Spring is for dog parks, strolling along lakeshore, sitting under the sun and… brunch! There are always new additions to Chicago’s food scene. While bottomless mimosas are always a good game, but sometimes we are looking for something special. Well then, check out these 6 new spring brunch experience in Chicago, varying from Drag brunch to a brunch oreo shake topped with a full slice of waffle.
221 N Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
Mark your calendars for a drag show that can’t be missed, because FireLake’s Drag Champagne Brunch is returning in April. This unique spring brunch experience features three talented performers, who will offer a mix of colorful costumes, music, and dancing on the second floor of FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar at Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel. Sip on mimosas and enjoy a premium brunch buffet including a raw bar and omelette station while dancing along to performances by Alexandrea Diamond, Kara Mel D’Ville and Pixel to the beats of Dj Skoli.
110 W Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60654
Sunda New Asian Chicago is re-launching their popular brunch service starting April 9, 2022. Brunch is served Saturday & Sunday from 11am-2pm. Menu highlights include:
JAPANESE FRIED CHICKEN $20 – karaage-style fried chicken, matcha green tea, spiced honey
CHICKEN SCRAMBLE GOMAE $18 – chicken, spinach, egg, shiitake mushrooms, sesame soy, mix greens. substitute egg whites 2
UBE WAFFLES $17 – purple yam, whipped ube butter, fresh fruits. add japanese fried chicken $6
AVOCADO CRISPY RICE $17 – spicy avocado puree, crispy rice, sunny egg, radish, tomatoes, mix greens
TEMPURA FRENCH TOAST $17 – fresh berries, whipped cream, banana, candied walnuts, brown sugar glaze
MUSUBI SUSHI $12- two pieces soy glazed spam, sushi rice, nori, scallions, strawberry soy
Guests can also indulge in $35 Mimosa Kits with various juices to make your own creations with, or $38 Sumo Mary, a 32-oz jar of sunda bloody mary mix topped with tocino grilled cheese, longanisa, pork belly bao bun, baked snow crab handroll, karaage fried chicken, lumpia egg rolls, sunda potatoes, cucumber.
201 N Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60607
As the weather warms up, we know you’re ready for patio brunch dates! Well, the sidewalk patio at the Latin-inspired Bar Takito is the perfect option for Sunday Funday. Enjoy fresh-squeezed margaritas and handmade guacamole, and melt in your mouth tacos under a pergola lit by firefights lights. And don’t forget to try their beloved French Toast. Is it even brunch without french toast?
1300 W Wellington Ave, Chicago, IL 60657
Who says the weekend can’t start early? Farm Bar in Lakeview just added special Friday brunch items to their farm-to-table menu. The restaurant, typically known for its weekend brunch, specializes in scratch-made, hearty Midwestern fare and the new items deliver on flavors honest to the Heartland. The new items are available during Friday lunch from 11am to 4pm and the items include:
Wisconsin Pimento Sandwich: Breakfast Sausage with Sunnyside Egg, Pimento Cheese, BDF Chili Infused Honey, Arugula, Pickled Red Onions, Spicy Potatoes
Breakfast Tacos: 2 Pork Belly Tacos, Salsa Verde, Scrambled Eggs,Cotija Cheese, Arugula , Pickled Red Onion, Corn Tortillas, Spicy Breakfast Potatoes
Farmer’s Breakfast: Scrambled farm eggs, white cheddar, tomato & mushrooms, green onion, spicy potatoes (Choice of bacon or sausage and side of toast)
500 N Clark St #465, Chicago, IL 60654
Adventurous moms will love feeling like they’re dining in Barcelona, with vast options of sangria paired with dishes like:
- Flauta de Tortilla de Patatas (Flauta bread with tomato and Spanish potato and onion omelet)
- Tostada de Salmón Ahumado (Pan de Cristal topped with fresh goat cheese, smoked salmon, chopped egg and capers)
- Huevos al Plato con Sobrassada y Verduras (Baked eggs with sobrasada ibérica and vegetables)
Finally, don’t forget to top everything up with a full tapas spread. Grab your family and friends and enjoy a savory Spanish brunch on their expansive patio!
JOJO’s ShakeBAR Naperville
JOJO’s new Naperville location is launching brunch… No wait, a brunch shake! Available only on Saturdays and Sundays between 10am – 2pm, the Brady Brunch Shake is an Espresso Oreo Shake Topped with A French Toast Stick, Waffle, and Bacon. Of course, you can also enjoy their amazing Bloody Mary topped with a mini Chicago dog! Can you find a spring brunch experience more fun than this?
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