Healthful, handheld and upscale items are in at breakfast. Skillets and traditional dishes are out.
That’s what Los Angeles-based menu research firm Datassential found when reviewing breakfast offerings on more than 4,750 restaurant menus in its database.
Oatmeal was mentioned on nearly 14-percent more chain and independent restaurant breakfast menus in 2010 than it was in 2008. Skillet mentions fell by 10 percent. French toast, biscuits and gravy, and chicken fried steak