Lions and tigers and French toast, oh my. For those looking for a little flair to their brunch experience, Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti just announced they will be kicking-off a monthly brunch series with multiple themes, starting with The Wizard of Oz on Sunday January 29th from 11:30 am to 3 pm (just in time to catch the birds).
The newly renovated lobby will be transformed into a scene out from the Emerald City with a 20-foot long yellow brick road, full size movie cut-outs and a special backdrop perfect for those Instagramable and TikTok moments. Special Oz themed cocktails will be pouring at the bar and DJ Kiko will be spinning a special Emerald City mix.
From the kitchen, look for brunch dishes like French Toast with Grand Marnier and Berries, Belgian Waffles with Vanilla Bean Gelato and Mixed Berries, Sausage and Peppers Skillet, Brunch Burger, Smoked Salmon Flatbread, Zucchini Frittata, Lobster Skillet, Zucchini Crabcake and more.
Dress up in encouraged so click your ruby red slippers, wear your favorite Oz inspired costume, clothing and/or accessories, and invite your squad down Old City’s brick road.
Other brunch themes will include a 90s Retro Brunch on Sunday, February 26th and Toga Brunch on Sunday, March 26th. Starting February 1st, look for Wine and Whiskey menu every Wednesday, Bubbles and Oysters menu every Friday and new Sunday Funday menu every Sunday.
Themed cocktails for Wizard of Oz Brunch will be $13 each and feature:
A Horse of a Different Color –
(Gin, Chartreuse, Ginger, Lemon, Blue Ice)
A color changing Last Word riff coined after it’s equine namesake. Fun fact: horses generally enjoy the taste of ginger very much.
The Smell of the Flowers is Killing us All –
(Bourbon, Honey-Poppy Syrup, Cardamom; stirred; or shaken with lemon)
Words of warning from the Cowardly Lion as our band of travelers made their way through the Deadly Poppy Field. They were really just getting a little high on opium.
Green Lemonade Paid for with Green Pennies –
(Tequila, Crème de Menthe, Lemon, Mint)
“At one place a man was selling green lemonade, and when the children bought it Dorothy could see that they paid for it with green pennies.” Unfortunately our version is not child friendly, but don’t worry, we’ll provide the green pennies.
Lollipop Guild –
(Vodka, Passionfruit Cordial, Watermelon Liqueur)
There are theories about what exactly the Lollipop Guild represented in Baum’s writing, so we’ll choose to take the name literally – Lollipops! Sweet and tropical and, yes, it comes with a lollipop.
Pair the themed cocktails with featured dishes from the kitchen, including:
FRENCH TOAST 14
grand marnier, berries
BELGIAN WAFFLE 13
vanilla bean gelato, mixed berries
tomatoes, lemon confit
peas & meat ragú
VOCADO TOAST 9
multi-grain bread add sunny side up egg 2 add bacon 3
tarragon mignonette, cocktail sauce
SPICY CALAMARI 18
pickled cherry peppers, goat cheese
lemon, garlic butter, white wine
BACON OMELETTE 17
fried onions, cheddar, mixed greens
ZUCCHINI FRITTATA 17
potatoes, zucchini, tomatoes, onions, goat cheese, mixed greens
SAUSAGE & PEPPERS SKILLET 18
onions, scrambled eggs, cheddar, grilled bread
POSITANO BREAKFAST SANDWICH 15
scrambled eggs, cheddar, mustard aioli, mixed greens add bacon 3
BRUNCH BURGER 21
cheddar cheese, bacon, fried egg, brioche bun, fries
SMOKED SALMON FLATBREAD 19
capers, hummus, tomato, onions
MUSHROOM FLATBREAD 19
ricotta, truffle oil
ZUCCHINI CRABCAKE 35
spinach, potatoes, lemon butter
LOBSTER SKILLET 22
bolognese ragù, parmigiano
spicy vodka sauce, sun-dried tomatoes, breadcrumbs
CHICKEN PARMIGIANA 25
fresh mozzarella, marinara, spaghetti
A full brunch menu and Positano Coast’s full line-up of brunch cocktails, wines, spritzes and spirits will also be available.
For February, get ready for a trip down memory lane for a 90s Retro Brunch on Sunday, February 26th, paying tribute to the days when Ace of Base, Backstreet Boys, TLC, En Vogue and Rick Astley ruled the charts. For March, get ready for a trip back to Roman times as the Toga Brunch debuts on Sunday, March 26th. Look for April, May and June themes to be announced later in spring.
All themed brunches will run from 11:30am and 3:00pm, and exclusive themed cocktails, selfie and photo stations, food features and brunch tunes with a twist. Look for some of the staff in costume, and patrons are welcome to join the fun by wearing clothing, accessories or a costume to tie-in with each month’s theme – but it is optional, of course. Theme cocktails, DJ and other details for each month’s event will be announced two weeks before the event.
On top of the new monthly brunch series, Positano Coast will debut three new weekly winter happening menus – all launching February 1st:
Wine and Whiskey – Every Wednesday
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Specially priced food and drink pairings:
Wine $8 Sommelier’s Choice
Featured Whiskey $10
Lamb Slider (2) $10
Bubbles and Oysters – Every Friday
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Discounted bar bites and special drink pairing:
East Coast Oysters (6) – $10
Top Neck Clams (8) – $10
Seafood Salad – $10
Tuna Tartare – $10
Sunday Funday – Every Sunday
4:00pm to 6:30pm
Discounted bar bites and special drink list:
Arancini – $8
Penne Alla Vodka – $8
Artichokes – $8
Scamorza – $8
Lobster Mac N Cheese – $10
Seafood Salad – $10
Smoked Salmon Flatbread – $10
Beer – Peroni, Miller Lite, Yuengling Lager – $4
Wine – $6
Red Sangria – $6
Aperol Spritz $7
Lemon Drop $8