Battle of the Brunches Bracket

Eight local dishes will be featured, only one will reign.

Readers' Poll -

Battle of the Brunches Bracket

Eight local dishes will be featured, only one will reign.

Readers' Poll -


Eight local dishes will be featured, only one will reign. After several rounds, and thousands of votes, our final between Miss Shirley's Crab-cake-and-fried-green-tomato eggs Benedict and the Fried Chicken and Waffles from Pete's Grille led to a clear winner:

Congratulations to Miss Shirley's and thanks to everyone that participated!

Second Round Results:

Woodberry Kitchen: Breakfast wood-oven flatbread vs. Miss Shirley’s: Crab-cake-and-fried-green-tomato eggs Benedict
WINNER: Miss Shirley’s: Crab-cake-and-fried-green-tomato eggs Benedict

Pete’s Grille: Fried chicken and waffles vs. Blue Moon Cafe: Cap’n Crunch French toast
WINNER: Pete’s Grille: Fried chicken and waffles


First Round Results:

City Cafe: Croque madame vs. Pete’s Grille: Fried chicken and waffles
WINNER: Pete’s Grille: Fried chicken and waffles

Gertrude’s: Crabmeat omelet vs. Miss Shirley’s: Crab-cake-and-fried-green-tomato eggs Benedict
WINNER: Miss Shirley’s: Crab-cake-and-fried-green-tomato eggs Benedict

Woodberry Kitchen: Breakfast wood-oven flatbread vs. Golden West Cafe: Breakfast burrito
WINNER: Woodberry Kitchen: Breakfast wood-oven flatbread

Regi’s American Bistro: Elvis waffle vs. Blue Moon Cafe: Cap’n Crunch French toast
WINNER: Blue Moon Cafe: Cap’n Crunch French toast





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