A Morning Menu of LAF-Style Food News and Stories to Begin Your Day
The Elusive Shake Shack Breakfast
It’s not entirely new — up to now, if you wanted a Shake Shack breakfast, you had to grab one at JFK airport — but now breakfast is available to those who will be traveling by rail, for the Grand Central Terminal Shake Shack began offering egg and cheese sandwiches on a toasted potato roll, with optional sausage or bacon. Stumptown coffee and fair trade tea are also available.
First Report on Houston Gino’s East Is Positive
The first report, from Culture Map Houston, is in. They attended a preview of the new Gino’s East in Houston, and gave an enthusiastic thumbs up to the Chicago Fire pizza, a mixed review to the BBQ Brisket Za, and they enjoyed two of the three appetizers sampled. Read their story here. Gino’s East opens to the public today.
A Look at Cafe du Monde
KPLC of Lake Charles, Louisiana pays a visit to New Orleans’ famous Cafe du Monde.
Is Los Angeles Now the True Home of the Jewish Deli?
Lamenting the dearth of true old-school Jewish delis in New York, Gothamist travels to Los Angeles to find the real thing. They visit Canter’s, Langer’s, Greenblatt’s, and Factor’s.