Rittenhouse Tavern Starts Weekend Brunch

Rittenhouse Tavern soft-opened for brunch this past weekend and they will now be offering brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The menu from chefs Ed Brown and Nicholas Elmi includes such dishes as:

  • Braised Pork Belly with poached eggs, beluga lentils and madeira
  • Heritage Turkey Schnitzel with grain mustard, fingerlings, and red eye gravy
  • Buckwheat Pancakes with optional fresh berries or pan seared foie gras

The attractive restaurant within the Philadelphia Art Alliance building on Rittenhouse Square is also offering a selection of brunch cocktails including:

  • Royal Hawaiian with Gordon’s Gin, lemon, velvet falernum, pineapple
  • Beermosa with Stout’s Pils and a splash of orange juice

Rittenhouse Tavern Brunch Menu (PDF)

Local Philadelphia artist Adam Wallacavage is being featured in a new exhibit at the Philadelphia Art Alliance called Shiny Monsters. In honor of the octopus-inspired chandeliers Chef Elmi will be serving a special dish, Roasted Octopus with black pudding, fingerling potatoes, apricot and nettles (available for dinner only).

Rittenhouse Tavern [Official Site]

Rittenhouse Tavern photo via Jason Varney, Octopus chandelier via New York Times