Break of Dawn
24351 Avenida De La Carlota #N-6
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
My friend ML is one of the few customers at work that I actually like. She is always friendly, never bugs, and makes an awesome trail mix, which I always look forward to every December. So when I told her about my blog, and that I was going to be reviewing restaurants, she suggested that I try Break of Dawn. I had never heard of it, but was eager to give it a try after she and fellow Yelpers were glowing about the place.
Break of Dawn is a breakfast/lunch place that is easy to miss. It is tucked behind Trader Joes in Laguna Hills. It is owned by a former Ritz-Carlton chef, who had to alter his career path, after a medical mishap with his son. He opened this place, so he could be close to his son and still do the work that he loves.
I had a rare Saturday off, and tired of turkey after Thanksgiving, we decided that this would be the perfect opportunity to give this place a try. The restaurant is very colorful, and has a real homey feel to it. We decided to sit outside in the crisp morning air. The waiter was very attentive and ready to fulfil our needs.
I decided on the pre fixe menu, which consists of three courses. This is the first, Butternut Squash Bisque. The bisque was smooth and had a creamy flavor. Very nice way to start my meal. Accompanying the bisque were these crispy meat rolls. They were good and really were tasty when you dipped them in the bisque.
Here is my entree, Sausage and Rice. The plate featured two fried eggs, a scoop of rice, green papaya-sesame salad, and Portuguese-Hawaiian sausage. The sausage was the real winner here. Very nice flavor and it complimented the plate nicely. The salad was good, but tasted better when it was mixed with the eggs.