The general consensus on doughnuts is to stay away. Seriously, how many fat cop and doughnut jokes go hand in hand?
While your doctor and dietician might warn to to keep your hands off those perfectly sweet and fluffy Krispy Kremes, right now you have the perfect excuse to eat up.
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Up north this weekend, they did that thing with the cars, a whole lot of them, going vroom vroom, around and around and around and around, in the big wide circle, and everyone cheering for five minutes and then they drink MGD, and country music and America and white people -- you know what we're tal ... More >>
Happy Memorial Day weekend. Prepare to celebrate this three-day holiday with tons of barbecued and grilled meats and cold drinks. If you're not into the DIY barbecue thing, there are -- contrary to popular belief -- places in South Florida where you can get some decent (or great) barbecue. In antici ... More >>
A reader recently called Clean Plate Charlie's attention to the barbecue served at The Hog Restaurant in Pompano Beach, a relatively new, independent joint that's been open for about six months. Since it's all about style when it comes to barbecue, we'll cut to the chase: Restaurant manager Alessand ... More >>
A Christmas Taco? Beats another freaking angel.We admit we've been lazy and haven't decorated the tree yet. It's just sitting there all barren and green. In our defense, we've been looking for some really interesting ornaments to adorn it with. We're sick of the usual reindeer, snowmen, and angel ... More >>
Monroe County Sheriff's OfficeThis was an inappropriate method of landing a plane.For the second time in four days, a plane somehow managed to crash on the Key West airport's only runway.Add in a $165,000 embezzling scheme and a drunk guy making bomb threats and you've got one hell of a two-week ... More >>
It's been an interesting time for the little Key West International Airport, which has been home to a plane crash, a bomb threat, and a six-figure embezzlement -- all in the past ten days.It started on October 24, when 32-year-old Texas resident Darren Tonner drank a bit at one of the airport bar ... More >>
Liberalmind1012 via Creative CommonsYou could have your drink and chew it too! If Urban Outfitters had the equivalent of IKEA's Swedish Food Market, the shelves would be stocked with products valued either for their mall-ready alt sensibilities or their ironic appeal; e.g. quinoa pancake mix, Jap ... More >>
Let's face it. Valentine's Day is this big made-up holiday that was invented by the flower, candy and card industries to shame people into buying their crap at least one day out of the year. Sure, the guy you're seeing bought you some candy and took you to Denny's for a romantic Grand Slam las ... More >>
This Sunday, "Furious Pete" Czerwinski will face off against "Gentleman" Joe Menchetti and Dale "Mouth of the South" Boone at Mardi Gras Casino in a major watermelon-eating contest.
The event -- which features a whopping 84 contestants -- begins at 1 p.m. According to the rules, "Each contestant ... More >>
Flickr: jd06Mike Wallace, driving in the 2009 Daytona 500.NASCAR races aren't known for their racial diversity. And the traditional good ol' boy fan base isn't known for voting for Democrats. But maybe it's a place where an African American Democrat can score a few swing votes in Florida's U.S. S ... More >>
You may have thought cooking was just a way to get something to eat. Actually, it's why homo sapiens developed bodies strong enough to bench-press a dump truck and brains that could create incomprehensible "financial instruments" to sell to widows and orphans and crash the world econo ... More >>
meadowlandsparkinglotThe Jabaconageburger with cheese, a cheeseburger topped with sausage and bacon and sandwiched between two Jamaican beef patties. Urg. Food porn is all the rage these days. There are entire sites devoted to the obscene pleasures of voyeuristic foodie-ism, and they're growing in n ... More >>