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fritzi’s downtown brunch magic

It’s no secret that I love a good brunch. Eggs and bacon and all the things that accompany a good breakkie tend to be my love language. One of my downtown favorites for lunch is a darling little spot called Fritzi, headed up by Chef Neal Fraser. Boasting the best rotisserie chicken and the most incredible condiments around, this spot has become a go-to for me over the past few months. So when I heard they started doing weekend brunch- I got giddy. And boy, it did not disappoint.

I love living in downtown Los Angeles because there are new spots popping up all over, all the time; growth and innovation is constantly happening in such a concentrated area, which of course includes the restaurant scene. When Fritzi first opened, I knew I had a new neighborhood jaunt, and now that weekend brunch is on the table {pun intended!}, I plan on practically living there.

This isn’t just any meal, though. You know when you go to brunch and you want a bite of everything on the menu? A little salty, a little sweet, a little decadent and also a little healthy? Fritzi has solved that problem- and their menu is making it so fun. It’s a bit of a choose-your-own-adventure with all your favorite brunch foods. You get a list of small portion options- and then you choose the ones you want! You can select 3 items for $13, or 5 for $18, and most dishes are no larger than your fist, which means you get to satiate all of your cravings by trying multiple things! It’s mix and match heaven.

It’s like sharing dishes with friends to try a bit of everything, only now you’re just sharing with yourself! Or by all means, go with friends and everyone order something different and then share the whole lot of it.

Fritzi’s brunch is Scandinavian inspired, so you can choose from classic Danish options as well as some of Fritzi’s more American staples. The bacon rocked my world and the soft scrambled eggs were magically fluffy. The menu options are endless- you can order everything from their kale caesar salad to smoked salmon to their dutch baby pancake topped with fresh lemon curd and powdered sugar. Divine. Oh and the potato and cheddar waffle is a must. Imagine your hash browns packed into a waffle iron and topped with melty deliciousness.

And don’t even get me started on their drinks. Bottomless mimosas? Yep. Hair of the Dog, which is a LAMILL cold brew coffee with vanilla and vodka? Yep. Or maybe just their special latte with honey and lavender? Yep, yep, and yep.

If you’re in the area on a weekend morning, you must pop into Fritzi to indulge in their new brunch menu {which is ever evolving by the way}. This Arts District hot spot’s brunch is unique and new, all while serving the high standard of comforting deliciousness we’ve come to expect from Fritzi.



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