Here's A Video Ode To Breakfast In Los Angeles

It might sound like a joke: A chef, a bodybuilder, a mariachi band and a Buddhist monk walk into a breakfast joint.... But the only punchline in director James Casey's new short film for The Nowness is that breakfast is different things to different people. Shot in L.A. at locations like Rae's in Santa Monica, the film features Kris Yenbamroong of Night + Market and Jessica Koslow of Sqirl discussing their personal preferences on how to start the day — one involves an ungodly amount of ranch dressing. There are also interwoven vignettes featuring people who have different requirements for their post-wake-up nourishment. Casey, who has directed other short films for The Nowness and who publishes the occasional food magazine Swallow, doesn't pass judgment on his subjects, even when tilapia is involved.

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