RIVER NORTH—Ema, chef C.J. Jacobson’s Mediterranean-inspired spot in River North from Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, is launching brunch this weekend. Check out the menu here.Weekend brunch goes from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. House-cured King Salmon could be a popular item.

RIVER NORTH— LEYE continues to roll out new brunches. In honor of Cinco de Mayo, Tallboy Taco is staring a Saturday brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It’ll serve steak & egg tacos, brisket & egg tacos, and more, including huevos rancheros with molcajete salsa, avocado, and pico de gallo, and chilaquilles al rancho. It’s also launching drinks including a “Morning Margarita” (Avion Reposada, triple sec, avocado puree, orange, yuzu, lime, egg white, mole bitters) and a “Café De Dominicano” (Jameson, tres leches, horchata, Dark Matter-taco blend coffee, vanilla, cinnamon, cream). There’s also a make-your-own mimosa bar.