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Sunday Brunch: Saint Germain

Sunday brunch with the gang at Saint Germain in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

Where: 8303 3rd Ave (between 83rd St & 84th St) , Bay Ridge

What: The Eggs Benedict- runny eggs on soft brioche with either ham, spinach, or salmon.

When: Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm

Why: Delicious French brunch staples like Croissant Sandwiches with silky Bechamel sauce,  all served with coffee/tea, juice and amazing French desserts (plus brunch cocktails for $3!!!)


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Top 5: Brunch Spots in South Slope

Breakfast tostada at La Boulangerie Lopez

A New York City staple, brunch is the time to nurse our hangovers, boast conquests and rue defeats from the night before, and eat a heaping helping of the delectable menageries that arise from the simple, yet glorious, union of breakfast and lunch. I know that sent you running for your nearest, but I’m here to help – in a hyperlocal, microcosm type of way. Below you’ll find the top spots, well known and obscure, to eat this satisfying meal in the still-grungy (and therefore more awesome) South Slope/Gowanus area of Brooklyn.Continue reading

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Beyond Brooklyn: Antibes Bistro

Experience the flavors of the Cote d’Azur in the Lower East Side

A flickering lantern beckons you inside Antibes Bistro, and once you are inside, you will be glad you came. The food is delicious and the ambiance is warm and relaxing. Bundles of dried lavender hang from exposed brick walls, and the rustic wooden tables are decorated with little bouquets of dried flowers. Everything from the wooden chandeliers to the slow French music makes you feel like you are in a little resort town in Provence. The service staff is friendly and the food is both excellent and economical.Continue reading