The morning after the Houston caravan, the tire on my truck was soft again. Big surprise. So I stopped back at the Firestone place, they filled it with air, and told me I should be able to make it to Dallas. So I decided to grab some breakfast before I got on the road. JJ had told me good things about Le Peep, especially for breakfast. And since she never steers me wrong with food, I headed that way.
There are several locations, with 5 in the Houston area. The closest one was in the Galleria area. Thankfully the traffic wasn’t too absolutely horrible, so I made it there pretty fast. It’s a cute place, and kind of reminds me of a grandmother’s house, with plastic tablecloths and lattice on the separator walls.
Quite sure this place is packed on the weekends, but it really wasn’t bad when I arrived. It’s open for breakfast and lunch only. The coffee is served in a bottomless carafe that they leave at the table, kinda like Ihop. They serve water in a carafe too, which is pretty unique. Don’t usually see that, but it’s good because I didn’t have to keep asking for a refill. It’s a pretty big menu, and I was just going to be boring and get eggs & bacon. But the Florentine omelette caught my eye, and I needed some green in my life.
It was pretty good. For some reason I had never really thought of spinach in an omelette before, but I really liked the flavor and will definitely do that at home in the future. There was lots of spinach and mushrooms, which was really good. A slice of Swiss cheese wasn’t what I was expecting. Most places use cheddar, and it’s shredded. But I was sold…it’s an earthier flavor that is really good. At a lot of places the omelette is massive and overwhelming, but this one was probably only 2-3 eggs, and it was just enough. The potatoes were just okay. They had good seasoning, but I wish they were crispier, more like hash browns.
Will I go back? Yes I will. This meal didn’t blow me away, but they’re obviously doing something right because it’s been voted best breakfast in Houston on more than one occasion. So I want to give it another chance.