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. 67: Fresh Tomato Pizza from Pizza Time of Boca Raton
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Something so basic and satisfying doesn't require the hyperbole of being touted as "the best" or "most authentic." Suffice it to say, this simple pie is a thing of beauty. Chewy crust served with the cheese on bottom and smothered with a hearty (vaguely sweet) tomato sauce, shredded basil leaves and a drizzle of olive oil on top, it's even better once it cools off making it an ideal candidate for takeout or delivery. It's only available in one size: Sicilian. It's large enough to share with two or three friends, but after one bite, you're going to want to hog this puppy all to yourself.
Pizza Time, 1001 SW 2nd Ave., Boca Raton. 561-391-9240.
Previous 100 favorite dishes:
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. 82: Pulled Pork Sliders from Gratify American GastroPub
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 Las Olas
No. 95: Pad Thai from Sukhothai
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