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By Stefanie Rubin | December 19, 2016 | Food & Drink
Ditch your New Year’s Eve hangover in favor of these decadent brunches offered across Boston on New Year’s Day.
Take the road less traveled by with this alternative brunch. Tiger Mama’s chef Tiffani Faison offers her own take on dim sum with dishes like Issan-style Sausage Stuffed Mo Buns and Sweet Sesame Pancakes. January 1. 12-9 p.m. 1363 Boylston St., 617-425-6262
Continue the New Year’s with an indulgent brunch at Loco Taqueria. This brunch includes both savory and sweet items like its Brunch Burger with black beans, pickled serranos, cilanto, grilled bacon, and a sunny-side up duck egg and French toast with cinnamon and vanilla custard, Texas toast, whipped ricotta cheese, fruit preserves, and dulce de leche. January 1 and 2. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 412 West Broadway, 617-917-5626
Kick off the new year with a plentiful brunch buffet from Chef Daniel Bruce featuring dishes like grilled line caught cod loin with orange and rosemary essence and maple and chili rubbed roast chicken breast with butternut squash mash. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. $64/person. 70 Rowes Wharf, 617-439-3995
Delay your New Year’s resolution with Southern Kin’s New Year’s Day brunch. Indulge in Biscuit N’ Gravy, a house baked biscuit smothered in sausage sawmill gravy. December 31, January 1, and January 2. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 500 Assembly Row, Somerville, 617-764-5966
For one day only, Craigie is bringing brunch back for the new year. Guests can enjoy a three-course prix fixe brunch. One lucky table chosen at random between 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. will have their entire bill taken care of. January 1. $50/person. 853 Main St., 617-497-5511. Book your reservation here.
Start off your year with a colonial-inspired brunch featuring modern takes on New England classics. Splurge your tastebuds with Gristmill Jonnie Cakes with Vermont maple syrup and whipped cinnamon butter and order a “Build-A-Bloody” with your choice of spirits, mixers, rims, garnishes, and additions. December 31, January 1, and January 2. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.19 Union St., 617-367-0033
Enjoy additional items to Alden & Harlow’s brunch menu including specials like soft scrambled eggs with celery root butter, whipped goat cheese, brioche and white truffle and lobster Benedict with triticale English muffin, avocado, spicy hollandaise and a soft egg. Don't miss the Baller Burger, ringing in at $95, and served with bone marrow whip, shaved white truffle, Benton’s double-smoked bacon, lobster, and a French 75. It will be sold in small quantaties so you don't want to miss it... January 1. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. 40 Brattle St., 617-864-2100
Ease your New Year hangover with a la carte specials in addition to a full brunch menu from Waypoint. Feast on specials like a seared foie gras egg sandwich with an over easy egg, Cabot clothbound, and smoked maple on a black pepper biscuit. January 1. Begins at 2:30 p.m. 1030 Massachusetts Ave., 617-864-2300
DJ Ryan Brown will keep the party going on New Year’s Day in the Seaport with his bumping beats while Committee will serve dishes like Baklava Oatmeal, Breakfast Gyro, and Spanakopita Grilled Cheese. January 1. 11a.m. – 2:30 p.m. 50 Pier Four Blvd, 617-737-5051
Enjoy SRV’s Italian-influenced a la carte menu on New Year’s Day including specials like Bombolone with corn meal crema and Creamy Polenta with poached eggs, beef stracotto, mustard green. January 1. 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 569 Columbus Ave., 617-536-9500
Recover post-New Year’s Even partying with the South Boston restaurant’s $20.17 brunch. Dine on French toast, spinach and goat cheese quiche, and fried chicken and don’t miss the DIY Bloody Mary Bar (because everyone needs a little hair of the dog). The Bloody Mary Bar is actually available for take-out this year including the homemade mix and all the fixings (like pickled okra and smoked olives) for $95 for 10 guests. January 1. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 40 W 3rd St., 617-658-3452