Top Restaurants Celebrate National Eggs Benedict Day with Creative & Unique Variations
National Eggs Benedict Day – April 16, 2023
Oxtail Benedict – Bakery Bar, New Orleans, Louisiana
Bakery Bar is an intimate eatery and cocktail bar featuring savory dishes, weekday brunch, craft cocktails and NOLA’s famed layered cakes, doberge, from Debbie Does Doberge . Executive Chef Lydia Solano, a dual-citizen of Costa Rica and the United States, showcases a savory menu that marries Latin American and Creole cuisines. Brunch favorites include Oxtail Benedict – house made buttermilk biscuits topped with fried oxtail cake, poached egg & brown butter hollandaise.
Kashmiri Hot Chicken Benedict – Mister Mao, New Orleans, Louisiana
Mister Mao is the tropical roadhouse restaurant from Cambodian-American Chef Sophina Uong serving up creative, “inauthentic” food and killer cocktails. The restaurant features a static menu of eclectic global-meets-southern cuisine, along with an ever-changing selection of small plates served from roving carts. Uong’s Kashmiri Hot Chicken Benedict is a brunch favorite and starts with chicken seasoned with ancho, Szechuan peppercorns and black salt lime cream (among other flavors), and served on a Hawaiian pineapple roll with a Vidalia onion milk gravy and sunny eggs.
Cochon de Lait – Tujague’s, New Orleans, Louisiana
Crescent City’s second oldest restaurant, Tujague’s, is the birthplace of brunch and the
Grasshopper cocktail and delivers top-quality Creole cuisine in a charming French Quarter space. Executive Chef Gus Martin’s Cochon de Lait Benedict features buttermilk biscuits, topped with cochon de lait pork, poached eggs and sauce choron, served with haricot vert.
Speck Benedict – Ya Mas!, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Ya Mas! is the chic, Mediterranean taverna that opened on Fort Lauderdale’s bustling Las Olas Boulevard February 2022. Conceptualized by hospitality powerhouse and Big Brother reality star Memphis Garrett of Garrett Hospitality Group (No Man’s Land, Poke House, Blue Wave Sushi), the lively indoor/outdoor eatery will transport diners straight to Mediterranean islands, where an upbeat vibe, friendly service and superb cuisine prevail. Executive Chef Austin Blake’s Speck Benedict features ultra-crispy speck, poached egg and aleppo hollandaise served atop a beautiful brioche.
Debris Benedict – Birdy’s Behind The Bower, New Orleans, Louisiana
At insta-worthy brunch spot Birdy’s serves up a benedict with the famed New Orleans food, debris – shredded roast beef that’s been moistened with pan drippings or simmered extra long so it absorbs more gravy and seasoning.
Norwegian Benedict – La Boulangerie Boul’Mich, Florida
La Boulangerie Boul’Mich is a Latin and French family-oriented artisanal bakery and restaurant that has been servicing South Florida with fresh and high-quality food for over 20 years with six locations throughout Miami Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach and continues to grow with the newest location in Doral. Chef Pierre’s Norwegian Smoked Salmon over Toasted Muffins with Roasted Tomato and Asparagus, topped with Homemade Hollandaise Sauce is perfection.
Berkshire Bistro Ham Benedict Tablé by Bachour – Miami, Florida
Tablé, the chic and sophisticated new restaurant from pastry impresario cum restaurateur Antonio Bachour is evocative of a Parisian brasserie, but with Miami and Lebanese influences, serving beloved breakfast classics taken to new heights. Bachour’s Berkshire Bistro Ham Benedict features two soft poached eggs and topped with hollandaise sauce served on a toasted croissant. For more information, please www.tablebachour.com/. Follow @Tablé by Bachour on social media.
Crab Tostada Benedict – Tinta, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Located on the lively strip of Fort Lauderdale beach, Tinta has been recognized as the best breakfast eatery in town and a go-to spot for a little “sabor” with a Mexican twist. Delivering a spectacular oceanside experience, Tinta is the leader of desayuno in Fort Lauderdale with its unique take on elevated breakfast cuisine. Executive Chef Michael Mayer combines traditional favorites with Mexican flavors in his best selling Crab Tostada Benedict which features lump crab, refried beans, smashed avocado, a soft-poached egg and chipotle hollandaise served atop a crispy white corn tostada.