For most people, breakfast is just a once a day thing. For a very few of us, it's the topic that occupies our thoughts all our waking hours. That's why we were so excited to meet fellow breakfast obsessive Emily Elyse Miller.
If you live in New York, there's a good chance you wake up with Jamie Stelter.
Daniel Mallory Ortberg is beloved across the internet for his idiosyncratic, thorough wit, which brought us so much joy as it unfurled at The Toast, a now-defunct website Ortberg founded in 2013 with writer Nicole Cliffe. Subsequently, Ortberg took over the Dear Prudence role at Slate, and wrote Texts From Jane Eyre, a best-selling book based on material that was originally published on The Hairpin and The Toast.
Making an early-morning flight is one of life's most tedious tasks. If you've managed to sleep in the first place, you've got to peel yourself from bed, perform enough ablutions so as not to alarm your fellow passengers, haul yourself and any belongings to the airport, submit to varying levels of TSA scrutiny, find your gate, manhandle your bag into a bin, and… oh crap. You didn't have any time to get caffeine or sustenance in your system.
Brunch gets a bad rap from plenty of people on both sides of the kitchen door. There are the hungover crowds, the early hour, the boring old Benedicts. But brunch also has its share of boosters who live for sanctioned daytime drinking, an excuse to see friends, and—of course—avocado toast.
At the recent South Beach Wine and Food Festival, Extra Crispy rounded up 10 of our favorite chefs to ask a crucial question: Is brunch bullshit?