New York City, one of the world’s best culinary destinations, is credited with many food trends including the 1990s “power breakfast” where the city’s elite power brokers shared a hurried yet formal meal in a stodgy locale to seal the deal before 10 a.m. These formal affairs have evolved as The Strand Hotel NYC <> ’s acclaimed Strand Bistro <> , located in the heart of Midtown’s fashion district, has brought new meaning to “powerbreakfast” with the introduction of its newest menu <> . The “power packed” yet stylish menu, offering healthful yet gourmet selections, was created to ensure a successful start of the day. Breakfast is served from 6:30-10:30 a.m. on Monday-Friday and 7:00-11:00 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.  Reservations can be made directly by calling the restaurant at (212) 584-4000 or through the website:

The value-added menu is a true “power breakfast” in all senses as diners can enjoy healthful light options to help power them through the day. Alternatively, the restaurant can serve as a trendy host in the heart of midtown for the modern power breakfasts meeting with its full menu selections, including “Americano” and “Continental” style service. From house-baked croissants and gourmet granola and yogurt with fresh berries to wild mushroom and Gruyere omelets, The Strand Bistro’s breakfast menu was carefully created by the restaurant’s Executive Chef Kevin Fernandez. Dining options range from $5-$12 for light selections, $15-$20 for larger dishes. Click here for the complete morning breakfast.

The Strand Bistro is situated in the stylish and modern Strand Hotel on West 37th Street off of 5th Avenue in the heart of the fashion district. The restaurant is under the direction of Chef Kevin Fernandez, who is an award-winning chef who was recently featured on highly rated TV Food Network show, “Chopped.” The Strand Bistro is a 115-seat venue with a signature alabaster bar and lounge featuring classic cuisine that varies seasonally and is inspired by a cross culture of techniques and flavors. The interiors of this urban bistro were created by renowned New York City designer Chris Smith, and the restaurant features original artwork and fashion photographs throughout; including a stunning backdrop in the main dining room is a 6 x 28 foot masterpiece entitled Hemaspora by San Francisco-based artist Rex Ray.