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Best Brunch: O’nieals’ Irish Breakfast

Best Brunch: O’nieals’ Irish Breakfast

Posted on 06. Aug, 2009

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Before O’neals, I have never dealt with the massive undertaking of a traditional Irish Breakfast. A popular dish raved across the foodie community as a plate piled-high with a full fry-up of delectable ingredients packed with distinct Irish flavors. And when it comes to those flavors, O’nieals makes sure they get it right each time, with most of their main ingredients delivered by a company specializing in fresh Irish gourmet foods. So if you’re looking for an Irish restaurant that’s got a nice classy, homey feel, and the food that will make you bust out that Irish stepdance, visit O’nieals and try this classic dish.

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Best Brunch: Backyard Bistro’s Vermonster

Best Brunch: Backyard Bistro’s Vermonster

Posted on 21. Jun, 2009

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Whether you’re recovering from a hangover or have the munchies for a delicious breakfast sandwich, do yourself a favor and head over to Hoboken’s hidden gem, Backyard Bistro and order their infamous sandwich known as the Vermonster. This decadent sandwich is packed with classic breakfast ingredients, but what really makes this sandwich stand out is its delicious, toasted pretzel bread. When I heard rave reviews from the owner about this popular choice among locals, especially after a night of drunken debauchery, I had to give the sandwich a try. And when you have other customers sitting around you glaring at your Vermonster, telling their waiter “I’ll have whatever he got”, you know you made the right choice. Buuuuurp! Excuse me.

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Best Brunch: La Isla’s Stuffed French Toast

Best Brunch: La Isla’s Stuffed French Toast

Posted on 28. Apr, 2009

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With black beans as good as Havana and a Sunday brunch divine enough to skip church, La Isla Restaurant offers a mix of authentic Cuban and Nuevo Latino cuisines to make you jump off your seat and dance to their fast beats. But what really got my taste buds excited to boogie down was their Stuffed French Toast. After indulging on some amazing French Toast dishes at a few brunch hot spots such as Anthony David’s and Amanda’s, I thought I had already tasted the best of its kind. But what La Isla offers is some of the best slices of heaven ever to land in one’s belly. Warning: this dish may contain explosive burst of flavorful gooey goodness.

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Best Brunch: Busker’s Crab Cake Benedict

Best Brunch: Busker’s Crab Cake Benedict

Posted on 02. Apr, 2009

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Sometimes, brunch will make me real “crabby”. And when I say “crabby”, I refer to a personal state in which my taste buds rely solely on crab cakes to function normally. So when a Hoboken resident told me about Buskers‘ brunch and their amazing Crab Cake Benedict, I literally sped walk downtown that Saturday afternoon and inhaled every crumb off my plate. Crab Cake in combination with poached eggs and hollandaise sauce was a dish that these taste buds have never experienced, but I’ll start off my review by telling you this – I was addicted after the first bite.

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Best Brunch: Court Street’s Biggest Egg, Cheese and Bacon Croissant Sandwich

Best Brunch: Court Street’s Biggest Egg, Cheese and Bacon Croissant Sandwich

Posted on 31. Mar, 2009

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I’m a big fan of the breakfast sandwich. It’s fast, simple and gives me the freedom to get messy with my bare hands. Usually, I’ll run over to a nearby Italian deli and munch on a tasty egg and cheese sandwich to help cure my traditional Sunday hangover. But after hearing rave reviews from a few Hobokenites about Court Street’s breakfast sandwich, I had to check it out for myself. And what really tickled my taste buds was the name of the sandwich itself: “The Biggest Egg, Cheese and Bacon Croissant Sandwich You’ve Ever Seen!”. And yes, believe it or not, that’s literally what it’s called on the menu.

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