Cooks County

April 14, 2013

in brunch, restaurant

Cooks County has been on my to-eat list since it opened. We finally made plans to meet there with Emily and Alex this morning.

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At 11am, the place was already beginning to fill up with brunch-ers. I made a reservation, so our table was ready and waiting when we arrived.

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Both Abe and Emily got identical breakfasts…

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…fried eggs with chickpeas, yogurt, harisa, grilled olive bread…

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…and double orders of Cheddar Buttermilk biscuits.

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(Pork for the lady.)

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It may appear that Alex and I went twins-y too…

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…but this was actually a mistake – so we got an extra Brioche French Toast on the house!

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I had two pieces while waiting for my order to be cooked…

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…plus a few bites of Abe’s egg-cellent dish and biscuits.

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Finally, my Baked Pancake joined the party!

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Served with the same condiments – strawberry-rhubarb jam and bourban-barrel maple syrup.

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I gave away tastes to everyone…

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…turns out I actually preferred the freebie – been on a french toast kick lately.

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All in all, I really thought the food here was excellent, and can’t wait to come back for dinner sometime.

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{ 5 comments }

1 Cindy April 14, 2013 at 3:36 pm

French toast is a fave of mine that I typically make once a week. There is a restaurant here that makes it out of Bimini bread, which is a sugar nirvana breakfast.

2 Lisa April 15, 2013 at 8:59 am

That French toast looks divine! I’ve bookmarked Cooks Country in Yelp to try. Thanks!

3 Shelly April 15, 2013 at 9:47 am

Yum! I have been wanting to go there! After seeing these pictures I will have to get over there sooner than later :)

4 Lynn @ The Actor's Diet April 15, 2013 at 9:53 am

If I lived within walking distance I’d be there every day!

5 Emily April 15, 2013 at 4:25 pm

Yummmm…looking at these photos is making me salivate and wish we brought home leftovers!

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