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New Brunch Menu at La Bocca

La Bocca Urban Kitchen + Wine Bar Launches Weekend Brunch Menu;  Features Blood Mary Bar and Six Mimosa Offerings

La Bocca Urban Kitchen + Wine Bar, which is located at 5415 East High Street on High Street, now offers brunch every weekend from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The chef-driven menu features a unique take on traditional brunch faire, including: 

·       The Bocadilla de Chorizo and Manchego: A play on a breakfast quesadilla with house-made bread, chorizo, scrambled eggs and manchego cheese $9

·       Almond French Toast: Maple bourbon fried artisan ciabatta served with toasted almonds, chocolate drizzle, maple syrup and fresh strawberries$8

·       Shrimp with Creamy Polenta and Toasted Garlic Sauce: marinated shrimp cooked a la plancha served with garlic sauce, creamy polenta and arugula $15

·       Top Sirloin with Romesco and Fried Egg: Grilled skirt steak topped with a sunny side up egg and served with patatas bravas $16

·       Shirred Eggs: Cast iron baked eggs packed with guest’s choice of several filling options $12 

·       Tortilla Española with Bacon Gravy: Spanish potato omelet cooked in an egg custard with decadent house-made bacon gravy $5

Lunch options will also be available during the brunch hours, including La Bocca’s popular bruschetta planks, salads and hand-made pizzas.  In addition to eye-popping culinary offerings, thanks in great part to La Bocca’s newly appointed, award-winning General Manager Kyle Mason, La Bocca also offers both traditional Bloody Mary cocktails as well as more adventurous options including both a Maple Bourbon Blood Mary and a Jalapeño Caesar Bloody Mary, starting at just $8. The new brunch menu also boasts six mimosa options – traditional, mango, strawberry, peach, pineapple and cranberry – for just $8 each. Five sparkling wines by the glass, not to mention an extensive list of red and white wines by the glass, beer and other cocktails are also available.