Greenwich Project’s Pastrami Cured Salmon (Emmanuel Cayere, Project Group)
- Greek restaurant Molyvos (871 7th Ave.) is launching weekend brunch for the first time and will serve Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Their menu features à la carte options and a $24 two-course prix-fixe with one app, one entrée and a drink.
- Greenwich Project (47 W. 8th St.) is also new to the brunch scene, kicking off this weekend! Black and White Pancakes and a fancy twist on the traditional bagel and lox combo, Pastrami Cured Salmon with Broken Bagel Bites, Cream Cheese Powder and Mustard Seed Relish, are two of the menu’s standout dishes. Brunch will be served Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Montmartre (158 8th Ave.) is currently serving up our favorite meal of the day. Their brunch menu includes Ratatouille Sandwich and Buckwheat Crêpes.
Brunch Gang Recommends: Eater.com has put out a great list of the hottest brunch spots for spring. Three restaurants we’ve visited– L’Apicio, Rosemary’s and El Toro Blanco – made the cut.
- Moroccan restaurant Rustic L.E.S. (124 Ridge St.) doesn’t kick off brunch until the middle of March, however, their menu is already available for your viewing pleasure.
- The General (199 Bowery) is now offers a morning bakery menu from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Grub Street recommends 16 of their favorite brunch spots where you won’t have to wait for a table. Buvette, where Erica enjoyed brunch last summer, made the list.
- If you like your bloody Marys sweet and your pickles aplenty, check out brunch at Boulton & Watt (5 Avenue A) on Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- The recently opened Chelsea Pub (362 W. 23rd St.) serves a variety of breakfast and lunch options during brunch.
- There’s a new Sarabeth’s (381 Park Avenue South) in town, this one near Madison Square Park. It is the largest Sarabeth’s location in the city and serves brunch from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Brunch Gang Recommends: Thinking about brunching on Easter Sunday? Plan ahead! OpenTable has you covered with a list of brunch deals for the upcoming holiday.
- New Washington Heights restaurant Marcha Cocina Bar (4055 Broadway) debuted brunch a few weeks ago, with Latin inspired sandwiches, omelettes and drinks.
- Sotto 13 (140 W. 13th St.) has got a great thing going on at brunch — make-your-own prosecco cocktails! On Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., they’re serving a tapas-style brunch with small plates, sides and pizza. They have a $25 bottomless deal, too!
- Cole’s Greenwich Village (118 Greenwich Ave.) serves brunch for the first time this weekend.
This story isn’t NYC related, but we couldn’t pass up sharing it. A bloody Mary with asparagus and artisan cheese? A Dallas bar is going a bit overboard with their bloody Mary.
- Willow Road (85 10th Ave.) serves brunch for the first time this weekend and every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Check out their menu!
- Be one of the first to try the ever sinful Illegal Doughnut, a cream-cheese-and-bacon-stuffed French toast at Murray’s Cheese Bar (284 Bleecker St.), which launches brunch on Saturday.
- Another brunch first when Salvation Taco (145 E. 39th St.) opens its doors for our favorite meal this weekend (Sat.-Sun. from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.).
Brunch Gang Recommends: With four locations in Manhattan, a casual atmosphere and a variety of salty and sweet dishes at an affordable price, Victoria recommends a visit to Petite Abeille for brunch. Besides who doesn’t love a plate of crispy Belgian fries?