Food & Drink

Eggy's Hatches in Lakeshore East

Scramble for all-day diner fare

eggy's diner!

Time Line of Local Restaurateurs Peter and Sue Kim-Drohomyrecky

2001: Spring into Wicker Park.

2004: Reveal veggie-friendly stripes in West Town.

2005: Open customary steak house in Printer’s Row.

2012: Poach Custom House chef de cuisine Zach Millican and pastry chef Erin Mooney. Hatch Eggy’s, a retro-casual diner serving farm-fresh fare (opening today).

Time Line of an Eggy’s Patron

8 a.m.: Coffee. Seasonal French toast (rhubarb), Peter and the Wolf pastrami hash, eggs galore (Tasso ham omelets, green eggs and ham with grits and tomatillo sauce).

Noon: Eggy’s burger (two patties, pastrami, egg, secret sauce), classic salads and sandwiches (beef tongue, hot chili beef dip).

2 p.m.: Egg creams, milk shakes, chocolate sea salt brownies, banana cream pie.

4 p.m.: Zzz.

8 p.m. Three-course prix fixe ($19-$35) starting May 1, including veggie lasagna and fried chicken.

Later this spring: French brasserie Maison opens upstairs.

Scramble to get there.

Eggy’s, 333 East Benton Place, between Columbus Drive and Field Boulevard, suite 103 (773-234-3449 or eggysdiner.com).

Photo: Courtesy of Isabelli Media Relations

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333 E Benton Pl
bt Columbus Dr & Field Blvd, ste 103
Chicago, IL 60601