ALEXANDRIA: 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, Siracha, 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 until 3 p.m. and is a three-course prix fixe at $29 or available a la carte.
Bastille is located in The Asher at 
606 N. Fayette Street, Alexandria

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