• Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    Jimmie's Cafe 47 Descended From a Chocolate Shop to Serve Caribbean-Inspired Tapas

    Only in South Florida could an iconic chocolate shop give birth to a Caribbean-inspired tapas restaurant. In 1946, Jimmie Vonglis and his family escaped war-torn Europe for a new life in the States. A year later, he opened the doors to Jimmie's Chocolates in Dania Beach. Vonglis is long gone, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2014

    Ten Best Lunch Spots in Palm Beach County

    Lunch: the glorious second meal of the day and a chow-down most Americans are forced to fit into an hourlong (in all reality more like 30-minute) break from work. Which means if you're not brown-bagging it from home, there are a few necessities to keep in mind when eating out for lunch. If you're ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2014

    Grease Burger Bar to be Featured on Food Paradise, Hosts Viewing Party

    Do you love burgers? Wait, that's a stupid question. Of course you do. And so does The Travel Channel's Food Paradise, which selected one of chef Jordan Stilley's hand-made burgers from the menu at Grease Burger Bar as part of a special feature segment they filmed for the show. One of the West Palm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2014

    Gimme A Burger Opening in Pembroke Pines This Sunday

    May is always a good month: the days are longer, the spring air gets warmer (but it's not too hot yet fortunately), backyard barbecues are heating up, and it's the one month of the year that honors all things burgers. While National Burger Month is about to officially close this weekend, meatheads ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 27, 2014
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    February 7, 2014

    BurgerFi Opens Newest Location at CityPlace

    BurgerFi, the fast-casual restaurant that serves all-natural Angus beef burgers, hot dogs, fries, and cold craft beer has our hearts and stomachs. After all, any burger joint that shares their "secret menu" freely and has an average dinner check of about $12 (that includes a burger, fries, and drin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2014

    Red Robin Opening First Palm Beach County Locations in Wellington and West Palm Beach

    Red Robin, the casual fast-food restaurant chain founded in 1969 known for its fire-grilled burgers, is making its Palm Beach County debut with the area's first location opening soon in Wellington. The Red Robin chain is best known for offering more than two dozen "gourmet" burgers, its signature se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    First Look: Colombian Food at Los Parceros in West Palm Beach

    When you think of Colombian food in South Florida, the first thing that probably comes to mind is Colombian fast food -- those overstuffed hot dogs and hamburgers with every topping known to man (and then some). And you'd be correct; The Colombians have taken these simple American eats and turned th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    Best Dive Bar Food in South Florida

    The dive bar is known for many things, food not being one of them. But there are exceptions to any rule, and for these South Florida dive establishments, the menus are just as good as the cheap beer, colorful crowd, and karaoke. But at places like Swamp Grass Willie's in Palm Beach Gardens, you can ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 27, 2013
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    June 14, 2013

    Second Annual Craft Beer Festival & Burger Bash This Weekend

    Vegetarians and celiacs aside, beer and burgers never get old. And there's nothing that screams summertime in America like a nice cold beer and big ole' hunk of juicy beef. If you're looking to partake in some South Florida summer beer and burger magic, the Second Annual Craft Beer Festival & Burg ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 13, 2013
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    June 5, 2013

    Burger & Beer Joint Coming To Pembroke Pines

    Another day, another new upscale burger spot. Burger & Beer Joint, which runs restaurants on Miami Beach and in Brickell, is planning to open a 5,800-square-foot outpost in Pembroke Pines in July. The menu at 11025 Pines Blvd. will be identical to those at the Miami locations, said Special Project ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    DIY Dining Comes to Boca Raton: Butcher & the Burger and Dandelion Open Today in the Town Center

    Are you the type of person that likes to do everything yourself? You change your car's oil in the garage, do your taxes online, service your own pool -- and even mow your lawn without a single complaint. Why? Because it's getting done the right way, that's why! Now, if only you could get the same k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Anonymous Hacked Burger King Twitter Yesterday Because of Horse Meat

    The hacker group Anonymous -- that sallow group of individuals ensconced somewhere in their parents' basements -- yesterday took down the King of Burgers. Sometime in the afternoon, Anonymous assumed control of Burger King's Twitter feed, putting up a McDonald's logo, tweeting that the company had b ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 31, 2013
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    October 18, 2012

    Shula Burger Opens in Fort Lauderdale

    If ever there were an iconic south Florida name, Shula would be it.The football legend is famous not just for his coaching skills, but his namesake high-end steakhouses, to boot. Now there's a new concept for the Shula brand, in what's often called the "better burger market." This niche includes&nbs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    Shake Shack To Open in Boca Raton

    Shake Shack, the fast casual burger and fries restaurant chain by Danny Meyer, inspires carnivorous lust from the thousands of fans who wait in long lines for their fix of Shack burgers and concretes.

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Rok:Brgr's Bacon Jam Pushes the Possibilities of Pork

    A salty, sweet bacon jam spread may be the reason Rok:Brgr captured the fan favorite award May 11 at the Riverwalk Burger Battle, where it sang in a burger with brie. On the gastropub's menu, you'll find bacon jam in sliders and as a sauce option for the build-your-own burger--as well as in the awar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    The Vegan Barbecue: Black Bean Burgers with Corn and Cilantro

    In my early 20s, one of my best friends decided to go vegan. She had been vegetarian for years, but this next step ended up being a struggle at parties. At many a barbecue, her only option was the green salad. If there was cheese on top, forget it. She learned to bring her own dishes. From seeing he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2012

    May is National Hamburger Month: Here's How to Celebrate in South Florida

    With all of the love burgers have gotten in the last year in South Florida, it seems superfluous to point out that Tuesday, May 1, is the start of National Hamburger Month. Do burgers really need any more veneration than they already receive?  While there has been some debate lately -- includin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Paul Griffin of BurgerFi Makes Us A Burger And Fries

    Welcome to the How-To series, a periodic segment of photo essays that highlight the dishes and drinks that area restaurants do well, who makes them, and how they do it. This week, we're focusing on a burger and fries from BurgerFi. Welcome to BurgerFi, where corporate chef Paul Griffin will be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Vote for the Best Burger in Broward and Palm Beach Counties for 2012

    ​ Here's your chance to vote in our New Times Broward-Palm Beach Readers' Poll 2012 for your favorite burger. Text the code corresponding to your pick from the list below to 61721.The results will appear in our annual Best of Broward-Palm Beach issue June 14. Click here for a master list of Reader ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2012

    South Florida's Best Milk Shake

    ​In a region that is home to dozens of burger joints and seaside shacks, it was no easy task to narrow down the choice of best milk shake in South Florida. That being said, we've complied a list of ten of the best spots to score a creamy, rich, and cold sugary treat in Broward and Palm Beach. As a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    Smashburger to Open Pembroke Pines Location

    ​Smashburger is opening their second Broward location, giving fans of attractively-priced 100% certified Angus beef burgers in the southwest part of the county reason to rejoice.The Pembroke Pines location of Smashburger will open at 14928 Pines Boulevard on Wednesday, March 21 at 1- a.m.  Th ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 23, 2012
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    January 5, 2012

    Bite GastroTruck: Available Every Day in Wilton Manors

    ​If you're seeking the award-winning burger stylings of chef Ron Kerr, you'll be happy to know that his Bite GastroTruck has announced a semi-permanent location in Wilton Manors. We say semi-permanent because, obviously, the whole point of a food truck is the ability to go mobile.

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2011

    Ten Burgers for Under $7

    ​"Where can I get a $5 lunch burger that's not fast food?" Today's question has me stumped. To accommodate a range of burger deals, I've bumped the ceiling to $7, $3 less than the restaurant average of $10 a burger. Here are the findings.10. $4 burger, fries, and a Pepsi at Hard Rock Cafe A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    After Serving 107,000 Burgers, Rok: Brgr Celebrates its First Birthday

    Rok: Brgr's morning glory burger. ​It has been a good year for Rok: Brgr Burger Bar and Gastropub. Accolades have been rolling in, including winning Best New Restaurant in Broward from New Times and a People's Choice award at the Riverwalk Trust Burger Battle. So you can see why the folks at Rok: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    Calling All Servers, Line Cooks, Bartenders, and Hosts: Burger Bar, Steak 954, Old Calypso, and Sugarcane Need You

    ​Burger Bar by Chef Allen, slated to open November 15, seeks servers, bar backs, hostesses, runners, line cooks, and dishwashers. The space is across from Scripps, offering indoor and outdoor seating. It's the second of his burger restaurants, with the first located in the airport. Susser's custom ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 28, 2011
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    July 18, 2011

    Allen West Does Pushups While Kids Enjoy Burgers at Five Guys

    All photos by Laine Doss Allen West with kids from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County ​Five Guys newest location at Cypress Creek Station in Fort Lauderdale hosted a group of 15 Big Brothers and Sisters mentors and mentorees on Saturday for an afternoon of food and fun. It was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution: Ice Cream Sundae with Duck Feathers, Please.

    Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution continues with its third episode. This one was jam-packed! It included Jamie's food quizzes for students (See above and tell me the guacamole Q&A isn't a l'il bit funny). But seriously, a lot going on in this episode. It starts with Jamie's culinary class at West ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    Second-Annual Riverwalk Trust Burger Battle Crowns a Champ

    Stephanie Colaianni​Friday night's Burger Battle continued the ongoing debate over which Fort Lauderdale restaurant is the champion of the chuck. And for the second year in a row, that champ is...Georgie's Alibi. Click here for a full slide show from the event. The veteran Wilton Manors restaurant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Get Ready for Shula Burger​Look around -- do you sense a shortage of hamburger joints? Didn't think so. Into this burger-besotted market, Don Shula strides, head high. "If you like our steaks" -- and many do! -- "you'll flip for our burgers!"That's the Shula Burger slogan. "Coming soon" is the only other mes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Surf Sliders, a New Casual Seafood and Burger Bar in Delray Beach

    Nicole DannaThe Crispy Onion Burger ($11.95) at Surf Sliders in Delray Beach​Waterfront views: Check. Great service: Check. Casual, cool ambiance: Check. Amazing food: Check. Even more amazing prices: Double check. It's all these reasons and more that make Surf Sliders -- the new seafood and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    Another Heart-Stopping Resolution Buster: The Grease Beast

    The Grease Beast​​Dietitians, look away now. The following is unabashedly offensive to cholesterol and calorie counters.Grease Burger Bar in West Palm Beach is offering up its latest creation - the Grease Beast. It's a 10-ounce hand-shaped cheeseburger stacked between two grilled cheese and baco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2010

    Table 42 Adds Signature Burger, DIY Pasta

    Table 42's Bella Burger​If Boca's Table 42 Italian Kitchen Wine Bar keeps adding new dishes, it may have to change its name to Table 43. Okay, not really, but Gary Rack's stylish trattoria-enoteca in Royal Palm Place is bulking up its menu for the coming season, adding everything from new burger ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 24, 2010
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    November 10, 2009

    Reviewing the Chains: The Cheeburger Cheeburger Classic

    via Flickr user newsongNY​It's about three hours into a four-hour road trip, so I'm finally hitting the home stretch, but I can't wait another hour to get home and eat. So I pull off the Florida Turnpike into the Lake Worth Rest Stop (mile marker 94 for those deranged enough to follow along my gas ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 10, 2009
  • Dining

    July 9, 2009

    There Will Be No Blood

    Grease's burgers are poorly cooked and conceived.

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    The Burger Beast Interview

    The Burger Beast is a South Florida eating machine chewing his way through fried-food-America and blogging his reviews of various establishments at Most of his posts center on Dade and Broward, but they also cover cities as far as Atlanta, where he recently found himself, and soon M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    Best Of Readers' Poll 2009: Best Hamburger

    It seems simple: a patty of meat slapped in a bun. But that quintessential American sandwich has become perhaps the most tinkered-with of dishes, dressed and doused, marinated and grilled in mesquite. Tell us where to find the best hamburger in Broward and Palm Beach counties in the comments section ... More >>

  • Foodstuffs

    May 12, 2005

    Best Hamburger

    Muddy Waters

  • Foodstuffs

    May 13, 2004
  • Foodstuffs

    May 15, 2003

    Best Place to Eat Buffalo

    Ernie's Restaurant