VOTE: What’s the best brunch spot? | Best of Alpharetta

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

Weekend brunch is a staple for many folks’ Sundays and Saturdays. In and around Alpharetta, there are several places you can go for mimosas and an order of eggs Benedict or a stack of pancakes.

From an eatery specializing in biscuits to one that zeros in on traditional southern breakfast, there’s a brunch place for everyone.

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As part of the Best of Alpharetta series, the AJC wants to know what’s your favorite place to eat brunch?

Know something that should be added? Email a write-in nominee to If enough people suggest the same place for brunch, we'll place it in our poll. Voting ends Tuesday, Dec. 31 at midnight.

Voting has now closed.

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