What makes breakfast sandwiches so great is how you get the perfect bite of the morning with each chomp. And that’s what you get with the chorizo bagel from Spigas Bakery and Cafe in Orange. It starts with a housemade bagel worthy of Russ and Daughter, with a crispy crust and chewy center. Within the slices is spicy crumbled chorizo sausage con huevo topped with two slices of melted white American cheese. Fresh sliced tomatoes and a pillow of shredded iceberg lettuce cover that, with a kick of vinegary pickled jalapeños at the end.
To paraphrase Hall of Famer Ken Griffey, Jr., it’s like a fiesta in your mouth—and everyone’s invited!
Spigas Bakery, 1643 W. Chapman Ave., Orange, (714) 937-2972.
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