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Michigan Avenue - 2016 - Issue 6 - Winter - Dwyane Wade

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POWER BRUNCH ELEVATE YOUR WEEKEND DINING GAME AT THE HOTTEST BRUNCH SPOTS IN CHICAGO. BY ELAINE GLUSAC 58  MICHIGANAVEMAG.COM PHOTOGRAPHY BY MARTHA WILLIAMS (SAMOSAS); NAOMI PRESCOTT (EGGS BENEDICT); COURTESY OF KANELA BREAKFAST CLUB (INTERIOR) clockwise from top right: Mortar & Pestle's Alaskan king crab Benedict with Sriracha Hollandaise; inside Kanela's Andersonville location; vegetarian samosas at Pub Royale. Passionate foodies that we are, Chicagoans expect the same level of culinary creativity at brunch as they do at any other meal, and will happily wait (and wait, and wait) to snag a table at one of the city's buzziest spots. This midway-between-break- fast-and-lunch meal frees the following fab five to seize the start of the day, whether you like it sweet, savory or spiked BISCUITS AND BENEDICTS Newcomer from "The Steves" (ex-Table 52 chefs Stephen Ross and Stephen Paul), Mortar & Pestle marries comfort and sophistication on its breakfast- and lunch-only menus in Lakeview. For fun, there's funnel cake sprinkled with Fruity Pebbles powdered sugar, and fried cheese curds. For refinement: house- made biscuits with rich lamb sausage gravy and eggs Benedict made lighter with Alaskan king crab. 3108 N. Broadway, 773-857-2087; mortar VIRTUE AND VICE Specialist in the day- break meal, Kanela Breakfast Club covers the gamut of appetites. But of special appeal in this low-fat, gluten-free age are Kanela's healthy options, like chia seed pudding, Greek yogurt, and egg white omelets. Invite your favorite glutton, who will appreci- ate pork belly eggs Benedict, Nutella and marshmallow waffles, and that favorite hangover cure, chilaquiles. Multiple locations; kanela SCENE DINE

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