[A comfort food option is this half order of biscuits and gravy at Lily's Cafe, which arrived with a fluffy biscuit and tender meat.]
For the main portion of her meal, my friend considered a breakfast sandwich. The cafe serves four different ones, each with a choice of hash browns or fruit and an optional upgrade to a bagel or pretzel bun. The menu also offers a wide array of salads, as well as sandwiches and from-scratch soups, including vegetable-based soups that are vegan.
But my companion wanted to try something new and opted for the chilaquiles, a traditional Mexican breakfast dish prepared with a wake-up touch of chili peppers. She selected the chilaquiles rojos [red], which the server said were less spicy than the chilaquiles verdes [green].
My friend said her chilaquiles were pretty spicy, but admitted she is a lightweight on the hot meter. The dish also features onions, cheese and tortillas chips. My friend opted for over-easy eggs on top. The server said diners not only choose how they want their eggs prepared, but also can customize the crispness of the tortilla chips.