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UPDATE: It's time to start warming up for holiday feasting, so where better to do so than brunch? This story was originally published on November 16.
Do we really need to list the reasons why brunch is better than lunch? Or breakfast, for that matter? The word alone implies weekends, sleeping in, and catching up with friends — all while munching on pastries and sipping mimosas.
So, realistically, you're probably already on board the brunch train. But, if you're looking to venture beyond your neighborhood standby, we've compiled a monster list of some amazingly fun spots in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia that you need to try right now.
Want to daytime-party so hard that you forget all about your Western omelette? Got it covered. Want a fancy setting for a glam take on waffles? Done and done. No matter how you like your eggs — or waffles, or crepes, or Bloody Marys — there are plenty of places in our 'hood that'll become your new go-tos. So, bookmark this list now, and start counting down the days to the weekend.