If you know anything about NYC, then you know weekend brunch is a sacred tradition. Well for us, not really a tradition since it is pretty pricy, but we do love to test out new brunch spots once in a while. We had some friends from our hometown come visit and couldn’t let them leave without the typical brunch! So we headed to Cafe Orlin in the East Village at around 11 on a Saturday morning.
We had heard there would probably be a long wait since all of those other city dwellers love their brunch, and when we got there we saw a few people waiting outside. Luckily, the cards were in our favor because literally 5 seconds after I put in my name for the wait list, we were called inside and got the most perfect private table! It helped that we were a group of four since most people there were in groups of 2 or 3 tops and had to wait for smaller tables to free up.
Vermont is one of our family’s favorite places to visit if we want a short day trip. While we’re there we always make sure to stop at our favorite restaurants to get a good meal in before we spend the day roaming Vermont’s quaint streets. During our last trip to Vermont, we headed to Big Moose Deli for lunch where we always get delicious Cubans and constantly debate what drink we want from their unique soda collection. After making our way to Manchester and perusing the outlets and antique stores there, we made our way to a restaurant called Bennington Station, in you guessed it… Bennington, Vermont! We had never been there before but I had the most amazing lobster pasta while Tara had a steak. They even adorned our plates with edible flowers! Here are some of the photos I took during our fun day out!