Here's reason number 342 why getting work through a temp agency sucks: having your pecker and balls sliced off by a foam-cutting machine.
(On a related note, this is reason number one why working at a foam-cutting factory sucks.)
Edgardo Toucet is suing Spartan Staffing in Hillsborough County Co ... More >>
I admit there's almost no Broward/Palm Beach connection to the super PAC run by Comedy Central satirist Stephen Colbert, but I'm going to be waist-deep in South Florida's disclosure forms for a while, so hopefully this will tide you over.Though the forms cover July through December 2011 only, the ... More >>
Despite that it's a modest shop in a market with sandwiches made from old reliable Boar's Head, My Market lures me in with delicious sandwiches and local characters. For the past couple of weeks, I've been meaning to go back for the Market Po' Boy, the shop's version with turkey o ... More >>
Flickr/James J. YuBig SandwichLunch meat sometimes gets a bad rap -- it's often the brunt of jokes, is served in drunk tanks, and is used in food fights. But lunch meat is so much more -- it can feed hungry families, raise money for people in need, and is just darned tasty.Boar's Head, the Cadill ... More >>
alancleaver2000Times, they are tough. Unemployment is a national plague, and my piggy bank -- yes, I have one -- hasn't seen this much action in years. Like a lot of folks these days, I find myself standing in a grocery aisle, staring zombie-like at the shelves, balancing the importance of squeez ... More >>
John LinnThis mango-topped burger comes straight from Relish, reviewed this week in Dish.Whole pompano gets exotic treatment at Marumi Sushi.Cheap lunch at Fernanda's International Market means Boar's Head subs with fresh baked bread.You decide: Is coal-fired pizza pleasantly charred, or just pla ... More >>
John Linn As a countdown to the Best Of Broward Palm Beach 2010, coming in May, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to John.Linn@BrowardPalmBeach.com.
John LinnThe muffuletta sandwich at Fernanda's. When it comes down to deciding where to go for lunch, I always forget about Fernanda's International Market on Oakland Park Blvd. and Federal Hwy. But after grabbing this muffuletta sandwich there a week ago, I'll be sure to keep the place in my rot ... More >>
Photo by Flickr user Jay B SaucedaMy mother's storied Jeannie's Weenie Supremies guaranteed the hot dog a permanent place of honor in our fridge when I was growing up. The Supremies consisted of a hot dog, split and stuffed with cheddar cheese and wrapped in bacon. My father also had an unnatural lo ... More >>
John LinnA little bit of perspective. Click any pic for a high-res version.For years we've praised the deli counter sandwiches made at Fort Lauderdale's My Market, a convenience store/bodega with a thriving sub shop attached. And for good reason: each of the fifty-some varieties are made with bread ... More >>