Travel Wisconsin: Must-try breakfast dishes

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White Gull Inn in Fish Creek has served up delicious food since 1896. 


- The breakfast menu includes classics like pancakes, eggs benedict, corned beef hash, and omelets, but the Door County Cherry Stuffed French Toast is a menu favorite
  - The dish won the title of “America’s Favorite breakfast” in the Good Morning America’s Best Breakfast Challenge. 
  - It’s two pieces of French toast stuffed with pockets of cream cheese and Door County cherries topped with Door County maple syrup.

- You don’t need to be a guest at the historic B&B to try their award-winning food – the restaurant is open to the public daily. 
  - The restaurant is also well known for their classic fish boils. 

- If you do choose to stay at the Inn, a choice of any item from their extensive breakfast menu is included each morning with your stay. 

For a unique take on breakfast food, head to Belgiis Waffle Bar in Wisconsin Dells. The restaurant specializes in craft Belgium waffles, and they were just featured on in a round up on the best waffles in the country. 

- Their menu includes the popular Waffle Hander (a gourmet waffle sandwich that you can eat with your hands), the S’mores waffle made with roasted marshmallow and Belgian chocolate between two waffles, or the BULGE waffle, which is two scoops of ice cream and toppings over a Belgium waffle. 

- Belgiis makes their dough fresh daily and use premium ingredients like local Wisconsin cheddar, cage free eggs and local premium ice cream. 

- For those who aren’t in the mood for a waffle, they have the “anti-waffle,” which is a gourmet breakfast sandwich on an English muffin. 

Mickies Dairy Bar in Madison is go-to breakfast spot located on the UW-Madison campus, just steps away from Camp Randall Stadium. The restaurant opened in 1947 and still has the feeling of a classic diner, with the original 1940’s booths and a food counter with seating.  

- Mickies Dairy Bar is a great breakfast stop before a Wisconsin Badger Football game, but you’ll want to head over early. On Saturday mornings, there’s often a line to the end of the block. 
  - Even during away games its best to get there early to get a spot. 

- One of their most popular dishes is the scrambler, which is a large mound of potatoes, eggs, cheese, gravy, and a choice of other toppings. 
  - It was named one of the 30 plates that define the city of Madison. 

- You’ll also want to try one of their shakes or malts. There are nine flavors to choose, from classic chocolate or vanilla to butterscotch or coffee. 

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