CRESSKILL, N.J. -- Whether it’s a special occasion or simply a lazy Sunday, nothing beats the prized weekend ritual known as brunch. Where else, after all, can you pair gooey pastries and towering Benedicts with endless flutes of mimosas?
Who Has The Best Brunch In Bergen County?
Farmhouse Cafe, Cresskill
Mason Jar, Mahwah
Patisserie Florentine, Englewood
Stony Hill Inn, Hackensack
Twisted Elm, Elmwood Park
Five nominees are in the running for the “DVlicious best in Bergen,” each of which is being profiled this week. What follows are some tasty morsels to chew on, giving you food for thought before you click on your favorite.
Keep in mind you can vote multiple times, albeit once per day. Voting ends 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 29th.
Why Go: Their brunch menu is not only ginormous, it’s enormously healthy. Only eggs from free-range chickens from local farms are used. Its internationally inspired comfort grub emphasizes veggies and there are no trans fats, MSG, or preservatives in any ingredients.
Worth Waking Up For: Chicken apple sausage with two eggs. Brunch salad made with smoked salmon, arugula, boiled potatoes, beets, and a mustard vinaigrette. Shakshouka, an egg dish believed to have Jewish, Tunisian and Libyan origins. Gingered quinoa beet salad, homemade maple almond granola. This list goes on and includes classic favorites like French toast, pancakes, burgers, and sandwiches.
When: Saturdays and Sundays, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Prix Fixe? No. Menu items are individually priced.