New Law Lets New Yorkers Buy Booze At Bars, Restaurants Before Noon On Sundays

New Yorkers, rejoice: you will finally be able to order a mimosa at brunch without waiting for the stroke of noon. [More]


Starbucks Testing Weekend Brunch Menu, Plates Of Waffles

If you’re a fan of brunch, the most important meal of the weekend, would you consider going to Starbucks for it? The chain really hopes so, and is rolling out a test of brunch food in the Pacific Northwest: waffles and quiches that are available only in the morning and early afternoon on weekends. [More]


Jack In The Box Is Testing “Brunchfast” Menu In Southern California

As it was foretold, so it has come to pass: after filing a trademark application for the term “brunchfast” earlier this summer, Jack in the Box is now testing a new menu with that name in Southern California. [More]

McDonald’s Tries Again To Trademark “McBrunch”

McDonald’s Tries Again To Trademark “McBrunch”

Given McDonald’s love of selling breakfast, and its even deeper affection for trademarking anything even vaguely food-related starting with “Mc,” it’s surprising to learn that the company is just now getting around to trying to stake its claim on the phrase, “McBrunch.” But the real question is: Does this mean a real brunch menu is on the way from McDonald’s? [More]


N.Y. Liquor Authority Clarifies: Boozy Bottomless Brunch Drink Specials Are Probably Okay

Everyone in New York City dreading weekends without brunch bottomless drink specials needs to just take a few deep breaths and relax: After the panic that ensued when the New York City Hospitality Alliance pointed out that such promotions are against the law, the State Liquor Authority is clearing a few things up. [More]

NYC Brunch Crowd Shocked, Simply Shocked, That Bottomless Drink Specials Are Illegal

NYC Brunch Crowd Shocked, Simply Shocked, That Bottomless Drink Specials Are Illegal

Listen very carefully with your ear turned toward the Big Apple and you will likely hear the combined keening of brunch fans mourning the fact that those bottomless drink specials offered on weekends are actually against the law in New York City. Everything must have a bottom, it turns out, even a Bloody Mary. [More]

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Mommy, This Orange Juice Tastes Funny––Because It’s A Mimosa

It seemed that the nation’s restauranteurs tightened up their standards and found ways to not serve spiked drinks to children. 2011-2012 was a landmark period of Booze 4 Kids, but we haven’t heard any reports of the phenomenon in exactly one year. Until a restaurant in Rochester, N.Y. decided to serve up mimosas instead of orange juice. [More]

Man Claims To Have Found Condom In Soup

Man Claims To Have Found Condom In Soup

A man in Mission Viejo, California, says when he began eating his french onion soup over Easter brunch at the restaurant Claim Jumper, he bit into something rubbery. He “spit out the piece of cheese only to discover he had been chewing on what his wife claimed was a condom.”