Ovelia is a modern Greek eatery on 30th Avenue in Astoria. The restaurant has a cool bar/lounge vibe, which attracts a younger Greek/American crowd. When the weather is good, this is the perfect spot to sit outside and “people watch” in Astoria. The Brunch menu is extensive, which notably includes a plethora of creative vegetarian […]

Scrolling through Instagram over the weekend, I ran across some delicious looking malted Praline pancakes that I just had to try. I found out that the pancakes were from “Sunday in Brooklyn“, a popular, three-story American restaurant by Atera alum Jaime Young Since the hipster brunch spot is popular on the weekends, there was well over a […]

Last week, I popped into Glady’s, a Caribbean restaurant in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. Glady’s has been on my brunch radar for quite some time, so I was excited that I finally got a chance to stop by and have a bite. This cute “Caribbean meets Brooklyn” restaurant did not disappoint. The brunch menu is […]

Last week, for a friend’s birthday, we decided to check out Angel of Harlem, a cute American restaurant with Latin and Caribbean influences, in Harlem. By word of mouth, I heard that the restaurant served a delicious and “lit” brunch, which after my experience last week, I can vouch, is accurate. For starters, the food was fantastic, […]

Yesterday, I was hanging out in Astoria and stopped at “Gastroteca” for a quick brunch bite at the bar.  This rustic Italian restaurant, located on 34th Avenue, features a wide selection of modern Italian dishes and serves brunch daily! The restaurant also offers daily dinner specials and Happy Hour is served weekdays from 4 – […]

Stanton Social is a collaboration by one of New York’s hottest teams of restaurant creators, celebrity Chef/Owner Chris Santos and Tao Group owner Rich Wolf. This chic and sexy, three-level restaurant on the Lower East Side is the perfect brunch spot to impress a date or your out-of-town friends. It’s one of the spots I […]

Sanford’s is part of the Buppie Foodie’s list of the Best Brunch restaurants in Astoria. Sanford’s is a well-known diner/café, centrally located in Astoria. The menu has something for everyone, (Sandwiches, burgers, salads, and classic brunch options) and even though it’s technically a diner, the ambiance is modern, and chic. Overall, the food is fresh, […]

I started 2017 with brunch at one of my favorite Harlem spots, Chocolat Restaurant on Fredrick Douglas Blvd. Dubbed the “Ultimate Urban Power Brunch”, Chocolat’s brunch is moderately priced, tasty and bursting with African-American southern flavors.  You must try the red velvet pancakes, which are the perfect combination of sweet, fluffy and savory. You can  […]