Category Brunch

Apero: Mediterranean inspired lunch in London

Apero is a restaurant serving Mediterranean inspired food with delicious flavours and beautiful colours.  Located below ground level in Hotel Ampersand, very close to South Kensington tube station, Apero has a cozy feel with Spanish tiled floor and exposed brick. We have been to Apero for brunch a few times and have always found the […]

Brunch at Hecho en Dumbo, NYC

Hecho en Dumbo, started as a pop-up in 2007 in Dumbo, Brooklyn.  The popular Manhattan location of Hecho en Dumbo opened in 2010.  Chef Danny Mena successfully creates contemporary takes on traditional dishes from Mexico City.  This post is about a weekend brunch (with very few vegetarian options) at Hecho en Dumbo in Manhattan. The […]

La Brasserie, London

La Brasserie, founded in 1972, is the first all day brasserie in London.  We went to La Brasserie for brunch / lunch on a weekend.  It’s a convenient restaurant to go to, especially with kids, if one plans to go to the Natural History Museum or the Science Museum in South Kensington.   Service at […]

Jack’s Wife Freda: Brunch in SoHo, NYC

Jack’s Wife Freda is the name of a restaurant in SoHo, NYC.  Jack and Freda are the names of the grandparents of South African Jewish owner Dean Jankelowitz  (co-owner is Dean’s wife Maya).  Jack’s Wife Freda is a small, cozy restaurant that does not take reservations (except for parties of 6 or more), so any […]

Grano Trattoria: Brunch in the West Village, NYC

Grano Trattoria is a small, warm, extremely cozy trattoria that serves delicious food that always wants you to go back there for more.  The cooking of Owner and Chef Maurizio Crescenzo, always feels as though you were eating in someone’s home.  The pizza from the wood burning oven is among the best pizzas in NYC. […]

Bumpkin: Brunch in South Kensington, London

Bumpkin serves British food that is ethically sourced.  Bumpkin is a popular restaurant with locations in South Kensington, Chelsea, Notting Hill, and in Westfield.   The best time to go to Bumpkin is around 11 AM, its buzzing with people by noon.  The food is apparently seasonal British, but I have never seen the menu change […]

Annie’s: Brunch in Barnes, London

Annie’s in Barnes (/ Richmond), London is a cozy and comfortable spot serving brunch (Tues – Sun), lunch and dinner and is a short walk from the riverside. As with many other restaurants serving brunch, Annie’s serves a brunch menu (with eggs) until about noon, and a lunch menu right after noon.  If you go […]