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You’ll find so many delicious options on the menu at the Palm Court restaurant inside the Plaza Hotel in New York, which serves breakfast, lunch, weekend brunch and Afternoon Tea. Forbes Travel Guide editors suggest that you experience these five items on the Palm Court menu:
1. Lobster and Waffles. If you visit Palm Court for brunch, which is served on Saturdays and Sundays only, you won’t want to miss this decadent dish with a generous mound of American caviar heaped on top.
2.Seafood Cobb Salad. A cut above the classic Cobb salad, the Seafood Cobb is laden with edible treasures from the deep: Maine Lobster and Laughing Bird Shrimp which pair well with the traditional toppings including crisp bacon, blue cheese and hard-boiled eggs.
3.Pan-Seared Branzino. The Pan Seared Branzino is another lunchtime favorite that comes complete with an arugula Salad, Hon Shimeji and Royal Trumpet Mushrooms.
4. Crab cake Oscar Eggs Benedict. A variation on the classic breakfast dish, this Benedict features a crab cake, asparagus atop poached eggs drizzled housemade hollandaise sauce.
5. Afternoon Tea. A tradition as famous as the Plaza Hotel itself, Afternoon Tea at the Palm Court is a singular experience. You’ll choose from among the most exotic and soothing teas in the world including Madame Butterfly Jasmine and Organic Egyptian Chamomile paired with delicate finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with lemon curd, other exquisite pastries and even Champagne if you’re in the mood.