Sure, you can call sliders a food fad. But then you'd be forgetting the grand tradition of the pop-in-your-mouth size sandwich. The slider most likely had its start as a finger sandwich, served to proper ladies at tea time, then graduated to a mini-burger at the legendary White Castle. Nicknamed "gu ... More >>
May may be National Hamburger Month, but Burger Beast Sef Gonzalez doesn't want the burger's Latina cousin to be forgotten amidst all the meaty hoopla. New York may have a White Castle obsession and Minneapolis might be manic about their Juicy Lucy, but we have our fritas. The frita, a seasoned bur ... More >>
Here at Short Order we consider ourselves connoisseurs of the best gourmet grub Miami has to offer, but there's always room for a little quick and easy (and often greasy) indulgence every now and then.When those fast-food cravings come calling, Miamians have more than their fair share of McDonald's, ... More >>
It's been a hell of a year, folks. We've had a lot of food and food industry-related news this year, and not all of it has been pretty.As a nod to the upcoming year and as a way of reminiscing, I've gone back over my Fuming Foodie archives and amassed a list comprising the five most ridiculous, cont ... More >>
Harold and Kumar via FacebookHarold and Kumar's Munchies truck is coming to MiamiWhite Castle obsessed Harold and Kumar are celebrating the pre-release of their new movie, A Very Harold & Kumar 3-D Christmas by rolling out to college campuses in their very own munchie truck.The truck is set t ... More >>
A 290-pound man is suing White Castle because the seats at the iconic, fast-food restaurant are too small. I sit here shaking my head because I'm almost at a loss for words. Almost.First, let me share what I know so far. The man, a faithful customer of a White Castle located in Nanuet, New York, ... More >>
Five Guys scored highest among burger chains linked to MiamiAdvice culled from a fast food survey among Consumer Reports readers in the August issue: "Next time you have a craving for fast food, think twice about slowing down for Burger King, KFC, McDonald's, or Taco Bell."These big names f ... More >>
Lee KleinYou could probably substitute 1 real burger instead of 10 White CastlesThe first thing White Castle wants you to know is that you needn't miss any of the big game standing over a grill and flipping teeny sliders into mini slider buns. Instead, you can buy a Craves Case of 20, 30, or 100 sli ... More >>
May is National Hamburger Month, which supposedly first came to fruition when White Castle declared a month long holiday in honor burgers. White Castle has its own plans to pay homage to one of our nation's favorite foods, but Short Order caught up with Miami's local burger connoisseur to find ou ... More >>
With an estimated 14 billion hamburgers eaten annually in the U.S. alone (roughly 45 burgers a person each year), the burger has become one of the most celebrated American foods to date.This month is national hamburger month, a holiday that the nation's first fast-food hamburger chain White Castle h ... More >>
Photo by Tom Craig/Seminole Hard Rock Aretha FranklinHard Rock Live, HollywoodTuesday, March 16, 2010What doesn't become a legend the most? Well, for starters, a certain behavior pattern that leads the public to wonder if an artist has dived face-first off a 12-story balcony without considering a ... More >>
Dewey LoSassoWhere, oh where did Dewey LoSasso go? After recently closing his beloved North One 10, some suspected that perhaps this "Mango Gang" co-founder tossed aside his skillets for a stint as a guitarist, but fans will be thrilled to know they will find behind the line as executive chef at ... More >>
What is fast food to a redneck? Hitting a dear at 65 mph.I like White Castle but White Castle doesn't like me. ~Craig Hopson, chef at Le Cirque, N.Y.C.After watching sales falling off for three straight months at Kentucky Fried Chicken, the Colonel calls up the Pope and asks for a favor.The Pope say ... More >>
Yesterday evening, I found myself in a shadowy corner of the Yard House, a warehouse-style chain restaurant and beer supermarket at Merrick Park. There's a massive selection of 50-odd pale ales, dark ales, lagers, and more; it's a garish scene, set to the nerve-squelching strains of so-calle ... More >>
Jacob KatelBig pussy hungry for meat at Kingdom on BiscayneMay is officially National Hamburger Month, official in the sense that it was enacted as a vast marketing scheme by either White Castle or Krystal depending on whom you ask. We here at Short Order support fast food America, capitalism, and f ... More >>
There are few places in South Florida that have a more devoted following than Royal Castle. Its fans are so faithful that original mini-burger joint White Castle never found success here. Naturally, it was a grim day for many folks when Wayne Arnold's Royal Castle was forced to close down a few year ... More >>
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