Creekside American Bistro: Breakfast with views in Sedona, Arizona

Shrimp & Grits

Creekside American Bistro located in Sedona, Arizona is a popular restaurant overlooking Sedona’s Oak Creek and famous red rocks. The restaurant is well known with both locals and tourists for its unique and seasonally changing menu featuring locally sourced ingredients. Weather you visit for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, you will find a unique and delicious dish on the menu. What I enjoy about my visits to Creekside American Bistro is that it feels trendy and upscale without being pretentious. It’s …

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Coffee Pot Restaurant in Sedona: Serving breakfast for over 30 years

The Coffee Pot Restaurant, located in Sedona, Arizona, is a family-owned restaurant with a 30 year history of serving its community. This institution of Sedona, and local favorite, is today not only popular with locals but with tourists looking for a delicious yet inexpensive breakfast or lunch option. This is especially true in a city as expensive as Sedona. Thanks to its extensive menu, including its absurd selection of 101 different omelettes, the Coffee Pot Restaurant has been written about …

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Milkbar Tomasza: Modern Polish Milk Bar in Kraków, Poland

If you are hungry, go for the Irish Breakfast

Located in the heart of Kraków’s Old Town is Milkbar Tomasza, a modern interpretation of a Soviet-style milk bar or self-serve cafeteria serving traditional Polish dishes at affordable prices. A milk bar or bar mleczny is a Polish form of a cafeteria ubiquitous across all of Poland. After World War I, these self-service milk bars started to pop up all across the country. The main purpose of these milk bars was to serve cheap meals to poor citizens, especially after …

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Australia Dairy Company: Best scrambled eggs in Hong Kong

Breakfast Set, Australia Dairy Company, Hong Kong

Ask any local for their favorite Hong Kong-style breakfast (cha chaan teng) and odds are their answer will be Australia Dairy Company. Since opening in 1970, this iconic Hong Kong institution has gained a reputation for its steamed pudding, scrambled eggs, and chicken soup. Dim sum, roast goose, and wonton noodles might be the kings of Hong Kong cuisine, but at any hour of the day, you’ll find a line of hungry people outside Australia Dairy Company, patiently waiting to …

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Den Noc in Prague, Czech Republic: Savory Salmon Pancakes

Savory Pancakes with Salmon, Sour Cream, and Dill, Den Noc, Prague, Czech Republic

Den Noc, meaning day and night, is a small and cozy bistro and wine bar located not far from the crowds of the Old Town in Prague, Czech Republic. After eating my fair share of potato dumplings and pork knuckles, I was ready for a change. Den Noc was started by a newly married couple with a dream to open their own business. That dream came true. Today, one handles the cooking and baking while the other focuses on wine. …

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Blue’s Egg in Milwaukee: Brunch and Eggs Benedict

House made English muffins along with house cured pulled ham

Everyone that lives in Milwaukee seems to know that Blue’s Egg is one of the best spots in the city for breakfast and brunch. Even though the restaurant is hidden in a small strip mall off Interstate 94 near Wauwatosa, you can always expect there to be a wait for a table. Not surprisingly, when I arrived at Blue’s Egg, the place was packed. Did I mention it was a late Monday morning? Since I was dining alone, I was …

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Freshly prepared breakfast at Chipps in Berlin, Germany

N°5 Bed Head Eggs Benedict, Chipps, Berlin, Germany

For my second morning in Berlin, I decided to stop by Chipps for breakfast. The restaurant, located in a quiet area of Mitte, has become popular for their freshly prepared dishes using seasonal and quality ingredients. Chipps was located on the corner of a small street adjacent to a small open grassy area in the heart of Mitte. Even though I was in the center of Berlin, the area was quiet. I felt like the place was miles away from …

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Breakfast at Factory Girl!, my first meal in Berlin, Germany

Cold Cuts: scrambled eggs with sucuk (spicy sausage) and a side of bread

For a Sunday morning, I was surprised how quiet the Mitte area of Berlin was. Streets were empty and everything seemed closed until I found Factory Girl!. As I found out later, Berlin was a quiet city during the morning. Everyone seemed to sleep during the day and venture out at night for food and drinks. When I walked into Factory Girl!, I was greeted with more of the same. The place was practically empty making me question my decision …

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Chicken and waffles at The Breakfast Klub in Houston, Texas

The Breakfast Klub's famous chicken and waffles

It was my last day in Houston. What better way to end the trip with some chicken and waffles and true southern style breakfast at The Breakfast Klub. The Breakfast Klub, located in Midtown Houston, has gained a loyal following of those looking to sample some delicious homemade southern dishes such as chicken and waffles, wings and grits, and catfish along with other tasty items including green eggs and ham and eggs benedict. They also serve lunch if that’s what …

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A Sunday morning visit to Al’s Breakfast in Minneapolis, MN

The Jose, one of the more popular dishes served at Al's Breakfast

It was my last day in Minneapolis before having to head back to Los Angeles. For my last breakfast in the city, I knew I had to head to Al’s Breakfast, for what I was told, was the best breakfast in the city. I actually first heard about Al’s Breakfast when Guy Fieri stopped by on his Food Network television show “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.” I knew this was the place for me when I saw the tiny diner with …

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