Restaurant: Rinaldi’s Country Deli

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars For our last restaurant, we went to a GHS favorite: Rinaldi’s. Alison ordered an egg and cheese sandwich, and Megan got the French toast. Both were extremely tasty, and we had no complaints. There are plenty of breakfast sandwich options, and the wait can be anywhere from 5 to…

Recipe: Homemade Crepes

Ingredients: 2 eggs 2/3 cup milk 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 tbsp butter, melted 1 tsp granulated sugar 1 tsp vanilla Any toppings (sugar, fruit, maple syrup, etc) Time: 15-20 minutes from setup to eating. Steps: Whisk eggs into a bowl. Whisk in the milk, flour, butter, sugar and vanilla until there are no more…

Restaurant: Méli-Mélo

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars This morning we went to Méli-Mélo on Greenwich Avenue for breakfast. Between the special breakfast menu and regular crepe menu, there was a decent amount of options – if you like French food. Alison had the scrambled eggs, fresh yogurt, and a plain croissant, and Megan had a ham,…

Recipe: French Toast Sticks

Ingredients: 1 egg 1/2 cup milk A pinch of salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 4 slices of thick-sliced bread (or however much toast you would like) 1 tablespoon granulated sugar Butter Maple syrup for dipping (optional) Time: 15-20 minutes Steps: Whisk together the egg, milk, salt, vanilla, and cinnamon in a…

Restaurant: Glory Days Diner

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars Today we went to Glory Days Diner in central Greenwich. Alison had a waffle with blueberries, Megan had chocolate chip pancakes, and both of us had scrambled eggs on the side. Special guest Owen Tedford also came along and had fried eggs, pancakes, toast, bacon, and homefries. Like many…

Recipe: Breakfast Fried Rice

Ingredients: 1-2 servings of cold cooked rice 1-2 eggs 1 teaspoon vegetable oil Optional: vegetables, bacon, soy sauce, salt and pepper   Time: 5-10 minutes from set up to eating   Steps: Heat oil in large pan on a medium/high heat. Spread rice in a flat layer across the pan and cook until crispy brown…

Restaurant: Upper Crust Bagel Company

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars This morning we went to a local favorite, the Upper Crust Bagel Company on Sound Beach Avenue. We both ordered a plain toasted bagel, and Alison had one with butter and Megan had one with cream cheese. If you prefer something different for your bagel, you’re in luck because…

Recipe: Yogurt & Fruit Bowl

Ingredients: Plain or Vanilla Yogurt Fruit of your choice (we used apples) Optional: Cinnamon sugar for taste Time: 1-5 minutes from set up to eating Steps: Pour yogurt into bowl. Cut up fruit of choice (if necessary) into more manageable slices, and then add into your yogurt bowl. Add cinnamon sugar on top, if you’d…

Restaurant: Sweet Pea’s Baking Company

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars This morning we went to Sweet Pea’s Baking Company in Old Greenwich. We both ordered the Old Farmer’s Breakfast, which comes with 3 pancakes, 2 fried eggs, and 2 slices of bacon. We also each had a pastry on the side – Alison had a sugar donut, and Megan…

Recipe: Egg in Toast

Ingredients: 1 slice of your choice of bread 1-2 tablespoons of butter 1 large egg Skillet (either non-stick or use a non-stick cooking spray before starting) Optional: seasonings of your choice (i.e. salt, pepper, paprika, etc) Time:  5-10 minutes from set-up to eating Steps: Cut a two inch circle from the center of your slice of…