This Week's Dish: Pint Size Reopens in New Space, Places to Brunch on Mother's Day
Pint Size Bakery & Coffee is back in business at its new, larger location. Just down the street from its original location, the new space opened last week so all your favorite treats can now be enjoyed in the new atmosphere with new hours—they’re now open until 4pm Tuesday-Friday, 3pm Saturday. 3133 Watson Road, South City, 314.645.7142
Strange Donuts co-founder Corey Smale is leaving the popular donut spot for a new venture with Byrd & Barrel chef-owner Bob Brazell and his kithcen chefs Ryan McDonald and Hana Chung. As reported by Feast, the new concept will be a “Chinese Americanese”-inspired restaurant and will open in the Central West End later this year. 508 N. Euclid Ave., Central West End
Pastaria recently introduced some new brunch fare to the menu with items from chef Anne Croy, like fresh semolina biscuits with nduja gravy and bucatini rigati ala carbonara pasta with guanciale, pecorino and black pepper.
Mother’s Day is coming up this Sunday, May 8. Since it’s one of those special days that give you a great excuse to treat mom and eat great food, there are many local spots to choose from for brunch. In case you forgot about it or are still trying to figure out where to eat, here are a few to consider and make reservations so the stress of planning the day will be covered.
Brunch is in buffet form at AB from 9am-1pm and will feature an omelet station, biscuits and gravy, grilled chicken, roast beef and more. Savor the meal while sipping on Stella Artois Cidre Mimosas—mom even gets the first drink free. It will cost $25 for adults, $15 for children 4-9 and is free for under 3. 1200 Lynch St., Soulard, 314.765.0342
Whether you live in West County or not, Balaban’s will take care of your brunch cravings with an eggs your way station, peel and eat shrimp, carving station, classic casseroles, pastas and more. Brunch is #35 per person (including an adult beverage), $15 for kids under 12. 1772 Clarkson Road, Chesterfield, 636.449.6700
Bristol Seafood Grill
If your mom is a fan of seafood, she’d be happy at Bristol Seafood Grill’s brunch buffet of smoked fish, fresh shrimp and other items to get your fix. Adults are $32, children $16. 11801 Olive Blvd., Creve Coeur, 314.567.0272
There’s literally something for everyone at Cielo’s expansive selection of breakfast and lunch items with bottomless mimosas and bloody marys. There will even be gifts for mom, live music and activities to keep the kids entertained. Brunch is $79 for adults, $20 for kids. 999 N. 2nd St., Downtown, 314.881.5759
Butler’s Pantry caters a deluxe spread from salads to hand-carved meats and Italian pastries to made-to-order omelets. The buffet is $55 per adult and $20 for children 12 and under. 3701 Lindell Blvd., Midtown, 314.881.4346
Brand new to the brunch scene, get a preview of the debut menu for the popular Central West End spot on Sunday. As reported by Feast, there will be some soon-to-be new reimagined breakfast classics to add to your favorites with dishes such as the “Ron Swanson” breakfast sammie featuring a lot of meat, white cheddar cheese, farm fresh egg and roasted garlic aioli on a Big Buster biscuit. Signature breakfast-friendly cocktails will be on hand like Ben’s Bloody Mary, complete with kimchi and gochujang Bloody Mary mix. 7927 Forsyth Blvd., Clayton, 314.862.2999
Communal-style seatings in The Loop’s Italian pastry shop is great way to celebrate with family. The family-style meal is $22 per adult ($10 for children 12 and under) and will include items like ricotta pancakes, chicken alfredo, Piccione Benedict and an assortment of the shop’s signature pastries. 6197 Delmar Blvd., University City, 314.932.1355
Sanctuaria is pulling out all the stops with maple bourbon, lemon butter eggplant and fresh grapefruit mimosas—which are just a few of the many tasty dishes that will be served. 4198 Manchester Ave., The Grove, 314.535.9700