Shopsin's. Brownie introduced it to me, and I have now introduced it to Kansas. He went with no advance look at the menu and knew what he wanted in less than 10 minutes. Bonus points were scored by getting something that involved mac 'n' cheese pancakes that I would never be able to finish: the Mo' Jemima.
another Mo'Betta, Kansas got a mac 'n' cheese pancake pyramid stuffed with bacon and Shopsin's perfectly poached eggs (they've got poaching down to a science!) He says it tasted awesome with hot sauce, awesome with maple syrup, awesome without either, and kept him full for a least five hours. It's $21, making it one of the most expensive things there, but damn it's worth it. Of course, he also got to see someone thrown out-always a plus. He now understands why Shopsin's is one of my few loves where I would cry tears of sadness should it be 1,000 miles away.
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