One bright spot in 2017, however, is Midtown Brewing Co.’s new Sunday brunch. Lansing has precious few quality brunch spots, and some of our best restaurants aren’t even open on Sunday (he writes, glaring in the direction of Soup Spoon Café). Midtown’s brunch, served 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays, is a welcome addition to Lansing’s weekend dining options.
The limited but potent brunch menu includes standard breakfast items, as well as foodie-friendly fare like buckwheat pancakes and avocado toast. There’s even an unlimited oatmeal and polenta bar with a variety of sweet and savory toppings.
But my favorite option so far is the Sammy. This breakfast sandwich features fried chicken, avocado, bacon, sprouts, arugula and a poached egg, all topped with ranch and sriracha aioli and served on ciabatta bread. There’s a lot going on here, but it all works together nicely.
So I raise my blood orange mimosa — also on the menu, also fantastic — and wish you all a year of many more brunches and far fewer presidential predicaments.
Midtown Brewing Co.
11 a.m.-midnight Sunday- Wednesday; 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Thursday-Saturday
402 S. Washington Square, Lansing
(517) 977-1349, midtownbrewingco.com
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