Brunch is a weekend ritual — a time to leisurely dine and sip with friends. While lunch or breakfast might offer utility, brunch is about indulgence, relaxation and blurring the lines of meal times. Here are six new examples of great brunches around the metro, plus even more past brunch reviews. Don't see your favorite here? E-mail sarahdayowen@dmJuice.com.
Weekend Brunch Guide
March 25, 2009
After tasting its brunch, customers won’t easily forget this Ingersoll Avenue gem with its cozy, upscale atmosphere
A big breakfast and hair of the dog.
Forget about brunch as breakfast time. Brunch is now grilled cheese time.
Dim sum is the Cantonese practice of gathering with friends and sharing small dishes
Tacopocalypse, the brain child of chef Sam Auen, 39, isn’t an event. It’s a movement. Like any good movement it has spawned an offshoot: Brunchpocalypse.
For diners brunching at Jethro’s BBQ near Drake, take heed the phrase, “Your eyes are bigger than your stomach.”
Classy meets casual. The buffet has an eggs Benedict station, Grand Marnier French toast, baked reggiano hash browns, thick hickory smoked bacon, fresh fruit, muffins and croissants, hand-carved roast beef, chef's entree, chef's special scrambled eggs. Bloody Marys and mimosas are also available.
Wholesome farm fare, in buffet form includes Iowa favorites like eggs, sausage, waffles, French toast, bread pudding, bacon. Drinks are additional, and alcohol is available.
Breakfast items, prime rib, pork tenderloin, ham carving stations, made-to-order omelettes, soups, salads, salmon and shrimp. Alcoholic drinks or juice additional.
Breakfast buffet includes carved ham, fresh fruit, corned beef hash, frittatas, French toast, sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, cinnamon rolls and more.
Good cheap food including biscuits and gravy, "eggwiches," breakfast staples.
What would brunch be without bacon?
Something for everyone at this Sunday buffet in Grimes
About the brunch: Nestled in the concrete and SUV jungle of a typical suburban strip mall, Tartine toes the line between casual, quick lunch option and leisurely French eatery.
About the brunch: When youre probed with the what to drink question as youre seated, skip the coffee. Centros Bloody Mary bar is reason enough to stop by the downtown spot for brunch.
The Crepes Django is five crepes topped with bourbon maple syrup, bacon toasted pecans and whipped cream. About the brunch: About five seconds into brunch at Django, a nearby table received its tray full of Django Bloody Marys ($8), an impressive blood-red concoction in a salt-rimmed glass,...
Biscuits and gravy is another Tally's brunch entree. About the brunch: You wont be disappointed in the options at Tally's
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