100 Favorite Dishes

100 Favorite Dishes: No. 63 -- "Monster" Hoagie from LaSpada's Original Hoagies


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 [email protected]


No. 63: "Monster" Hoagie from LaSpada's Original Hoagies

In an ideal situation, life would consist of three things: football, Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey, and a monster from LaSpada's Original Hoagies.



I may have a mild obsession with the rare roast beef. Or maybe the preparation process where the meat masters slice to order. Maybe it's their soft, buttery hoagies. It could possibly be that they place three layers of ham, turkey, and roast beef on the bottom of the sandwich, and on top. It tucks the veggie goodies inside like a meat blanket. It may not be as popular as the Italian special, which Manager Phil Kappes says gets about 65-70 percent of the orders, but it's the monster that will bring you to hoagie heaven. Check out one of their four locations in Broward and Palm Beach Counties.

Previous 100 favorite dishes:
No. 64: Truffled Chips from YOLO
No. 65: Black Skillet-Roasted Mussels from Timpano Chophouse
No. 66: Fish Sandwich from Lazy Loggerhead Cafe

No. 67: Fresh Tomato Pizza from Pizza Time
No. 68: Seafood Salad Sandwich from Le Tub
No. 69: Wings from Lefty's Tavern
No. 70: Sake Flight from Wild East Asian Bistro
No. 71: Croque Monsieur From Croissan'Time
No. 72: Mushroom in Tin Foil at Marumi Sushi
No. 73: Tapas Sharing Platter from Johnny V
No. 74: Cherry Crunch Donut from Dandee Donut Factory
No. 75: Brussel Sprouts from Cafe La Buca
No. 76: Linguine Vongole from Il Bellagio 
No. 77: Housemade Charcuterie from Market 17
No. 78: Crab Benedict at the Downtowner Saloon

No. 79: The Aileen Special from Undergrounds Coffeehaus
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. 83: Fagottini al Tartufo Bianco e Nero From Apicius Ristorante e Enoteca
No. 84: Guacamole from Dos Caminos
No. 85: Rock Shrimp from Bahama Mama
No. 86: The Grease Beast from Grease Burger
No. 87: Banana Pancakes from Simply Delish
No. 88: Paella from Cafe Seville
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



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