Brunch Beat

Brunch Beat: Salty or sweet?

By on July 18, 2011

Another week begins, another brunch-filled weekend is right around the corner!

Satisfy your salty or sweet tooth at Uva (1486 Second Ave.), an Upper East Side wine bar with a new brunch menu sure to please anyone’s taste buds. Rated #1 Best Date Spot by City’s Best, grab your guy/girl and enjoy two dishes, two sides and two brunch cocktails — anything from traditional mimosas and bloody Marys to Uva’s specialty drinks — in the restaurant’s backyard. Brunch entrees include the Rustica omelette with Italian bacon, mushrooms, artichokes and smoked mozzarella, strawberry and marscapone pancakes and chocolate crepes filled with everyone’s favorite spread, Nutella. Grab this $26 deal while you still can!

Gilt City is also making sweet music at Victor’s Café (236 W. 52nd St. #1), a family-owned Cuban restaurant where you can brunch on a skylight patio while listening to live jazz. Many of Victor’s authentic Cuban dishes — Huevos Cubiche (two fried organic eggs served over white rice, picadillo de chorizo, diced potato and sweet plantains), Taquitos de Monteria de Lechon (yucca tortillas with sautéed pork hash) and Torrejas (warm Cuban-style French toast drenched in almibar syrup served with whipped cream and tropical fruit) — are still made with old family recipes. You get two of those dishes, one appetizer and four cocktails for $42. And if four cocktails aren’t enough, Victor’s sangria is half off during brunch! Now that’s one sweet brunch bargain!

You heard about Dance. Party. Brunch. in a previous Beat. Now Urban Daddy is offering a special perk for the July 23rd school-yard event to their members. Get two tickets for exclusive reserved seating, a six-course tasting menu, a bottle of sparkling wine and two white sangria popsicles (yum!) for $100. It’s the perfect spot to get your brunch on in the summer sun!




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