We’re all about lining up for artisan eggs (like regular eggs, but with goat butter!) at the hip restaurant down the street, but that doesn’t mean we should overlook the great regional chains that fry up consistency in multiple locations on the regular.
Egg-centric restaurants ranging from 100-location behemoths to upstart chains-in-the-making are frying up eye-opening takes on AM favorites, and no matter how much you love your neighborhood diner, no part of the country should be deprived of kolaches, Cuban pastries, and even better neighborhood diners. Here are 13 such regional breakfast concepts that deserve to open on a corner near you.
Where it is: North Carolina and Virginia
Why you need it: There are many things that make Biscuitville among our favorite Southern chains, from the succulent fried chicken to the big ol’ breakfast platters. But the real draw is the waffles. Wait, no, that’s not the draw (though they DID just introduce waffle sandwiches). It’s the buttermilk biscuits, which are cranked out every 15 minutes and stuffed with Souther staples like pimento cheese, fried chicken, pork chops, and other deliciousness that will make even the most hardened visiting New Yorker a reason to second-guess their beloved BEC bagels.