Eggs, bacon, pancakes: There are certain brunch dishes that it's simply inexcusable to screw up. Here's where to find textbook versions of all the iconic brunch and breakfast foods, as well as some wild cards (brunch noodles?) thrown in for good measure.
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Best eggs Benedict
These are eggs Benedict worth getting out of bed for
5 places for Mexican breakfast
Score morning burritos, tacos and tortas
12 brunch pastries
When you need a small sweet during brunch, Chicago restaurants serve up coffee cakes, churros, cinnamon rolls and more
Biscuits and gravy, four ways
Our favorite biscuits and gravy in the city
Over-the-top French toast
Now with fried chicken, s'mores and foie gras.
Where to get the best bacon in Chicago
5 great pancake restaurants
Chicago joints to get your syrup on
5 great quiches
Find buttery, flaky perfection.
In our search for the perfect Belgian waffle, we found several contenders. But only one was perfect.