Proving that doing good isn't always good for you, Frogtown greasy spoon Daily Diner will bust your gut while beautifying your karma, as its epic portions are partially made by participants in Union Gospel Mission's on-the-job skills-training program for would-be service industry-ers
The place looks so cool, they must have gotten design help from a skills-training program for super interior artist genius, lol
Paradoxically, that installation is a topographical map of Frogtown that you have to look up at to see
Also paradoxically, that's a chalkboard wall, but that design is not chalk.
During any given session, there will only be three to five trainees working in the kitchen at once, but you'll never know it because they'll be aided by a full staff of kitchen pros
The menu makes the glorious claim that "every day is Hollandaise", and the Carnitas Benedict with pulled pork, black beans, pico de gallo, and a side of parmesan hash does not disprove that
Somewhere between a potato skin and a french fry, these guys are crusted with blue cheese & bacon, and come with a side of smoked-onion sour cream
The scratch spaghetti is really just a chance for the chef to show off his balls
This composed plate of waffles topped with four pieces of fried chicken is just begging you to messy it up with cinnamon maple syrup
They're sandwiching everything from deep-fried catfish to a BYO burger, but you really can't go wrong with the Reuben on caraway rye.
And finally: chocolate cake with white cream filling, chocolate ganache icing, and homemade whipped cream, because, hey, you're on a mission.