Brunch in Chicago is practically an art form, with brunch restaurants heaving with people partaking in biscuits and gravy, bacon and a coffee cockail (or two) every weekend. But Chicagoans also love breakfast, and occasionally stop for a fancy pastry or doughnut on the way into the office. The result of all this morning eating? Our list of the 14 best breakfast and brunch dishes this year.
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Best breakfast and brunch dishes
Smile at your server, because she selects the four items on your pastry board. While there are zero misses among Amanda Rockman’s pastries, you absolutely want yours to include the sweet and crumbly chestnut coffee cake and the kouign amann, flaky and buttery with a caramelized edge. $16.