We're breakfast junkies here at theCHIVE and two weeks ago, I posted some of the
best breakfast joints that I'd ever been. But I also asked the Chivers for their favorite breakfast dives. These are some of your favorites...
Beths Cafe (Seattle, WA) – 2 eggs omelettes…enough said. Picture is the 6 egg
24 Diner (Austin TX) – The Fried Egg Sandwich – It’s bacon, cheddar, and mayo served on a Challah bun.
3 – Buzzbrews Kitchen (Dallas TX) – Hare Krishna. It’s egg whites, avocados, jack and feta cheese with tomatoes on top
Larchmont Bungalow – (Hollywood, CA) – Red and Blue Velvet pancakes, baby!
Yolk – (Chicago, IL) – Eggs Benedict – Two poached eggs and canadian bacon atop english muffin halves. Topped with our homemade hollandaise sauce.
Sip & Bite – (Baltimore MD) – The Mediterranean Omelet
Maltby Cafe – (Maltby Washington) – Maltby Cinnamon Roll
The Traktor Room ( San Diego CA) Fresh Ground Lamb Scramble
Betty’s Kitchen (Hampton NH) Hash Smash #2 – Ifs an open faced bagel, pound of corn beef hash, poached eggs, hollandaise and hash browns
Rama Jama’s (Tuscaloosa, AL) Combo #2
Bayside Skillet (Ocean Citym MD) Crepes Katherine
Lynns Paradise Cafe (Louisville KY) – Wild Mushroom Scramble – eggs scrambled with Portobello and button mushrooms, baby spinach, and white cheddar, and served with a horseradish dill sour cream.
Blue Heaven (Key West FL) BLT Benedict – Bacon, lobster and tomato, topped with poached eggs, and then topped with freshly made lime hollandaise sauce.
Gladys Knight Chicken & Waffles – (Atlanta GA) Midnight Train – Four southern fried jumbo chicken wings and one original waffle
Over Easy (Phoenix AZ) – Caramelized Banana & Pecan Brioche French Toast
Stepping Stone Cafe (Portland OR) – chicken fried steak breakfast platter – chicken fried steak, eggs, toast, potatoes.
Snooze (Denver CO) – Bay of Pigs Sandwich – Eggs Benedict meets a cuban Sandwich
Cafe Patachou (Indianapolis IN) The Broken York Sandwich – two fried eggs on buttered toast, cheese, bacon, avocado and fruit.
Hominy Grill (Charleston SC) Shrimp and Grits Plate – Shrimp sauteed with scallions, mushrooms and bacon over grits
PJ’s Pancake House (Princeton NJ) French Pancake – Crepe style, filled with fresh strawberries
Hash House a Go Go (Las Vegas NV) Sage Fried Chicken Benedict – Sage fried chicken with fresh spinach, hardwood smoked bacon, market tomato, girdled mozzarella, chipotle cream and scrambled eggs
Eggs N’ Things – (Honolulu HI) Strawberry Pancakes with whipped cream and nuts
La Bellavia (Flagstaff AZ) – Swedish Oat Pancake
Deluca’s (Pittsburgh PA) Breakfast Sandwich
Benton Park Cafe (St. Louis MO) South of the Border burrito – egg, cheese, chorizo sausage, jalapeno, and avocados
Mickie’s Dairy Bar (Madison, WI) The Scrambler – huge mound of pan fried potatoes topped with eggs, cheese, gravy, and meat
River City Diner (Richmond VA) Rochester Garbage Plate – grilled hot dogs, chili, baked beans, home fries, cole slaw and potato salad, all piled high and covered with cheddar cheese.
Snow City Cafe – (Anchorage, AK) Stuffed French Toast – French Oven’s baguette, mandarin orange cream cheese, toasted walnuts, syrup, raspberry butter
Cafe Du Monde (New Orleans LA) Famous Coffee and Beignet