Spending shore mornings with a giant stack of pancakes in front of you is practically a shore right-of-passage. Here, the Jersey Shore’s best breakfast and brunch spots that won’t disappoint.
For the first time since Mark Bee took over the Silk City Diner back in 2007, the silver diner is serving brunch every day. In addition to brunch served on weekends, Silk City is back in the breakfast game from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on weekdays.
Brunch is served in the diner portion of Silk City and if the weather is nice, in the beer garden as well.
Chef Val Stryjewski, who has been on staff at Prohibition Taproom since January has rolled out his spring menu with new items like cheese and charcuterie boards (a plus of being in the same restaurant group as Kensington Quarters) plus an extended snack section. Stryjewski, who has had stops at Lloyd, Le Cheri and a.kitchen among other spots, is also offering a Plate of the Day, which brings a comfort food classic to the forefront each day.
This Tuesday, May 10th, ProTap is hosting PhoTap 2. $10 gets you a bowl of pho (lamb or ramp and onion) with either a Neshaminy Creek Trauger Pils or Highwater Hefeweizen.
That’s right—starting this Saturday, April 23rd, you can head over to SouthGate to get yourself some Korean-inspired brunch. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., they’re offering a menu that includes things like kimchi poutine in a hot stone bowl and Korean fried chicken and waffles (pictured above, with green tea Belgian waffles!).
There’s also a nice cocktail list, which you can see below along with the full menu.
Tria’s Fitler Square location turns one today and Jonathan Myerow’s wine bar is celebrating with an all-evening long Luxury Hour featuring pours from some big magnum bottles for $10 a glass. Luxury Hour discounts some of Tria’s fancier wines for a twist on the traditional happy hour.
Tonight’s deals include:
- Champagne Premier Cru Brut Magnum “Platine,” Nicolas Maillart, NV (Champagne, France) $16½ $10
- Pouilly-Fuissé Magnum “La Marechaude,” Domaine Guerrin, ’14 (Burgundy, France) $14½ $10
- Arbois Rouge Magnum “Mémorial,” Domaine Rolet, ’02 (Jura, France) $14½ $10
I reviewed Tredici a couple weeks back and loved the hell out of it. The energy, the light, the food–all of it came together into a place that was better than the sum of its parts. But I do remember thinking that there were a couple things that could be done to improve the experience.
1) Free cocktails for food writers
Well, one of those things has just been added to the program.
Easter comes to us this Sunday, March 27th and of course lots of restaurants are offering special Easter brunches with the likes of lemon ricotta pancakes and lots and lots of ham.
Here are our choices for best brunch options for everyone from the bread lovers to the buffet lover.
Susanna Foo’s Center City restaurant SuGa launches brunch this weekend. Brunch is served at the Sansom Street restaurant from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
Highlights include Maryland Crab Egg Fu Yung; Creme Brûlée French Toast and Shrimp Rice Congee.
Brunch drinks include a kimchi Bloody Mary and the Lotus blossom, a balanced drink featuring vodka, Cointreau and passion fruit.
Summer is coming early at City Tap House University City today, March 5th, with the tapping of Flying Dog Brewery‘s new Mexican lager, Numero Uno Summer Cerveza, and a Mexican brunch.
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. you can try Numero Uno and sip on some other Flying Dog beers along with Cerveza-ritas and Micheladas.