The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, October 05, 1989, Page 16, Image 16
Page 6 DTH Omnibus Thursday October 5, 1989 IPAill! NITS WIIK Breakfast is the cure for the bleary-eyed oian nmei M By AUSA DEMAO Staff Writer ' ornings ought to be against the law. It is true, however, .that there are people who actually enjoy that sort of thing (masochists). But for those who ac tually get up in time to eat breakfast, here's a handy-dandy guide to the places to eat breakfast in Chapel Hill. And those who don't have the word breakfast in their vocabulary might learn something too. Breadmen's: The truly great thing about Breadmen's is that they serve breakfast at any hour. Or conversely, one can order dinner at any hour. (This for the people who get dragged to breakfast but can't bear the thought of eggs.) The omelets are highly rec ommended; they must use about four eggs each. ! Located on Rosemary Street, Breadmen's is relatively inexpensive as well. It's open from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and from 5 to 1 1 p.m. on weekdays and from 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. on weekends. Bruegger's Bagel Bakery: This is probably the most inexpensive place to eat in Chapel Hill. A mere 37 cents can buy a plain, poppy, ses ame, garlic, onion or pumpernickel bagel for breakfast or any other meal. The favorite seems to be cinnamon raisin. Bruegger's also offers a variety of toppings, including cream cheese (plain and flavored), lox, and practi cally any kind of sandwich meat and toppings possible. Bruegger's is located on Franklin Street beside Ben &. Jerry's. From Monday to Saturday, hours are 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. On Sundays, Bruegger's is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Carolina Coffee Shop: The cul tural place to dine, the coffee shop offers "the elegance of classical mu sic." They also offer fresh-ground coffee, eggs Benedict and eggs Sardeau, as well as more mundane breakfast foods such as pancakes and French toast. Check out the Tivoli Grill, an omelet that includes on ions, peppers and mushrooms. The coffee shop is located across from the NCNB Plaza on Franklin Street and is open Mondays from X ' ' -'' , -i, ......... :v' . : '' i i mm ' i-Viiii"ilfifiiiriii)iiiiiilinnniiiinMHfilfi--n - . irnMit-M'urm i-mmihi immmmmm mmi i m m i w mimmm n- iifittftiofilHMiiMiiii Breakfast is so good at Breadmen's they just can't stop serving it 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Tuesdays cup of cappuccino too. They offer a erage 71 cents, danishes $1.25. A through Sundays from 9 a.m. to 10:30 variety of bakery products fresh-baked sure winner is the bear claw, a pastry p.m. throughout the day that include filled with a mocha-chocolate mix Columbia Street Bakery: Rumored muffins, danishes and a spinach feta ture and sprinkled with slivered al to have the best cafe au lait in Chapel turnover. This is another place where monds. Hill, Columbia Street serves a mean you can eat for pennies: muffins av- DTHH to 2 m ir mum u,im mtii mum . a mum mirm mi mum md mum ui mum iui mum tv mitf .xvs mum mmm. xva m w mm mmm xv mar mm mumw mar mm mm. v, rn'iw mm mm m rmmi rnrnww mtr m. mm.wn mhw m. m. x rtm rC JMSa& VSJUX 3SM& 3XM&& IMI PASSAGE TO INDIA Stue-rt Indtcxr CTvttstne PAKORA Spinach and Onion Fritters SAMOSA Turnover Stuffed with Peas and Potatoes MIXED APPETIZER Consists of a Machchli, Tikki, MurgPakora, Pakora and cheese Pakora Vegetable Specialties (Sabzian): B AUNG EN BARTHA First Roast Eggplant, mash, Cooked with Peas, Tomatoes, Onion and Spices PALAK PANIR Indian Cream Cheese and Spinach Curry ALO CHANNA MASSALA Chick Peas and Potato Curry Seafood Specialties: FISH MASSALA CURRY Boneless Haddock Marinated in Spicy Yogurt and cooked with delicious gravy, Onion and Green Pepper. SHRIMP VANDALOO Potatoes cooked in sharply spiced Onion Gravy . Chicken Specialties (Murg): MURG SAG Chicken Curry cooked with Spinach MURG VANDALOO Very Hot Chicken Curry cooked with Potato MURG TIKKA MASALA Roasted Boneless Chicken in Creamy Tomato Sauce and Spices Lamb Specialties: LAMB DOH PEEAZH Lamb Curry Roasted with Onions and Tomatoes LAMB SAG Lamb Curry cooked with spinach LAMB VINDALOO Very Hot Lamb cooked with Potato LUNCH ENTREES $4.25 to $4.95 We also serve 7 different types of Indian Bread UmicS 1UO-3 (TW-Scur. TDirrcT- 5-1100 prL & Scar. SujrtLx- cKru. "Chti-rscLxy 5-1030 1301 e. prxrUU Sr.-CKxpU DtLL 967-6622-XmpU Pci-Uio XoHtc Out 8c CcCCcrirKj STUDENT DISCOUNT AVAILABLE IS, J1 I IB (W wr The bakery is next to Copytron on Columbia Street. It's open 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. on weekdays, from 8:30 a.m. to midnight on weekends. Continentale Cafe: This is a good place to go for a traditional break fast, they offer two eggs, bacon and grits for $3.25, as well as omelets, pancakes and French toast. For a change of pace, try the Mediterra nean Omelet made with spinach and feta cheese for $4-20. The cafe is on Henderson Street across from the post office. Breakfast is served until 11 a.m., with Sunday brunch lasting from 1 1 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dip's Country Kitchen: Another restaurant that offers a traditional breakfast of two eggs and your choice of meat. When they say your choice they mean it; Dip's serves everything from bacon and sausage to pork ten derloin and salmon. Prices range from around $2.50 to $4.50. Dip's is located at 405 W. Rose mary St. and is open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Sundays from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mariakakis: Mostly known for its traditional Greek and Italian food, Mariakakis has just about the best bakery you'd want to find. A great place to pick up a morning treat. Mariakakis is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday (closed Sundays). It is located on N.C. 15-501 Bypass across from the Holi day Inn. McCarthy's: Another restaurant famed for its dinner offerings, McCarthy's features a great Sunday brunch. Specialties include various waffles, quiche and omelets, includ ing a crabmeat and artichoke omelet and the favorite "three-plus-one" made with four eggs, bacon, ham, sausage three cheeses and covered with hollandaise sauce. McCarthy's can be found in the Kroger Plaza on Franklin and Elliott roads. Brunch is from 11 a.m. p.m. on Sundays. Ruben's: This is the recommended place to throw the food budget to the wind and splurge. A breakfast buffet during the week includes eggs, oatmeal, meats, waffles and fruit for $5.95. They also offer a Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $ 14.95. Added to the regular all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet are a variety of soups, meats, vegetables and des serts. Do it at least once before you graduate. - Ruben's is located inside the Omni Europa on N.C. 15-501 Bypass. The restaurant opens at 1 1:30 a.m. week days and 1 1 a.m. on Sundays. Spanky's: Sunday brunch at Spanky's includes eggs Chesapeake, eggs Benedict, quiche (vegetarian, seafood or beef), Belgian waffles, blueberry buckwheat pancakes and "smoothies." The omelets, including Mexican, seafood and bacon-brie-tomato, are highly recommended. Their cook, an ex-football player, can supposedly put anything in your ome let and it'll turn out good. Spanky's is located on the corner of Franklin and Columbia. Brunch is served from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. Sun day. Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen: This little drive-through kitchen has just about any kind of biscuit thought of by man, including egg, steak, chicken and sprout. The real goody here is the gigantic cinnamon sticky bun. The kitchen is all the way down Franklin Street toward the Univer sity Mall. Ye Olde Waffle Shop: Specializ ing in breakfast foods, this is sup posed to be the place to go for break fast. No one can graduate until they've eaten here. And can that many Caro lina students be wrong? Breakfast includes waffles, omelets, pancakes and continental breakfasts. Located on Franklin Street next to the post office, the waffle shop is open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from 8 a.m to 3 p.m. on Sundays.