While you never need an excuse for a boozy brunch, if there ever was one, it’s this: medicinal cocktails. Bijan’s not only offers brunch classics such as eggs and bacon or brunch options with a twist such as saffron semolina pancakes, it offers cocktails with medicinal herbs. So stop by for your weekend brunch and a rejuvenating kick on Sunday morning.
Best known for their colossal slices of incredible cheesecake, Junior’s Restaurant is the place to go when you want dessert for breakfast. Each breakfast dish comes with a choice of beverage, and depending on what you get, it also comes with eggs, a slice of tomato, home fries, and grits. Whether you build your own brunch or pick from the chef’s specialities section, Junior’s is sure to satisfy your cravings.
There aren’t too many Afro-Caribbean brunch places to choose from in Brooklyn, which is the perfect reason to pay Amarachi a visit. The brunch menu is split into four sections: drinks, morning essentials, Sunday proper, and redzone munchees. If you’re after a ‘morning essential’ you can find the likes of steak and eggs or chicken and waffles, but most importantly, bottomless mimosas served in a carafe. The menu offers classic brunch options alongside fusion dishes such as the spicy Fisherman Stew.
La Défense has eight different cocktails. Better yet, there’s outdoor seating, so you can enjoy those bellini and ricotta pancakes with a view of Downtown Brooklyn. If you’re feeling luxurious, opt for the pistachio-crusted salmon. The restaurant’s Parisian cafe vibe is sure to complete your lazy weekend morning.