Seafood soft scrambles, Southern flair and global influences are some of the trends at new brunch places that have popped up in St. Paul. We’ve made the rounds and found 12 spots to add to our list of great Twin Cities places to have that in-between meal. It might be worth noting (we learned the hard way) that some restaurants serve brunch only one weekend day but not both. We’ve included the hours and what days brunch is served to this list. RELATED: Best brunch in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area GRAND CATCH Attention, beignet fans: Grand Catch makes a delicious version of the warm and fluffy New Orleans-style square doughnuts. And that’s not all to look forward to. This Cajun spot near Macalester College spins such flavor-enhancing dishes as its rendition of chicken and waffles, but instead of waffles, you get sweet corn pancakes, a fried egg, brown butter coconut syrup and jalapeno butter. We also love the careful attention to detail, such as serving boneless — … [Read more...] about 12 St. Paul brunch spots: highlights, price ranges, when to go
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Maura Judkis, The Washington Post Published 7:46 am PDT, Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Kraft Heinz announced on April 1 that it would be adding Brunchables, a brunch-themed convenience meal, to its already popular Lunchables line. The real gag arrived the next day, when the company announced that Brunchables were real. less Kraft Heinz announced on April 1 that it would be adding Brunchables, a brunch-themed convenience meal, to its already popular Lunchables line. The real gag arrived the next day, when the company announced that ... more Photo: Photo By Tom McCorkle For The Washington Post; Food Styling By The Washington Post's Amanda Soto. Photo: Photo By Tom McCorkle For The Washington Post; Food Styling By The Washington Post's Amanda Soto. Image 1 of / 40 Caption Close Image 1 of … [Read more...] about We hoped Lunchables’ new Brunchables were an April Fools’ joke. If only.
Melody Baetens The Detroit News Published 5:20 PM EDT Apr 10, 2019 There's brunch, and then there's Easter Brunch. A family-friendly affair that is popular at restaurants of all sorts in Metro Detroit, Easter Brunch is a spring-time favorite. This year on April 21, chef Emmele Herrold is hosting the first Easter brunch buffet at her new Birmingham restaurant Hazel, Ravines and Downtown. The seasoned chef says she's excited to offer something different to the public besides "eggs and bacon en masse." "As a chef I hate buffets, but there's something to, number one, being able to do them in a really cool way and two, giving people what they want. If that's what they're looking for why not provide it," she said. Besides the traditional items one would expect at an Easter brunch such as carved ham and omelets, HRD is having a raw bar and a pastry table that is above and beyond. "We have a pastry chef, so we're doing a crazy amount of pastries, which you … [Read more...] about Restaurants do the cooking on Easter with family-friendly brunches
Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, is a time of reflection and penitence for Christians. But there’s a big party the night before — Mardi Gras, or “Fat Tuesday,” a secular observance that evolved from Shrove Tuesday.Instead of getting stuffed on the gumbo, fried catfish and etouffee that are standard fare for this bash, how about switching up the menu with shrimp and grits?“Shrimp and grits was a comfort food in the low-country marshes near the Southern coast until 1982,” said Nathalie Dupree, awarding-winning author who devoted an entire cookbook to this famed combination. “That’s when Bill Neal became a chef at Crook’s Corner, a restaurant in Chapel Hill, N.C.”Neal forever changed the image of the simple dish by enriching grits with cheddar and Parmesan cheeses and topping it with jumbo shrimp, mushrooms and bacon.“After Craig Claiborne of The New York Times visited the restaurant and published Neal’s recipe … [Read more...] about Colorado Springs chefs get their Mardi Gras spirit on with shrimp and grits
The bloody mary is a classic. The spicy and salty vodka-filled cocktail is the breakfast of champions (aka the painfully hungover), and a staple at any weekend brunch.If you're a fan of all that tomatoey-goodness, you may want to plan ahead and make reservations at Square 1682 for this Sunday.The restaurant is doing something special. It will have a bloody mary bar and live jazz.For $10, imbibers can enjoy their bloody with any or all of the following garnishes:• Bread and butter pickles • Pickled red onions• Pickled radishes• Pickled cauliflower with saffron• Pickled baby carrots with 1682 hot sauce• Sliced chicken sausage• Silver dollar-sized pancakes• Cornbread cubes• Mini doughnuts• Chocolate cake cubesAs for food, the brunch menu includes dishes like duck wings and waffles ($18), jerk chicken and grits ($18), sweet potato hash ($16) and biscuit sandwich with egg, bacon, chipotle aioli and smoked gouda ($15).The … [Read more...] about Here’s where to find the ultimate bloody mary bar this weekend