No longer solely the domain of Bloody Marys and Mimosas, bartenders and chefs are looking at brunch with invigorated thoughtfulness as they do with their menus for any other hour.
The Peppi Blog is giving you insider access to the new weekend ritual on an international scale with our top 5 selections of the most alluring midday institutions. Kiss hello to Sunday, put on your best Ladies who Brunch ensemble, order that gluten-free chocolate chip pancake and help yourself to a Señorita Spritz, a sensuous tiki cocktail classic.
NEW YORK – McKittrick Hotel, Gallow Green
Shrouded in mystery as diners are quietly escorted up a silent elevator to a dark train station. Finally, we emerged in a lush, secret garden-esque rooftop. Embodying a philosophy of farm-to-table, the roots of the Southern-inspired menu is reflected in the aeroponic garden where many of the fresh veggies and seasonings are sourced.
ST TROPEZ, Bagatelle Beach Club
After their success in the United States, Brazil and St Barth, the owners of Le Bagatelle transferred the concept on the famous Pampelonne beach. Wholly French in atmosphere & cuisine, Bistrot Bagatelle features classic Mediterranean food, chic décor & lively music, and is a destination for tourists, locals and foodies alike. The 2016 summer season sees a collaboration with Brasserie des Arts, with the beach club having new decor and a new menu.
SYDNEY – The Grounds of Alexandria
The majestic grounds of Sydney’s most coveted landmark is the kind of place you come to brunch long, and to brunch well, with The Café’s rustic, wholesome and paddock-to-plate menu, complete with a patisserie AND a bakery, because choices, you can also stock up on goodies for later which a selection of jams, coffees and other treats for purchase.
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