The Breakfast Club

The post-wedding brunch has many motives: A final farewell, a recovery before heading home, and one last chance for great food, stylish décor, and lots of laughs.
I Love You a Brunch

Food: Roasted baby purple potatoes with grainy mustard and herbs; sweet potato latkes; smoked salmon and cucumber salad with red onion, capers, watercress, and crème fraîche; brunch charcuterie with aged cheddar, crispy slices of bacon, breakfast sausages, and Camembert; and challah with whipped honey butter and jam and Maryland crab shirred eggs. Décor: From Helen Norman’s private collection: Kantha quilt used as a table runner, china, flatware, juice glasses, table, wooden chairs, and serving pieces. From Becket Hitch: Society Social turquoise dining chairs made in North Carolina of rattan and natural cane ($298/each) and sir/madam brass endearment napkin rings ($18/each). Menu: Just Ink on Paper.

Rise and Shine

Food: Snickerdoodle crêpe cake and pumpkin donut fruit kabobs. Décor: From Helen Norman’s private collection: table, linen napkins, mugs, cake stands, and dishes. From Wishbone Reserve: animal hides. Menu: Just Ink on Paper.

The Morning After

From Wishbone Reserve: Hollywood Regency-style brass beverage cart ($275), vintage coupe glasses ($2/each), and antique hand-painted lobster dish ($40). Other items stylist’s own.

Styling and Production Kate Beck Chef & Food Stylist Sarah Acconcia for Wild Thyme Event Studio Floral Stylist Crimson & Clover Floral Design Location Star Bright Farm

Sarah Acconcia shared her recipes.

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