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Win A $10 Bella Amici Pizzeria & Restaurante Gift Card (Boca Raton)

This contest started on 5/6/24. This contest has a winner.

* Win A $10 Bella Amici Pizzeria & Restaurante Gift Card.

Jeff Eats got a $10 Bella Amici Pizzeria & Restaurante Gift Card to give to one of you guys!

The game- the first 10 “reader-comments” received – will be entered in a “blind hat pick”! You can submit as many comments as you’d like but- Please, only 1- reader comment – per day…play fair!

The $10 Gift Card is good at Bella Amici Pizzeria & Restaurante, 7491 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton. Florida 33487, (561) 852-9290.

You can check menu/prices/info at bellaamiciboca.com.

Posted on March 2nd, 2023

***** Bella Amici Pizzeria & Restaurante, 7491 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton. Florida 33487, (561) 852-9290.

Got a real good “mom & pop” red sauce Italian joint for you guys to checkout- Bella Amici Pizzeria & Restaurante in Boca Raton.

Long story short, last night Jeff Eats and Mrs. Jeff Eats “discovered” Bella Amici Pizzeria & Restaurante and the joint’s food absolutely killed! Handful of inside & outside tables/ inside counter seating, no frills pizza joint decor, reasonably priced appetizers/ pizzas/ pastas/ hot & cold heros/ entrees/ desserts/ daily specials/ beer & wine menu, open Tuesday-Thursday 11:30am-9pm/ Friday-Saturday noon-10pm/ closed Monday.

Just so you know, Bella Amici’s food totally blew Jeff Eats and Mrs. Jeff Eats away! I gotta rate this joint right up there with the best “mom & pop” red sauce Italian joints that we have eaten at in Florida. Just so we are straight- if you’re looking for fancy schmancy- Bella Amici is absolutely-positively not going to work for you! I’m talking here- tee shirts/shorts/flip flops, pizzas, pastas, mussels marinara, lasagna, wings, fried calamari, strombolis, heros, antipasto salad, garlic knots, tartufos, endless Coca Cola refills and loads of napkins!

Let’s wrap Bella Amici Pizzeria & Restaurante up by saying- you can check menu/prices/info at bellaamiciboca.com.

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Win A Kiss US ‘76 Tour 100% Cotton T-Shirt

Posted on May 6th, 2024 · Contests Deals Music/Events/Other · 51 Comments »

This contest started on 5/4/24. This contest has a winner.

* Win A Kiss US ‘76 Tour 100% Cotton T-Shirt.

The game- the first 45 “reader-comments” received – will be entered in a “blind hat pick”! You can submit as many comments as you’d like but- Please, only 1- reader comment – per day…play fair!

By the way- you guys don’t have to worry about “sizes”- Jeff Eats can handle Mens- small, medium, large, x-large, xx-large. xxx-large.

LIST DESIRED SIZE IN COMMENT.

The shirt’s retail value $45.00.

Just in case you guys were wondering:

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Walmart Decides to Remove Self-Checkouts at Some Stores, Here’s Why

Posted on May 6th, 2024 · Music/Events/Other · 6 Comments »

* Walmart Decides to Remove Self-Checkouts at Some Stores, Here’s Why.

Just trying to keep you guys in the loop…

From placebreak:
Posted by Slim Cohen
April 26, 2024
Updated April 29, 2024

Walmart Decides to Remove Self-Checkouts at Some Stores, Here’s Why

In a bid to combat rising crime rates and provide better customer service, retail giant Walmart has made the decision to eliminate self-checkout machines at two of its locations. The move comes as a response to concerns over theft and customer dissatisfaction with the self-checkout experience. By replacing these unmanned kiosks with staffed lanes, Walmart aims to enhance personalized and efficient service for its customers.

Walmart’s choice to remove self-checkouts is primarily driven by the high rates of theft associated with these machines. Neil Saunders, the managing director of GlobalData, states that theft rates at self-checkouts are reasonably high due to deliberate actions and accidental mistakes. By transitioning to manned checkouts, Walmart hopes to mitigate these issues and save costs in the long run.

Additionally, a recent study conducted by Drexel University in Pennsylvania reveals that self-checkout machines often leave shoppers irritated. Customers express frustration at having to handle the entire checkout process themselves, leading to a less satisfactory shopping experience. Walmart acknowledges this dissatisfaction and aims to improve customer convenience and satisfaction by providing staffed lanes.

The two Walmart stores where self-checkouts will be removed are located in Cleveland, Ohio, and Shrewsbury, Missouri. The decision to target these specific locations is based on feedback from associates and customers, shopping patterns, and business needs in the respective areas. However, Walmart has not disclosed whether these two stores are the only ones affected or if further announcements will be made regarding the removal of self-checkouts in other locations.

Walmart is not the only retailer taking action against self-checkouts. Dollar General, recognizing the high levels of shoplifting and mis-scanned items, has decided to remove self-checkout lanes completely from 300 of its stores. This move is expected to have a positive impact on shrink, according to Dollar General CEO Todd Vasos.

Similarly, Target has implemented limitations on self-checkout kiosks, allowing customers to use them only for purchases of up to 10 items. This restriction aims to enhance the overall shopping experience for customers.

Walmart’s decision to remove self-checkouts coincides with its recent store closures in Chicago, Illinois, due to poor performance and worsening crime rates in the area. This move highlights the impact of rising crime rates on retailers’ operations and the need for resolution from city officials. Walmart CEO Doug McMillon has warned that if the issue of shoplifting is not adequately addressed, more store closures may follow.

The closure of the four Chicago locations comes after Walmart shut down its remaining two stores in Portland, Oregon, last year. The company’s decision to close stores is a direct response to the increase in shoplifting incidents.

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DISH OF THE WEEK (Sunday- 5/5/24-Two Fat Guys Italian Gourmet Deli- Port Saint Lucie)

***** DISH OF THE WEEK (Sunday- 5/5/24-Two Fat Guys Italian Gourmet Deli).

One of Jeff Eats favorite menu items…

THE FLATBUSH HERO
($10.25 ham, fresh mozzarella, roasted peppers, oil, vinegar, lettuce and tomato)

Two Fat Guys Italian Gourmet Deli
1355 Southwest Gatlin Boulevard
Port Saint Lucie
(772) 446-9371
twofatguysbrooklyn.com
Latest Review: 10/27/23

Two Fat Guys Italian Gourmet Deli is an absolutely dynamite market/deli to shop at!

Posted on October 27th, 2023.

***** Two Fat Guys Italian Gourmet Deli, 1355 Southwest Gatlin Boulevard, Port Saint Lucie, Florida 34953, (772) 446-9371.

Got a real good Italian deli for you guys to check-out, Two Fat Guys Italian Gourmet Deli in Port Saint Lucie.

Simple tale to tell, yesterday Jeff Eats and Mrs. Jeff Eats “discovered” Two Fat Guys Italian Gourmet Deli and the joint’s reasonably priced selection of hot & cold sandwiches-heroes/ prepared foods/ salads/ pastas/ baked goods/ pizzas/ cheeses/ meats/ seafood/ breads/ desserts/ groceries totally blew us away! We were like two kids in a candy store!

Two Fat Guys Gourmet Italian Deli is an absolute must try!

You guys can check menu/prices/info at twofatguysbrooklyn.com.

Two Fat Guys Gourmet Italian Deli is open Monday – Wednesday 8:30am-6:30pm/ Thursday 8:30 am-7:00 pm/ Friday 8:00 am -7:00 pm/ Saturday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm​, closed Sunday.

By the way, Two Fat Guys Gourmet Italian Deli also sells bagels!

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Isaac’s World Famous Burgers (Tampa)

Posted on May 4th, 2024 · American Fast Food Tampa Wings · 1 Comment »

***** Isaac’s World Famous Burgers, 442 West Columbus Drive, Tampa, Florida 33602, (813) 405-4080.

Got a real good burger joint for you guys to checkout, Isaac’s World Famous Burgers in Tampa.

Real simple tale to tell, yesterday Jeff Eats, Mrs. Jeff Eats, Daughter Jeff Eats, Son Jeff Eats and our friends Mike and Liz and Jerry and Fran “discovered” Isaac’s World Famous Burgers and its food totally blew us away! Order/pickup at counter, handful of tables inside, handful of tables on outdoor patio, Sanford & Son decor, reasonably priced burgers/ hot dogs/ sandwiches, wings/ fries/ other stuff menu.

Trust Jeff Eats on this one, this joint is an absolute must try!

Let’s wrap-up Isaac’s World Famous Burgers by saying, that its food killed, that you can check menu/ prices/ info at isaacsworldfamous.com, that if you’re not a fan of off-the-chart delicious flat-top grilled burgers (besides, there being something very seriously wrong with you) skip the joint, that if you had to GOOGLE Sanford & Son- skip the joint and the joint is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 11am-8pm/ Friday & Saturday 11am-9pm/ closed Wednesday & Sunday).
11:00 am.

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Humor!

Posted on May 4th, 2024 · Music/Events/Other · No Comments »

* Humor!

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How Is Jeff Eats Able To Run So Many Terrific Contests?

Posted on May 3rd, 2024 · Contests Deals Music/Events/Other · No Comments »

Originally posted on March 14th, 2020.

* How Is Jeff Eats Able To Run So Many Terrific Contests?

A recent e-mail from Jeff Eats’ reader Mike Connor…

Jeff,
Just curious- How Is Jeff Eats Able To Run So Many Terrific Contests?

Thanks,
Mike Connor

_____________

Mike Connor:

Jeff Eats is a very widely followed food-entertainment blog site.

Numerous restaurants, public relations firms and other retailers/vendors contact Jeff Eats wanting to advertise on the site. Other than for Google Ads- Jeff Eats does not accept advertising ads. What Jeff Eats does-do, is accept gift cards/ coupons/ tickets/ merchandise from advertisers and ALL- gift cards etc. are then used as “prizes” for the many terrific contests that you mentioned. ALL gift cards etc. received are given to readers.

Hope that helps to answer your question.

Jeff Eats

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Win A CBGB & OMFUG 100% Cotton T-Shirt

Posted on May 3rd, 2024 · Contests Deals Music/Events/Other · 53 Comments »

This Contest started om 5/2/24. This contest has a winner.

* Win A CBGB & OMFUG 100% Cotton T-Shirt.

The game- the first 45 “reader-comments” received – will be entered in a “blind hat pick”! You can submit as many comments as you’d like but- Please, only 1- reader comment – per day…play fair!

By the way- you guys don’t have to worry about “sizes”- Jeff Eats can handle Mens- small, medium, large, x-large, xx-large. xxx-large.

LIST DESIRED SIZE IN COMMENT.

The shirt’s retail value $45.00.

Just in case you guys were wondering:

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Humor!

Posted on May 2nd, 2024 · Music/Events/Other · No Comments »

* Humor!

A Pastor entered his donkey in a race and it won. The Pastor was so pleased with the donkey that he entered it in the race again and it won again. The local paper read: PASTOR’S ASS OUT FRONT. The Bishop was so upset with this kind of publicity that he ordered the Pastor not to enter the donkey in another race. The next day the local paper headline read: BISHOP SCRATCHES PASTOR’S ASS. This was too much for the Bishop so he ordered the Pastor to get rid of the donkey. The Pastor decided to give it to a Nun in a nearby convent. The local paper, hearing of the news, posted the following headline the next day: NUN HAS BEST ASS IN TOWN. The Bishop fainted. He informed the Nun that she would have to get rid of the donkey so she sold it to a farm for $10. The next day the paper read: NUN SELLS ASS FOR $10 This was too much for the Bishop so he ordered the Nun to buy back the donkey and lead it to the plains where it could run wild. The next day the headlines read: NUN ANNOUNCES HER ASS IS WILD AND FREE. The Bishop was buried the next day. The moral of the story is . . . being concerned about public opinion can bring you much grief and misery and even shorten your life. So be yourself and enjoy life. Stop worrying about everyone else’s ass and just cover your own !!! You’ll be a lot happier and live longer!

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Calogero’s Pizzeria (Lake Alfred)

Posted on May 2nd, 2024 · Desserts Italian Pizza Subs/Salads Wings · No Comments »

***** Calogero’s Pizzeria, 148A West Haines Boulevard, Lake Alfred, Florida 33850, 863-880-1562.

Got a real good pizza joint for you guys to checkout, Calogero’s Pizzeria in Lake Alfred.

Real simple tale to tell, yesterday Jeff Eats and Mrs. Jeff Eats “discovered” Calogero’s Pizzeria and its food was absolute dynamite! Indoor tables & counter seating/ outdoor patio tables, reasonably priced appetizers/ salads/ panini/ calzones/ wood fired pizza/ dessert menu.










Let’s wrap-up Calogero’s Pizzeria by saying, that until yesterday, neither Jeff Eats nor Mrs. Jeff Eats had ever heard of a city named Lake Alfred, that Calogero’s Pizzeria’s food killed, that if this joint was a whole lot closer to Jeff Eats and Mrs. Jeff Eats’ Boca Raton abode we would be real steady customers and that you guys should absolutely positively give it a shot!

You guys can check menu/prices/info at calogerospizzeriamenu.com.

Calogero’s Pizzeria:

Monday & Tuesday
Closed

Wednesday
11:30 AM – 7:45 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM – 7:45 PM
Friday
11:30 AM – 8:45 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM – 8:45 PM
Sunday
11:30 AM – 7:45 PM