Let’s be clear: Brunch doesn’t need fixing. It’s a hearty breakfast, but served around lunchtime. I love it.
However, I’ve found a small issue with brunch. My body wants savory for sustenance and nutrients, but my mind wants sweet.
As a result, I’m always faced with a conundrum at brunch: Do I get a savory dish and leave myself wanting for something sweet, or do I order a sweet dish and feel a little unhealthy for the rest of the day?
I’ve discovered a third option. I may have solved brunch.
I mentioned the problem to a few friends while at brunch on Saturday, and it resonated with them. That’s when it hit me: If I’m not alone in this desire, why don’t I order a savory dish as my meal and also order a sweet dish to share? That way everyone can have their filling, savory meal, but they get to finish it with a small dose of sweet.
It worked perfectly. I ordered some short rib sliders for my meal and bananas foster French toast to share. I ate one of the sliders and half of one of the three pieces of French toast. It was just the right amount of savory and sweet.
Unless I end up eating brunch with a lot of people who want a sweet dish as their main course, I think I’m going to do this from now on.
What do you think? How do you brunch?