Brunch is the New Black

5 letters, 2 hours & unlimited Mimosas. 

Yes, Brunch otherwise known as heaven on earth. Let me paint an all too familiar picture…It’s Saturday morning and you just awoke with a thirst, no not that thirst you had last night but a new one. One that can only be quenched with a goblet sized mimosa, or a poinsettia for all you orange juice haters. When choosing the perfect brunch spot there are many factors one must consider prior to this coveted gathering. Here are a few key factors to consider when making one of the most important decisions of your life, ok ok of your Saturday
 Brunch
Drink limit 
    a.k.a how many Bloody Mary’s can you chug before your waiter drops that dreaded check. The typical time is around 2 hours, but if you get lucky or find a way to charm the watch off your waitress you can sometimes stay up to 4 hours. Its also key to know the speed of service at any given joint. 
 
Brunch Menu
   you didn’t think we only went for the drinks. Our favorite Brunch spots usually have a set food menu, that way regardless what you get your paying the same price. I mean when else are you going to get to order that $25 Lobster Eggs Benedict, if your like us then probably never. 
Lobster Eggs Benedict
 
Ambiance 
    Food & drink aren’t the only things to keep in mind when getting your brunch on. Lets not forget about our setting. This can be key to any good day of gluttony, not like there can be a bad day. But let’s just say there is, imagine waiting those excruciating 5 days for brunch only to end up sat next to a group of toddlers slinging hash browns for the hell of it. 
 
Here are our go to Brunch spots
Fonda
Time Limit: 1.5 Hrs
Attention to customer: extremely attentive, never see the bottom of your glass attentive 
Price: $28.70 for 1 entree & unlimited drinks
Location: East Village
Favorite Feature: High energy, fun crowd 
 
MexiBBQ
Time Limit: 2 Hrs, but usually not to strict on the time
Attention to customer: very attentive
Price: $16 for unlimited drinks + price of your entree ($11 – $18)
Location: Upper East Side
Favorite Feature: Wide open space, never have to wait to be sat
Added bonus: dripping in guys in plaids. 
 
The Crooked Knife
Time Limit: 2 Hrs
Attention to customer: attentive
Price: $29 for 1 entree & unlimited drinks. Menu features higher price point meals all for set price. 
Location: Midtown 
Favorite Feature: Cozy spot with great decor. Perfect for a rainy day.
02.05.15 Lola & Lex Signiture
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