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. 88: Paella from Cafe Seville
Paella is the national dish of Spain, and with good reason -- it's incredibly satisfying and delicious! But where can you find authentically prepared paella in South Florida?
Cafe Seville is where. Paella being their specialty, they combine fresh fish, shrimp, scallops, calamari, mussels, clams, boneless chunks of chicken, chorizo, and pork all buried in a generous pile of moist Spanish saffron rice.
Paella is prepared for two, so either arrive with a date or plan on making all your colleagues at work jealous the next day during lunch!
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Cafe Seville, 2768 E. Oakland Park Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
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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