Fifteen blasphemous brunch dishes that put boring eggs Benny to shame

Fifteen blasphemous brunch dishes that put boring eggs Benny to shame

(Image: Caroline Aksich) Barque’s smoked-duck pancakes. (Image: Caroline Aksich)
 

In this city, brunching has become a competitive sport: groggy early birds who show up even before restaurants open snag prime tables, while those who refuse to rise with the sun suffer through 45-minute waits, sometimes in sub-zero temperatures. For the most part, boring beige flapjacks aren’t causing the frenzy; instead, it’s belt-busting brunch plates featuring the likes of frogs legs and foie gras that are driving Toronto’s mid-morning meal mania. Here are 15 of the most epic and unholy brunch creations from around town in order of just how over-the-top they are.