Those poached eggs

What’s up with those funny looking poached eggs, you ask?  Well, technically, they’re not poached eggs. They’re steamed!  We’ve got this cool, old-school gadget that steams our eggs for us.  Have a look..

Breakfast in Downtown Oakland at Caffe 817

It’s basically a big compartment of water with perforated trays perched near the top.

Poached eggs at Caffe 817 in Downtown Oakland

We just crack our eggs into little cups and…..

…that’s why our eggs come to the table shaped like cute little flying saucers!

Breakfast at Caffe 817 in Downtown Oakland