M.B. Post Plans Brunch in 2012; Mezze Unleashes New Bar Menu

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Mezze's smoked salmon flatbread Photo: Mezze

On Monday, January 2nd, David LeFevre's acclaimed M.B. Post will start weekend brunch service, bringing the chef's sensational bacon cheddar buttermilk biscuits to breakfast every following Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 A.M. to 1:30 P.M., along with a new menu of morning cocktails (including a "Coughlin's Law" red-eye with Tito's vodka, quail egg, Belgian pale ale, tomato, cilantro and bacon) and brunch small plates. Expect pecan sticky buns, ricotta-stuffed French toast with star anise, macerated pears, and chestnut honey butter, truffle honey-laced fried chicken, and a signature M.B. Post benedict with La Quercia prosicutto, an organic egg, and rocket on a bacon cheddar buttermilk biscuit. And what's happening at Mezze?

Mezze, Micah Wexler's La Cienega Mediterranean restaurant is endowing its little known happy hour with a completely new bar menu. From 6:00-7:30 P.M. and again from 11:00 P.M.-1:00 A.M., the restaurant offers half-priced beer, wine, and cocktails. Wexler has just introduced a new bar menu to aid the cocktail consumption, with reduced prices for bites like braised Moroccan chicken wings with Piolin picholine olives and golden raisins, brisket shawarma sandwiches with amba and house-made pickles, brussels sprots with soft boiled egg and soujouk, and "Egyptian Rebel" fries with brisket, heirloom beans, and Syrian cheese. See Mezze's full bar menu below.

Mezze's Bar Menu

Zatar Bread
Olive Oil 4

Warm Pita
Honey, Butter 4

Grandmas Chopped Chicken Livers
Grape Mostarda, Challah 10

Eggplant Hushpuppies
Onion Fondue 6

Potato Knish
House Mustard 7

Merguez Sausage Flatbread
Tomato Jam, Aleppo Pepper 14

Egyptian Rebel Fries
Heirloom Beans, Brisket, Syrian Cheese 10

Braised Moroccan Chicken Wings
Picholine Olive, Golden Raisin 9

Brisket Shawarma or Falafel Sandwich
Amba, House Pickles 8

The Kleinfeld Sandwich
Chicken Shawarma, Amba, House Pickles, Sesame Baguette 10

Brussels Sprout
Soft Boiled Egg, Soujouk 8

Cocktails

Grapefruit Sergio
St. Germain, Vodka, Lemon, Grapefruit 11

Sumac 75
Sparkling Wine, Cocchi Americano, Sumac Syrup, 11

"Angeleno"
Gin, Aperol, Orange, Lemon, Bitter Lemon Soda 12

George Dickel Pickle
Whiskey, Mustard Seed, Lemon, Celery, Serrano Pepper 11

Mongo
Don Julio Añejo Tequila, Peychaud and Angostura Bitters, Lemon 16

Baharat Milk
Barbancourt 8 yr, Remy VS, Baharat Milk, Pistachios 10