The Glades “Food Fight” Review

Lunch trucks took center stage in "Food Fight," this week’s episode of The Glades, when theowner of a popular truck that Jim frequented was murdered in a staged robbery. Personally, I’m not a huge fan of lunch trucks, despite their growing popularity, because it seems like the minute you find a good one and get in line, you’re immediately told that they’re closing down for the day as soon as they take the customer who is standing right in front of you. It’s a cruel culinary joke, and I could see why it would drive someone to murder.

But the murderer turned out to be someone who disliked lunch trucks for a very different reason. After running through the usual suspects…the jilted owner of a rival lunch truck, the lying politician who was trying to legislate the trucks…Jim arrived at the owner of a family restaurant whose business was being run into the ground by the cheap and mobile food establishments. Not the lamest motive ever, but it was hard to see the woman who enjoyed waking up at four a.m. to bake bread taking a gun and shooting a man in cold-blood. Read More... 


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