32. French Toast at Cafe Auribeau | Clean Plate Charlie | South Florida | Broward Palm Beach New Times | The Leading Independent News Source in Broward-Palm Beach, Florida

100 Favorite Dishes

32. French Toast at Cafe Auribeau

We're counting down to New Times' Best of Broward/Palm Beach 2012 issue in June by serving up our top hundred favorite dishes. Click here for a full archive. If you have any nominations of your own, please add them to the comments or visit our Facebook page.

32. French Toast at Cafe Auribeau
Two thick-cut pieces of challah are battered and coated in slivered almonds, giving them the kind of crunch that's often missing from the soggy -- even gummy -- versions of French toast you'll find in run-of-the-mill brunch spots. The crowning touch, though, is the fresh berry compote with blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries. This is a classic brunch creation but the beautiful execution -- now, is that a photo fit for Instagram, or what? -- takes it from "blase hotel brunch item" to Saturday morning must-have.   

Follow Clean Plate Charlie on Facebook and on Twitter: @CleanPlateBPB.

KEEP NEW TIMES BROWARD-PALM BEACH FREE... Since we started New Times Broward-Palm Beach, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of South Florida, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Tricia Woolfenden

Latest Stories