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Jul 28, 2013 08:35 AM

Anything new and exciting on the EV/LES brunch scene?

So many good old standbys [Prune, Back 40, Mogador, Shopsin's, Empellon Cocina, Hecho en Dumbo, Maharlika, Clinton St. Baking]; looking for new and interesting blood...non-traditional is fine, as long as the deliciousness is brought.

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  1. Lafayette?




    Hearth started brunch service recently.

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    1. re: kathryn

      Oh, thank you! l've eaten at Calliope a few times; some of their stuff is very good, but on a couple of occasions they've served me cold, inedible potato rosti, so l took them off my list.

      Hearth sounds perfect; thanks again!

    2. I enjoyed Saro on Norfolk st on les yesterday. Portions not big but very tasty.

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      1. re: Missmarymm

        Slovak food, eh? Looks interesting, thanks!

      2. Wound up at Hearth; sat at the bar, ordered the trotters and eggs: delicious, very filling peasant food. Seemed like a simple preparation: tomato-based sauce with lots of rosemary, deep flavor. Fatty, unctuous pieces of pork mixed in with lean, in about equal amounts. Really satisfying. Surprise bonus: a free, very nicely spicy bloody mary, as the [very pleasant] bartender mistakenly made an extra one. Too bad l had to go to work right after that! l'll definitely be back.

        1. I had several great brunches at Hearth.

          1. Really like Boulton Watts on A & Houston (it's a few months new).

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            1. re: rottyguy

              Thanks, l've been wondering about them; didn't even realize they served food until now! Burgers any good? ;^)

              1. re: rottyguy

                Just checked out the brunch menu: looks great!

                1. re: howdini

                  Everything I had has been good. They have a table in the back with a TV and your own metered tap!