From classically elegant champagne affairs to modern twists on the meal, the quality of Sunday brunches in Wilmington, Delaware and the surrounding Brandywine Valley make it our favorite meal of the week.
If you're looking for lots of options and enough food to tide you over until Tuesday, Deerfield offers "111 feet of brunchy goodness," with an all-you-can-eat raw bar, carving station with rack of lamb, their famous bread pudding and a truly creative kid's buffet. (It's no wonder they're on the "Open Table's 100 Best Brunches in America" list.)
You might choose to brunch it up inside the oak-paneled grandeur of the Green Room at the HOTEL DU PONT, while overlooking the Conservancy at Longwood Gardens, or on the occasional special weekends at Winterthur. For more contemporary brunches, sip a MANmosa at Chelsea Tavern, see what happens when a James-Beard nominee makes an egg sandwich on homemade English muffins at La Fia Bistro (answer: deliciousness).
Or participate in one of our area’s proudest brunch traditions by wearing your pajamas to brunch at Buckley's Tavern, where not bothering to get dressed on a lazy Sunday morning isn't just accepted - it gets you 50% off your meal.