It doesn't matter what time it is. Or if I get home with a mind for bed, the sound of clattering heels still reverberating in my skull.
One, I will always wash my face first.
Two. I will often prepare muesli, because I know how satisfying it is for breakfast. I chop a handful of whichever nuts are manning the cupboard. I dice and toss fruits on hand. In the fridge. Out the lights.
Simply. One coffee and a soy latte for the wait, two counter seats opened up within five minutes during a brunch rush at the newborn South Philly cafe. People are already comparing it to other weekend crowd-pleasers, but with these higher ceilings and generous layout, one can breathe or have a seat at the fireplace-positioned sofas. Meanwhile, the unseasoned crew is keeping up with the beat.
If you're in the area, do make an appointment with some porridge. Green Eggs makes a satisfying alternative to other french toast outlets.
Green Eggs Cafe, 1306 Dickinson St.