Brunch Is Back, Thanks to Low Prices and Endless Booze

Brunch has always been something of a social meal, one reserved for lazy weekends — something to do when you have extra time and, more importantly, extra cash. So why at a time when the number of dinners that Americans are eating out is at an all-time low, and the economy has more and more people turning to their kitchens to cook for themselves, is this niche meal on the rise?