The best Eggs Benedicts by the Bitches Who Brunch from D.C., NYC, and Chicago.
The Eggs Benedict at Borage was traditional in the best possible way. The English muffins were fluffy, warm, moist, and lightly toasted. Atop the muffins was a folded slice of ham, a softly poached egg, and the perfect amount of Hollandaise. The Hollandaise was light and smooth with a strong taste of lemon. Borage Brunch in Cape Town, South Africa.
I ordered the eggs Benedict with charred sausage, avocado, and buttermilk biscuit. The biscuit was calling my name, and it lived up to my expectations. As far as a Benny goes, this was oversize in portion, making it perfect for sharing. The Benedict sauce was really well done and I’m a sucker for avocado with my eggs. The Chester Brunch.
Tiffany decided to step outside her classic eggs Benny box and went with au salmon fume—translation: smoked salmon eggs Benedict. The combination of smoked salmon, white truffle Hollandaise, and capers was heavenly and the eggs were perfectly poached. Brunch at Chez Moi in Chicago.
Next up were entrees, and Ryan had been eyeing the fried oysters eggs Benedict since we were given our menus—it was calling his name. The Benedict was a very simple, yet colorful, presentation with arugula, cherry tomatoes, fried oysters, and perfectly poached eggs. Ryan ate every bit of it, even before I could get a taste for myself. Brunch at Oyster Bah.
As a Maryland native, I was surprisingly pleased with my crab cakes Benny. In Chicago, it is not hard to come across a menu with crab cakes on it. What is rare, though, is finding ones that are good. Sorry to be a crustacean snob, but unless you are going with jumbo lump crab meet and keeping the filling simple, you are not making a good crab cake, my friend. This crab cake was divine, and I was impressed. Brunch at Firefly Kitchen.