Best Places to Brunch in Chicago

Best Places to Brunch in Chicago

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I'm here to help you navigate through the sea of syrup and the forest of flapjacks to determine some of the best brunch spots in Chicago.

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    Even the simplest items, like biscuits with whipped honey butter and skillet cornbread, taste supreme.
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    A simple crab Benedict or shrimp & grits provide a pristine interpretation of classic preparations, while the biscuits and lobster gravy is as rich as it sounds.
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    It's a seamless combo of sweet and savory, indicative of Grange Hall's impressive stylings. Essential brunch favorites are showcased throughout the menu, but with a few twists and turns along the way.
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    One of the most revelatory options is the Moroccan "berghir" pancake, a dainty and toothsome cake the width of a crumpet layered with fried chicken wings jazzed up with honey, butter, and red harissa.
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    The okonomiyaki will permanently alter your perception of pancakes, a savory Japanese interpretation studded with bean sprouts and adorned with octopus, bacon, and kewpie mayo, aka your new favorite condiment.
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    Check your belts at the door and get ready to feast on all things doughy and decadent, something Endgrain does better than most any brunch spot in town.
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    Fresh vegetable and fruit-filled juices are an apt precursor to a meal filled with angel food muffins, lush salads, ten-grain oatmeal, and some of the richest, most cake-like French toast I've ever tasted, heaped with sugar and streusel.
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    Start with a jumbo cinnamon roll or some doughnuts. Chase it with some quiche, a smoked ham Benedict with mustard hollandaise, braised pork chilaquiles, or whole wheat pancakes slathered in pistachio creme.
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