An original frita cubana couples Cuban bread with a spiced beef patty, seasoned with cumin, paprika, and pepper. Some add chorizo to the mix. Others cap meat with an American-style hamburger bun. Despite minor variations, one thing remains consistent: Papas fritas, deep-fried and grease-slicked juli ... More >>
People living in the area of Flagler Street and NW 37th Ave. hung out of their windows in disbelief as a parade of 62 colorful food trucks rolled through their neighborhood, flanked by a police escort.
The trucks were part of caravan to set a Guinness World Record for "largest food truck parade."
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To say the web ties worlds together seamlessly with invisible streams of data would be a gross understatement. So New Times is celebrating Miami's greatest with our first annual South Florida Web Awards.
We've scoured online media from news, to arts and culture, to food and music, and Twitter and ... More >>
May is National Burger Month so local food bloggers at the behest of
Burger Beast (Sef Gonzalez) are gathering at Blue Collar to create burgers of their choice. The creations will be on the menu for one week at a time.The daddy of the Twitter mafia, Chowfather, his co-captain, Frodnesor, Fatgirl Hed ... More >>
Burger Beast himself.So you like burgers, huh? Not as much as Sef Gonzalez, the guy behind the Burger Beast blog, the Food Truck Tracker, and, returning this weekend, Miami's annual Burgie Awards. The annual celebration of the city's best buns (and patties and toppings) comes to Magic City Casino ... More >>
Courtesy of Jim HeinsJim Heins and Ingrid Hoffman smile for the camera at Latin Burger's first meal service.On November 9, 2009, Latin Burger and Taco tweeted: "We're here", and rolled onto Miami streets. The food truck scene in Miami was new, and people were intrigued by this pink and black truc ... More >>
Burger Beast is holding court at Tobacco Road on Wednesdays.Burger Beast is out and about again. One of Miami's first food truck devotees, the Beast is still heavily involved in the scene (we told you about his food truck tracker app in the works), but now he's moving inside - ... More >>
All photos by Alexandra Leon
We tasted every cut, savored every sauce, and guzzled shot after shot of free beer. After sampling the waes of the 20 featured restaurants and a similar number of brew stands at the Seminole Hard Rock/New Times first annual Rock N' Roll Beer-B-Que ... More >>
The new Short Order Logo....how do you like it?A few weeks back, we reported that blogger Sef Gonzalez, better known as Burger Beast, had received a "cease and desist" email from Assistant County Attorney Thomas Logue, who earns more than $200K, because the "Beast" was using a logo that res ... More >>
Yellow Submarine will be at Cauley Square tonight.While perusing Craigslist for the usual classifieds, used furniture, and random hookups yesterday, we came upon this interesting food-truck related item, listed in the "Events Services" section:
Do you have a business that you need help pro ... More >>
Sef Gonzalez is an eater, not a fighter.Last week, Short Order reported that blogger Sef Gonzalez (better known as The Burger Beast) had received a cease-and-desist email from Miami-Dade Assistant County Attorney, Thomas Logue.
In the email, Logue stated Burger Beast's Miami Food Truck logo ... More >>
Death might be your dinner date this Saturday if the wackos are right.On Saturday, May 21st at about 6:00 pm, the world is going to end. At least that's what 89-year old radio evangelist Harold Camping says (hell, when you're 89 every day might just be your last).
We're betting we'll wake ... More >>
Burger Beast Sef Gonzalez (right) -- just in it for the burgers.In another episode of our regularly scheduled program about Miami-Dade government -- titled Hey, Miami, What the F**k? -- Burger Beast blogger and all-around hamburger fan Sef Gonzalez was sent a "cease and desist" email yester ... More >>
Dim Ssäm à GoGo and Sakaya Kitchen's Richard Hales spoke on behalf of food trucks at today's commission meeting.Earlier today, the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners passed a new food truck ordinance by a vote of 7-1. It will affect about half the truck gatherings, inclu ... More >>
Lee KleinCrispy duck sandwich from Dim SsämAnother night, another meals-on-wheels spectacle. This one took place last evening behind the Publix at Biscayne Boulevard and 47th Street -- a temporary move from 81st Street due to some hiccup that is apparently being solved. The crowds were thin rela ... More >>
Trina SargalskiAdding to the dizzying amount of food truck-related gatherings, meet-ups, courts and congregations is the Miami Street Food Court debuting tomorrow on Biscayne Boulevard.
Last night, trucks gathered north of the KMart in North Miami and drew hundreds. Tomorrow, they will park at Bisca ... More >>
Photo by Candace WestJim Heins, owner of Latin Burger & Taco.While this week, Miami New Times is celebrating our inaugural Miami People issue, our sister paper, New Times Broward-Palm Beach, has a feature that explores South Florida food trucks.Former food critic John Linn focuses on the meal ... More >>
Paula NiñoFood trucks started rolling into the Arsht Center at around 10:30 a.m. Sunday, lining up neatly in front of the center's opera house. Most truck owners said they were on very little sleep and no food, but they were eager and ready to feed the droves of hungry people who would soon arri ... More >>
Photo by Paula NiñoThe Burger BeastWhen a dozen or so food trucks lined up on NE 13th Street this past Sunday for the Fall for the Arts Festival, Sef Gonzalez -- the ground beef aficionado behind BurgerBeast.com -- stood by and watched proudly. A burger that represents Miami's true spice ( ... More >>
via La CamaroneraBack in July, Short Order reported that Sef Gonzalez, aka the Burger Beast, was selecting the best of the best in South Florida street food for the Arsht Center's Fall for the Arts Festival. Well, it's finally here. This Sunday, 20 food vendors will congregate in the same locatio ... More >>
Sef Gonzalez (left) clowns around with fellow burger aficionado, Carlos Miller.Miamian Sef Gonzalez, AKA Burger Beast, might not be the burger "king," but he has definitely turned his love of burgers into a growing social media empire. In a span of 15 months, thanks to his clever use of social me ... More >>
A few months back when the Food Network's Bobby Flay named the 50 best burger joints in America, Little Havana's own El Rey De Las Fritas was awarded best burger in Florida. But Sef Gonzalez, the dude behind BurgerBeast.com, says he knows better and recently suggested a Calle Ocho frita crawl to pro ... More >>
Jacob KatelCarlos Miller from nbcmiami.com interviews the "Burger Beast" Sef Gonzalez while family and friends look on. BurgerBeast.com is a first-person eater, as in Sef Gonzalez (not to be mistaken with Australian murderer Sef Gonzales) blogging his way across every burger he eats. Last night John ... More >>