DeBlogs > Sydney Snell > Brunch in Chicago
By Sydney Snell /
October 15, 2018 /
Posted in: Life in Chicago /
In Chicago, there are many restaurants to choose from for brunch. There are places that are known for their cinnamon rolls, their French toast, fried eggs, and more. When I first became vegetarian, I thought I would dread going out to brunch. I had grown up eating sausage or extra crispy bacon whenever my family decided we were going to have a big breakfast together or when I went out to breakfast with friends. To my surprise, Chicago has many restaurants with vegetarian and even vegan options. Some of my favorite go-to places for brunch near the Lincoln Park campus area include Ann Sathers, Pick Me Up, and Cornerstone Cafe. Cornerstone is my personal favorite. Whenever I go there, I always build my own veggie skillet. The skillet is placed on top of hash browns (I order mine extra crispy of course) with a side of pancakes. The build your own skillet allows you to choose either toast, French toast, or pancakes as your side. It is about a ten-minute walk from campus and rarely has a long wait.
One thing I love about living in Chicago is that you never run out of new places to try. What are some of your favorite places to go to brunch in Chicago? If you see me around campus, feel free to let me know.