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Category Archives: Fast-food

Finding a taste of Philadelphia in a West Boca Raton shopping mall

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Old School Philly in Shadowood Square offers authentic Philadelphia-style cheesesteak sandwiches — and more. The former owner of Direct from Philly, inside a Deerfield Beach gas station, is behind the new venture. You’ll need a big appetite, lots of napkins, plenty of cold beverages and a fork to savor the experience and the cheesesteaks at […]

Authentic Mexican tacos have curbside appeal in western Delray Beach

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Classic Mexican food is available from Taqueria Jalapenos, a roadside food truck in far western Delray Beach. Make sure to try the tacos con lengua. Some of Delray Beach’s best Mexican food can be found as far west as you can travel on Atlantic Avenue— at the Taqueria Jalapenos food truck just west of Route 441, past […]

Conte’s Pizza may have the best New York style pies in Delray Beach

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Crispy crust  and zesty sauce make for slices that pack a wallop of flavor.   A tiny shop in a Pineapple Grove strip center three blocks north of Atlantic Avenue may sell the best slice of New York Style pizza in all of Delray Beach, if not all of Palm Beach County. That shop, with […]

From the streets of China to Pineapple Grove, Delray Goodies offers jianbing

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A textural, flavorful mouthful can be found in an assuming storefront eatery just a short walk from Delray Beach’s Atlantic Avenue. Have you ever eaten a Jianbing? I never did, until I stopped in for lunch recently at the newly opened Delray Goodies in Pineapple Grove. I’m glad I did. What a Jianbing? It’s one of […]

A taste of Philadelphia, inside a gas station

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Sorry Big Al. I’ve found a new place to get my Philadelphia cheesesteak fix: Direct from Philly, in Deerfield Beach. Until recently, Big Al’s Steaks on Atlantic Avenue in downtown Delray Beach was the only place that I knew where you could find something that resembled a Philadelphia cheesesteak in or near Delray Beach, but after […]

Chicago-style hotdogs find a home in S. Florida

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A casual strip-center eatery  on US-1 focuses on Chicago-style hot dogs, game sausages. How about some hoisin sauce on your dog? To a New Yorker raised on Nathan’s Famous hot dogs, Hebrew National franks from a foil-covered grill at the local kosher deli or dirty water dogs from the corner Sabrett cart, chowing down at Hotdog-Opolis […]