Brunch is a divisive issue. There are those whose social handles and hashtags herald the institution, celebrating runny yolks, cross-cut bagel sandwiches and bombastic Bloody Marys. Others decry brunch as an invention of the American leisure class, launching their own digital campaigns and countless think pieces. Among the anti-brunch crusade’s complaints are that the category […]
Breakfast beers are a thing. And they’re growing in popularity. An ideal beverage for starting the day – well a day that doesn’t involve too much actual work – we decided to take the breakfast beer concept a step further and determine what popular cereals would taste like when we replaced the milk with one […]
National Doughnut Day is finally upon us and you bet your bottom dollar we’re going to be celebrating at the VinePair office. While it is generally expected that you should pair a good cup of coffee with a doughnut, expectations are for people who don’t like Thai food and think that Times New Roman is […]
When you think of eating in the morning what pops into your mind? Eggs? Granola? Fruit? Bacon? Pancakes? Oatmeal? These would all be valid answers… well at least in America. In Bavaria, a German federal state in the southeast of the country, answers to this question may differ. They still enjoy eggs, assorted oats, and […]
Ah, breakfast, the most important meal of the day. And sometimes that meal calls for a little alcohol. Sure, it’s unorthodox, but on certain days, when we’re able to be a bit lazier and relaxed, a little whiskey inside our pancakes or liqueur mixed in with our yogurt and berries can be just what the […]
There was once a magical era, glazed with golden sugar and dotted with brightly-colored marshmallows. Saturday morning cartoons were a gilded institution, healthy food initiatives held no power, and computer animation was bodacious. The ’90s was a golden era for cereal mascots. Now, let’s be clear. It’s good that the targeted advertising of nutrient-barren cereals […]
Bagels and lox are two of my favorite things. If it were feasible, I’d probably eat the combo every morning for breakfast, but since I can only brave the wait time at Russ & Daughters every so often, I wind up using this dish as my weekend treat, when I really want to start the […]
This past weekend, my wife and I decided to host a friend who was visiting from out of town for brunch. Heading out to brunch can be a fun experience, but more often than not I find eating brunch out to be a real pain.