Continuing on our quest for a great diner-y breakfast spot, I followed up on a promise I made when I reviewed Keystone Deli before—to go back for breakfast. A lot of people told me then that breakfast was the meal to get there, so I had to check it out.
First of all, it was jammed! After a very brief wait, we were seated and ordered our usual. I got the bacon and eggs with home fries, and toast and baked apples. Most of their breakfasts will also include a small side of biscuits and gravy if you want them (of course hubby did). So we shared the biscuits as well.
The biscuits were quite good—they had that crunchy exterior that I like in a biscuit. They are flaky and moist on the inside and rich and buttery. The toast was basic, but I find a bit of toast necessary when I am eating eggs to scoop them up with (you can’t really scoop with a biscuit). So hubby and I often split up getting both so we can share them (he shares my thoughts on needing a bit of toast with eggs).
As for the gravy, I didn’t get to it, but hubby enjoyed it. He said it had all the flavors you want in biscuits and gravy. And the more he ate it, the more he liked it. Luckily, they actually give you a nicely reasonable sized portion (I mean that is a big meal after all).
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