Le Brunch at Brassaii

Nothing like a good Sunday brunch to celebrate the birthday of one of my Peeps with a bunch of other fun Peeps.  But what’s even better is when the brunch morphs into an experience so entertaining, you can’t help but think, damn, I’m so happy I went.

Brassaii is a restaurant and lounge located in Toronto’s King West District.  It’s a stylish and sophisticated place to grab a drink or some dinner.  In the last couple of years, Brassaii has begun holding themed brunches on Sundays.  Dates are not overly advertised and it is by reservation only.  I’m no stranger to this place having been there for other birthdays and Summerlicious events.  Having had good experiences there in the past, I was looking forward to this brunch.

The theme?  The Great White!Screen Shot 2014-01-26 at 9.13.50 PM

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Beyond the black curtain and red doors, you find the restaurant bright and airy.  Confetti litters the floor and the tables are simply set and clean.  Stylishly dressed men and women fill up the tables and excited energy begins to build.  Beats play in the background.

Sipping on a mimosa and various other spirits while waiting for orders to be taken for brunch.

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The Menu for today. IMG_6843

My picks – Salmon, Duck Confit Hash followed by the Maple Baked Alaska. IMG_6850

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Suddenly, the empty plates are cleared and curtains are shut.  The lights turn off and are replaced by low coloured lights and sparklers. The drinks flow, champagne is poured,  the music is turned up loud and next thing you know, people are up and moving.  And then a Bear and a Moose show up and start giving you shots….

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This is just tiny glimpse of my evening.  It’s all I’m willing to give away.  It was an evening of excess and indulgence, but I was damn happy to have been there. =)

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