Brunch in L.A. is a Thing, Apparently

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So I know brunch is brunch is brunch, right? Everyone loves this marvelous mash-up meal. Sleep in, brunch your way into the afternoon, then consider  a nap. Take it, friends. Take the nap. It’s Sunday, Sabbath-day.

Not to mention the fact that the food is everything anyone ever cared about combined into one meal. Mimosas at any hour + every amazing sweet breakfast pastry + a salad if you feel like it. My three main food groups.

But in L.A., I feel like people really love brunch. Like, it is a regular, glamorous thing that people do. Maybe more so than in the Midwest. I try and do brunch as often as possible on my own terms, like this recent one which included a pannekoeken/dutch baby. (I had been waiting to try one forever. They really are a cinch to make, and they look so impressive, all puffed up like a pastry peacock.)

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But omword did I really enjoy a few restaurant brunches while on vaca. Including:

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Ranunculus and San Pellegrino (because this is L.A.) and a prosciutto and Gruyère croissant.

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And even this bread pudding. I know. Just stop.

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And once even crepes, my true love.

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But always coffee.

Brunching blissfully,

L

 

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5 Responses to “Brunch in L.A. is a Thing, Apparently”


  1. 1 newsanchortohomemaker April 10, 2014 at 10:16 am

    When we vacationed in San Diego, we could hardly find a restaurant that was serving lunch on a Saturday! Maybe it’s a California thing. Your meal looks delicious!

  2. 2 aslansfriend April 14, 2014 at 9:43 am

    This just makes me want to drop everything and go do brunch! LAzy, beachfront avenue, wavesoundz, brunchable delicacies, and white mocha lattes. Let us make a departure. Patisserie 46 this summer.
    Seriously, with your writing skills and experience at such a young age, you could be hired just about anywhere. You’re the real deal. Always love reading your creative writings and drool-inducing photos.

  3. 3 Emily April 15, 2014 at 7:46 pm

    Beautiful photos!! Lovely post.


  1. 1 Pipe Dream #333: To Be the Stuff of Dreams – Savory Cream Biscuits (and Morels in Brown Butter) | piping dreams Trackback on July 6, 2015 at 9:00 am

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