Eat Here, Not There: Lake Forest Brekkie Deal
|What can I get for two dollars?|
There's a plaza on the corner of Trabuco and Bake in Lake Forest that houses a McDonalds. For a buck, you can indulge in processed sausage burritos, sausage McMuffins, a small cuppa joe, a sausage biscuit and/or hash browns. If you require a drive-thru, and want to pay as little as possible, this is acceptable.
However, this is about finding not only a cheap brekkie, but one made with a little more TLC; and it's coincidentally in the same plaza. If you've got five-ish minutes to spare (and it's before 10 a.m.), we've got a better alternative.
The owner is typically close by greeting customers and lending a hand with a fresh pot of coffee or ringing up orders. He's owned multiple concepts over the years: Italian, French, even Chinese. However, he's settled on Mediterranean-inspired flavors because he considers them healthier than the rest. We learn that the spices they use are fresh, and they make their own breads.
I've tried the burritos and tacos a number of times after working out, and like how there's red and green sauces available (already in to-go ramekins, so one less thing to
On my last visit, I branched out and tried french toast and the egg & ham muffin. Both simplistic in ingredients, but sometimes simple is all one wants to taste. For a couple of bucks, the brekkie does the job and keeps Morgan Spurlock nighmares at bay.
Skewers Cafe is at 24531 Trabuco Rd, Suite E, Lake Forest, (949) 599-0400.