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Breakfast at Blair's in Silver Lake


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Breakfast at Blair's in Silver Lake

lil mikey | Feb 25, 2007 12:16 PM

Sunday at 9:30 a.m., we were one of the only ones in there.

The service is outstanding when you’re the only ones. I hope it’s like that when they’re full, too.

The coffee is good and served in cups large enough to enjoy without constantly looking for a refill.

The breakfast menu is small, basically eggs, yogurt with fruit, granola, eggs benedict and oatmeal. There are also a number of pastries like sticky buns, etc.

The oatmeal with barley and dried fruit is the best oatmeal I can ever remember having. It’s creamy, but the barley adds a wonderful chewy texture to it. The dried fruit adds just enough sweetness to keep it interesting without overpowering the dish. Simply outstanding.

The eggs benedict are served over a thick equivalent of an English muffin, but it’s not an English muffin. It looks like it would be hard to cut and difficult to eat, but it’s quite fresh and easy to work with. The ham is thin and smoked. The eggs are poached and covered with a nice hollandaise sauce. The nice twist here is that there is arugula between the muffin and the ham. This bitterness gives the dish so much more balance, and keeps it interesting until the end. Another winner.

Overall, this was a delightful breakfast, and came in at $23 before tip.

Blair’s Restaurant
2903 Rowena (across the street from the Coffee Table)
Silver Lake
(323) 660-1882

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