National Eggs Benedict Day
The rumor goes eggs benedict began when a patron of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel Restaurant in Manhattan orders toast with bacon, a poached egg, and hollandaise sauce for breakfast to cure a hanger. The chef was so impressed by the taste of the eggs benedict dish he added it to the menu.
Whether or not this story is true, eggs benedict is a classic breakfast and brunch menu item in New York City.
Today eggs benedict is made with and English muffin, canadian bacon, poached egg, and hollandaise sauce.