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Tag: Lakewood breakfast


Rise and shine Lakewood: Eggy abundance in breakfast from all over the city

Clockwise from bottom, The Mediterranean omelet, S.O.S. and Eggs Benedict at Kimberly's Cafe in Lakewood. Photo by Dean J. Koepfler/Staff photographer

Burs, Carr’s, Moon Rise, House of Donuts, Cascade Bagel – Lakewood earns its reputation as a breakfast diner’s destination.
Today, I delve into a new restaurant in Lakewood: Kimberly’s Cafe, a pretty restaurant with a polished presentation that turns out plates of delicious gravy-laden carbs and fluffy omelets.
And I also take a tour of breakfast eats at five more Lakewood restaurants: Burs, Carr’s, Moon Rise Cafe, House of Donuts and Cascade Bagel. Click “more” to read the reviews. Read more »


Good find: S.O.S. at Kimberly’s Cafe in Lakewood

Hello, plate of fat, carbs and yum. I like you. S.O.S. is $3.95 on the beakfast menu at Kimberly's Cafe in Lakewood.

On today, this drizzling, gray and mighty cool Monday, I’d like to add something to your list of things you should go eat this week: A big plate of S.O.S. for under $4. For the newly returned cold weather dining, it’s grub that sticks to your ribs and may help soften the rough transition to the return of the ARGH&^%&* rain that amazingly everyone has forgotten how to drive in. Not that I’m bitter about this morning’s drive to the office or anything.

I found this magical plate of meat gravy over toast at Kimberly’s Cafe, a cute little bistro-esque spot that opened in July in the space where Vive Bene once operated. The woman in the kitchen, Kimberly Connell, is the granddaughter of the man who owned Lakewood’s Burs Restaurant for 27 years. So that explains the perfect execution of S.O.S., which for the purpose of this family-friendly blog, I simply will call Substance on a Shingle. Read more »