Since 1941, ORourkes Diner has been a beloved eatery and a second home to generations of Middletown families, Wesleyan students, and diners from all over the Connecticut River Valley. Capturing the magic of the diner itselfclassic, hip, eclectic, and full of positive energyBreakfast at ORourkes is a trove of hearty gourmet recipes from one of Connecticuts most beloved diners. The book features menus for twenty-three complete ORourkes breakfasts and over eighty recipes, including Irish Soda Bread, Eggs Galway, Bread Pudding French Toast with Caramel Sauce, Firecracker Omelet, Breakfast Cheesecake, Pumpkin Brie Quiche, and Red Flannel Hash. Each main dish is paired with a side, baked good, and sauceso that cooks at home can recreate their favorite ORourkes brunch. The book is lavishly illustrated with over fifty photographs from food photographer Tom Hopkins, and includes many vegetarian options. This is a must-have cookbook for diner aficionados and food lovers everywhere.