Where to Spend Sunday Funday in NOLA
NEW ORLEANS (press release) – A few local restaurants share their spring offerings around the city.
Compere Lapin: Brunch Delights and Bottomless Punch Every Sunday
Brunch aficionados can delight in an array of delicious eats at New Orleans’ gastronomic gem, Compére Lapin. Brunch is available every Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tantalizing treats include Egg Sandwich with smoked aioli served on Brioche; Hot Fire Chicken with biscuits and pickles; Buttermilk Gnocchi with sausage gravy; Goat Bolognese; Doughnut with Chantilly and caviar and other signature items. Brunch at Compére Lapin wouldn’t be complete without creative cocktail concoctions. For just $35, diners can opt for the Prix-Fixe deal, which includes one small plate, one large plate, and one dessert. Libations sure to please include Bottomless Brunch Punch ($20); French 75 and other signature cocktails.
Compère Lapin is located in The Old No. 77 Hotel at 535 Tchoupitoulas Street in New Orleans. Reservations can be made on Resy. Telephone: (504) 599-2119. To place an order, please visit www.comperelapin.com.
Toups’ Meatery: Weekend Brunch Available Saturday & Sunday
Since launching Sunday Brunch in 2019, Chef Isaac Toups’ flagship restaurant Toups’ Meatery has been a bustling hotspot to spend Sunday Funday in Mid-City New Orleans. Due to popular demand, the restaurant expanded its offerings and serves Weekend Brunch every Saturday 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; and Sunday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Brunch favorites include Cinnamon Roll with cane syrup butter, candied walnuts, whipped cream, and Buttermilk Fried Chicken Sandwich – hot sauce butter, braised greens, gruyere. New Spring dishes include LA. Jumbo Lump Crab Chop Salad – dill dressing, crispy ham, tomato, pickled quail eggs; Seared Foie Gras – buttermilk sourdough biscuits, red eye gravy, crispy onions; and Fried Redfish Benny with braised greens, poached eggs, smokey green hollandaise. Boozy brunch offerings include a variety of seasonal cocktails and $15 Bottomless Mimosas.
Toups’ Meatery is located at 845 North Carrollton Avenue in New Orleans. Telephone: (504) 252-4999; www.toupsmeatery.com.
Jack Rose: Southern Fare and Champagne Specials Available Every Sunday
Jack Rose, the culinary crown of the historic Pontchartrain Hotel, brings an eclectic and exciting dining experience to New Orleans’ Garden District. Namedthe #1 “Best Hotel Restaurant” by USA TODAY 10Best, the lively atmosphere at Jack Rose encourages spontaneous celebration whether enjoying brunch “Chambongs” or dinner in the Jack or Rose rooms. Sunday Brunch at Jack Rose is complete with inventive seasonal fare and champagne specials. Foodies and imbibers can indulge in Chef/Owner Brian Landry’s tantalizing dishes including gulf shrimp & gnocchi sardi – saffron, tomato, cracked olives, lemon, basil; steak + eggs – Wagyu flank, sunny-side up eggs, crispy potatoes, salsa verde; crawfish cracked potatoes – Calabrian chilies, cayenne cheddar; crispy shrimp + grits with étouffée sauce; chicken + waffles, pepper jelly; and the juicy 1 & 1 burger with cheddar cheese curds and hickory sauce. Upgrade your brunch with Veuve Cliquot bottle specials for $60, or opt for one of the eatery’s famed cocktails.
Jack Rose is located at the Pontchartrain Hotel, 2031 St Charles Avenue in New Orleans. Sunday Brunch is served from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Telephone: (504) 323-1500; www.jackroserestaurant.com.