Breakfast for dinner is a common occurrence in many households. Who doesn’t love to eat pancakes and scrambled eggs after a long day at the office? Well, many Valley restaurants are switching things up and offering sweet, dessert-inspired breakfasts to give our days a sweet start. Now, it’s certainly not smart to switch up your egg white omelet or granola for chocolate chip pancakes every day. But on those occasional leisurely Saturday mornings, we think a bananas foster waffle would be mighty tasty. Here are a few sweet a.m. eats to check out.
At the Phoenix- and Scottsdale-based Over Easy restaurants, Chef Aaron May dishes up sinfully good pancakes that are speckled with the chocolatey treat of your choice: chocolate chips, M&Ms or Reese’s. http://www.eatatovereasy.com/.
Though the restaurant usually dishes up hearty American West fare, during breakfast time at Renegade Canteen in Scottsdale, Chef Robert McGrath serves a bananas foster waffle (pictured), topped with whipped cream–of course. http://www.renegadecanteen.com/.
Chompie’s, in Scottsdale, is known for its mile-high sandwiches and all-day breakfast, including the delightful strawberry shortcake pancakes. The pancakes are made from scratch, and crowned with delish strawberries and–the pièce de résistance–shortcake crumbles. http://www.chompies.com/.
The finger-lickin’-good apple fritters at Joe’s Farm Grill in Gilbert are served hot and rolled in cinnamon sugar. They might make you forget about doughnuts. http://www.joesfarmgrill.com./
For a decadent start to your day, RnR in Scottsdale whips up a divine Chambord French toast, concocted of Chambord-infused cream cheese and topped with raspberries, Grand Marnier syrup and Chantilly cream. http://www.rnrscottsdale.com/.
The supersized cinnamon rolls at Scramble in Sunnyslope are so tasty, there is always a danger of them running out (the menu even says so!) http://www.azscramble.com/.