Positano Coast Debuts New Theme Brunches Starting with Wizard of Oz, ’90s Retro Party and Toga Brunch

-Courtesy of Aversa PR & Events

Lions and tigers and brunch, oh my! Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti invites you to journey to the wonderful land of Oz as they kick off a monthly theme brunch series and new weekly winter happenings. The award-winning Italian and seafood restaurant and bar will launch a new theme brunch each month starting with the Wizard of Oz Brunch on Sunday, January 29, 2023, from 11:30am to 3:00pm. 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 selfies and photos. 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.

Other new winter happenings 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.  Reservations for all brunches and winter happenings are now available by visiting opentable.com or by calling 215-238-0499.

Toto, we’re definitely not in Kansas anymore. Head to Historic Philadelphia and Old City District for the hottest new monthly brunch party in the region complete with a monthly theme, DJ and music, theme cocktails, selfie stations and award-winning cuisine.

Come out and brunch in the land of Oz as Positano Coast transforms itself into the Emerald City on Sunday, January 29, 2023, from 11:30am to 3:00pm. Enjoy an Emerald City vibe with photo stations, decor, costumes, themed cocktails, food features and music by DJ Kiko. 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

BURRATA 17
tomatoes, lemon confit

ARANCINI 12
peas & meat ragú

VOCADO TOAST 9
multi-grain bread add sunny side up egg 2 add bacon 3

OYSTERS mp
tarragon mignonette, cocktail sauce

SPICY CALAMARI 18
pickled cherry peppers, goat cheese

MUSSELS 17
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
cavatelli, mozzarella

CASARECCE 25
bolognese ragù, parmigiano

RIGATONI 23
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: 

For more about special happenings and events, the new renovations, menus and more, visit https://www.positanocoast.net/

For reservations visit Open Table or call 215-238-0499.  

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