Sick of eggs bene? So are we
Six brunches beyond the ordinary.
CONGEE AT TASTE IN MEMORY 964 New North Rd, Mt Albert
Salute Shanghai with sweet congee with brown sugar, or try a salty soybean milk topped with a swirl of soy sauce.
GALETTE AT LE GARDE MANGER 466 Queen St, central city
Don’t go past the robust wild pork sausage galette with potatoes, spinach and Dijon mustard sauce. (Also at 265 Ponsonby Rd, Ponsonby.)
NASI LEMAK AT UNCLE MAN 277 Karangahape Rd, K’ Rd Precinct
Malaysian breakfast favourites nasi lemak (with all the accoutrements), or layered roti with sweet kaya (coconut jam) and pandan, from 11am daily.
SUNDAY NICHIYO BRUNCH AT MASU 90 Federal St, central city
Unlimited sashimi, maki rolls, small dishes and salads from the Robata counter, followed by a main course and a dessert platter for the table.
WEEKEND BRUNCH AT SAAN 160 Ponsonby Rd, Ponsonby
Our pick is gai tod somtum, a searingly spicy Northern Thai green papaya salad with fried chicken.
YUM CHA AT SUNWORLD 2A York St, Newmarket
Stop the cart for cha ciu bao, har gow, and siu mai, plus chicken feet and soft-shell crab.