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Monday, April 27, 2009

Building the House

Posted By on Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 1:19 PM

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From a What's Cookin' a few weeks back:

Hendrix alumni plan to revive the space on North Palm Street that formerly housed the Laughing Moon Cafe and Sufficient Grounds. Real-estate developer Josh Blevins and Nick Coffin are investing, with Coffin serving as managing partner. Nathan Miller, a recent graduate of the New England Culinary Institute, will serve as executive chef. Coffin said the aim is to fill three niches — coffee shop, breakfast joint and a quiet spot for beer and wine. There'll also be lunch and dinner offerings, ranging from soups and salads to burgers. Menus will revolve around local and seasonal produce.

Coffin said he plans to do quite a bit of remodeling, keeping the space “funky, but cleaner.” He hopes to open by June 1, but no later than June 15.

Since then, the restaurateurs have picked a name, designed a logo and started a Facebook page. Over the weekend, they posted their breakfast menu. Check it out after the jump. Looks good.
Other menus will be posted very soon. Keep in mind all items on the menu will be made in house using organic and, when at all possible, local ingredients. All menu offerings will be extemely affordable. Our breads will also be made in house and will be for sale at the restaurant.

The Classics

The House Breakfast
two pancakes of your choice, two strips of house made bacon, two house made sausage links, two eggs, two slices of toast and home fries.

Brioche French Toast
with powdered sugar and Vermont maple syrup. Served with fresh fruit and house made bacon or sausage.

“Banana Bread” Brioche French Toast
same as the original, but with a banana batter

Huevos Rancheros
Mexican potato cake topped with black beans, two poached eggs with cilantro and chipotle oil ancho sour cream and salsa. Add bacon for 75 cents.

House made Corn Beef Hash
served with two eggs over easy, fresh fruit, home fries and toast

Shrimp and Grits
Smoked cheddar grits with sautéed shrimp topped with two poached eggs, roasted grape tomatoes. Served with fresh fruit.

Biscuits and Gravy
all house made and topped with two poached eggs.

Steak and Eggs
center cut sirloin topped with roasted poblano hollandaise and served with two eggs any style and home fries, fresh fruit and toast.

Eggs Benedict.
Two poached eggs stacked on top of choice of sausage, bacon or sautéed spinach and tomatoes on brioche all covered with hollandaise. Served with home fries and fresh seasonal fruit.

Breakfast Burrito
Tortilla stuffed with scrambled eggs, sautéed onions and bell peppers, roasted poblano peppers and tomatoes, home fries and smoked cheddar cheese. Served with fresh fruit, salsa and chipotle sour cream. Add sausage for 75 cents.

Tofu Scramble
with mushrooms, peppers, onions, tomatoes, spinach and potatoes. Served with fresh fruit and toast.

All served with home fries, fresh fruit and toast

Build Your Own with available ingredients

Heart Stopper
Bacon, Sausage, Ham, Onions, Peppers and cheddar cheese

Spinach, tomatoes, mushrooms and brie

Order in Stacks of 3, 5, or 8
Basic Pancake
Lemon Pancakes
Chocolate Pancakes
Banana Pancakes
Seasonal Fruit Pancakes

Breakfast Sandwiches
Take Out Special: one sandwich and a cup of coffee for 3.75
On your choice of brioche or toast
Ham, Egg and Cheese
Sausage, Egg and Cheese
Bacon, Egg and Cheese
Spinach, Tomato, egg and cheese
Egg and Cheese

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