Watch: The Origins of Brunch, Explained

February 4, 2017

It all started with a guy named Guy

A basket of pastries, some pancakes, some fruit, maybe even a burger, and the mandatory bloody marys and bottomless mimosas. It’s no wonder why many Americans plan brunch into their Sunday itineraries. It’s the answer to the post-church meal and the weekend hangover, and is the go-to way to celebrate Mother’s Day.

But who came up with this genius service that blurs the line between breakfast and lunch? In this video, Great Big Story provides a brief history of the weekend past time. Unsurprisingly, it all started in England thanks to