The sharp-tongued Howie Kleinberg might be Miami's most successful Top Chef
alum. Following his love-him-or-hate-him appearance on the grueling reality show, Kleinberg returned to his home turf — North Miami — to feed his people the food he loves. That means hulking platters of pulled pork and beef brisket, along with classic sides such as burnt-end-studded beans and fried pickles. In 2011, he added a burger operation to his already-successful barbecue joint, making his Biscayne Boulevard spot a bona fide meat lover's paradise. If you're looking for something lighter, go for the smokehouse wings, with a simple, subtle smoke flavor and just the right amount of heat. It's perfect for the fickle eater and nothing some extra hot sauce won't fix for fire-eaters.Read our full review.