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A great sunday brunch at the "Mira"

Publié par Marie sur 30 Juin 2011, 13:22pm

Catégories : #Brunches & Co

I am almost never having a breakfast during the week, yeah I know it’s bad… but to compensate I chose to have a brunch on Sunday!

 

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After the floating restaurant, we decided to give a try to the brunch at the Whisk, a restaurant in the Mira hotel. It is a very decadent one as there is caviar and free French champagne flowing. You can also choose to have juices or fresh shaken cocktail like margarita or bloody marry, however I would recommend you to stick with juices or champagne as their cocktails were too salty for me. What is better than to spend few hours on Sunday eating and drinking?

 

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Normally starting with the huge selection of salads, cold meats and seafood, I went straight to the cheese platter when I saw how big it was! A huge selection probably due to the French chef, thanks to him! I think I went back 3 times to try all of them, I even have to help a Chinese to choose between all of them when he saw I was hanging around the whole time. Poor guy who only wanted a soft cheese!!!

 

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The buffet were smaller than other brunches but you cannot compare the quality of the food: here you will find caviar (with free shots of Russian vodka of course), different types of “foie gras”… what else could you ask for?

Few pictures of our plates

 

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Their signature dish is the roasted suckling pig served slice by slice by a dedicated chef. Who wants a piece?

The hot buffet offered grilled tiger prawns, lamb skewers, roasted potatoes and a variety of vegetables.

 

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For main dishes, we could choose from few options but none of them were vegetarian... so I gave up my turn to Xavier!

 

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The dessert buffet was impressive, as ever, we could find the famous puddings, chocolate cakes and cheesecakes. They also had delicious “macarons”, floating islands and various handmade lollipops.

 

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My only regret was that we went there on a rainy day so we couldn’t chill outside on the terrace. The restaurant was really nice but the outdoor experience would have been a must!

 

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