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Food

The Best Breakfast in California is...in Pasadena?

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Marston's French Toast, December 2005 (Lindsay William-Ross/LAist)
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So sayeth Food Network Magazine! The cable channel's publication summer issue lists what they hail as the "Best Breakfast" in each U.S. State, explains Eater. And when the editors get to the Golden State, they head to Marston's in Pasadena for their "Fantastic French Toast."

Marston's, a converted house that stands alone among the civic and office buildings away from the fray of Old Town or South Lake, does make a mighty fine breakfast, and packs the crowds in morning after morning. It's been a long time since we sampled their generous portion of french toast, but recall the fluffy, golden-crisp, powdered sugar-dusted slices to be pretty crazy delicious.

It's a bold move naming "the best" of anything comestible across the state, so surely there will be dissent. If it's not the French Toast at Marston's, then where is the "best breakfast" in California?