Pine State Biscuits: Biscuits and brunch in Portland, Oregon

The decadent Reggie Deluxe with an egg, Pine State Biscuits, Portland, Oregon

In 2006, a group of three friends, who were transplants from North Carolina, founded Pine State Biscuits in Portland, Oregon. Their goal was to share their love of Southeast cuisine with the Pacific Northwest. And, the one food they craved and grew up eating, and wanted to share with Portland, was the ubiquitous southern biscuit. After months of trial and error, the group perfected their recipe of a buttery, flakey scratch-made biscuit. In May 2006, they started selling their homemade …

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Screen Door: Southern Brunch in Portland’s Pearl District

A southern classic, the Chicken & Waffles, Screen Door, Portland, Oregon

Screen Door, with two locations in Portland, Oregon, is a southern and soul food restaurant popular for its decadent menu. In 2006, Louisiana transplants Nicole and David Mouton opened the first Screen Door location on Burnside Street in eastern Portland. In 2021, a second location opened on Couch Street in the Pearl District. You will find all your favorite southern comfort foods on the brunch and dinner menus at Screen Door. This includes fried chicken, catfish, chicken & waffles, shrimp …

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Zenith Brunch & Cocktails in Lisbon, Portugal

The colorful Eggs Zenith, Zenith Brunch & Cocktails, Lisbon, Portugal

Zenith Brunch & Cocktails, located off Avenida da Liberdade, is one of the best places in Lisbon for brunch. Its menu features classics such as french toast, eggs benedict, pancakes, and bagels. Other than its food, the all-day brunch spot is popular for its handmade cocktails and hip, modern interior. In 2017, the first Zenith location opened in the heart of Porto. It soon became a must-visit brunch spot for both locals and tourists. After their success in Porto, a …

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The 5 Point Cafe: Breakfast at Seattle’s best dive bar

Salmon Benedict, The 5 Point Cafe, Seattle

The 5 Point Cafe, located in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood, is a historic cafe and dive bar which opened in 1929. For almost a century, the no-frills diner has survived prohibition, war, and politics. Today, the cafe is one of the oldest family operated eateries in Seattle and the oldest bar in Belltown. It is also known for being one of the best dive bars in the city. As the menu states, everyone is welcome no matter your political, social, or …

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Bacco Cafe: Breakfast near Pike Place Market in Seattle

Dungeness Crab Benedict, Bacco Cafe, Seattle

Whenever I travel to a new destination, I make it a priority to search out the best local breakfast and brunch spots. For me, there is something special about eating breakfast in a new city, especially at places I can’t find back at home. The food connects me to the new city. So, the moment I landed in Seattle on my recent trip, I grabbed my phone and began searching. After a few minutes, I stumbled upon a place that …

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Phoebe’s Diner: Classic American diner in South Austin

The Brisket Benny, Phoebe’s Diner, Austin

Phoebe’s Diner, located in Austin, Texas, is a casual diner serving everything from scratch-made American classics to barbecue. In 2017, the owners of Winebelly, one of South Austin’s best wine bars, opened Phoebe’s Diner. The diner, located a few doors down from Winebelly, sits next to a gas station in a strip mall off W Oltorf St. Since opening, the breakfast and brunch spot has gained a following for its extensive menu featuring made-from-scratch Americana dishes. Dishes include fried chicken, …

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Granny’s Tacos: Food truck serving best breakfast tacos in Austin

Granny's Tacos in Austin, Texas

While Austin might be best known for its barbecue and music, it’s also popular for its breakfast tacos. Austinites are obsessed with them and all swear they know where to find the best in town. You can find these delicious, affordable, and unique breakfast tacos everywhere from high-end restaurants to food trucks. By the way, Austin is also popular for its food trucks, which can be found all over the city. Speaking of food trucks. Granny’s Tacos, located in East …

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13 of the best cheap breakfast on the Las Vegas Strip

The decadent Scrambled Egg & Cheese Biscuit

Growing up in California, I have lost track of how many times I have visited Las Vegas. While most visit Las Vegas for the gambling, nightlife, and partying, I visit for the food. Las Vegas has it all from Michelin star celebrity chef restaurants to hole-in-the-wall eateries. And, everything in between. One of my favorite things about traveling to Las Vegas is being able to eat at new breakfast and brunch spots. Even after all these years, I seem to …

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Eggslut at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada

The Bacon, Egg & and Cheese Sandwich

One of the best places in Las Vegas for an affordable, delicious, Instagram-worthy breakfast is at Eggslut inside the Cosmopolitan. Eggslut started off as a food truck on the streets of Los Angeles in 2011. Today, the gourmet, upscale fast food restaurant has locations in Southern California, Seoul, Tokyo, London, and even Kuwait City. With its risqué name, bold flavors, and hangover curing egg-centric sandwiches, Eggslut has gained a cult-like following. This includes foodies, Instagram influencers, YouTube vloggers, food columnists, …

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Blueberry Hill Family Restaurant in Las Vegas, Nevada

The colorful Irish Eggs Benedict

Since 1987, the family owned and operated Blueberry Hill Family Restaurant has been serving the Las Vegas Valley. While they do serve lunch and dinner, this old school Vegas diner is best known for their extensive breakfast menu featuring scratch made dishes using only the freshest of ingredients. Today, Blueberry Hill Family Restaurant operates four locations in the Las Vegas Valley. This review will focus on their location found at 1505 E Flamingo Rd, located about two miles east of …

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