Westchester Brunch Hot Spots: Little Crepe Street and Juniper
Mount Kisco and Hastings-on-Hudson’s little shops offer new takes on the standard early-morning tradition
Banana-Nutella crêpes from Little Crêpe Street in Mount Kisco
If you think of Sunday brunch as a bank-breaking marathon that pairs endless flutes of no-name Champagne with overpriced blue-plate specials, think again. These stunning Sunday brunches offer top quality food paired with excellent value—and we’ll drink to that.
Little Crêpe Street
savory and sweet crêpes
Bonnie Saran’s sweet little crêperie offers excellent value with an all-pleasing menu that also includes many gluten-free options. While Little Crêpe Street usually opens at 10 am, on Sunday it opens its doors at 9—and that’s the perfect hour for getting a jump on your lazy summer day. To start, we love Saran’s elegant smoked-salmon crêpes ($10) served with chive cream cheese and sparkling capers. To finish, indulge in banana-Nutella crêpes ($8), upgraded with a $3 scoop of SoCo Creamery ice cream.
29 Main St, Mount Kisco (914) 242-0200
brunch with BYOB mimosa
Here’s the secret to copping a full-service brunch on a budget: Visit one of the County’s excellent BYOBs. And when you’re talking BYOBs, you can’t do any better than Juniper, the critical darling in Hastings-on-Hudson owned by Chef Alex Sze.
Grab a bottle of Champagne from your fridge and swing into this chic and sunny spot where you’ll find just about everyone else in town. Amazingly, you can chill out while spending a scant $10 on two eggs with Niman Ranch bacon, house-made chorizo, or grilled country ham served with roasted potatoes and multigrain toast. Who knows? With what you save, you might even splurge on a cup of coffee.
575 Warburton Ave, Hastings-on-Hudson, (914) 478-2542; juniperhastings.com
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