Tuesday, January 17, 2017

New Brunch at Bastille

Bastille's Beignets de Crevettes

From our friends at Bastille Restaurant & Wine Bar...

Saturday & Sunday Funday at Bastille

Brunch cocktails and more at Bastille

Brunch at Bastille has always been delicious, but now, Chef Christophe & Michelle Poteaux’s French-inspired restaurant, Bastille, has added some new twists and additions to their Saturday & Sunday brunch menu.

Bastille introduces the Mimosa Brunch. Guests will receive a carafe of freshly squeezed orange juice and a bottle of sparkling wine in order to create their own ‘tabletop’ Mimosas. The Mimosa set-up is priced at $22. Also available at brunch are aperitifs including a Kir Royal-Blanc de Blancs Brut NV mixed with choice of Crème de Cassis, Crème de Mûre or Crème de Pêche; Bastille’s Spicy Mary - Tomato, Sriracha, Cayenne and lime; Parisian Morning - orange juice, Aperol, and sparkling wine and the Dirty Mary - tomato, horseradish, olive juice and  black pepper.

For dining, the menu includes a choice of hors d’oeuvres such as oysters - fresh or Rockefeller; Beignets de Crevettes served with spicy guacamole and lime; cheeses and charcuterie, salads and sandwiches including a “Brunch Burger,” Virginia Grass Fed beef burger, Brioche bun, bacon, cheddar, lettuce, tomato, and crispy onions, topped with a fried farm-fresh egg and “Plats du Brunch,” which include smoked salmon, egg dishes and shrimp and grits. For dessert, Chef Michelle offers cookies and cream - house-baked cookies and vanilla ice cream; Bread pudding du jour a la mode; a Liège-style caramelized waffle with warm apple compote, salted caramel sauce and vanilla bean ice cream and crème caramel au potiron - pumpkin crème caramel, pecans, Valrhona Dulcey chocolate, caramel ice cream.

Brunch is available every Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 AM until 3 PM, and is a three-course prix fixe at $29 or available a la carte.

Bastille is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11:30 AM until 10 PM and Sunday 11:30 AM until 9 PM serving brunch, lunch, dinner and all day dining with café and bar menu offered. The restaurant is located in The Asher at 606 N. Fayette Street in Alexandria, Virginia, just two blocks from the Braddock Metro. For reservations and further information, log into www.bastillerestaurant.com or call (703) 519-3776.