What’s your favorite breakfast dish?
As a child, my mom made me french toast every Saturday morning… AND I got to eat in front of the TV and watch cartoons. Saturdays rocked. For whatever reasons, we didn’t use syrup on our french toast. We used powdered sugar… A LOT of powdered sugar. I still prefer powdered sugar over syrup with my french toast. Is it a Michigan thing, is my family weird or were we out of syrup? No idea. These days my weekend breakfast for the family is Pillsbury cinnamon rolls.
If I go out for my first meal of the day, I would like to see some biscuits and gravy involved. This is convenient because my mom LOVES Bob Evans like no other. Every time I visit her I pick up lunch. She always wants Bob Evans. She says, “You know, I just don’t think I have ever gotten a bad meal there.” It’s an inside joke in the family that Mom only wants to eat food from Mr. Evans.
What’s your go-to spot?
I’m definitely a fan of Bob Evans, IHOP, and Denny’s. I have been going to Denny’s the longest. Growing up just outside of Flint, we had a Denny’s on Pierson Road. My friends and I definitely headed to Denny’s on more than one occasion around 3AM. Denny’s recently put out statistics on consumers’ favorite items state by state. Their additional research says breakfast is the most important meal of the day (63% of those polled). 33% of Michiganders said eating breakfast helps them feel better during the day. Do you eat breakfast EVERY SINGLE DAY? I should, but I don’t. I’m not alone. Only 43% of those surveyed said they eat breakfast every day. For more on the study, CLICK HERE.