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Omelettry Cafe; Migas and Chilaquilles in Brookline Village


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Omelettry Cafe; Migas and Chilaquilles in Brookline Village

galleygirl | | Jul 26, 2006 09:36 PM

It's a sad thing when you spy a hidden little NEW restaurant, just as you're walking out the door, after a filling lunch at another one...Galleymom and I had just had lunch at Family Restaurant, she had a felafel sandwich, more herby and softer balls, but full of salady things, I had the four appetizer sampler...The eggplant pancakes (Yum!), lentil kibbe(or whatever they're called), eggplant salad, and stuffed cabbage leaves. The cabbage leaves weren't all that, but the heap of Shepherd's Salad in the center were an unexpected bonus...

But right across the street, in what used to be a teeny salon, or something, I see, written on the window, hippy-style, "The Omelettry Cafe" "Tex-Mex, Quesadillas featured in Southern Living magazine"...I stowed mom in the car, and raced over...

Inside, the earthy-coffee house style continued, but they really got it right. A long narrow space, with chalkboard menu, and low lighting, that looks like it's been there for 30n years. Totally inviting.

It might be a coffee house, it might be a breakfast place(til 3 everyday!!), but the owner, Artie (i think) came from Texas, where his quesadillas were featured in, you guessed in, Southern Living...So, the breakfast til 3 features the basics, breakfast burritos, creat-an-omelet, and South of the Border specials...Huevos Rancheros, Migas, Chillaquilles, (I haven't had the last two, but I know people are always looking...), nopalitos, huevos guisada, etc...If you're looking for them, you know what they are..

Then, they have a smoothie bar. And a page of Mexican combination plates. And about 15 "nuevo" Quesadillas. And salads. AND A BUILD YOUR OWN CUSTOM BURRITO PAGE!!!!!!!!

Really, I'm so excited, this is killing me. Not even I had enough stomach room to take one for the team, but with shrimp and crab as one of their burrito choices, I may make room by tomorrow...Will this menu be too ambitious? If it's even edible, the place is so instantly comfy, it's a lock.

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