This Edwards hot spot is a kick-back neighborhood joint serving lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Weekends mean brunch, too. The relaxed atmosphere comes from the room, which includes plenty of space, big windows and every possible sports game playing on one of the many large TVs. The menu is big and includes such specialties as tangy wings and a grilled cheese du jour.
With everything hovering around the $10 range, served with fruit and potatoes, the brunch proves to be a value in the valley. Try the biscuits and homemade gravy made with spicy Italian sausage. This little twist on an old favorite works perfectly. The sausage gives a good flavor and goes with the buttery biscuit. By nature this isn’t a light dish, but it is on the lighter side. The biscuits are soft but not overwhelmingly big. An order includes two biscuits and two eggs anyway you like ’em for $9. Another item worth a gander is the eggs benedict. The hollandaise sauce is tasty, and the spinach paired well with the Canadian bacon for a twist on the original. The build-your-own omelet features a wide variety of ingredients ” go ahead and pick your poison.
Lobster tacos. Is there anything more to say? Actually, there is. Small, hard taco shells filled with garlicky, buttery lobster, topped with a jicama slaw and set in guacamole. So good they make your mouth water. Good for lunch, dinner, apres and even breakfast. The order comes with five tacos so be prepared to go to war for that last one. More lobster can be found in the bearnaise topping the filet of beef. Ooooh sweet decadence.
The Asian chicken salad has a homemade poppyseed dressing which is light and crisp with its citrus hit. The homemade fried wontons snap ” a great counterpoint to the juicy chicken. Crowned with chunks of avocado, the sweet zing of mandarin oranges keep it feisty.
The bloody mary has quite the kick ” no skimping on the pepper, horseradish or vodka.