You Must Be Yolking

Photo: Sergio Fernandez
Words: Frank Sabatini Jr.


Inside each of the six San Diego Broken Yolk Café locations, "walls of honor" reveal the names of customers who've shoveled down 12-egg omelets in under an hour. For these ravenous elites, breakfast was on the house-their names forever engraved on shiny metal plaques like so many benefactors of a gastro-bypass hospital wing. Among those who've burped victory is Adam Richman, host of the Travel Channel's hit TV show Man vs. Food, who, in 32 stomach-defying minutes, consumed not only the humongous, cheese-?lled, chili-smothered omelet, but also the requisite heaps of home fries and biscuits. Can't crack this many eggs in one sitting? Plan to shell out $25.99.

thebrokenyolkcafe.com

 

Other local Man V. Food stars

Sur?n' California Burrito

(stuffed with steak, shrimp and French fries)
Lucha Libre Gourmet Taco Shop
1810 W. Washington St., Mission Hills
619.296.8226
tacosmackdown.com

El Toro Sandwich

(sliced tri-tip and barbecue sauce inside a large Kaiser roll)
Phil's BBQ
3750 Sports Arena Blvd., Point Loma
619.226.6333
579 Grand Ave., San Marcos,
760.759.1400
philsbbq.net

 

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