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. 96: The Mother of All Burgers From Quickie's Burgers & Wings
The Mother of All Burgers -- it's a name that claims a lot. But at Quickie's, a pair of homespun fast-food joints in Southwest Broward, it's a claim that comes through. What makes this monstrous concoction so great is its everything-but-the-kitchen-sink methodology.
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First, Quickie's uses only quality beef and slow-chars it over a wood fire for a smoky flavor. In the case of the MOAB, the restaurant takes a pound patty and stuffs it with cheddar cheese too, which oozes and melts all into the meat. Next come the toppings: lettuce, tomato, grilled onions, French fries, and (of course) Quickie's legendary special sauce, a spicy, goopy, creamy blend that lubricates your arteries as much as your palate. Oh, and the truly adventurous can also add Quickie's homemade jerk seasoning to the patty. This pound-plus burger is an experience more than a meal -- a cacophony of intense flavors that somehow comes together to form one of the best (and most indulgent) fast-food experiences you'll find in SoFla.
Previous 100 Favorite Dishes:
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
Check out last year's 100 Favorite Dishes.