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pilaf Dec 18, 2006 08:39 PM

With Stanley closed for renovations, I was at a loss for a good breakfast spot in the quarter. Well, no more. I tried Eat (on Dauphine) for the first time this weekend, despite its odd name and having displaced another favorite, the Quarter Scene Restaurant. I am not hesitant to say that it is one the best breakfast places in town. The shrimp and grits were probably the best version I have ever had, with a mushroom accompaniment that was akin to a light marchand du vin. The Eggs Dauphine, with tender ham and devine hollandaise, was excellent, and I can't wait to try the other offerings. Like QRS, its byob, so we brought champagne to make mimosas for our brunch.

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    dtud RE: pilaf Dec 19, 2006 01:58 AM

    is it breakfast all day - or do they serve other items at lunch/dinner?

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      pilaf RE: pilaf Dec 19, 2006 04:17 PM

      They have seperate lunch and dinner menus. I looked at them briefly and plan on trying both.

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        lhellwig RE: pilaf Jan 19, 2007 08:32 PM

        Had dinner at Eat Tuesday night. The pork medallions covered with carmelized onions were super.
        I'm from Baltimore and benefited from the Chowhoud posts I read before visiting. Thanks!

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