100 Favorite Dishes: No. 54 -- Lobster Corn Dogs From Rok: Brgr

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. 54: Lobster Corn Dogs from Rok: Brgr


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Candace West


While enjoying a bacon-infused bourbon or a frosted mug of micro-brew at Fort Lauderdale's newest burger bar and gastropub, the most difficult task is selecting from the bar bites menu. What nosh pairs best for observing the tomfoolery on Himmarshee Street from the exposed brick bar? The miniature kobe beef hot dogs slathered in homemade chili and sharp cheddar? The cheesy comfort found in the macaroni with gruyere and truffle oil? Wait! Don't tear your visor hat off in frustration just yet.

The tastiest of the all (but only by a smidgen) is where posh meets pedestrian with the lobster corn dogs ($12 for four). Chunks of Florida lobster meat speckled with bits of corn are swaddled with sweet batter then speared with a wooden stick.  Deep fried until crispy and blonde in color, the four fanciful pups arrive on a bed of zesty arugula with a side of spicy honey mustard for dipping. Feel at ease devouring these glorious dogs pinky-finger up.

Rok: Brgr
208 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale


Previous 100 favorite dishes:
No. 55: Gazpacho from John G's on the Beach
No. 56: Black & Blue Oysters from Shuck-N-Dive
No. 57: Latin Macho Burger from Latin Burger
No. 58: Dover Sole from French Corner Bistro & Rotisserie
No. 59: Cider Doughnuts from Chef John Carlino
No. 60: Breakfast in a Pot from Tom Sawyer Restaurant and Pastry Shop
No. 61: Fried Jumbo Shrimp from Betty's Soul Food
No. 62: Pastrami Sandwich from Primanti Bros.
No. 63: "Monster" Hoagie from LaSpada's Original Hoagies
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


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3 comments
Mikeyb
Mikeyb

one of the best things on the their menu big guy!! I see you just comment for the sake of it. Complete ignorance and jealousy. lol..It makes me laugh. I bet the owners are laughing all the way to the bank as they do 400-600 people a day.

Dennis
Dennis

This is so the absolutely last thing I'd order on their menu.

ErinHilburn
ErinHilburn

Have you actually tried them, or are you just talking smack? When I visted them, I ordered a burger (of course). But I actually enjoyed these much more.

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