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Dream Dishes: Sintra Benedict

Chipotle and Portuguese sausage add a delicious twist to a classic dish

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NICOLE VULCAN
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Like peanut butter and jelly, lazy Sunday mornings just seem to perfectly pair with eggs benedict.

A dish to dream about: Since this is a restaurant inspired by Mediterranean and Portuguese foods, it should come as no surprise that the staff recommended the version served with linguica—a Portuguese-style sausage similar to chorizo, but milder—served with chipotle hollandaise.

The two poached eggs were perfectly cooked, the yolks spilling gently, like yellow-orange effusions, over the delightfully crusty European style bread and Roma tomatoes. The linguica was tangy and a bright complement to the creamy, slightly spiced hollandaise. The spiced Sintra potatoes offered plenty more culinary sponge for the sauce and yolk.

Price: $14.50

A complementary beverage: I opted for a macchiato made with Bellatazza coffee, since it was a work day—but on a lazy Sunday, I’d be opting for a Crater Lake Pepper-Infused Vodka Bloody Mary.

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Nicole Vulcan

Nicole Vulcan has been editor of the Source since 2016. (Blame her for everything since then.) Favorite car: A Trek commuter bike. Favorite cat: An adopted dog who looks like a Jedi master. Favorite things, besides responding to your comments: Downton Abbey re-runs, Aretha Franklin albums, and pink wine.

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