Back By Popular Demand, Ruby Slipper Reintroduces Fan Favorites

Back By Popular Demand, Ruby Slipper Reintroduces Fan Favorites

New Orleans-style brunch brand introduces limited-time menu items celebrating beloved flavors

Back By Popular Demand, Ruby Slipper Reintroduces Fan FavoritesToday marks the 16th anniversary of the grand opening of Ruby Slipper’s inaugural restaurant in Mid-City, in the heart of New Orleans. This summer season to celebrate its sweet 16, Ruby Slipper is bringing back several seasonal favorites for a limited time. As the home of the New Orleans-style boozy brunch, Ruby Slipper is no stranger to craveable flavors of yesterday, tomorrow and beyond.

“Ruby Slipper fans aren’t shy to let us know when they miss some of our archived classics or limited-time offerings,” said Ruby Slipper Culinary Operations Partner Marla Chua. “What better way to enter the summer season than by bringing these beloved, frequently requested meals back to our menu?”

Through July 9, all Ruby Slipper and Ruby Sunshine locations will feature these popular dishes from the past, guaranteed to satisfy every guest’s brunch cravings:

  • Berry Chantilly Beignets ($7.25): Topped with vanilla cheesecake, blueberry compote and macerated strawberries, these New Orleans-style beignets are finished with Chantilly cream and powdered sugar.
  • Peaches & Cream Stuffed French Toast ($12.50): This Brioche French Toast is filled with vanilla cheesecake, peach compote and topped with whiskey cream sauce and whipped cream.
  • Bloody Mary Shrimp Ceviche ($11.00): Citrus poached shrimp, cured in Ruby Slipper’s award-winning Bloody Mary mix, Pico de Gallo and avocado. Served with seasoned tortilla chips.
  • Costa Rican Breakfast ($13.00): This founder-favorite meal features chorizo sausage, slow-cooked black beans & rice, topped with two eggs any style and a warm tomato salsa, crispy plantains and avocado.
  • Watermelon Margarita ($10.50): Muddled fresh watermelon, Pueblo Viejo 100% Tequila, Triple Sec, Monin watermelon puree, lime juice, Red Bull Red Edition with Tajin rim.

“You asked and we listened,” said CEO Elizabeth McGee. “Not only are we honored to bring back these crowd-pleasers, including a personal favorite of mine – the Costa Rican Breakfast – we’re just as excited to enjoy as we celebrate the incredible milestone of our 16th birthday!”

Additionally, just in time for Mother’s Day and National Mimosa Day on May 16, Ruby Slipper is celebrating moms ALL month long by inviting guests to indulge in their Mom-mosa Experience at select locations. Guests can treat themselves with a personalized “table service” experience, complete with a carafe of sparkling wine, pours of fresh fruit juices, and a medley of freshly cut seasonal fruits, served with a festive candy rock swizzle for an extra touch of sweetness… just the way mom likes it.

Ruby Slipper and Ruby Sunshine are unique concepts specializing in brunch with cocktails and mimosas during its famous, all-day “boozy brunch,” as well as sweet and savory breakfast and lunch options. Born from the undeniable spirit and soul of New Orleans, it’s a place where the good times roll all day, every day.

Ruby Slipper has been a staple of New Orleans neighborhoods for 16 years and has since expanded with locations across Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

Born from the undeniable spirit and soul of New Orleans, a place where the good times roll on no particular day of the week or time of the day, we set out to create a place that celebrates the craveable and creative flavor and spirit of breakfast and brunch front and center, every day. Ruby Slipper Restaurant Group was founded in New Orleans in 2008 to help bring the community together over a shared love for brunch. Over a decade since that first cozy Ruby Slipper Café, the group has grown to operate two brands, expanding with Ruby Sunshine, and now has more than 20 restaurants in six states. Ruby Slipper is open seven days a week, serving an array of offerings from breakfast, lunch, brunch, coffee and cocktails. For more, follow Ruby Slipper and Ruby Sunshine on Facebook and Instagram, and visit online at