Forsythia at 233 Chestnut Street in Old City will expand operations with the re-launch of weekend brunch service, following after a brief hiatus. Available every Saturday and Sunday from 10:30am – 2pm, brunch-goers and food-enthusiasts alike can enjoy an elegant and elevated brunch brimming with French-focused small plates, entrées, and a variety of unique takes on modern brunch dishes.
Highlights from the newly-rejuvenated brunch menu include:
· Ricotta Beignets: Coconut Caramel
· Wagyu Beef Tartare Tartine: Mighty Bread Co. Sourdough, Dijon, Cured Egg Yolk
· Shrimp & Anson Mills Grits: Beech Mushroom, Pistachio, Grand Marnier Syrup
· Soufflé Pancakes: Citrus Curd, Pistachio, Grand Marnier Syrup
· Citrus Cured Salmon Benedict: Dill, Potato Rösti, Sour Cream, Meyer Lemon Hollandaise
· French Omelette: Melted Leeks, Midnight Moon Gouda, Matsutake Shoyu Beurre Blanc, Fines Herbs
· Steak and Eggs: Short Rib, Potato Rösti, Sunny Egg, Sauce Au Poivre
· Jambon-Beurre: Duck Prosciutto, Pickled Cucumber, Cultured Butter, Gruyere Brioche, Quail Egg
· Burger Royale: Two Smash Patties, Onion Jam, Comeback Sauce, Comté, House Pickles
For brunch tipples, imbibers can opt for Forsythia’s traditional Mimosa and signature Bloody Mary, or go the craft cocktail route with Metro A fashioned with rye whiskey, salted maple, dry vermouth, and orange bitters, and The Nutty Professor composed of bourbon, Génépi, pistachio falernum, lemon, egg white and bitters.
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