The Secret to Scoring a Rare Reservation at San Diego's Morning Glory

Liz Grossman

Every operator wants to be in Morning Glory’s shoes. Customers wait three-plus hours to dine at the San Diego-based brunch spot known for its “Millennial Tears” avocado toast, a pork belly-flecked breakfast carbonara that pays homage to the Little Italy neighborhood where the 120-seat restaurant resides, and soufflé pancakes. And the only way to make a reservation is to preorder one of the Family Affair options, a decadent spread served family-style for two to three....