Rise & Shine
Restaurants of all descriptions have gotten cracking on the brunch trend with kitchens reinventing tried-and-true pancakes, egg dishes, and baked goods with innovative, globally-inspired recipe tweaks and combinations of ingredients. Bar managers and bartenders, in turn, are rising to the occasion.
Although the approach to creating daytime-friendly drinks varies from person to person, one thing most bartenders can agree on is that brunch is back in style as a social occasion.
“Brunch is no longer just ‘breakfast on a weekend,’” says Jessica Norris, Bartender for Del Frisco’s Double Eagle in New York City. “And these occasions usually require libations. As