Well, so much for that. For a lot of us, a $3.99 express lunch at Palm Grille has somehow become the highlight of our week. The deal is this: roll up between the hours of 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., and you can choose from seven menu items on the express menu. Youve gotta buy a drink, too. (A $3 Sam Adams is a good alternative to the $9 tini-trio.) Once you do, the options are impressive: a tri-color Greek pasta salad, a super-packed Southwestern chicken wrap, a chicken breast dinner with all the fixins, and lots more. As befits a place where you can have lunch and catch a beer buzz for less than $8, reservations are neither required nor recommended.
Palm Grill (300 SW First Ave., Fort Lauderdale) Call 954-779-1800 for more information.
Starts: Dec. 22. Daily, 2008