Breakfast of Dreams: Green Eggs Cafe

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A luscious Salted Caramel Latte.

According to doctors, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So why not do it right? At Green Eggs Cafe, located at 1301 Locust Street in Philadelphia, breakfast is the main show. With unique specials everyday, Green Eggs Cafe excels at tossing out extravagant dishes and large entrees.

Before even arriving at Green Eggs Cafe, a person can sense how good the food is going to be considering the senses getting excited by the smells and sights of outdoor dining. When finally approaching the main entrance, there are friendly staff helping you at each step of the way. From the hostesses to the waitresses/waiters and even the busboys, even staff member is delighted to help you in any way possible. Inside there are wooden tables with wooden seats all around the restaurant. A bit smaller than some places considering all the seating, but it is tolerable! It blends the feeling of an average diner with high-end breakfast skills and creates something beautiful.

The best part of Green Eggs Cafe is the food. The food is considerably

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An enticing Berry Lemonade with raspberries, blackberries, and strawberries to top it off.

the most creative french toast and pancakes that you’ve ever seen in person. The Cafe offers plain french toast, that exceeds any expectation that you’ve had of french toast, and unique specials of french toast and pancakes. The specials change every couple weeks or so and they always beyond what you think they will be. The most popular breakfast item is the Red Velvet Pancakes which include chocolate morsels and strawberry mascarpone layers, topped with maple syrup, chantilly cream and fresh strawberries. More past-time favorites are the Birthday Cake French Toast or the Mint Chocolate Chip French Toast, both including ice cream. Another daily, unique treat is the Creme Brûlée French Toast which has people continuously coming back for more.

Although breakfast is the most important meal of the day, there is also lunch! Green Eggs Cafe sells lunch items such as special burgers and veggie burgers. Many of the items on the menu are also vegetarian and vegan friendly! It’s the brunch spot with the most to

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Tiramisu French Toast from the specials from another month.

offer.

With three locations in Philadelphia and one in Miami, Green Eggs Cafe continues to improve every month with the challenging food that they are handing out to customers. Leaving Green Eggs Cafe will be nothing short of a full stomach and a wide smile.

Hoagie Time: Pal Joey’s

IMG_0387Sometimes it’s hard to find a great hoagie without going to Philadelphia. South Jersey’s own Pal Joey’s can solve that issue! Located in the Timberline Shopping enter in Sewell, Pal Joey’s has been serving out delicious hoagies for over fifteen years and there is no need for them to stop!
When opening the doors in this corner store of Timberline Shopping Center, you can get the idea that it is full of locals: locals that kno

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An Italian Diablo hoagie.

w how to eat well. Everyone has their own favorite hoagie. Many of the favorites are part of the “Diablo” section of the menu. Each Diablo hoagie has a special blend of spices to make the sandwich spicier and full of taste. A highly recommended Diablo is the Italian Diablo which
contains prosciutto, sharp provolone, hot soppressata, and capicola. This hoagie will have your tastebuds screaming for water, but in a good way! The extra spices on top create extra flavor and, of course, extra heat. From a regular Italian hoagie to something a little more exotic like the “R” Special (Genoa salon, Freda Capicola, and Stuffed Pepper Shooters), I’m sure that there is something anyone one could find and love.
Pal Joey’s is open Monday through Friday 9AM to 6PM and Saturdays 9AM to 5PM. While normally closed Sundays, Pal Joey’s is open 9AM to 1PM during football season.
If you’re tired of your same old Wawa hoagie, try out Pal Joey’s in Sewell for a delicious hoagie!

Ireland in Philadelphia: The Plough and the Stars

IMG_0189One of the most accomplishing things a restaurant can do is be able to transcend their customers into a different mindset. Many restaurants are island-themed or Mexican-themed or even home-themed for a more comforting visit. Another large theme is Ireland. Usually this means there is green all over and the restaurant is called a pub. If you are looking for more of a traditional and authentic Irish hangout, check out the Plough and the Stars and you can be transcended right to a bar in Ireland.
With authentic Irish foods such as Shepherd’s Pie and the Guinness Casserole, the Plough and the Stars excels at delivering delicious food to each customer. IMG_0204
Although the Plough and the Stars was able to create an Irish feel and delicious food, there were some downfalls. Our waitress came 10 minutes after we were seated and was able to take our whole order since we were ready. Fifteen minutes later we got our appetizer. Another 20 minutes goes by and only one of our meals comes out. This could’ve been resolved earlier if the waitress checked on us at any point during our long wait for food. The tables around us also got treated the same and were disappointed. One person even made a joke about never seeing the waitress, whom was different than ours. The waitress did apologize blaming the issue on a new machine, but there were many ways around this. If you work at a restaurant always make sure to check on your customers, even if it is not your fault. Thankfully the hostess helped my table and the tables around us whenever we needed something.
Even though the service was awful this one time, I still suggest going to check out the Plough and the Stars. As I have gone there times before with no issues, their machine issues may have resolved. The Plough and the Stars is a great restaurant and it deserves to be noticed for it’s great food and atmosphere over it’s poor service one night.