100 Favorite Dishes: No. 66 - Fish Sandwich from Lazy Loggerhead Cafe
As a countdown to the Best of Broward Palm Beach 2011, coming in June, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to Deirdra.Funcheon@BrowardPalmBeach.com.
No. 66 - Fish Sandwich from Lazy Loggerhead Cafe
Lazy Loggerhead Cafe's Blackened Fish Sandwich
Beachside, in flip flops, eating a fresh hunk of perfectly cooked mahi hot off the grill with a drizzle of mango sauce (or, blackened with lime sauce). Does life get better?
Only if you could see the beach.
No matter. The Lazy Loggerhead Cafe is in Carlin Park right beside the dunes and next to the boardwalk. If you're into watching gorgeous bods and some that need or have had work stroll past, dragging surfboards, kids with buckets or just a towel, get a window seat or sit outside.
Otherwise, stay in the cool and watch the chef, appropriately named Brian Wilson, as he flips out salads, burgers, and these delightful sandwiches. All are accompanied by his killer fresh salsa, cole slaw and crisp fries. They close early so he can surf - and there are lines on weekends in season. Prepare ahead.
Lazy Loggerhead Cafe, in Carlin Park, 401 S.R. A1A, Jupiter; 561-747-1134.
Previous 100 favorite dishes:
No. 67: Fresh Tomato Pizza from Pizza Time
No. 71: Croque Monsieur From Croissan'Time
No. 73: Tapas Sharing Platter from Johnny V
No. 80: Insalata Caprese from Fiorentina
No. 81: Angus and Brie Burger from Gilbert's 17th Street Grill
No. 84: Guacamole from Dos Caminos
No. 85: Rock Shrimp from Bahama Mama
No. 86: The Grease Beast from Grease Burger
No. 89: Coal-Oven Wings from Table 42
No. 90: Pork buns at Umi Fish Bar + Grill
No. 91: Mariquitas from Cabana
No. 92: Meatballs With Ricotta and San Marzano Tomato Sauce from Deck 84
No. 93: Crème Brûlée With Fruit Compote from Mojo
No. 94: Asparagus and Swiss Omelette from La Bonne Crepe on
No 96: The Mother of All Burgers from Quickie's Burgers & Wings
No. 97: Arancini Rice Balls from D'Angelo
No. 98: "Yum Yum" Korean Pork Tacos from Nacho Bizness
No. 99: Sauteed Gator Tail from Rosey Baby
No. 100: Vacio Steak from Angus Bar and Grill
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