Not interested in hosting a huge family event at your house this Easter? We get it. Cooking, cleaning, hosting - no thanks. Luckily there are tons of restauarnts and bars out there who will not only be open on Easter Sunday, but are cooking up special menus just for you and your loved ones.
Bar Cotto. Easter Brunch will be available 10am – 2pm, and features $9 cocktails like Amaro Royale, Cottontail Sour, Twilight in Parma, and Prosecco & Lambrusco. Brunch is a choice of a mixed salumi board, mushroom frittata, or pork belly hash, with a handful of wood fired pizzas and finished off with torts fritta with Nutella or a fruit crisp.
Golden Beetle. Want to spice up your Easter a little? This Mediterranean joint is serving an Easter menu consisting of house-made pickles, tangy yogurt, harissa scrambled eggs and crip potatoes fried in beef fat. Save room for cardamon and cinnamon donuts and sour cherry shortbread cookies.
Hot Cakes. Open as usual on Sundays at 10am, Hot Cakes is serving all their usuals as well as baked to order frittatas, special scones, Crème Yvette and lemon curd milkshakes and vanilla rhubarb bread pudding. If you don’t have time to stop in for a full sit-down brunch, Hot Cakes offers their goodies to go so you can add them to an Easter basket or two.
Eques. If you’re a good old fashioned, no nonsense egg fan, Eques is where you should spend Easter brunch. The Bellevue buffet’s made-to-order omelets come however you like them, with sides like ham, garlic-herb prime rib, and lamb chops available. For $40 you can make it a meal and include champagne.
Volunteer Park Café. Easter breakfast, brunch, lunch are all being served from 8am to 4:30pm at VPC. The dinner rolls around at 6pm; think bread and garden herb butter, deviled eggs, pickled asparagus, leg of lamb and orange ginger cheesecake. Dinner costs $40 a person and reservations are recommended.
Monsoon & Monsoon East. $6 cocktails? Count us in. You’ve got to try the Bloody Alternative (gin, kummel, and spicy reduced pho broth) and Life in the Afternoon (gin, Cocchi Americano Rosa, lime and Prosecco). If you’re hungry as well as thirsty add in apple pancakes, dungeness crab benedict, or chao bacon congee.