No doubt about it, this is one of the prettiest places around, thanks to the huge, wisteria-shaded courtyard and the 200-year-old building, and you should soak up that ambience by enjoying a smart cocktail or two. Then you should go out to eat. Sadly, the food is just mediocre, and let’s face it, even supermodels eventually need some personality. The daily jazz brunch buffet is nonetheless popular, and we do get the attraction: There are plenty of items available, it's well-priced, and you get all that jazz and atmosphere; so fill up and enjoy the company. Make brunch reservations well in advance.