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Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen

Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen is, quite simply, one of the absolute pillars of gastronomy in Chapel Hill.

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Breakfast: State Farmers Market Restaurant

Editor’s Note: Click here to see an interactive map of breakfast locations. First, a little history: Jackie Watkins, son of “Big Ed” Watkins of Big Ed’s City Market Restaurant downtown, originally opened Raleigh’s State Farmers Market Restaurant on Hodges street in 1955. The popular restaurant moved out into the country along with the market in … Continued

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Breakfast: Southern Lunch

Editor’s Note: Click here to see an interactive map of breakfast locations. Since he was a boy growing up in Lexington, William Fulbright has loved starting the day with a big platter of Southern Lunch’s crunchy home-fried potatoes, topped with homemade sausage gravy — “and a side of hot sausage, if the craving catches hold … Continued

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Breakfast: The Original Pancake House

Editor’s Note: Click here to see an interactive map of breakfast locations. Although Kathy Pulliam and her husband, David, live in Salisbury, it’s not unusual for them to hop in the car and drive all the way to The Original Pancake House in Charlotte to eat one of the restaurant’s gigantic apple pancakes. “It’s so … Continued

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The Breakfast Nook

This Stanly County staple has being providing delicious breakfast to locals and passers-by for years.

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Breakfast: DJ’s Diner

Editor’s Note: Click here to see an interactive map of breakfast locations. Keith Lingafelt got a letter one day recalling his vehicle for repairs. So he found himself at the Dale Jarrett Ford dealership in Indian Trail at 7:30 a.m. on a Saturday. He needed a cup of coffee; he found a favorite breakfast spot. … Continued

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Mary’s Gourmet Diner

This Winston-Salem spot, formerly known as Breakfast of Course, delivers classic dishes alongside new Southern creations.

Dining

Yoder’s Dutch Pantry

It’s not hard to argue that this restaurant makes the best french toast in Eastern North Carolina.

Dining

Breakfast: Purple Onion Cafe

Editor’s Note: Click here to see an interactive map of breakfast locations. Stopping at the Purple Onion Cafe is a ritual for Megan Harrison’s family on their frequent trips to their beach house in Ocean Isle. “Since we usually come through Shallotte in the afternoon, we make a stop at the cafe to pick up … Continued