Old reliable: Two scrambled, home fries, half-kielbasa, with rye toast ($7). Considering how I ultimately sliced and diced my breakfast, however, the less photogenic kielbasa omelette would have been the more expedient choice.
Also shown, in the color of strawberry Quik: a cup of cold borscht from across the booth (seasonal, $4). What looked like a white reflection, at the nine o'clock position, was the topside of half a hardboiled egg.
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