A Waffle House marquee.

A Waffle Residence marquee.

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Waffle Property tends to have a reputation.

The cafe chain is acknowledged for inexpensive breakfast food items that is best soon after a night time out, as perfectly as currently being the locale for quite a few viral videos – typically of fights – but also gems such as the Tiktok in which a few Waffle House patrons cooked their individual meals.

And dont fail to remember the the traditional, “Can I please get a waffle?” Vine movie.

The point that Waffle Dwelling is a mainstay in American food stuff culture with practically 2,000 areas in 25 states, I have in some way never eaten at a Waffle Property in my 24 a long time of lifetime. Right up until now.

I grew up in Ohio — which is home to all around 40 Waffle Household dining places — but I just never lived close plenty of to one to warrant a journey. But now that I live on the Mississippi Coastline, a state so obsessed with Waffle House that a former reporter from the Jackson-dependent Clarion-Ledger newspaper spent 24 hours at a site in Brandon, I realized I had to test it out.

On Thursday, a coworker and I resolved to pop into Waffle Residence #1275 on Denny Avenue in Pascagoula (not to be perplexed with Waffle Dwelling #1479 which is also positioned on Denny Avenue, only about a mile down the street) just after a long early morning of reporting.

Considerably like any chain cafe, the cafe looked no distinct from any of the other Waffle Household locations with its diner-esque decor and kitchen area tucked behind the counter. The Waffle Household layout is so ubiquitous that at any time you see a it in a viral article, movie or meme, you know it is a Waffle House.

Becoming that it is referred to as Waffle Residence and not like Omelette Home, I understood I experienced to get the waffle. I was stunned that the waffle was truly distinct from other folks presented at breakfast dining establishments. It was slender, sweet and addictive and scrumptious.

Since the Mississippi Coast has pretty much 30 Waffle Home places – in a location that only has two Denny’s places, 3 IHOPs and no Panera Bread, by comparison – I’m positive this will not be my only take a look at to Waffle Home. What really should I try out upcoming?

This story was initially printed March 25, 2022 4:54 PM.

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