Situated in a gorgeous minimalist space, Lacroix takes diners away from the usual, Victorian-era-inspired Sunday brunch. Creativity is at a maximum here, with dishes such as prosciutto and ricotta croissants, parsnip-pear soup with coffee and pumpernickel, and shaved kale, sourdough, roasted chestnut and celery root salad. Who can be bothered to care about oatmeal and hard-boiled eggs when there are giant diver scallop sausages and smoked white chocolate grits with whiskey cherries? Specialty brunch cocktails are given equal care, from Blackberry Bourbon to the Lemongrass Sparkler. Check with the hotel for weekend packages that include brunch, so you can meander back to your room after you've had your fill of milk chocolate foam from the liquid nitrogen station and drinks from the "Make Your Own Bloody Mary" bar.