Sunday brunch is a staple New York City outing, perfect for celebrating a special occasion or simply indulging. Enjoy any of Luxury Attaché’s Top 5 picks for a scrumptious weekend experience.
1 The NoMad
The NoMad has an enchanting old-time ambiance on Sunday afternoons and offers a variety of tasty dishes to start your day (or end your afternoon) off just right. There are options for everyone, including traditional breakfast classics like amped-up eggs benedict on a potato, bacon and egg flatbread and select favorites from the dinner menu, such as the king crab and lemon tagliatelle. Enjoy dining in this upscale Madison Square Park hotel restaurant earlier rather than later to enjoy a chic, wait-free experience.
Husband and wife-owned Calliope offers an array of fresh fish, steak, egg and pancake options for brunch. You want and name it, they’ll serve it. Located in the heart of the East Village, buzzing Calliope is a charming, French-inspired neighborhood favorite. The executive chef team, with experience at The Waverly Inn and Prune, promises a hopping Sunday brunch any week of the year full of modern flavor and spunk.
One of 2012’s best NYC restaurants is now serving contemporary brunch. ACME puts a Danish spin on its already edgy-menu to deliver daytime options for dining connoisseurs. This hot spot get packed on Sundays, yet remains humble with menu staples like beer-and-bread porridge. Stop in for a bite or two and be prepared to stay a while - ACME is simply awesome.
4 El Toro Blanco
Your “guilty pleasure brunch” inevitably includes toasty and fresh chips and guac, decadent huevos rancheros and hearty steak and eggs with a dash of spice. El Toro Blanco transforms the standard Mexican brunch from traditional and casual into a curated and refined. Good for groups, events, dates, family and friends alike, El Toro is a go-to brunch spot for 2013.
5 Murray’s Cheese Bar
Brand new to the brunch scene is Murray’s Cheese Bar. Famous for their “Illegal Doughnut,” cream-cheese-and-bacon-stuffed French toast, Murray’s Cheese Bar is simply unlike any other Sunday brunch experience. It’s a cozy West Village gem that, quite honestly, should have been made for brunch it is so good.