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Posted by Michael Stern on Friday, December 17, 2010 7:38 AM

Creme Brulee French Toast

I was trying to think of the single most delicious Roadfood dish of 2010 and, it being breakfast time, I was visited by an image of the creme brulee French toast at Mamie's in Roxbury, Connecticut. Competitors for best-remembered breakfast follow...

Sweet potato ham biscuits at Sting Ray's in Cape Charles, Virginia:

Sweet potato ham biscuits

A goetta sandwich at Eckerlin's butcher shop in Cincinnati:


Granola at the Orange Inn, Laguna Beach, California:


The migas at Mecca in Dallas:


Pancakes at Mt. Magazine State Park in Arkansas:


Cherry strudel at Lucy's in Cleveland:


Plain but perfect bacon and eggs and grits at the Hominy Grill in Charleston:


Or maybe just a good old cake donut at Neil's in Wallingford, Connecticut:

Cinnamon donut

Source: Mamie's


Wow! They all look delicious, but those sweet potato ham biscuits from Stingray's look fantastic!
Posted by buffetbuster on Friday, Dec 17, 2010 8:49 AM

Cliff, they ARE fantastic. As a matter of fact, I will be passing that way after Christmas and plan to have a few more ... along with Sting Ray's excellent sweet potato pie.
Posted by Michael Stern on Friday, Dec 17, 2010 10:16 AM

I ate a couple Neil's donuts yesterday, Still the best.
Posted by lucentedg on Friday, Dec 17, 2010 10:56 AM

I'm with Cliff, but the plate from the Hominy Grill runs a close second.
Posted by Rick F. on Friday, Dec 17, 2010 2:23 PM

The french toast is stunning, the goetta captivating, the migas mighty inviting, but the Hominy Grill's offering is pretty darn bland looking.
Posted by Captain Morgan on Friday, Dec 17, 2010 3:38 PM

Captain, you are correct in noting that there is nothing unusual about that Hominy Grill breakfast (maybe I should have posted a picture of Hominy's amazing shrimp & okra beignets or the "Big Nasty" biscuit), but in fact those are perhaps the best grits on earth, the bacon is sweet and smoky and double-thick, and the eggs are cackling fresh. Not unsual, but extraordinarily good.
Posted by Michael Stern on Friday, Dec 17, 2010 3:49 PM

That's some awesome lookin' French toast!
Posted by DirtDude on Friday, Dec 17, 2010 5:27 PM

I am jonesin' for sweet-potatoe-ham biscuits!
Posted by MiamiDon on Friday, Dec 17, 2010 5:41 PM

OMG! That creme brulee french toast looks awesome!
Posted by anitapizza on Thursday, Dec 23, 2010 11:50 AM

PS: Does anyone know of anything like that creme brulee french toast in the New Orleans area???????
Posted by anitapizza on Thursday, Dec 23, 2010 11:52 AM

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