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7 Restaurants Serving Brunch and Bloody Marys on New Year's Day

If you're one of the few who won't wind up with a massive hangover courtesy of New Year's Eve -- or if you're the type to be in bed before midnight regardless of the occasion -- celebrate the New Year with a delectable restaurant brunch. You can keep the party going from 2012 to 2013, or sleep in and start your year off with an ultra-relaxing meal accompanied by a refreshing cocktail.

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The Herb Box

A casual brunch will be served from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the DC Ranch location (480-289-6180) and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at SouthBridge (480-998-8358). Popular items include red velvet pancakes with Gran Marnier syrup and mascarpone crème, wild mushroom and smoked gouda omelet with crispy fried sage and wood-smoked bacon, and the Market Street BLT with fried egg, crispy pancetta, arugula, vine-ripened tomatoes, and ricotta on brioche.

CENTRO Lounge at Montelucia Resort & Joya Spa

Recover from the evening's festivities at Montelucia Resort & Spa. Begin at 10 a.m. with brunch at CENTRO Lounge, located off the resort's Kasbah Pool with a fabulous view of Camelback Mountain. Favorite breakfast dishes like huevos rancheros will be served, and the mimosas and Bloody Marys will be flowing all day. Afterward, visit the Joya Spa for a hangover helper massage or after-party detox wrap. Call 480-627-4304 for dining reservations.

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Dominique Chatterjee