These 10 Pretentious Modern Brunches Will Make You Want to Just Have Breakfast at Home
Brunch is widely known to be one of the greatest cures to any hangover, but there is a new phenomenon plaguing the art of the meal: pretentiousness. Restaurants are straying from the typical bacon, egg and cheese sandwiches and chicken and waffles, instead focusing on bizarre international fusions and questionable aesthetics.
Whereas a traditional brunch is served on a plate, with utensils, some restaurants are offering their menu options on steel cafeteria trays similar to a prison's dining experience. In other modern restaurants, cooks like Chef Roble are combining blueberry waffles, fried chicken, bacon and tacos into one seamless dish, topped with avocados — because why not?
Okay, we'd admittedly eat that last one. But when are we going to return to the days of good ol' brunch, when ordering a meal wasn't like speaking an unknown language on another planet? Seriously, can we get #MakeBrunchGreatAgain trending?