Monthly Archives: April 2011

Easter Brunch @ Buckeye Roadhouse

Easter means different things to different people. Sunrise services. Chocolate bunnies and jellybeans. Hunky Jesus contests. But for me, it means brunch! (Surprise, surprise.) J and I decided on Mill Valley’s beloved Buckeye Roadhouse for an impromptu Easter brunch.  It … Continue reading

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Chicken Porridge @ Out the Door

Steps for a tasty grab-n-go East West Bay Area Brunch: 1) Go to Out the Door at the Ferry Building. 2) Grab one of Justine’s Scones. I have no idea who Justine is but she makes a damn fine scone … Continue reading

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Breakfast Burrito @ The Grove Fillmore

Sometimes I want brunch food after 3pm. Now this is a problem since most Bay Area Brunch places are closed by then, even the “breakfast all day” places. Luckily, I remembered that one time I went to The Grove Fillmore … Continue reading

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Brunch Pizza @ Cotogna

Pizza is great any time of the day. So why not for a Bay Area brunch? A veteran pizza nosher, I’ve had many different versions of the egg on pizza thang with mixed results. However, Cotogna‘s version of brunchy pizza … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Roll @ Half Day Cafe

Me: What’s your favorite thing at Half Day Cafe? J: Cinnamon Roll. Me: Besides the Cinnamon Roll. J: The other Cinnamon Rolls. Muffin and scones are common brunch fare but why doesn’t the Cinnamon Roll get more Bay Area Brunch … Continue reading

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Pancakes @ First Awakenings

First Awakenings is known for their pancakes. However, I didn’t realize they were the size of hubcaps! Talk about a Man v. Food Bay Area Brunch Day Trip moment. J ordered up the Triple Bogey. In golf, this isn’t a … Continue reading

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Scones @ Crown & Crumpet Tea Salon

Does afternoon tea at Crown & Crumpet count as a Bay Area Brunch? Well one tier of our tea service looked like this: Scones are one of my favorite breakfast pastries and Crown & Crumpet makes great ones. The one … Continue reading

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Deep Fried French Toast @ Fred’s Coffee Shop

DEEP FRIED FRENCH TOAST. ‘Nuff said. Fred’s Coffee Shop’s beloved Bay Area Brunch item gets the collective thumbs up by everyone from my 8 year old nephew to J’s 72 year old dad. And us of course. My sister said … Continue reading

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Huaraches @ El Huarache Loco

Mexican brunch in Marin?  Si, por favor! Aside from Mi Pueblo and Sol Food, Latin North Bay Area Brunch options are dismal.  So imagine my excitement when I saw the El Huarache Loco stand at the Farmer’s Market at Larkspur … Continue reading

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Theresa & Johnny’s Comfort Food

CASH ONLY. CASH ONLY. CASH ONLY. This bears repeating lest you sit down at Theresa & Johnny’s, order food, then realize you have no dolla dolla bills. Then one person runs out and tries to find an ATM while the … Continue reading

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