$10 Lunch: Trattoria Pizzeria Panaretto, Fort Lauderdale
What you get: A house garden or caesar salad with crisp croutons, a soda or iced tea, and one of a dozen specialty sandwiches or Italian dishes like lasagna or pizza.
We tried: A stracchino and speck panino marries creamy cow's milk cheese with a mild mozzarella flavor with a thin layer of juniper-smoked speck. The homemade focaccia it's made on is crusty and airy with an appealing texture. Another Florentine-style panino had chicken breast, spinach, tomato, and goat cheese -- the spinach was frozen, however.
Bonus Points: Staff is friendly and accommodating. Quick service means you get a sit-down meal but can get in and out before your lunch break is up.
Trattoria Pizzeria Panaretto
1331 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale 33316