the $4.95 lunch special at the Pita Inn (photo by Steve Dolinsky)There really isn't much to find these days on the lunch front for less than five bucks. I mean, you can get a burrito or a burger, but that never really satisfies - both from a taste and a nutritional standpoint.
Since the streetcar isn't operating, we call another cab to take us to the legendary Commander's Palace for their weekly jazz brunch. The palatial building was built by Emile Commander, as a wedding gift for his daughter.
My shirt is slightly askew. My stomach is just beginning to protrude beyond my upper belt buckle, and my brain is practically screaming at me -- pleading, really -- to stop eating. I knew what I was getting into though.