The 5 things chefs actually order at IHOP
Insider asked chefs what they order at the popular breakfast chain IHOP.
One chef said that when possible you should get creative with your egg orders and try having them basted.
Other chefs said they recommend IHOP’s flavorful steak tips and protein-heavy omelets.
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If you haven’t been to IHOP lately, you might be surprised to learn that the iconic breakfast chain is serving up a lot more than just pancakes.
From appetizers to dinner entrees, there are a dizzying number of options on the chain’s menu these days. To help you narrow these dishes down, Insider spoke to chefs to see what they recommend.
Here are the 5 things chefs would order at IHOP.
One chef’s advice is to try ordering off-menu at IHOP.
IHOP has a comprehensive breakfast menu packed with combo options and sides, but there’s still plenty of room to get creative.
Chef Crystal Blanchette told Insider that customers at IHOP shouldn’t be afraid to be adventurous with their egg orders.
“The best thing about restaurants like IHOP is that the cook knows a million different ways to make an egg, including my personal favorite: a basted egg. My biggest tip would be don’t be afraid to go off the menu when ordering,” said Blanchette.
The chefs at IHOP often prepare hundreds of eggs per day, so they can typically handle your preference for a slightly firmer fried egg or an extra-runny poached egg.
If your server indicates that substitutions are okay, go ahead and order your eggs exactly how you’d like them.
Try the Simple and Fit breakfast for a lighter meal.
Although the chain has a lot of hearty options, there are a few for those who prefer a lighter breakfast.
“The Simple and Fit two-egg breakfast is always …read more
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