Chicago’s Best Brunches to Enjoy From Home
Just in time for Mother’s Day.
Life under lock-down might have thrown your entire concept of the spacetime continuum for a loop, but that’s no reason to skip out on every millenial’s favorite meal: weekend brunch. Celebrate Sunday funday (or is it Saturday caturday?) with a belt-busting helping of lifegiving deliciousness lovingly boxed up by one of these excellent area brunch specialists. (With Mother’s Day just around the corner, a show-stopping breakfast in bed has never been easier to execute.)
This easy breezy Lincoln Park outpost is delivering its signature California vibes to your doorstep via a full bill of brunchtime favorites. Avocado toast, loaded cobb salad, housemade English muffins, breakfast burritos stuffed with fluffy scrambled eggs and sausage, and Guiliana Prosecco-fueled mimosa kits keep the grown-ups humming while junior digs into his very own Kids Pancake Party, a dozen silver dollar buttermilk pancakes topped with fresh berries, rainbow sprinkles, chocolate chips, whipped cream, and maple syrup.
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Top Chef alum CJ Jacobson’s Mediterrainian hotspot has been killing the brunchtime pick-up and delivery game every Saturday since the quarantine took hold, spoiling weekend isolationists with housemade hummus, spreads, kebabs, and other mezze shareables. This Mother’s Day the handsome West Loop devils are expanding their horizons with mom-friendly bundles like the $40 Bagels & Bubbly package (everything bagels, labneh and smoked salmon spreads, OJ, and Giuliana Prosecco) as well as a four-course prix-fixe feast for $25.95 per person. Order ahead if you know what’s good for you.
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The statewide shutdown hasn’t kept this Streeterville emporium from supplying Chicagoans with flavorful and health-conscious brunch staples all weekend long. Hunker-downers have their pick of AM delights from spicy egg white sandwiches loaded with shishitos, jalapenos, and pepperjack cheese to pillowy pancakes dressed with blackberries and tart lemon syrup. This Mother’s Day, go the extra mile for your leading lady with a special brunch that pairs scrambled eggs, brown sugar bacon, maple chicken sausage, baked apple French toast, berry parfaits, fresh-squeezed OJ, and Intelligentsia coffee with a hand-picked bouquet from Flowers for Dreams.
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