POP QUIZ: Can You ID These Fast-Food Collectibles?

October 23, 2016
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Dynasties of comfort food kings and queens, creepy clowns, perky uniforms – the new Burger Beast Museum is packed with memories no matter what age you are. Burger Beast Sef Gonzalez bought his first piece of burger memorabilia seven years ago and hasn’t stopped scouring the country for symbols of Americana from big (the centerpiece mirror from Trianon Restaurant, donated by Palomilla Grill) to small (matchbooks from long-gone restaurants). It’s a snapshot of South Florida and the United States, lovingly and respectfully curated.

We took a sneak peek at some of the Museum's collection. To find out more about these items, click on the image.

GRAND OPENING: Fri., Dec. 2 noon
The Burger Museum is open from 12-8PM every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children.


Burger Beast Museum
Magic City Casino
450 NW 37th Ave., Miami

Photo 1: Part of a 1961 blueprint for any Burger King built outside of Florida
Photo 2: Bucket for A&W Chubby Chicken, found in Canada
Photo 3: Ronald McDonald helium tank head, circa 1970s-early 80s
Photo 4: Burger King Kingdom promotional items for kids
Photo 5: Jack-in-the-Box drive-through sign, ca. 1970s
Photo 6: Bob's Big Boy indoor 4-foot statue
Photo 7: Speedee the chef was the original mascot for McDonald's in the late 1950s-early 60s
Photo 8: Signature burger from Burger Chef, now sometimes available at Hardee's. Bonus points if you remembered the Burger Chef pitch in the final season of Mad Men
Photo 9: Collection of Burger King nametags. Bonus points if you know who Jeff Spicoli is.
Photo 10: McDonald's uniform ca. 1970, one of several fast-food restaurant uniforms at the Museum
Article from Edible South Florida at http://ediblesouthflorida.ediblecommunities.com/things-do/pop-quiz-can-you-id-these-fast-food-collectibles
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