With money tight but gas cheap and time off in excess, my husband and I plotted our post-Christmas road trip. We lounged for two days with the folks in Fogelsville, PA, then darted east to Brooklyn. After a night out at Redd’s Tavern in Williamsburg with a schoolmate, we journeyed to Chavella’s in Prospect Heights to meet a former Traveler colleague, Emily Haile, for a scrumptious Mexican brunch.
The $11.95 brunch includes hefty and somewhat spicy portions, unlimited tea or coffee, and colorful Mexican sweet bread. And as someone who doesn’t eat eggs, I was anxious after initially scanning the menu; all of the entrees were egg-centric. Not to worry, our gracious server suggested a trio of sides (chorizo hash, refried beans, and a chicken tamale adorned with guacamole) that filled me up and got me craving more – despite a stuffed stomach.
Chavella’s atmosphere is snug and festive but not overdone. We lingered over our coffee and conversation and weren’t rushed out. So Brooklyn-goers, be sure to head over to Chavella’s for some authentic Mexican cuisine that’s flavorful, fresh, and thankfully egg-free.
Chavella’s: 732 Classon Ave, Brooklyn, NY; +1 718 622 3100.
Photo: Jackie Turner from Flickr
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