The Xonuts Blog: Breakfasts in the Rochester Area

The Xonuts Blog: It's Time to Wake and Cake

Bo and Dave's Breakfast Adventures in the Rochester Area and Beyond

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Skyliner Diner

A.k.a. (maybe) Bill Gray’s Strong Museum According to RocWiki, the diner “was manufactured by the Fodero Dining Car Company in New Jersey, in 1956. It would have been transported by rail, and then by truck, […]

The Central Park Family Diner

…or First & Central Family Diner? How we arrived at the decision to visit this diner is of little consequence, though what we experienced is of great value to you. From all external perspectives, the […]

Kim’s Donut-N-Diner

“You’re going to regret that” – a damn genius So, it’s hard to tell what this place is called. Kim’s Restaurant? Donut diner? Variants thereof? Its online presence is mysterious and we’re pretty sure that […]

James Brown’s Place

“Why would you ever get up this early? This hour is ungodly” – our pleasant Xonuts guest Predawn.  This week our slogan-picker and contest winner decided to cash in on his free breakfast. He selected […]

The Mad Hatter Restaurant & Bakery

“Why is a raven like a writing desk?” – Dave, amid his descent into madness 2018 Dave’s Choice for Best Savory Menu Item (Queen’s benedict) Wheee! You step inside and knock the snow off your boots. […]

The Avenue Diner

Sometimes you’re just in the mood for food. No fuss. No muss. No mustard.   If you want sausage and eggs with peppers and onions and no frills, this is the place to go. Just […]

Crabby Dan’s Grill & Coffee Co.

  Two things we did not see as we as we entered the unassuming restaurant on a brisk Tuesday morn: crabs and a man named Dan (no crabs because, well, it was breakfast, and no […]

Lehigh Restaurant

Looking for a plain ol’ diner down at the edges of civilisation? Look no further! They have pancakes and omelette aplenty. They have peach pie and coffee galore. You want Christmas songs? They got [insert […]


“Breakfast is always better with Guns & Roses” – a damn gen- wait, no, Dave. It was Dave who said that. Blades is new-ish. Although if you tell an old-timer that you’re going there, afore […]

Jay’s Diner

West Brighton. What madness took me there. Bo ordered pumpkin pancakes, not pictured, and a cup of coffee. Bo decided to sit at the counter so that we could be CounterFolk. Dave arrived shortly thereafter […]