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Best of 2001: Best Big Omelet

Antique Row Café
3002 Adams Avenue, Normal Heights
619-303-7601 or 619-282-9750

The menu calls them "Three-Egg Omeletes," but it's hard to believe. The chicken that laid three eggs large enough to compose these monsters would have to be a monster itself, a giant fowl straight out of "The Far Side." As for regular, nonmonstrous eggs, you'd think it would take four or five to make this omelet, and there have been whisperings of six. The California ($6.95) is the champion, a great blanket of egg wrapped around a handful of jack cheese, scads of bacon, onions, olives, and a slightly spicy mound of guacamole. Together with potatoes (try the Monterey potato cakes) and toast, it forms a breakfast that makes lunch an afterthought, if not an impossibility.

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Antique Row Café
3002 Adams Avenue, Normal Heights
619-303-7601 or 619-282-9750

The menu calls them "Three-Egg Omeletes," but it's hard to believe. The chicken that laid three eggs large enough to compose these monsters would have to be a monster itself, a giant fowl straight out of "The Far Side." As for regular, nonmonstrous eggs, you'd think it would take four or five to make this omelet, and there have been whisperings of six. The California ($6.95) is the champion, a great blanket of egg wrapped around a handful of jack cheese, scads of bacon, onions, olives, and a slightly spicy mound of guacamole. Together with potatoes (try the Monterey potato cakes) and toast, it forms a breakfast that makes lunch an afterthought, if not an impossibility.

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OMG I miss that place! You cannot get anything like that breakfast in milwaukee for that price! I always get the hobo breakfast! man I miss that place!

Sept. 1, 2008

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