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Badhuis • Amsterdam

Breakfast in Europe can be disappointing. Especially for an American raised on bacon, egg and cheese sandwiches with a side of hashbrowns. Luckily, in Amsterdam, I can scratch that itch in more places than one. My spot of choice is an old bath house that was converted to a restaurant in the...

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Hill Country Chicken • Manhattan

Sometimes you just need to hit a breakfast hard and fat. Hill Country Chicken makes it easy with their egg and fried chicken biscuit. I know what you are thinking – “No cheese?”. Trust me you don’t need cheese when it comes to this butter laden biscuit that holds together the...

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Mokka Kaffi • Reykjavik

You land in Iceland off a red eye. The sun is barely awake. It’s January and all you can see out the plane window is baron white tundra. The ambian and shot of merlot is still running through your system but you muster the energy to grab your carry on bag and make it off the airplane. Ninety...

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Park Hyatt • Ho Chi Minh City

This killer dish isn’t as much about the food as it is about the environment. Imagine you just landed in one of the most foreign places you’ve ever seen. You were accosted by hundreds of thousand of motor bikes swarming around your cab as you journeyed to the heart of a city that’s...

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Iberostar • Playa del Carmen

First time. Last time? My hopes were high as I landed in Mexico for the first time in my 38 years. Somehow our spicy neighbor to the south had alluded my travel itinerary for far too long. My short stop in Tiajuana in the 90’s doesn’t count. Touchdown welcomed four days of sun at an all...

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Fried Chicken Breakfast

Not exactly. I just couldn’t bring myself to whack down a chicken and waffles plate at 9am on a Thursday. Although the rainy New York morning gave me a good excuse, the Bikram Yoga class planned for tonight won the short synapse battle. There could be nothing worse than trying to sweat out...

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Butter Milk Biscuits Are A Southern Favorite

Around the corner from our hotel was a breakfast place called Toast. Although breakfast is not usually a meal that I normally blog about I thought this was such an outstanding egg sandwich, even though the staff got my order wrong…. twice…. it was delicious. I ordered the Jumbo Breakfast...

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Mile (Week)End

Memorial Day weekend in NYC is awesome. I love to stay in the city because everyone else leaves. It makes me feel like I am living in Phili or Providence or New York in 1962 (sort of). So, with the mass exodus, I took advantage and headed to a place that would normally be more crowded then a Walmart...

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Evil Breakfast

It was more like brunch but still way too early for cookies. When they are fresh baked and topped with a coarse sea salt, I think anytime is cookie time. The General Greene, in Fort Greene Brooklyn, does the best warm chocolate chip cookies this side of Mom’s house. Nine cookies for four...

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Sober Irish

Last Wednesday I woke up early and started the 40 minute process of making Irish oatmeal. I am not too sure what the difference is between Irish and regular oatmeal other than the cool tin can the Irish oatmeal came in. None the less, pretty tasty with the agave nectar on top. ...

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Best French Toast Ever!

Yes. I know that is a huge claim. “Best Ever” is not to be thrown around lightly. My trip to Santa Barbara continued to delight right up to this tasty breakfast at Eladio’s Let’s qualify “the best”. Start with a fresh, flaky piece of brioche. Then with an egg wash...

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Royal Toast

I have never seen toast come with such a dramatic entrance before. Just another of the over-the-top touches that the Taj Hotels breakfast buffet staff adds. ...

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EGGzacally

I took some time the other morning to have a business/personal breakfast with my friend Jeff. Jeff has been a long time Billyburg resident and a comrade in food talk. Earlier in the week Jeff introduced me to Ben over at Rooftop Farms where he volunteers on Thursdays. We decided to meet in the Burg...

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Tony Baloney’s Breakfast

I just had to do a post about this deli. Great name and friendly owner. It sits on Howard and 6th st. in San Fran, a block from the hotel I was staying at. I visited each morning to get a large, hot coffee before starting the daily drive down to silicon valley. Each day the owner said hello, and...