Summertime has arrived in San Diego, and with temperatures and beach days on the rise, San Diego’s popular brunch destinations have revamped their menus to include seasonal flavors steeped in sunshine.
Gaslamp Breakfast Company invites foodies to savor the season with their superfood-packed Summer Farro Salad, showcasing a blend of roasted vegetables, cherry tomato, turkey bacon, goat cheese, sauteed black kale and farro tossed in savory za’atar vinaigrette, and topped with poached eggs and crispy kale. Beat the heat all summer long with their Agave All Lime Margarita, infused with Milagro Silver, fresh-squeezed lime juice and agave nectar, finished with a kosher salt rim.
For those with jam-packed summer schedules, Eggies is prepared to keep cravings at bay on-the-go at all their walk-up locations with their new Spicy Chicken Eggie, piled high with fried chicken tossed in their Clucking Good Hot Sauce and spicy mix, cayenne-spiced coleslaw, house aioli, bacon jam, fried egg and muenster cheese atop a toasted brioche bun. You’re going to want a fresh-squeezed OJ or Nitro Cold Brew with this one!
Beloved, garden-style gem, Fig Tree Café, is celebrating the arrival of summer with new additions to their menu honed for the season! Treat your taste buds to Mole Chilaquiles, plated with crispy corn tortilla chips smothered in black mole sauce, and topped with two eggs, sour cream, pickled red onions, jalapenos and cilantro. Perk up with Iced Vietnamese Coffee infused with condensed milk and serve over a coffee ice cube!
Head to your nearest Breakfast Republic this summer to feast on seasonal specialties such as Piña Colada French Toast – prepared with sweet brown sugar-coated pineapple, coconut cream cheese glaze and toasted coconut – or opt for something savory with Crispy Mushrooms & Cornbread Pancakes – with country-fried oyster mushrooms atop cornbread pancakes, plus a side of spicy Cluckin’ Good maple syrup. Cool off with an Iced Ube Latte – showcasing a vibrant intermingling of ube extract, coconut milk, almond milk, condensed milk and a shot of espresso – or make your brunch a boozy one with The King – touting Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey, banana liqueur and oat milk, with bruleed banana and bacon garnish.