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Best Reasons to Brunch in NYC

By Travel Savvy

    If you're the type that just rolls out of bed on a weekend morning well into the daylight hours, realizes that you're absolutely starving and your hangover is rolling in like clouds on the horizon, then you might just need to sit yourself down in front of a plate of classic brunch food. 

    Travel Savvy loves brunch for the post - 3AM bedtime that happens on random Saturday nights... but if you need some help understanding our adoration for Sunday's breakfast-meets-lunch affair, here are our top three reasons you should join us at the table. 

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The Food

Brunch is a combination of breakfast and lunch (duh), which means you get twice the variety when it comes to food! Your tastebuds can enjoy anything from pancakes and eggs to burgers and oysters thanks to this magical consolidation of meals. Locals head down to Tribeca for the lemon ricotta pancakes at Locanda Verde, granola-crusted french toast from Brooklyn's Peaches, and Mayan shrimp and grits at Maison Premiere

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The Booze

Secret tip from our on-staff brunch experts: you can't drink all day if you don't start in the morning. Brunch is that one weekend meal that lets you embrace your mildly alcohol tendencies by providing a plethora of delicious, boozy drinks. Get a good buzz going for the day or simply take the edge off your hangover with a Bloody Mary, mimosa, or bellini with one of the many "bottomless brunch" specials NYC has to offer. Some of our favorite under $40 deals are at Manhattan mainstays Agave and Poco Bar.  

Brunch 3

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The Instagram

Half the fun of brunching is socially sharing your gluttonous spread. It's not like anyone's going to scroll past a picture of oozy eggs and a #bellini without rewarding your pic with a double tap. Jack's Wife Freda in Soho and the West Village is sure to serve up the prettiest spread, but if you need some brunch Insta-piration, check out 'grammers @thedrunkbruncher, @brunchboys, and @lovesbloodymary

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Want More Brunch?

Craving more mimosas? Our instagram-famous foodie friend Jackie Gebel recently showed us her favorite Manhattan brunch spots, so click here for more!


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