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Morning-After Holiday Brunch Recipes

Open presents, then dig in

The morning of or after a big holiday calls for an extra special breakfast. Here are a few brunch recipe ideas from across Lettuce restaurants that we hope will turn into new traditions for you and your family!

Prefer to skip cooking? Take a look at our restaurants serving weekend brunch.


Char's Breakfast Casserole by Wildfire Executive Chef and Partner Joe Decker Char’s Breakfast Casserole

Pop this hearty casserole from Wildfire Executive Chef and Partner Joe Decker in the oven to bake while the kids are tearing open presents from Santa.
Get the recipe: Char’s Breakfast Casserole

Mon Ami Gabi's Salmon Eggs BenedictVerlasso Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict

This French brunch favorite from Mon Ami Gabi features buttery smoked salmon topped with festive red and green from blistered cherry tomatoes and sliced avocado – perfect for Christmas Day!
Get the recipe: Mon Ami Gabi’s Verlasso Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict

Avocado Toast at BeatrixSmashed Avocado Toast

Start your New Year off on a lighter note with Beatrix‘s palate-cleansing avocado toast with a kick, thanks to jalapeno and watermelon radishes. Top with poached eggs for extra protein!
Get the recipe: Beatrix’s Smashed Avocado Toast

Summer House Benedict Florentine LatkesLatke Benedict Florentine

Summer House Santa Monica Chef Ben Goodnick recommends giving a new life to leftover latkes by topping with sautéed mushrooms, spinach, poached eggs and Hollandaise.
Get the recipe: A Chef’s Favorite Latkes

Lobster Benedict at Di PescaraLobster Benedict

Impress your family and friends by recreating this luxurious restaurant-quality dish from Di Pescara, featuring lobster tail, avocado, poached eggs and Hollandaise.
Get the recipe: Di Pescara’s Lobster Benedict



Beatrix's Classic Superfood MuffinsSuperfood Muffin

Whip up a batch of Beatrix‘s nutritious muffins ahead of your holidays so you’re ready for when the littles are too preoccupied playing with new toys to eat—or your hangover from New Year’s Eve is too severe to think about cooking!
Get the recipe: Beatrix’s Superfood Muffins

Cinnamon French Toast at The OakvilleCinnamon French Toast

Sugar plum fairies would love this one: Thick slices of brioche soaked in sweet batter, griddled golden, and topped with roasted fruit. Update this dreamy recipe inspired by The Oakville Grill & Cellar for the holidays with in-season fruit like apples or pears.
Get the recipe: The Oakville’s Cinnamon French Toast

Wildfire's Lemon Ricotta PancakesLemon Ricotta Pancakes

Whipped egg whites are the secret to Wildfire’s wonderfully fluffy pancakes.
Get the recipe: Wildfire’s Lemon Ricotta Pancakes



Cold Brew Martini made with Beatrix Coffee Roasters Cold Brew Cans

Cold Brew Martini

Perk up your holiday brunch with this spin on an espresso martini made with Beatrix Coffee Roasters new Cold Brew Cans. Stop by any Beatrix or Beatrix Market location to snag a can or two, then batch it up for your crew on New Year’s Day. (Mimosa who?)
Get the recipe: Cold Brew Martini

Dirty Chai Latte at BeatrixDirty Chai Latte

Is there any aroma warmer or more festive than cinnamon? Bring Beatrixs signature Dirty Chai Latte home for the holidays with this recipe that calls for Beatrix Coffee Roasters Voyager Espresso Beans (grab a bag as a stocking stuffer!).
Get the recipe: Beatrix’s Dirty Chai Latte

Need more stocking stuffer inspo? Check out Lettuce’s holiday gift guide.

Bloody Mary from St. Regis Chicago and MiruThe 1871 Bloody Mary

Cozy up fireside on your holiday morning with The 1871 Bloody Mary. Created by Miru Beverage Director Diane Corcoran, The 1871 pays tribute to The Great Chicago Fire, one of the most impactful events in Chicago history.
Get the recipe: Miru at The St. Regis Chicago’s signature bloody mary

Explore our Bloody Mary guide to find your perfect match.

Mr. Grinch cocktail at Summer HouseMr. Grinch

Need a festive brunch cocktail? Summer House’s dairy-free White Russian uses Dottie May’s Oatmilk Liquor in place of Kahlúa, paired with matcha powder and vanilla syrup, then topped off with a little oat milk.
Get the recipe: Summer House’s Mr. Grinch

Blood Orange Mockarita

Make Mon Ami Gabi‘s zero-proof take on a margarita to share with friends during brunch.
Get the recipe: Mon Ami Gabi’s Blood Orange Mockarita

Find more zero-proof drink recipes here.

Need a spot to have drinks with your whole crew? Check out our guide to the best places for group cocktails.

We get it – sometimes you just want someone else to handle the cooking! If that’s the case, here’s our guide to restaurants celebrating Christmas, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day this year.

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