Sunday Brunch: What are your favorites?

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    Personally, I love big hotel buffet brunches with lots of seafood, live jazz and the champagne a'flowin. Alas I was born with champagne taste and a beer budget.

    If you were to attend a brunch in a private home,

    What would you really like to be served?

    What couldn't you live without?

    Buffet or sitdown?

    If you were asked to contribute, what dish would you bring?

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    Brunch..... served to me? LOL...

    lets see... sit down

    Fruit salad. Papaya, Honey dew melon and blackberries.
    Eggs Benedict with truffle pate and roasted asparagus.
    Crapes with vanilla mascarpone, caramelized bananas and rum butter sauce.
    Coffee
    Ruby red grapefruit juice.


    If asked to bring something.... and they always ask me to bring something... the answer always is... whatever you want.
     
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    Sleep in very late... :clap2:

    Pizza or KFC in front of NFL football pregame shows. (+beer)

    BBQ if the weather is nice.
     
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    Yum. Start with very strong coffee, an Italian or French roast with half and half with a warm croissant sided by a small fruit salad loaded with berries.

    Next a second cup of joe, served with diced red potato fried with onion and bell pepper, a 'soft' free range three egg omlette with with mushrooms, spinich and havarti cheese.

    Finally, a third cup of coffee with something sweet; a pastry with real apricot filling or a custard tart.

    Of course that was when I wore a younger man's clothes. Today Sunday brunch is coffee, toast with peanut butter and maybe an omlette made from egg beaters with onions.

    btw, if you like big breakfasts and can't wait until Sunday, take a cruise.
     
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    Eggs Benedict.

    Fresh fruit, too.
     
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    Niiiiiiice!
     
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    Here is what I gathered from the MUCH appreciated feedback...

    Eggs and coffee are a must.

    Fresh luscious ripe fruit is preferred.

    Syrenn should cook for us....:tongue:

    Would a variety of quiche work in place of 'eggs?' My guest list is increasing.

    I am leaning toward all the aforementiond fruits/eggs and coffee, a hot pot such as minestrone or pasta bolognese or chili verde, fresh muffins/croissants/breads, sangria, smoked oysters/cheese, and a standing roast.


    BTW, this is for an upcoming event, not tomorrow! :eek:
     
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    slight t/j but not to exclude...syreen and wry cather are from the bay area...

    gotta ask...where is your favorite brunch served?

    High end for me...Top of the Mark...but i haven't been in years so...but it was magnificent.

    Low down gotta eat and hang out, the Phoenix on Valencia then bloody mary's at the zeigeist.
     
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    Do you really have to ask.....The best brunch is served in my dining room of course :)

    High end... i am sentimental about the Garden Court at the palace. I am terribly sorry that the Crown Room in the Fairmont no longer serves Sunday brunch..... The place that makes me happy.... is Sears Fine Foods :)
     
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    So what type of event? Are you the one cooking?
     

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