...that traditional breakfasts in the United
States and Canada derive from the full English breakfast and
other European breakfast traditions and feature predominantly
sweet or mild-flavored foods, usually hot?
...that typical breakfast items include hot
oatmeal porridge, grits (in the South), other hot grain,
porridges, eggs, sausage, pan-fried potatoes such as hash browns
or home fries, biscuits, toast, pancakes, waffles, bagels,
French toast, English muffins, pastries (such as croissants,
doughnuts, and muffins), and fresh or stewed fruits of various
types (stone, citrus, etc.)?
... that steak may be served with eggs on the traditional
...that cold cereal has become nearly ubiquitous for
breakfast in recent decades, and yogurt is widely
...that coffee, tea, milk and fruit juices are standard
...that many regions of the United States have local
breakfast specialties that are less popular nationally?
...that In the South, homemade biscuits served with
country-style gravy (also called sawmill gravy), country ham,
and red eye gravy, as well as fried bologna and grits, are one
traditional breakfast menu?
...that In coastal South Carolina, mixing shrimp and grits is
a common breakfast food?
...that the Southwest has huevos rancheros and spicy
that scrapple is a favorite breakfast
item in the Mid-Atlantic
...that salmon bagels are a popular breakfast
item in the Northwest?
...that pork roll
is rarely available for breakfast outside New
Jersey and Pennsylvania?
New Englanders for breakfast still occasionally indulge in fried salt pork and
...that fried eggs with bacon or sausage and American
cheese on a seeded Kaiser roll is a popular breakfast
sandwich in parts of New York?
...that many soul food breakfast menus
across the country include fried chicken wings, catfish, pork
chops and salmon croquettes?
...that a specialty breakfast items also vary
in popularity regionally, such as: linguiça sausage and Spam in
...that crab cakes in southern New England and the Mid-Atlantic
regions are a popular breakfast item?
...that andouille sausage, chicory coffee, Chisesi ham, and
beignets in Louisiana
...that chorizo in the Southwest; lox and smoked
salmon in the Northwest; and goetta in Greater Cincinnati are
popular breakfast items?
...that American breakfast customs derive from those of rural
England in the 18th century, and some divergences probably
reflect changes in the latter since that time?
English hot breakfasts commonly include lightly
fried tomato slices or a sautéed whole mushroom, but neither are
found in the United States?
...that breakfast kippers are also uncommon in
the United States. On the other hand, the steak-and-eggs
breakfast is rare in England and probably a recent American
...that English muffins (not to be confused with the
British crumpet) are commonly eaten as a breakfast food in the
...that some regions of Canada especially Quebec, New
Brunswick and parts of eastern Ontario will commonly include
maple syrup with crêpes, French toast, pancakes, or waffles for
...that hotels now often serve breakfast buffets for a fixed
price, or offer sweet rolls, cereal, and coffee as a free
...that traditionally, hotel breakfasts were
made to order at a restaurant or by room service and omelets
made to order are also an option?
...that fast food restaurants for breakfast offer a quick variety of
biscuits designed to be eaten quickly like sausage biscuits and
...that some dine in restaurants offer breakfast
buffets providing a full traditional breakfast?