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dean332 Sep 17, 2008 09:50 PM

I’ll be visiting NY soon and want the best Eggs Benedict the city has to offer. I don’t care about price. I don’t care about ambiance. I don’t care about anything but the Benedict. I prefer the classic with ham/Canadian bacon. What I really care about is the hollandaise; needs to be rich and powerful. With that having been said, if there is a truly extraordinary variation (i.e. foie gras, lobster, steak, etc), I would certainly entertain the idea.

Ideally in Manhattan but will travel for bennie!

Thanks!

PS: Searched the board and found 1 related thread in ‘The Best’ but didn’t get many/any recommendations.

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    digsnola Sep 18, 2008 05:20 PM

    blue ribbon bakery for the classic.

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      AimeeD Sep 18, 2008 02:19 PM

      I've done much research on this subject and my favorites are at Prune and Dressler (in Brooklyn). Best hollandaise sauce- rich but with a lemony kick.

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        thievery Sep 19, 2008 01:04 PM

        I second Dressler. Also has the best omelet in town (IMHO) and great ambiance.

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          MizYellowRose Sep 19, 2008 03:24 PM

          Dressler sounds great but after looking at their website, it appears you can only get the eggs benedict during weekend brunch. Is that correct?

        2. LeahBaila Sep 18, 2008 07:23 AM

          If you're up for a variation, I recommend:
          Potato waffle at The Smith (waffle made of potato, topped with poached eggs and hollandaise)

          www.thelunchbelle.com

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