by Steven Doyle
We enjoy our brunch at craveDFW almost as much as we love our seafood, so when we checked out Water Grill for early Saturday we were excited for a meeting of two of our favorites.
The Water Grill brunch menu features Southern classics with a seafood twist such as the Crab Benedict prepared with jumbo lump blue crab, poached organic eggs and grilled asparagus, the Farmed Atlantic Salmon Hash served with sunnyside eggs, feta and mustard hollandaise, and the Poached Salmon Rillettes featuring creme fraiche, mustard, dill and tobiko. The Rillettes are reason alone for enjoy this brunch and is a perfect sharable item. This opens up more possibilities for entrees, and we are looking at you Crab Benedict.
For those guests who desire traditional brunchfare, one can enjoy the Full American served with two jumbo organic eggs, deep smoked bacon and pommes rosti, the Lemon Ricotta Pancakes served with vanilla syrup and sweet creamed ricotta, and the Tomato Goat Cheese Fritatta prepared with roasted zucchini, basil and arugula.
The Water Grill take on quiche was the creamiest bit of egg nested in a puff pastry crust and super charged with aged black forest ham, Vermont cheddar and accompanied with a herbed spinach salad. It’s not all about the seafood, so your buddies that are not fans of sea faring critters will still enjoy most of this brunch menu.
When sharing brunch with your friends be sure to begin with a bit of festivity by way of a flight of bubbles. The flight is served with a bottle of Zardetto Treviso Brut prosecco and carafes of OJ, grapefruit and a daily agua fresca. Light and refreshing, but save room for one of the brunch signature cocktails such as their lightly spiced WG Bloody Mary that is dressed with an old bay salt rim, chilled blackened shrimp, and thick cut bacon. That bacon is one of the best things you can find in Dallas.
We also got down on the Ramos Gin Fizz which always pleases, made traditionally with gin, fresh citrus, egg white, orange blossom and milk then shaken with vigor and charged with soda.
The brunch view is elegant, the service impeccable and the food simply delicious. Consider Water Grill one of the very best brunches in Dallas.
Water Grill is located in Uptown Dallas at 1920 McKinney Avenue.