Orange

Orange is a popular contemporary brunch restaurant with numerous locations around the Chicago area. Before leaving Chicago for winter break I wanted to try it out and went to the new location that just opened up in River North!

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I had the French Toast Kabob which was a coconut-infused French toast skewered with fresh strawberries and pineapples, topped with honey and served with coconut-mango salad on the side. It was delish! And the presentation was so pretty!

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Will had the special which was Apple Cinnamon Walnut Pancakes. They were also quite good!

At Orange they have a create-your-own freshly squeezed juice menu that you can fill out and hand to your server. I had orange-pineapple and Will had orange-pineapple-strawberry juice. Both were tasty!

Overall I had a great time at Orange. The atmosphere was nice with its contemporary decor and busy Saturday morning crowd. However, I do have to say that while it was a close runner up, it did not beat my favorite Chicago breakfast restaurants Yolk and The Bongo Room which I believe are the BEST brunch places in town!

What’s your favorite Chicago breakfast/brunch restaurant?

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