Spread the word, Jesus is back!!! There’s no word of brunch in the Bible but this is 2016 and it seems like it’s okay to keep doing whatever we want. Maybe you celebrate Easter, maybe you don’t, but these are some pretty good specials regardless.
Buffets + brunch + Easter Sunday = Easter Sunday brunch at Jackson 20. For $55 you can stuff your face with Southern Fish Fry, Honey Glazed City Ham, and Border Springs Lamb Leg. After you set down your first place you can hop over to the baked potato bar. The cycle repeats itself from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Brabo is extending its brunch from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. In addition to that, they’re going to be rolling out their new spring menu which will include dishes like Jumbo Lump Crab Cake, House Brined Heritage Ham and Strawberry Waffles.
Poste’s Easter brunch will be offered from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. The brunch menu includes dishes like Chicken Paillard; Truffle Frites; Grilled Salmon with artisan lettuce, baby zucchini, radish, cherry tomato, and white Balsamic dressing; a waffle with Maple syrup and sliced banana or berries; and a Nordic Omelette with smoked salmon, red onion, capers, cream cheese, and mixed greens. Also there’s an entire portion of the menu called the Benedict’s Brunch. I don’t know about you, but that’s a selling point for me.
From 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Sunday Sea Pearl is offering a special brunch buffet for $35 a person. The spread will feature Eggs Benedict with Canadian Bacon and Hollandaise Sauce; Five Cheese Mac and Cheese; Garlic, Miso Cream and Lemon Panko Raw Bar with Local Oysters; Top Neck Lams and Spiced Shrimp; and Pancakes with Maple Syrup. Oh and there’s also going to be sushi, nigiri, and sashimi. Dessert = a chocolate fountain with endless possibilities.
Fig and Olive released a special prix fixe Easter menu priced at $40 for this Sunday’s festivities. Start with a Croqueta Brava, Crab Salad, or Vegetarian Quiece. Then choose between the French Omelet, Steak and Eggs, Riviera Salmon, Grilled Thyme Chicken Paillard, and Rosemary Lamb. The dessert options are a Clementine Vacherin and a Chocolate Pot De Créme. If anyone gets sick, the City Paper will let you know.
Acadiana is a Louisiana style fish house. Their Easter bunch is from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and they’re offering a three course prix-fixe menue for $29. The dishes include Chicken and Smoked Andouille Sausage Jambalaya, Fried Green Tomatoes, French Market Beignets, and more things that you’ll have to see for yourself. For another $10 you can get bottomless Blood Orange Mimosas or Cajun Bloody Marys.
Brunch at Brasserie Beck is from 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. One of the Easter specials is going to be Rabbit “Blanquette de Veau” *sigh*, do you get it? The seasonal appetizers and entrees include a Spring Pea Soup with Maine lobster, smoked bacon, and créme fraiche; and a Garlic Lemon and Herb Marinated Colorado Leg of Lamb with roasted local baby carrots, boulangére turnips, carrot top salsa verde, and house made yogurt.
Bourbon Steak at the Four Seasons is offering a three course brunch menu from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Dishes include Asparagus Salad served with warm Burrata, Vin Cotto, and Lemon Marcona Almond Streussel; and for dessert, Rhubarb Clafoutis with Brown Butter Gelato. Bourbon Steak also has some outrageously cool cocktails. The menu is overwhelming but in a good way.
The three course menu at 2941 has some of their most popular dishes like the Yellowfin Tuna Tartare with Grand-Marnier aioli, avocado, fried shallot, and pomme gaufrette; Ricotta Ravioli fricassée of peas, pea tendrils, wild mushroom; and Pan Seared Sea Scallops with sautéed potato gnocchi, peas, truffled cream sauce. Desserts include pastry chef Caitlin Dysart’s famous Chocolate Easter Basket with a chocolate fudge cake, coconut macaroons, toasted almond gelato, and chocolate eggs. Brunch is priced at $75 per person.
The bottomless brunch prix fixe is priced at $24 (that includes unlimited cocktails). The special Easter Sunday menu will have dishes that are Syrian Christian-inspired – including Appam, Kozhi Ishtew, Vegetable Ishtew, Egg Hoppers, and Appam.