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Restaurant Tue Mar 25 2008

Details Magazine: America's Best Breakfast Restaurants

00004f.jpg, the "Online home of Details and GQ," has posted an article on the 15 best breakfast restaurants in America. Unsurprisingly, Lou Mitchell's makes the list. I have a special place in my heart for Lou Mitchell's because it was the first place I encountered the incredible combination of apples and cheddar cheese as a kid (in one of their omelets). However, I think any resident could name half a dozen better choices for breakfast in the city. These lists always make me wonder if some author just did a Google search to write the article...

There is a slide show of 5 of the selected restaurants (including Lou Mitchell's). The picture above was the most intriguing to me. It is from Taco Taco Cafe in San Antonio. I love the dishes.

The full list after the jump.

Details magazine picks the 15 best breakfast restaurants in America:

1) Becky's - Portland, ME
2) Florida Ave. Grill - Washington, D.C.
3) Barney Greengrass - New York, NY
4) Hominy Grill - Charleston, SC
5) Al's Breakfast - Minneapolis, MN
6) Mei Lai Wah Coffee House - New York, NY
7) Lou Mitchell's - Chicago, IL
8) Square One Dining - Los Angeles, CA
9) Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen - Chapel Hill, NC
10) Taco Taco Cafe - San Antonio, TX
11) Cafe Des Amis - Breaux Bridge, LA
12) Canteen - San Francisco, CA
13) Simpatica Dining Hall - Portland, OR
14) Kelley's Country Cookin' - Houston, TX
15) Charlie's Sandwich Shoppe - Boston, MA

Has anyone been to these restaurants? What did you think?

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Krissy / March 28, 2008 3:45 PM

Absolutely none of them can compare to The Classic Diner in Malvern Pa. PotteryBarn meets Cape Cod. Huge portions, Great Presentation. Check it out!!!

Kris / March 28, 2008 3:48 PM

None can compare to The Classic Diner in Malvern Pa

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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