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Best Breakfast Los Angeles 2013 

Sqirl

What began as jam-maker Jessica Koslow's "collaborative, pop-up toast-and-coffee experiment" is rapidly evolving into one of the most beloved quirks of its neighborhood. Sqirl opened as a tiny storefront on the Silver Lake/East Hollywood border, where Koslow quickly got the city's attention, partnering with G&B Coffee and serving toast. Yeah, toast, but toast like you've never had it before. Toast with Sqirl's outrageously delicious preserves (like strawberry rose geranium); toast with farmers market vegetables, lacto-fermented hot sauce and fried duck eggs. Over time the menu has grown, and now Sqirl serves the all-around best breakfast in town, both toast and non-toast items. We especially love the rice dishes, like the Kokuho Rose brown rice bowl with sorrel pesto, preserved Meyer lemon, lacto-fermented hot sauce, black radish and French sheep feta, topped with a poached egg. Sqirl serves breakfast all day — all the better. 720 N. Virgil Ave., E. Hlywd. (213) 394-6526, sqirlla.com. —Besha Rodell

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