Delightful Pastries Celebrates National “Brownie at Brunch” Month

Delightful Pastries
1710 N. Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60614

Many of us know that chocolate makes everything better. Delightful Pastries clearly agrees, which is why they are celebrating National “Brownie at Brunch” Month with a decadent brunch. At Delightful Pastries Old Town Café and Store (1710 N. Wells St) you can pair your delicious savory brunch with a rich chocolate brownie—one of Delightful Pastries most popular items.

Delightful Pastries’ Brunch, served from opening at 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, features house specials that you are sure to enjoy, such as Bacon, Bacon Yum ($9.95), scrambled eggs with ham, two strips of bacon and one slice of extra thick cut bacon; or the many varieties of omelets, such as the Backwoods ($9.95), prepared with sautéed local mushrooms, green onions, Swiss cheese, bourbon, beet horseradish sour cream sauce. Another favorite brunch treat is the Carrot Cake Pancake (8.95), three spiced pancakes baked with carrots, pineapple, vanilla bean extract and layers of cream cheese.

While it’s difficult to pace yourself with such delicious brunch options, be sure to save room for a chocolate dessert. Delightful Pastries boasts a divine selection of brownies, including Fudge Walnut Brownies ($3-$3.50), Pecan Praline Brownies ($3-$3.50), Cream Cheese Brownie ($2.50-$3.50), Triple Decker Peanut Butter Brownie ($3-$3.50) and Paradise Brownies ($2.50-$3.50). With so many delicious brunch and brownie options, you will be able to justify many trips back to try them all.

New Brunch Service at Stout Barrel House and Galley

New-ImageStout Barrel House and Galley
642 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60654

Weekend Brunch starts August 17
Brunch Service: Saturday and Sunday 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Stout Barrel House and Galley will launch a new weekend brunch this Saturday, August 17. The River North restaurant will feature breakfast and lunch fare, along with brunch cocktails, every Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Chef Michael Matthew’s menu includes: “Rise & Shine” options (steel cut oatmeal, biscuits and gravy, shrimp and grits, corn beef hash, breakfast pizza, omelets); “Buenos Dias Amigos” dishes (carnitas benedict, chilaquiles, burrito, breakfast tacos, chimichanga); “Sweet Tooth Cures” (red velvet waffles, Nutella and peanut butter pancakes, banana beignets); and sides. Lunch options range from “Bar Bites” (animal fries; Maine lobster rolls; hummus; Stout sliders) and Flatbreads (sausage and soppressata with egg and tomato cream; margherita; white seafood) to Salads (roasted beet; chopped; Caesar) and Handhelds (beer sausage; grilled vegetable pita; Stout chicken sandwich; open faced grilled cheese).

“Start The Morning Off Right” with a variety of brunch cocktails. The Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary invites guests to fill up a 22-ounce glass with choice of vodka (Tito’s, Ketel One, Grey Goose), bloody mary mix and a bevy of garnishes from the Bloody Bar. Guests may also choose to make their own Micheladas or enjoy a flight of Stout’s best Bloody Marys. Mimosas may be enjoyed individually (175ml of prosecco with choice of two juices) or shared (750ml of cava brut served with four juices). Stout “Craftails” include a Moscow Mule, Fresh Fruit Collins, Orange French Toast Shot and the Pineapple Recovery Punch (Bacardi pineapple rum, pineapple juice and coconut water served in a whole pineapple). Brunch patrons preferring brews can look to the “Breakfast Beer Fix” (Hop Dream: Revolution Anti Hero IPA, Cointreau, vanilla syrup and orange juice; Morning Fog: tequila, ginger, lime and Krankshaft Klosh Lager; The Right Side: Makers Mark, Amaro, maple syrup, orange juice and Left Hand Milk Stout). Non-alcoholic beverages are also available, from fresh juices and VitaCoCo coconut water to tea and LaVazza coffee.

Collegiate and professional football will be in the spotlight at Stout Barrel House and Galley. On Saturdays, Stout cheers on the Wisconsin Badgers. As an official Badgers bar, the restaurant and bar will show every game with sound while a DJ spins music and the fight song during commercial breaks and half-time. “Super Saturday” game day specials include a red, Badger “drinking glove” and souvenir mug ($10), brats ($5), basket of cheese curds ($5) and more. On Sundays, it’s all about the Chicago Bears. Every game will be shown with sound and a DJ will spin upbeat music and the Bears’ fight song.

Stout is open Monday-Thursday, 4 p.m.-4 a.m.; Friday, 11 a.m.-4 a.m.; Saturday 10:30 a.m.-5 a.m.; Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-4 a.m.

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