Morning-After Holiday Brunch Recipes
Open presents, then dig in
The morning of or after a big holiday calls for an extra special breakfast. Here are a few brunch recipe ideas from across Lettuce restaurants that we hope will turn into new traditions for you and your family!
Prefer to skip cooking? Take a look at our restaurants serving weekend brunch.
This French brunch favorite from Mon Ami Gabi features buttery smoked salmon topped with festive red and green from blistered cherry tomatoes and sliced avocado – perfect for Christmas Day!
Get the recipe: Mon Ami Gabi’s Verlasso Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict
Start your New Year off on a lighter note with Beatrix‘s palate-cleansing avocado toast with a kick, thanks to jalapeno and watermelon radishes. Top with poached eggs for extra protein!
Get the recipe: Beatrix’s Smashed Avocado Toast
Summer House Santa Monica Chef Ben Goodnick recommends giving a new life to leftover latkes by topping with sautéed mushrooms, spinach, poached eggs and Hollandaise.
Get the recipe: A Chef’s Favorite Latkes
Impress your family and friends by recreating this luxurious restaurant-quality dish from Di Pescara, featuring lobster tail, avocado, poached eggs and Hollandaise.
Get the recipe: Di Pescara’s Lobster Benedict
Whip up a batch of Beatrix‘s nutritious muffins ahead of your holidays so you’re ready for when the littles are too preoccupied playing with new toys to eat—or your hangover from New Year’s Eve is too severe to think about cooking!
Get the recipe: Beatrix’s Superfood Muffins
Sugar plum fairies would love this one: Thick slices of brioche soaked in sweet batter, griddled golden, and topped with roasted fruit. Update this dreamy recipe inspired by The Oakville Grill & Cellar for the holidays with in-season fruit like apples or pears.
Get the recipe: The Oakville’s Cinnamon French Toast
Whipped egg whites are the secret to Wildfire’s wonderfully fluffy pancakes.
Get the recipe: Wildfire’s Lemon Ricotta Pancakes
Cold Brew Martini
Perk up your holiday brunch with this spin on an espresso martini made with Beatrix Coffee Roasters‘ new Cold Brew Cans. Stop by any Beatrix or Beatrix Market location to snag a can or two, then batch it up for your crew on New Year’s Day. (Mimosa who?)
Get the recipe: Cold Brew Martini
Is there any aroma warmer or more festive than cinnamon? Bring Beatrix‘s signature Dirty Chai Latte home for the holidays with this recipe that calls for Beatrix Coffee Roasters Voyager Espresso Beans (grab a bag as a stocking stuffer!).
Get the recipe: Beatrix’s Dirty Chai Latte
Cozy up fireside on your holiday morning with The 1871 Bloody Mary. Created by Miru Beverage Director Diane Corcoran, The 1871 pays tribute to The Great Chicago Fire, one of the most impactful events in Chicago history.
Get the recipe: Miru at The St. Regis Chicago’s signature bloody mary
Need a festive brunch cocktail? Summer House’s dairy-free White Russian uses Dottie May’s Oatmilk Liquor in place of Kahlúa, paired with matcha powder and vanilla syrup, then topped off with a little oat milk.
Get the recipe: Summer House’s Mr. Grinch
Blood Orange Mockarita
Make Mon Ami Gabi‘s zero-proof take on a margarita to share with friends during brunch.
Get the recipe: Mon Ami Gabi’s Blood Orange Mockarita
Need a spot to have drinks with your whole crew? Check out our guide to the best places for group cocktails.