WETA, our local public television station, put together a documentary on breakfasts in the Washington area featuring “power breakfasts” for everyone from policy makers to the rest of us. The special, which will air this Monday at 9pm, includes a number of great brunch spots, as well as numerous places that serve weekday breakfast — because this is the kind of city where people like to have meetings over an order of eggs and bacon.
I immediately recognized most of the places featured, but there were a few restaurant I have never heard of, such as MGM Roast Beef on Brentwood Road, which has been around for 20 years. I’ve driven past this place more times than I can count but never thought to stop; had I known about their breakfast, I would come in have long ago. Continue reading