New Year’s Day Brunch Options In The Boston Area

By OIB | 12/30/2014


Anthem Kitchen+Bar Hangover Brunch
They will be open on New Year’s Day serving Brunch from 9am – 2pm!
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DRUNCH at West Bridge
It’s that time again! Break out the sunglasses. Bring your hangover too and celebrate serving another New Years Eve. West Bridge celebrates 2015 in style with our take on brunch. DJLeahV will be spinning all day and Chef Matthew is creating the best hangover treats you can dream of. Kitchen will be open from 12-4 and the bar will be going until we run out of Fernet.
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Earls Kitchen + Bar (#102 – 698 Assembly Row, Somerville – 617.666.1790 – www.earlsrestaurants.com)
11:30am – 3:00pm (a la carte pricing)

Earls Kitchen + Bar will open their doors for their first New Year’s Day brunch. As a reprieve for the Assembly Row shopping faithful, Earls Kitchen + Bar features traditional brunch preparations with signature twists. From Chef Pennington’s kitchen comes: Eggs Benny (Virginia ham, hollandaise, grilled sourdough – $13); Chorizo + Mushroom Hash (poached eggs, crispy fried potatoes, avocado, field mushrooms, hollandaise – $14); Eggs Florentine (poached egg, spinach + mushrooms, parmesan cream sauce, polenta, sourdough – $14); Croque Madame (grilled sourdough, poached egg, white cheddar, Virginia ham, roasted serrano cream – $13); and, Sourdough French Toast (Chantilly cream, pure maple, seasonal fruit – $12). There are also a la carte sides available, including: Crispy Fried Potatoes ($4); Two Poached Eggs ($5); Toasted Sourdough (housemade – $2); and, Bacon ($3). For the social bruncher, International Beverage Director Cameron Bogue recommends pairing these culinary delights with the Signature Caesar (the infamous Canadian-invented cocktail, with Skyy vodka, clamato juice + signature spices – $8), Mojito (lime, raspberry or cucumber; Bacardi Superior rum, mint + fresh lime – $8), or a classic Mimosa (orange juice + sparkling wine – $6). Earls Kitchen + Bar’s full menu also will be offered from 11:30am to 1:00am.

Nix’s Mate Hawaiian Themed Brunch Party
Join Us at Our Hawaiian Themed Brunch Party on New Years Day!
Put on your bathing suit or your favorite Hawaiian print and come party with us!
We will also be having a live bongo band and other special performances.
11-3 Brunch Buffet $30
3-7 Party
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River Bar (661 Assembly Row, Somerville – 617.616.5561 – www.river-bar.com)
11:00am – 3:00pm (a la carte pricing)

River Bar at Assembly Row will celebrate the first day of 2015 by hosting a New Year’s Day brunch indoors and by their fire pit and heat lamp-lined outdoor areas. From Executive Chef Patrick Gilmartin’s kitchen comes Confit Chicken Scrapple & Fried Eggs ($8), Smoked Bluefish Hash & Poached Egg ($9), The River Bar Breakfast Sando (egg, Taylor Pork Roll, Brillat Savarin cheese, leeks, stone & skillet English muffin – $14), Bourbon French Toast ($10), Chorizo Scotch Quail Eggs ($9) and Housemade Chinese Sausage Sub (black bean mayo, red cabbage, cucumber slaw – $13). For sides, there is Fried Sweet Potato (pomegranate molasses, scallion – $6) and Maple Bacon ($5).

SKYBOKX 109 GastroSports (319 Speen Street, Natick – 508.903.1600 – www.skybokx109.com)
11:30am – 2:30pm (a la carte pricing)

SKYBOKX 109 GastroSports, the region’s premier destination for the ultimate dining and sports-viewing experience, will celebrate the arrival of 2015 by serving their famous ‘Tailgate Brunch’ on New Year’s Day. Created by Executive Chef Noah Gagnon, SKYBOKX 109’s brunch menu offers innovative takes on classic fare and includes the following highlights: Steak & Eggs (10 oz. sirloin, three jumbo eggs, home fries and sourdough toast – $13); Bananas Foster French Toast (cinnamon brioche, caramelized bananas, butter-maple glaze -$9); Breakfast Pizza (eggs, bacon, cheddar, onion and potato – $10); Hash Mash (corned beef hash, three jumbo eggs, sourdough toast – $11); Three and Out (three jumbo eggs, three slices of bacon, home fries, sourdough toast – $10); and, the famous BOXK Bomb (10 oz. angus burger, jumbo egg, ham, Swiss, brioche French toast – $12). For guests looking to start the New Year off with something spicy (or better yet an eye-opener that’s acts as a “meal in a cup”), SKYBOKX 109’s Bloody Hail Mary cocktail boasts a cheeseburger slider, shrimp cocktail, smoked bacon, hardboiled egg and crisp celery stalks.

Strega Prime (100 Sylvan Road, Woburn – 781.933.3333 – www.stregaprime.com)
11:00am – 3:00pm (a la carte pricing)

Executive Chef Farouk Bazoune of Strega Prime in Woburn will usher in a fresh start to 2015 by serving a special New Year’s Day brunch menu. A recent James Beard presenting chef, Bazoune’s menu offers elevated renditions of classic brunch fare boasting Italian twists. For starters, highlights include East Coast or West Coast Oysters (cucumber mignonette, horseradish cocktail sauce – $14/$16; four per order), Smoked Salmon (chive cream cheese, capers, red onion, parsley, brioche – $18) and Herb-Crusted Wagyu Carpaccio (house mustard sauce, horseradish oil, parmesan cheese, arugula, grissini – $17). For entrees, Chef Bazoune’s standout options include Herbed Egg White Frittata (oven-roasted tomatoes, goat cheese, basil – $13), Jumbo Lump Crab Omelet (tomatoes, ricotta, chives – $18) and Roast Pork Hash (potatoes, onion, carrots, sweet potato, sunny side eggs – $18). For steak and eggs fans, a selection of prime cuts are served with two sunny side eggs and home fries such as the 8 oz. Petite Filet ($37) and 16 oz. Dry-Aged Rib Eye ($47). Sweet and savory sides include Truffle Parmesan Frites ($6), Rosemary and Mustard Ham ($6) and Grilled Asparagus with Sea Salt ($7).