California may have girls, love, and dreamin', but South Floridians should, at the very least, be happy they shared their burgers.
With orders like the "Kahuna Malibu," - an 8 oz burger topped with grilled pineapple, cheese, and teriyaki sauce - Floridians may never need to leave the state to get a taste of the pacific side. They just need to make a pit stop at California Burgers and Shakes in Fort Lauderdale, which is where we were eating yesterday.
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And we must not ignore the "shakes" portion of the restaurant name. They carry the classic Neapolitan flavors, but also tote peppermint, coconut, and even a banana split. I recently grabbed a chocolate peanut butter shake that tasted like Reese's in cold, semi-liquid form. I probably could've bathed in it if I was given enough.
I'm not alone with the shake-loving sickness. California Burgers and Shakes won the "Best Milkshake" accolade last year in our Best of Issue.