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Valentine's Day Brunch in NYC

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abacoacathy Dec 29, 2006 09:49 PM

Help! My neice is getting married on Valentine's morning in NYC and we are looking for an elegant & yummy brunch. Is the Rainbow Room a good choice? Any other ideas? Thanks and Happy New Year.

  1. g
    gutsofsteel Dec 30, 2006 05:50 PM

    The food at the Rainbow Room is not good. And it's not even a restaurant anymore.

    What time do you want to eat, and how many people? If it's at noon, you are really talking about lunch and then you have many, many options.

    1. l
      Lucia Dec 30, 2006 02:31 PM

      I believe that Balthazar serves breakfast 4 days a week. I'm actually not a big fan of their brunch, but I know a lot of hounds are. I think Balthazar's sister restaurant, Pastis, also serves breakfast during the week.

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        RGR Dec 30, 2006 05:33 PM

        If we're talking about breakfast as opposed to brunch, that opens quite a few upscale/elegant possibilities. For example, Town serves breakfast, and the gorgeous space definitely has a celebratory feel. And I've heard that Jean Georges serves breakfast. I've never dined there, but I'm guessing it would be a lovely place for a wedding breakfast.

      2. r
        RGR Dec 30, 2006 02:48 AM

        Looking at the calendar, I see that Feb. 14, '07 is a Wednesday. I don't think there is any upscale/celebratory restaurant that serves brunch mid-week.

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