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I didn't know if I should tag this onto my other topic or not, since I'm looking for different info. We are going to DC for the weekend of 2/9 & 2/10 and I'm now looking for somewhere for Sunday brunch.

I was thinking of breakfast at Trio's, and then making our way to either Eastern or DuPont market. But the people we are going with seem to want to sleep late on Sunday and do a brunch rather than a b'fast and a lunch (I really don't get sleeping late and only getting one meal when you could get up early and have two :laugh:).

We are staying in Crystal City, so anywhere in DC or Arlington or Alexandria would be great. I would still love to go to the markets or wander around Old Town, so those areas would be welcome.

Ta so much! Kim

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I didn't know if I should tag this onto my other topic or not, since I'm looking for different info.  We are going to DC for the weekend of 2/9 & 2/10 and I'm now looking for somewhere for Sunday brunch. 

I was thinking of breakfast at Trio's, and then making our way to either Eastern or DuPont market.  But the people we are going with seem to want to sleep late on Sunday and do a brunch rather than a b'fast and a lunch (I really don't get sleeping late and only getting one meal when you could get up early and have two  :laugh:). 

We are staying in Crystal City, so anywhere in DC or Arlington or Alexandria would be great.  I would still love to go to the markets or wander around Old Town, so those areas would be welcome.

Ta so much!  Kim

Vermillion in Old Town would be great! Dupont Market is from 10-1 during the winter. For brunch near Dupont, try Circle Bistro, Tonic or The Tabard Inn. Leave room for sampling at the market!

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I didn't know if I should tag this onto my other topic or not, since I'm looking for different info.  We are going to DC for the weekend of 2/9 & 2/10 and I'm now looking for somewhere for Sunday brunch. 

I was thinking of breakfast at Trio's, and then making our way to either Eastern or DuPont market.  But the people we are going with seem to want to sleep late on Sunday and do a brunch rather than a b'fast and a lunch (I really don't get sleeping late and only getting one meal when you could get up early and have two  :laugh:). 

We are staying in Crystal City, so anywhere in DC or Arlington or Alexandria would be great.  I would still love to go to the markets or wander around Old Town, so those areas would be welcome.

Ta so much!  Kim

Vermillion in Old Town would be great! Dupont Market is from 10-1 during the winter. For brunch near Dupont, try Circle Bistro, Tonic or The Tabard Inn. Leave room for sampling at the market!

Tonic's a bit of a hike (though it's on the 42 bus line, the greatest of all DC routes). I have to add Bistro du Coin which is far from a snazzy brunch but is also relatively cheap, and draws a great crowd, including farmers from the market and -- on one occasion when I was there -- Beard Foundation Chef of the Year Michel Richard and clan. If you want the Tabard -- and it's a lovely spot -- make reservations now and ask for one of the side rooms.

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I didn't know if I should tag this onto my other topic or not, since I'm looking for different info.  We are going to DC for the weekend of 2/9 & 2/10 and I'm now looking for somewhere for Sunday brunch. 

I was thinking of breakfast at Trio's, and then making our way to either Eastern or DuPont market.  But the people we are going with seem to want to sleep late on Sunday and do a brunch rather than a b'fast and a lunch (I really don't get sleeping late and only getting one meal when you could get up early and have two  :laugh:). 

We are staying in Crystal City, so anywhere in DC or Arlington or Alexandria would be great.  I would still love to go to the markets or wander around Old Town, so those areas would be welcome.

Ta so much!  Kim

Vermillion in Old Town would be great! Dupont Market is from 10-1 during the winter. For brunch near Dupont, try Circle Bistro, Tonic or The Tabard Inn. Leave room for sampling at the market!

Tonic's a bit of a hike (though it's on the 42 bus line, the greatest of all DC routes). I have to add Bistro du Coin which is far from a snazzy brunch but is also relatively cheap, and draws a great crowd, including farmers from the market and -- on one occasion when I was there -- Beard Foundation Chef of the Year Michel Richard and clan. If you want the Tabard -- and it's a lovely spot -- make reservations now and ask for one of the side rooms.

What's the brunch menu like at BDC? Mostly eggs or a selection from their menu? I'm at the Dupont Market quite a bit and would like to try it out.

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I didn't know if I should tag this onto my other topic or not, since I'm looking for different info.  We are going to DC for the weekend of 2/9 & 2/10 and I'm now looking for somewhere for Sunday brunch. 

I was thinking of breakfast at Trio's, and then making our way to either Eastern or DuPont market.  But the people we are going with seem to want to sleep late on Sunday and do a brunch rather than a b'fast and a lunch (I really don't get sleeping late and only getting one meal when you could get up early and have two  :laugh:). 

We are staying in Crystal City, so anywhere in DC or Arlington or Alexandria would be great.  I would still love to go to the markets or wander around Old Town, so those areas would be welcome.

Ta so much!  Kim

Vermillion in Old Town would be great! Dupont Market is from 10-1 during the winter. For brunch near Dupont, try Circle Bistro, Tonic or The Tabard Inn. Leave room for sampling at the market!

Tonic's a bit of a hike (though it's on the 42 bus line, the greatest of all DC routes). I have to add Bistro du Coin which is far from a snazzy brunch but is also relatively cheap, and draws a great crowd, including farmers from the market and -- on one occasion when I was there -- Beard Foundation Chef of the Year Michel Richard and clan. If you want the Tabard -- and it's a lovely spot -- make reservations now and ask for one of the side rooms.

What's the brunch menu like at BDC? Mostly eggs or a selection from their menu? I'm at the Dupont Market quite a bit and would like to try it out.

They have their regular lunch menu plus a couple of breakfast-y things: omelettes, eggs Benedict and the like. It's not much compared to some of the other brunches around town, but I like it.

Sette Osteria also has a brunch; I like the Brunch Pizza, and if it's a cold day getting a seat near the pizza oven is nice.

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I didn't know if I should tag this onto my other topic or not, since I'm looking for different info.  We are going to DC for the weekend of 2/9 & 2/10 and I'm now looking for somewhere for Sunday brunch. 

I was thinking of breakfast at Trio's, and then making our way to either Eastern or DuPont market.  But the people we are going with seem to want to sleep late on Sunday and do a brunch rather than a b'fast and a lunch (I really don't get sleeping late and only getting one meal when you could get up early and have two  :laugh:). 

We are staying in Crystal City, so anywhere in DC or Arlington or Alexandria would be great.  I would still love to go to the markets or wander around Old Town, so those areas would be welcome.

Ta so much!  Kim

Vermillion in Old Town would be great! Dupont Market is from 10-1 during the winter. For brunch near Dupont, try Circle Bistro, Tonic or The Tabard Inn. Leave room for sampling at the market!

Tonic's a bit of a hike (though it's on the 42 bus line, the greatest of all DC routes). I have to add Bistro du Coin which is far from a snazzy brunch but is also relatively cheap, and draws a great crowd, including farmers from the market and -- on one occasion when I was there -- Beard Foundation Chef of the Year Michel Richard and clan. If you want the Tabard -- and it's a lovely spot -- make reservations now and ask for one of the side rooms.

What's the brunch menu like at BDC? Mostly eggs or a selection from their menu? I'm at the Dupont Market quite a bit and would like to try it out.

They have their regular lunch menu plus a couple of breakfast-y things: omelettes, eggs Benedict and the like. It's not much compared to some of the other brunches around town, but I like it.

Sette Osteria also has a brunch; I like the Brunch Pizza, and if it's a cold day getting a seat near the pizza oven is nice.

Thanks. Many times I want regular lunch items, not egg based dishes. Case in point-went to the Corcoran on Sat. and afterwards walked over to Tonic. They serve a brunch (mostly egg dishes) menu on Sat and Sun which majorly bummed me out because their lunch menu looked very good. This was quite odd to me.

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Ms. Alex and I are fans of brunch at Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe, right on Dupont Circle. We had an outrageous amount of good food there on New Year's Day. Expect a wait, but things move along relatively quickly, plus you can browse the books while you wait.

You also might want to consider brunch at Jaleo, right at Crystal City.

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