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Spice Up the Holiday Weekend With Mister Mao’s Thanksgiving Brunch

Mister Mao Photo by Paprika Studios
Drop the leftovers on Sunday for Mister Mao’s eccentric fusion of Indian-Mexican-Asian fare.

The Uptown New Orleans restaurant is inviting guests to a festive Thanksgiving Brunch on November 28 from 10 AM – 2 PM.

The chic Tchoupitoulas Street dive Mister Mao opened back in July bringing radical new flavors to the edges of Uptown. The wildly original menu was born from a “tropical roadhouse fever dream” according to Chef Sophina Uong and husband/partner William “Wildcat” Greenwell.

Mister Mao Dining Room by Paprika Studios-2
Mister Mao dining room mural by New Orleans artist Margie Tillman Ayres. Photo by Paprika Studios.

Although pushcart service was halted due to precautionary measures, the pandemic has not slowed down service at Mister Mao. The hype continues, respectively so, with nightly changes to the menu in sections like “Things That Bring Us Joy & Hellfire Heartburn.”

The Thanksgiving Brunch menu stays true to Mister Mao’s self-titled “inauthentic” cuisine with menu items like masala biscuits and cornbread + satsuma hot pepper jelly. The Kashmiri Hot Chicken Benedict is sure to give the leftover turkey in the fridge a run for its money. Check out some featured menu items below.

Mister Mao Thanksgiving Brunch

Morning Libations

Thunderclap

mezcal, coffee Science espresso, baharat, cocoa, orange

Hellfire Mary

vodka, spicy tomato juice, sumac pickles

Sweater Weather

ruche chinato, aperol, cava, lemon

Tantalizing à la carte

Jelly Doughnuts

cranberry jelly, orange flower water, cardamom sugar

Deviled Crab Claws

ras el hangout, chipotle Morita, leeks

Lechoń Kawali

crispy pork belly, raw garlic, citrus Toyomansi sauce

Kashmiri Hot Chicken Benedict

Hawaiian pineapple rolls, Vidalia onion milk gravy, sunny eggs

Side Pieces

POHA | potatoes flattened rice, turmeric, chiles, peanuts

See the full Mister Mao Thanksgiving Brunch menu

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