These days, the phrase Lets get brunch is basically a euphemism for Lets get drunk before noon. People be lovin' brunch, amiright? Its a Bacchanalian breakfast celebration that doubles as an excuse to mainline mimosas and stuff bacon into foods where it does not belong.
The brunch zeitgeist of the new millennium is real. There are mood boards dedicated to what to wear to brunch, restaurants with strictly brunch menus and brunch-only Instagram feeds (@bitcheswhobrunch, @brunchboys).
Why do Americans love a meal that doubles as breakfast and lunch and basically turns into an ongoing commitment to day drinking? Is it part of the self-care indulgence movement? A genius marketing campaign by egg companies or the avocado illuminati? Whatever the reason, our country is literally obsessed with brunch, so CityBeat dining writers made a list of their favorite places to drink and dine on the weekends for all types of moods. Whether you want to get sloppy drunk in your atheleisurewear, have a fancy family outing or dip into some dim sum, weve got you covered.