Lessons learned from the school of life: You can tell how good a breakfast place is by the number of old folks there. It’s true. Say what you will about old people. Blame them for the state of affairs in the Middle East. Laugh at their choice in threads. But don’t you dare knock them for their knowledge of a good breakfast place.
If you go to an eatery in the early hours and it’s filled with guys who are more concerned with the lineup at Coachella than Medicaid, get out. It’s not worth it.
On a recent Sunday morning, Paul’s Coffee Shop was filled with seniors. And it was also filled with really good home fries. We played it safe and ordered the breakfast classics. As a recommendation, get there early. Since Paul’s was discovered by Guy Fieri, people like me have been showing up and creating a line out front.