5 Southeast Asian Brunches You Must Try in NYC

The ultimate sweet and savory move at Greenpoint’s Balinese-inspired Selamat Pagi is the beef rendang, a traditional slow-cooked spicy beef stew made with coconut milk, lemongrass and galangal, paired with banana pancakes, which are topped with scattered coconut flakes and drizzled in palm sugar syrup.

But first, you might want to start with krupuk (deep-fried prawn chips) and sambals, followed by the deviled eggs with chile, shallots and kaffir lime, which have a “cult following,” according to owner Laura O’Neill, who’s also one of the founders of Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream.