Let's start with what to drink. BoHo brunch beverages include a custom Bow Truss Coffee blend with notes of plum, fig, bourbon, and cocoa, as well as boozy drinks. I was a huge fan of the roast. The signature morning drink is "The Pick Me Up," a spiked iced Bow Truss coffee cocktail with rye whiskey, maple and fernet cream. Trust me, this drink packs a punch. Other options include the "Pulaski Smash" with whiskey, lemon, passion fruit, green bell pepper, and mint, classic mimosas, and more.
|Bow Truss Coffee|
|The Pick Me Up|
When it comes to brunch food options, there's no shortage of variety. If it's sweet you're looking for, there are Bavarian Apple Pancakes with apples, cider, pecans, farmer's cheese, and powdered sugar. These aren't your typical fluffy flapjacks, they are more crepe-like and were one of my favorite dishes we tried.
|Bavarian Apple Pancakes|
|Lox & Toast|
If you're up for something heartier, try the smoked beef tongue with poached egg, mustard hollandaise, and sweet & sour cabbage, or the as-big-as-your-head open face pork schnitzel sandwich topped with horseradish cream, sauerkraut, ementaler cheese, and a fried egg. The schnitzel sandwich was a favorite of our table. It was almost too pretty to eat! There's also skirt steak & eggs with mushroom and pepper spatzle, sweet onions and aged gouda.
|Smoked Beef Tongue Hash|
|Pork Schnitzel Sandwich|
|Skirt Steak and Eggs|
Don't forget about enjoying fresh pastries with your coffee or for dessert! BoHo offers several options including their signature apricot kolacky (which I included in my top 14 of 2014), almond poppyseed cake, a chocolate-cinnamon scone, and doughnut holes with bavarian creme and raspberry jam. You know I love desserts and all of these were fantastic. Seriously, you can't go wrong!
|Lemon Poppyseed Cake|
|Chocolate Cinnamon Scone|
BoHo is open daily for dinner beginning at 5pm, and for brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 2pm. Reservations are recommended but walk-ins also are welcome.
Note: my meal at BoHo was complimentary; however, the opinions expressed herein are my own.
Bohemian House (BoHo)
11 W. Illinois
Chicago, IL 60654