Why is brunch so popular? Wherever you travel one of the key offerings in restaurants all over the world is their brunch menu. Over the past few years there has been an explosion of top trendy restaurants offering the most tantaslising bruches – but what is it exactly?
According to Wikipedia “Brunch is a combination of breakfast and lunch eaten usually during the late morning to early afternoon, generally served from 10am up to 2pm, and regularly has some form of alcoholic drink (most usually champagne or a cocktail) served with it. The word is a portmanteau of breakfast and lunch. Brunch originated in England in the late 19th century and became popular in the United States in the 1930s”
So what makes it that popular? Partly it’s an excuse to escape the 9 to 5 and the stresses and strain of modern 21st Century life an to relax and enjo a leisurely meal with family or friends.
Here are a selection of our favourite brunch food – but what are yours?