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“Brunch is cheerful, sociable and inciting […] It is talk-compelling. It puts you in a good temper, it makes you satisfied with yourself and your fellow beings, it sweeps away the worries and cobwebs of the week.” Who said this? A man who deserves, at the very least, one collective raise of our Bloody Marys and Mimosas for a toast: Guy Beringer, the inventor of brunch. It was 1895 when Beringer, an English writer, published his article, “Brunch: A Plea,” as a response to the daunting, Sunday morning expectations that weighed on the “Saturday-night carouser.” He contended that “brunch” should consist of ”everything good [and] plenty of it, variety and selection,” which might’ve even included a hair-of-the-dog cocktail. Looking out for our friends who’ve had a little too much fun on Saturday night is important to us. However, here at Blackbird Cafe, we do…