The Brunch Bunch
Styled by Taylor Bennett
Photography by Kelly Moore Clark
Wake up Christmas morning to these delectable dishes from local restaurants. From pillowy croissants to luscious egg bites, this brunch spread is seasonally-inspired.
THURMAN’S FOOD FACTORY
This beautiful bubble bread is filled with gooey pepperjack cheese, pineapple and scrumptious sausage.
CHICKEN SALAD CHICK
These mini croissants are filled with Deck the Holly – a perfect blend of cranberries and jalapeños. Make sure to grab their grape salad for the table. This dish combines seedless grapes with a cream cheese mixture and brown sugar.
Smallcakes has savory and sweet cupcakes for holiday parties. Find Chicken and Waffles, Candied Pig, Cinnamon Roll and Caramel Macchiato – these mouthwatering bites are so satisfying.
CC’S COFFEE HOUSE
This seasonal favorite should be a brunch staple. The maple pecan braid is the perfect pastry.
CC’S COFFEE HOUSE
These egg bites are made with a blend of farm fresh egg white and premium ingredients.
This Bananas Foster Pain Perdu combines house made french bread with caramelized banana-rum caramel sauce topped with vanilla creme custard.
Get ready to start your day with Chicken and Waffles from Restaurant Cotton. This dish combines fried chicken, Belgian waffles, local syrup, cane butter, powdered sugar, fresh strawberries and fruit.
WASHINGTON WINE AND SPIRITS
This sparkling wine is bursting with notes of peach, pineapple, mango, mandarin, and watermelon that lead into a bright and fresh palate laced with green apple.
THE MARKET ON JULIA
Stone ground cheese grits are smothered in an authentic Cajun cream sauce and perfectly seasoned grilled shrimp.
This charcuterie board is layered with salami, pepperoni, ham, mozzarella, yellow cheddar, grape tomatoes, artichokes, grapes and olives. Served with creole mustard, pesto and crackers.
CAKE, A MODERN SOUTHERN BAKERY
A salted caramel apple pie cake is made with apple pie compote sandwiched in a vanilla cake topped with caramel cream cheese icing, a salted caramel drizzle and sprinkled with Maldon sea salt. Also pictured is a rich buttered pecan cake topped with luscious vanilla cream cheese icing and studded with spicy sugared pecans.