Going to brunch at Deborah today only me made regret waiting so long to return since my last visit in winter 2005. Before today, I had been to Deborah twice, once for dinner last January, and then for Valentine's Day a few weeks later. Despite my year-plus absence, Deborah and her partner David Oh both recognized me and said it was nice to see me again. Those two certainly know how to make a customer feel welcome! Overall, brunch was wonderful, and I'll definitely be back to Deborah before another year passes.
I ordered the french toast Sweet Challah Style with caramelized bananas, toasted walnuts, fresh berries, and maple syrup. This was seriously delicious. The french toast was rich and eggy, the bananas incredibly soft and flavorful, the walnuts had a slightly spicy kick... even the fresh strawberries were great. My boyfriend ordered the homemade buttermilk biscuit sandwiches with sausage and cheese, scrambled eggs, and mesclun salad. The scrambled eggs were perfectly fluffy--I never knew plain scrambled eggs could taste so good. The sandwiches were two small biscuits, each loaded with two large pieces of sausage and cheddar cheese. As my boyfriend said, everything we had tasted wholesome, with fresh ingredients lovingly prepared. I can't recommend this brunch highly enough!