Skipping Work is Worth it for Brunch at Bustan

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“I’m in chocolate heaven,” said Avneet.

Last Friday afternoon, BlackBook staffers Emily and Avneet decided to skip out on the office and head uptown to Bustan for a mid-day feast. If you’re going to go all out, this is a pretty good place to do it.

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We started off with guava fruit juice, which had a slightly spiced flavour and a macchiato to keep us refreshed.

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Garlic flatbread and black olives for the appetizer, yum.

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Chicken and foie gras merguez shakshouka! A tongue twister that tasted unreal.

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Jumbo lump crab benedict with potatos and spinach drizzled in truffle oil. Rich and tasty, just the way we like it.

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Layered with chocolate and sprinkled with bananas, the Nutella flatbread was one for the sweet tooths.

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To finish off, the challah bread French toast  with syrup, crème fraîche, and blueberries, was a real treat.

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Emily enjoying the French toast!

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Bustan is located at 487 Amsterdam Avenue, New York.