April 16 is the day designated to celebrate this breakfast menu staple. Most restaurants with breakfast service offer the traditional recipe – bread, ham or bacon, poached eggs and Hollandaise sauce. But some chefs get creative and offer up a more imaginative version.
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7119 Melrose Ave.
Hollywood, CA 90046
M Cafe offers up two versions of the Benedict. Both feature steamed kale and tomato and are served with a soy Hollandaise over a whole grain baguette. Choose the Vegan Benedict with tempeh bacon or the Scottish Smoked Samon.
Napa Valley Grille
1100 Glendon Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Napa Valley Grille offers two standout versions of their Benedict which are truly worth it. From the Prosciutto Benedict Duo which comes with an english muffin, poached egg, lemon arugula salad, parmesan, and hollandaise to the Crab Cake Benedict Duo with fresh lump crabmeat, sautéed greens, poached egg, and hollandaise, its one of our favorites.
Ray’s and Stark Bar
5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Not a breakfast person? Ray’s and Stark Bar at LACMA offer a delicious Benedict Burger. A sunny side up egg, watercress, Gruyere, Red Onion Confit and Bearnaise Sauce on a housemade Brioche Bun make this the perfect lunch or dinner choice on National Eggs Benedict Day. The Benedict comes with chips on the side.
Petrossian Boutique and Cafe
321 North Robertson Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90048
Live the luxe LA lifestyle with the fancy Eggs Benedict with Smoked Salmon and Caviar. Yes, you heard it right. This Benedict actually comes with caviar hidden in the eggs to make for delicious bites. This extravagant dish includes Black Forest Ham, smoked Salmon, poached eggs, Royal Transmontonus Caviar and Hollandaise Sauce on a classic English Muffin.
Franklin & Company
5923 Franklin Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90068
At Franklin & Company, their Mesquite Smoked Salmon Benedict is a truly unique version of the classic dish. On potato pancakes, this Benedict comes complete with poached eggs and chive hollandaise and is served with a side green salad. Franklin & Company does not take reservations so make sure to get there early as its a popular spot!
Sharon Garofalow is a mom blogger in Orange County. See more of her work at Cupcakes and Cutlery.