >>

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    August 30, 2010

    Breaking Down the Burger at Gilbert's 17th St. Grill

    ​The first thing you notice is the onion strips, a golden-fried nest of them cascading off the top of the burger. Below that, a wedge of Brie, creamy white and slightly runny, crowning an inch-thick patty. The char-grilled, all Angus burger is itself cooked medium, but still gushes enough blood to ... More >>

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    August 27, 2010

    On Best Ofs, Burgers, and Gilbert's 17th St. Grill, Part 1

    Note to the editors: Maybe we should start calling them the "Best-er Ofs"?​I have to admit, I'm completely over "Best" lists. The raging -- sometimes infuriating -- argument over who makes the best burger, tacos, pizza, French fries, or fried bologna sandwiches is a hopelessly futile one to me. Wh ... More >>

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    August 19, 2010

    Five Guys Snags Zagat Award for Best Burger

    ​Zagat posted its annual survey results for fast food this week, rating national fast- and full-service chain eateries in categories like "Top Food for a Mega Chain" (Wendy's) and "Top Healthy Options" (Subway, Jamba Juice). But every survey has its stud, and this year's was Five Guys, who took th ... More >>

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    June 24, 2010
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    November 5, 2009

    Reviewing the Chains: The Bacon Melt at Checkers

    ​It's a classic example of the bait and switch. During one of my recent late night television binges, I found myself drawn to a commercial that seemed to repeat during every break. It was for some kind of cheesy, bacony, Texas toasty burger at Checkers. Despite seeing the commercial at least a doz ... More >>

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    February 6, 2009

    The Govind Burger

    The barrage of burgers continues unabated. Two more Five Guys  are poised to proffer their patties to the public -- one in the old Dogma space at Washington Ave. and 15th Street in South Beach, the other in Aventura Mall. But a bigger burger banner headline is that Govind Armstrong and the folk ... More >>

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    August 14, 2003

    Here's the Beef

    Hamburgers Galore in Palm Beach

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    July 19, 2001


    Slammin' Patties

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