Joaquin Baca Does Brunch at Wilfie & Nell

Photo: Hannah Whitaker

With ex-Momofuku chef Joaquin Baca now entrenched at Brooklyn Star, the menu he gave Wilfie & Nell has remained sadly static, but now comes news that New York’s favorite pickup bar will be serving brunch, starting this weekend, from 11 a.m. till 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays (making it a favorite morning-after bar, too?). Here’s Baca’s menu, plus the drinks list.


Shrimp & Champ $12
Traditional Irish Potato & Scallion Dish with Seared Shrimp & Bacon Crisps

Corned Beef Hash with Poached Eggs $11

Irish Back Bacon & Goat Cheese Sandwich $9
With Roasted Tomato Preserve

Potato Cake with Ham Steak & Two Fried Eggs $10

Steel Cut Oatmeal $6
Served with Buttermilk Cream, Brown Sugar & Seasonal Preserve

Homemade Soda Bread $5
Served with Irish Butter & House made Seasonal Jam

Half Order Soda Bread $3
Served with Irish Butter

Brunch Drinks

Bloody Bull / House Recipe Bloody Mary with Beef Bullion $9

Spicy Bloody Mary / House Recipe with McClures Pickle Juice $9

Witte Beer Cocktail / Ommegang Wheat Beer, Fresh Lemon Juice $7

IPA Pint Cocktail / Lagunitas IPA, Grapefruit Juice, Ginger Syrup $8

IPA Over Ice / Grapefruit Juice, Campari, Lagunitas IPA $7

House Champagne Cocktail / Orange Bitters, Elderflower $11

Breakfast Cocktail / Titos Vodka, Lemon Juice, House Marmalade $9

Breakfast Negroni / Campari, Campano, Fresh Lime, Grapefruit Juice $8
Joaquin Baca Does Brunch at Wilfie & Nell