Whether you like them poached, scrambled, or over-easy today is International Egg Day, which means we need to pay homage to our heart healthy brunch staple. So, push those pancakes and waffles aside because today (and this weekend) take some time to indulge in some egg confections from our favorite places in Chicago.
Nestled in the heart of the Southport corridor is Southport Grocery. A european style cafe, which also sells some groceries and confections made by the restaurant, allows the patrons to bring a bit of the restaurant home with them. Being that today is about celebrating eggs, our Chicago editor Allison recommends the Chorizo & Eggs with homemade chorizo, tortilla chips and salsa verde is just the beginning with this dish. Review coming soon!
Hash House A Go Go On International Egg Day, Hash House A Go Go is going to trump every other brunch places portions ten fold! So, make sure you go to Hash house with an appetite and stuff your face with their egg scrambler or with their famous Fried Chicken Eggs Benny. Our Chicago editor, Allison, indulged in their insane portions last month and left stuffed to the brim. Read her review here.
Restaurants have gotten creative with eggs and Dove’s Luncheonette is no exception! Jacqueline, our Baby Bitch, reviewed Dove’s and said “[it] may be the best casual brunch spot in Wicker”. With a statement like that, Dove’s should be on your list of places to try! With their extensive menu with varieties of food to try, you’ll find something for everyone. Read Jacqueline’s review here.
Nookies Take it easy this Friday and indulge in simple, yet delicious brunch at Nookies. An establishment that does the egg proud every day of the year, Nookies serves breakfast all day every day, and does a darn good job. From dishes like their breakfast platter or their crunchy French toast, Nookies delivers that diner breakfast you might be craving on International Egg Day. Read our review here.
Celebrate International Egg Day with Ron Swanson at Whisk! This Ukrainian Village hot spot is a go to for weekend brunch, but even more so for weekday breakfast. Indulge on many egg-y items, like eggs benedicts, eggs sandwiches or the breakfast burrito. There is a reason why this place almost always has a wait, and we know why — Read our review here.
How could a restaurant with the epicenter of the egg as its name, not be included on our International Egg Day list? Items like the egg scramblers are what Yolk’s five Chicago location on the brunch-goers radar every weekend and keep people coming back for more. With four egg scramblers and five eggs benny to chose from, you simply cannot go wrong. Yolk simply egg-ceeds all eggspectations!