Kegs and eggs, prosciutto Gruyère croissant toast, homemade granola, biscuits and gravy... Santa Monica cafes and restaurants do breakfast right.
We of course have some diehard favorite spots (our editor's love for ), but we promise not to stack the... pancakes in this week's Reader's Choice 2012 Best Breakfast Place Awards.
We want to hear your favorites, and why, so nominate more than one if you'd like. The deadline is 9 a.m. Friday to nominate places in our comments— restaurants this is your time to shine.
A few places that have come up so far: