THE BRUNCH BUNCH

by Alissa Frey
Brunch: Stick a fork in its former unhip identity.

It’s always been tasty and social, but now it’s trendy, too, Not quite sure where to go? Feast your eyes on our roundup of taste-worthy spots with food to appeal to all of our palates.

CHOCOPOLOGIE
12 Main St.
Norwalk, CT 06854
knipschildt.com

Breakfast is served all day here. But a special brunch platter with all the trimmings (poached egg, sausage, mashed potatoes, fresh fruit, corn relish, spinach and scone) is reserved for Saturday and Sunday diners. Since this place is known for its sweets, ordering one of its crepes is a must.

Brunch price: Entrées range from about $5 to $15.
Stop by: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesdays; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursdays; 11 a.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays; 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays

MODERNE BARN
430 Bedford Road
Armonk, NY 10504
(914) 730-0001
modernebarn.com

Chef Ethan Kostbar at the Livanos family-owned Moderne Barn, presents a seasonal menu inspired by time spent traveling in Europe and the Middle East. Here, it’s all about fresh and local ingredients.

Brunch price: Entrées range from about $11 to $28.
Stop by: 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sundays

SONORA
179 Rectory St.
Port Chester, NY 10573
(914) 933 – 0200
sonorarestaurant.net

For mornings when O.J. just isn’t enough, Sonora offers Mexican coffee with Kahlua/Patron tequila, and Pomegranate Mimosa cocktails. The menu options are equally adventurous, with such dishes as the Maine lobster wrap, and banana and coconut pancakes.

Brunch price: Entrées range from about $8 to $15.
Stop by: 11 a.m.to 3 p.m. Sundays

EMMA’S ALE HOUSE
68 Gedney Way
White Plains, NY 10605
(914) 683-3662
emmasalehouse.com

From vanilla bean-dipped French toast to housemaid corn beef and hash, Emma’s Ale House has an assortment of savory and hearty American comfort food.

Brunch price: Entrees range from about $12 to $19.
Stop by: 11:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays

WINFIELD’S AT HYATT REGENCY GREENWICH
1800 E. Putnam Ave.
Greenwich, CT 06870
(203) 409-4400
greenwich.hyatt.com

Everyone loves a buffet and at Winfield’s, culinary stations feature an array of food prepared by Chef Rohan Leach. The atmosphere is outdoorsy with greenery and atrium seating.

Brunch price: $55 per adult (Mother’s Day price may vary.)
Stop by: 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sundays

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