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May 2, 2007 06:21 PM

New Brunch Spots!

I know all the standard Boston brunch spots - 647, Aquitaine, Sonsie, Henrietta's...etc. We see this in every brunch thread!

Does anyone know of something new? A few friends for Saturaday, just want to go outside the Boston brunch box!

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  1. A friend of mine said she had brunch at Brasserie Jo last weekend and really liked it. The brunch at Union is pretty good too.

    1. I would second the Union recommendation. I also really enjoyed Toro. And Eastern Standard is great, especially if you can sit outside (they have terrific heat lamps if its a little chilly).

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      1. re: DowntownChick

        Plus Union has some Sat. brunch deal, can't remember exactly what it is. I've mentioned the Paparazzi brunch which is pretty good and comes w/ a mimosa or bellini. Not positive it's served on Sat.

      2. Imperial in Chinatown (just next to the Chinatown Gates) has been serving dim sum for a while, but the reports a far and few in between. Definitely qualifies as being outside the usual brunch box.

        1. I'd consider Tu y Yo, outside of Davis Square in Somerville. They do a southern Mexican brunch, consisting almost exclusively savory items, with various interesting and complex sauces.

          If you haven't tried the Blue Room's brunch, it's worth checking out. It's a buffet, but the quality is, well, Blue Room quality. Additionally, now that the good weather is finally here, their sunken patio is just terrific.

          1. If you want to venture to Union Sq in Somerville, my vote is for The Neighborhood. It is a small place with very few tables, but the food can't be beat. The prices are extremely reasonable, and the portions are well worth the cost. It is the kind of place that always has a line outside, so make sure to keep that in mind if you check it out!