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Dove's Luncheonette
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Hello 2015: Your Guide to New Year's Day Brunch

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Dove's Luncheonette
| Marc Much

While New Year's Eve planning gets most of the spotlight, don't overlook New Year's Day brunch. Take a look at the following places that will be open and serving brunch on Jan. 1. It doesn't matter if you keep the party going with a Bloody Mary or cure that nasty hangover: Just make sure to start 2015 off right.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Café Ba-Ba-Reeba

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2024 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 935-5000
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Join Café Ba-Ba-Reeba for its 10th annual Pajama Brunch. Stroll in from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and chow down on omelets, waffles, French toast and a variety of sweet and savory tapas. Guests who dine in their PJs will receive a gift certificate equal to the price of their meal to use on a future visit.

2. Dove's Luncheonette

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1545 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 645-4060
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One Off Hospitality’s new diner will offer surefire hangover cures such as Chicken Fried Chicken, Cantaritos and Vuelve a la Vida from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Southern-inspired Mexican fare will revive partygoers from even the most dire of states.

3. Slurping Turtle

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116 W Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 464-0466
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From 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., diners can indulge in a Pajama Jam Brunch Buffet ($28) featuring options like Matcha Green Tea Waffles, Duck Fat Fried Chicken and a Bao Bar. An a la carte menu will also be available. Guests who come in their pajamas will receive 50% back in the form of Slurping Turtle gift cards.

4. The Publican

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837 W Fulton Market
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 733-9555
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To celebrate the New Year, The Publican will offer its a la carte brunch menu featuring raw seafood bars along with classics such as Publican Bacon and Red Wine-Poached Eggs. Brunch will be available between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

5. Dusek's

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1227 W 18th St
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 526-3851
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According to Southern tradition, enjoying a hearty meal of black-eyed peas (coins, prosperity and luck), braised collard greens (dollar bills and wealth) and ham hocks is believed to bring fortune and good will for the year ahead. Dusek’s version features an egg bake of braised collards and black-eyed peas, caramelized onion, ham hock, oyster mushrooms, roasted garlic cream, fontina cheese and sourdough toast for $12. Brunch will be available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

6. Howells & Hood

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435 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 262-5310
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Paying homage to traditional hangover helpers, Howells & Hood’s New Year’s Day brunch features feel-good dishes like Doritos chilaquiles, doughnut french toast, cheeseburger strata, and blackstrap molasses ham & cheese muffin. Brunch will be available between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

7. Commonwealth Tavern

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2000 W Roscoe St
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 549-4225
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Enjoy bottomless mimosas ($12) or a Bloody Mary bar ($6) to go along with an all-you-can-eat buffet ($15) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

8. Hub 51

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51 W Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 828-0051
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Roll out of bed and into Hub 51 for its AYCE brunch buffet. Items include fluffy scrambled eggs, homemade corned beef hash, crispy hash browns, Thick-cut bacon and brioche french toast and Hub 51 staples like mom's buttermilk pancakes, short rib eggs Benedict, pulled chicken nachos, signature sushi rolls and Martha’s famous carrot cake. Those who need a pick-me-up can sip on $6 Bloody Marys or $6 mimosas. The cost for brunch is $30 per person.

9. Zed451

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739 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 266-6691
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Zed451 will offer its classic brunch spread of items like housemade cinnamon rolls, linguica sausage, smoked salmon benedict, buffalo chicken and waffles and more as well as$3 mimosas and $5 Bloody Marys. Brunch will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the cost is $34 per person.

10. Chop Shop

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2033 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 537-4440
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Chop Shop will be offering its new brunch menu from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on New Year's Day to help the recovery process. Items include bacon cheddar biscuits with bourbon butter; lobster polenta cake Benedict with crab fat pickled hollandaise sauce; lemon blueberry pancakes with maple bourbon syrup; Chop frittata with ricotta, spinach, tomato, truffle and umami; plus more.

11. Shaw's Crab House

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21 E Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 527-2722
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A New Year’s Day Buffet features make-your-own omelets, lobster bisque, beef tenderloin and crab legs, salads and a cold seafood bar with sushi, oysters and crab bites. Brunch is available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the cost is $55 per person.

12. Travelle

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330 N Wabash Ave Fl 2
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 923-7705
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Visit the Mediterranean by way of eggs this New Year’s Day. Guests can select any one of Travelle’s six Benedict options and pair it with a mimosa or Bloody Mary for $29, available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

13. Bistronomic

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840 N Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 944-8400
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Recuperate on New Year’s Day with brunch at Bistronomic. Toast to 2015 over bottomless mimosas paired with a two-course brunch, which includes an appetizer and entrée, for $35 per person from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

14. Sixteen

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401 N Wabash Ave Fl 16
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 588-8030
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Sixteen will be offering its decadent, bountiful brunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The cost is $98 per adult and $35 for children 12 and under.

15. Chicago Q

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1160 N Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 642-1160
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Chicago Q will satisfy diners’ “sweet tooth” and “meat tooth” with housemade confections and house-smoked meats as well as a Bloody Mary bar ($11) and build your own mimosas ($25/bottle). As a special, the restaurant will serve black-eyed peas. In the southern United States, these peas are eaten on New Year’s Day as a good luck treat thought to bring prosperity for the year. Brunch will be available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

16. Smoke Daddy

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1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 772-6656
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Smoke Daddy will partake in the Five Days of Brunch, available from Dec. 31 to Jan. 4. The restaurant will open early (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and offer brunch items such as pulled pork Benedicts, cornbread skillets, biscuits & gravy, brisket breakfast skillets, and "The Elvis" fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches.

17. Porkchop

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941 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 733-9333
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Cure that hangover with a meaty brunch of dishes including chicken and waffles ($12), and a pulled pork or chicken Benedict ($11). Guests who arrive before 1 p.m. will receive a few mimosa or Bloody Mary with their entrée while brunch hours are between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

18. IPO

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172 W Adams St
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 917-5608
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IPO will offer a “Boozy Brunch” from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. to keep the excitement going from NYE. A special three-course menu will feature a sweet and savory bakery basket with croissants, assorted danishes and toast; a breakfast tasting trio of half lobster Benedict, half croissant sandwich and half quinoa porridge; and conclude with a sweet bite of a Nutella brioche torreja sandwich and maple syrup. The menu is priced at $40 per person and includes a Bloody Mary and mimosa bar.

19. Jake Melnick's Corner Tap

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41 E Superior St
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 266-0400
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Jake’s annual Hangover Brunch features options like a smoked hot link & egg grilled cheese ($10.95), brisket hash skillet ($10.95) Jake’s crispy french toast ($9.95) and the 4 a.m. burger ($14.95). Make it a boozy brunch with a Bloody Mary ($5), XXX Mary ($5) or build your own mimosa ($8).

20. The Florentine

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151 W Adams St
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 660-8866
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Start on those New Year’s resolutions with a Healthy Start to 2015 Brunch. Available Jan. 1 through Jan. 4, diners will have nutritious options at their disposal including housemade quiche with tuscan kale and butternut squash ($16); egg white omelet with smoked salmon and Mixed Greens ($17); Marinated Citrus Salad with Robiola Cheese and Organic Honey ($12) and more.

21. High Noon Saloon

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1560 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 227-9339
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Watch the Blackhawks take on the Washington Capitals in the NHL Winter Classic and enjoy brunch service from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Menu selections include huevos rancheros, chilaquiles, breakfast burrito and more while all-day drink deals include $4 Pacifico drafts, $3 mango or orange mimosas, $5 Bloody Marys, $15 bottles of bubbly with a half carafe of orange juice, and $3 Jameson shots.

22. Birchwood Kitchen

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2211 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 276-2100
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Kick off 2015 with a BYO brunch featuring melted leek and gruyere croque vert, ricotta pancakes with lemon curd, cider cooked steel cut oatmeal, Tarte Tatin and more. Toast to new beginnings by mixing your brought-in alcohol with fresh juices or Birchwood’s housemade Bloody Mary mix ($6). Brunch will be offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

23. Kitsch'n on Roscoe

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2005 W Roscoe St
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 248-7372
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Stumble into Kitsch’n for its Hangover Brunch featuring a full bar, retro music, NCAA bowl games, pajama door prizes and kitschy/fun awards and 70s-style gifts. Brunch will be available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

24. Chuck's: A Kerry Simon Kitchen

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224 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 334-6700
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Chuck's: A Kerry Simon Kitchen is serving brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. inside the Hard Rock Hotel. The menu includes banana crepes with Nutella, s'mores pancakes, chicken and waffles, as well as waffle fry nachos.

25. Trenchermen

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2039 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 661-1540
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The Trencherman is serving "a special edition" brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

26. Trenchermen

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2039 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 661-1540
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Trenchermen will be open on New Year’s Day offering dishes such as Crispy Tofu, Eggs ‘Florentine,’ Bacon Mortadella Breakfast Sandwich, the Trench Double Burger and more. Brunch is available between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

27. Chuck's: A Kerry Simon Kitchen

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224 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 334-6700
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Chuck’s New Year’s Day brunch will feature a buffet of seasonal fruits, breads, granola and bagels along with the choice of an entrée. Entrée selections include buttermilk pancakes, crepes, omelets, chicken & waffles, paninis and more. In addition, enjoy unlimited Bloody Mars, mimosas, bellinis and other beverages. The cost is $25 per person and brunch is served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

28. MAX'S Wine Dive Chicago

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1482 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 661-6581
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Keep the party flowing with a bubbly beverage while noshing on MAX’s famous Southern Fried Chicken served with home fries, collard greens and Texas toast. Other brunch items include the Fried Egg Sandwich, Braised Short Rib & Egg Hash and MAX ‘n Cheese.

1. Café Ba-Ba-Reeba

2024 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614
Join Café Ba-Ba-Reeba for its 10th annual Pajama Brunch. Stroll in from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and chow down on omelets, waffles, French toast and a variety of sweet and savory tapas. Guests who dine in their PJs will receive a gift certificate equal to the price of their meal to use on a future visit.
2024 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60614

2. Dove's Luncheonette

1545 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
One Off Hospitality’s new diner will offer surefire hangover cures such as Chicken Fried Chicken, Cantaritos and Vuelve a la Vida from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Southern-inspired Mexican fare will revive partygoers from even the most dire of states.
1545 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60622

3. Slurping Turtle

116 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60610
From 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., diners can indulge in a Pajama Jam Brunch Buffet ($28) featuring options like Matcha Green Tea Waffles, Duck Fat Fried Chicken and a Bao Bar. An a la carte menu will also be available. Guests who come in their pajamas will receive 50% back in the form of Slurping Turtle gift cards.
116 W Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60610

4. The Publican

837 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL 60607
To celebrate the New Year, The Publican will offer its a la carte brunch menu featuring raw seafood bars along with classics such as Publican Bacon and Red Wine-Poached Eggs. Brunch will be available between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
837 W Fulton Market
Chicago, IL 60607

5. Dusek's

1227 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608
According to Southern tradition, enjoying a hearty meal of black-eyed peas (coins, prosperity and luck), braised collard greens (dollar bills and wealth) and ham hocks is believed to bring fortune and good will for the year ahead. Dusek’s version features an egg bake of braised collards and black-eyed peas, caramelized onion, ham hock, oyster mushrooms, roasted garlic cream, fontina cheese and sourdough toast for $12. Brunch will be available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
1227 W 18th St
Chicago, IL 60608

6. Howells & Hood

435 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Paying homage to traditional hangover helpers, Howells & Hood’s New Year’s Day brunch features feel-good dishes like Doritos chilaquiles, doughnut french toast, cheeseburger strata, and blackstrap molasses ham & cheese muffin. Brunch will be available between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
435 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611

7. Commonwealth Tavern

2000 W Roscoe St, Chicago, IL 60618
Enjoy bottomless mimosas ($12) or a Bloody Mary bar ($6) to go along with an all-you-can-eat buffet ($15) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
2000 W Roscoe St
Chicago, IL 60618

8. Hub 51

51 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654
Roll out of bed and into Hub 51 for its AYCE brunch buffet. Items include fluffy scrambled eggs, homemade corned beef hash, crispy hash browns, Thick-cut bacon and brioche french toast and Hub 51 staples like mom's buttermilk pancakes, short rib eggs Benedict, pulled chicken nachos, signature sushi rolls and Martha’s famous carrot cake. Those who need a pick-me-up can sip on $6 Bloody Marys or $6 mimosas. The cost for brunch is $30 per person.
51 W Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60654

9. Zed451

739 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654
Zed451 will offer its classic brunch spread of items like housemade cinnamon rolls, linguica sausage, smoked salmon benedict, buffalo chicken and waffles and more as well as$3 mimosas and $5 Bloody Marys. Brunch will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the cost is $34 per person.
739 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60654

10. Chop Shop

2033 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
Chop Shop will be offering its new brunch menu from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on New Year's Day to help the recovery process. Items include bacon cheddar biscuits with bourbon butter; lobster polenta cake Benedict with crab fat pickled hollandaise sauce; lemon blueberry pancakes with maple bourbon syrup; Chop frittata with ricotta, spinach, tomato, truffle and umami; plus more.
2033 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60647

11. Shaw's Crab House

21 E Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60611
A New Year’s Day Buffet features make-your-own omelets, lobster bisque, beef tenderloin and crab legs, salads and a cold seafood bar with sushi, oysters and crab bites. Brunch is available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the cost is $55 per person.
21 E Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60611

12. Travelle

330 N Wabash Ave Fl 2, Chicago, IL 60611
Visit the Mediterranean by way of eggs this New Year’s Day. Guests can select any one of Travelle’s six Benedict options and pair it with a mimosa or Bloody Mary for $29, available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
330 N Wabash Ave Fl 2
Chicago, IL 60611

13. Bistronomic

840 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Recuperate on New Year’s Day with brunch at Bistronomic. Toast to 2015 over bottomless mimosas paired with a two-course brunch, which includes an appetizer and entrée, for $35 per person from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
840 N Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60611

14. Sixteen

401 N Wabash Ave Fl 16, Chicago, IL 60611
Sixteen will be offering its decadent, bountiful brunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The cost is $98 per adult and $35 for children 12 and under.
401 N Wabash Ave Fl 16
Chicago, IL 60611

15. Chicago Q

1160 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60610
Chicago Q will satisfy diners’ “sweet tooth” and “meat tooth” with housemade confections and house-smoked meats as well as a Bloody Mary bar ($11) and build your own mimosas ($25/bottle). As a special, the restaurant will serve black-eyed peas. In the southern United States, these peas are eaten on New Year’s Day as a good luck treat thought to bring prosperity for the year. Brunch will be available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
1160 N Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60610

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16. Smoke Daddy

1804 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622
Smoke Daddy will partake in the Five Days of Brunch, available from Dec. 31 to Jan. 4. The restaurant will open early (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and offer brunch items such as pulled pork Benedicts, cornbread skillets, biscuits & gravy, brisket breakfast skillets, and "The Elvis" fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches.
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60622

17. Porkchop

941 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607
Cure that hangover with a meaty brunch of dishes including chicken and waffles ($12), and a pulled pork or chicken Benedict ($11). Guests who arrive before 1 p.m. will receive a few mimosa or Bloody Mary with their entrée while brunch hours are between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
941 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60607

18. IPO

172 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603
IPO will offer a “Boozy Brunch” from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. to keep the excitement going from NYE. A special three-course menu will feature a sweet and savory bakery basket with croissants, assorted danishes and toast; a breakfast tasting trio of half lobster Benedict, half croissant sandwich and half quinoa porridge; and conclude