Thursday, May 26, 2011

Breakfast at Brennan's

Still covering my trip to the Big Easy, more food coming your way.  If crawfish weren't for you how about brunch? Doesn't that mimosa look great? Anyone I asked for itinerary tips said breakfast at Brennan's was a must.


The girls and I enjoyed 3 courses over 3 hours - it certainly was an "unhurried breakfast" just as the menu claimed. I know I've read that it takes your brain 20 minutes to register that your hunger is satisfied. Well, this was signaled and ignored several times.


For breakfast entrées there were several versions of Eggs Benedict to choose from. I opted for the Eggs Hussarde, a Brennan's original dish that includes Marchand de Vin sauce.


For dessert we had Bananas Foster, which we all know comes along with a show! I had no idea that the recipe originated at Brennan's. D-E-L-I-C-I-O-U-S!


With time to kill before our next meal we walked some of that breakfast off at the French Market. Had to laugh at this shirt Corinne spotted, "I want to be Barbie - The B*tch has Everything!"

I promise I'll get to the wedding part soon...
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  1. Your trip looks super fun! My fiance is headed to NO next weekend for his bachelor party and from your pictures, I'm super jealous! Looks like you had a great time and I can't wait to see the pictures of the wedding!

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  2. OMG, I went to New Orleans one year for Easter and we ate brunch at Brennan's. This post is totally bringing me back! Egg's Bennedict and Banana's Foster... Um, YUMZ!!!!! So glad you enjoyed your trip as much as you did -- keep the photos coming!

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  3. omg, this looks amazing!! i definitely want to go there!

    Also, I have a giveaway going on at my blog for a $20 gift certificate to Green Apple Paperie if you're interested. They have super cute stuff!

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  4. Every post makes me want to go even more! Breakfast looks delicious. You look gorgeous! <3
    xoxo

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  5. you are gorgeous. and that food? TO DIE FOR.

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  6. Yummmm the food looks amazing! It's making my mouth water :)

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  7. The trip looked like it was a lot of fun!! The breakfast looked delicious too!

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