Drink up! Mimosas offered at Atlanta Christmas Eve brunch

The Southern Gentleman is offering its regular brunch menu Christmas Eve

What to Know About the History of Brunch The word "brunch"— a blend of "breakfast" and "lunch"— first appeared in an 1895 Hunter's Weekly article by British author Guy Beringer. It reportedly caught on in the U.S. in the 1930s. Celebrities making transcontinental train trips often stopped in Chicago for a late morning meal. Hotels championed brunch since most restaurants were closed on Sundays. Soon, eateries began offering drinks, including now-signature brunch cocktails like bloody marys and mimosas. Ca

You don’t have to wait until the weekend to enjoy brunch at The Southern Gentlemen next week.

The gastropub is offering its brunch menu on Christmas Eve next Tuesday.

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From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., diners can sip seasonal mimosas and enjoy popular dishes such as their version of French toast. Skillet cinnamon rolls, and and the eatery’s buttermilk fried chicken and skillet pancake are some other available indulgences.

But if for some reason brunch is not your thing, the cocktail bar will be open for dinner from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. to offer its usual suppertime menu.

Brunch is usually offered Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The Southern Gentlemen opened its doors on Peachtree Road in 2014 in The Shops Buckhead Atlanta. It was designed by New York-based Lacina Heitler Architects and features vintage plateware and white marble countertops.

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“We want this to feel like stepping into our home,” co-owner Chris Hadermann said on the eatery’s website. “If a friend were visiting Atlanta from New York, we want The Southern Gentleman to feel like the warm, welcoming place you’d want to take them to experience what it means to live the Southern lifestyle — a respect for the familiar traditions, that sophisticated yet unpretentious elegance, but also with a modern edge that makes it exciting and fresh. This is our take on proper Southern hospitality.”

Christmas Eve Brunch!

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 24

The Southern Gentleman, 3035 Peachtree Road, NE Suite A208, Atlanta, Georgia, 30305

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