It should come as no surprise that brunch at Foreign Cinema is a culinary romp that rivals the beloved restaurant's evening meals. On the seasonal, globally-influenced morning menu, find sweet bites like organic guava "pop tarts," savory shareables like provencal brandade (blended salt cod, whipped potatoes, garlic, chilis and toast) and hearty meals like the champagne truffle omelet or duck leg confit. Lines can be long at brunch so make a reservation to secure your spot. Luckily, if they can't fit you in, Laszlo next door serves the same menu.
It takes a lot to get us out of bed at a reasonable hour on a weekend. One of the few things that does it? Brunch. Purveyors of the best brunch in San Francisco take the leisurely meal to another level. Weekends are made for brunch: Saturday brunch is the best time to gear up for the night ahead and Sundays are perfect for winding down the weekend. A weekday brunch? That’s a rare treat designated for days off.
It doesn’t matter so much when you do it, but where you do it is key. Now more than ever, weekends are for indulgent, extended brunches accompanied by a steady stream of mimosas and crisp bacon. These San Francisco brunch spots—ranging from casual local hangouts to fine dining destinations—offer inventive takes on eggs Benedict, perfectly done brunch classics like waffles and pancakes, and a steady stream of well-crafted Bloody Marys to kick-start your day. And it's not just restaurants—some of the best bars in San Francisco also serve up noteworthy brunches.
There are plenty of places to enjoy a nourishing but less-involved breakfast in San Francisco (or even just an excellent coffee), but is there a better way to start your day—or keep the party going—than a killer brunch? We think not.
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