Saturday, March 30, 2013

Easter Brunch

The Florentine
The JW Marriott Chicago’s Italian restaurant is serving an Easter brunch buffet that includes paninis, eggs to order, carved lamb and oysters. 151 W. Adams St.

At executive chef Martial Noguier’s Gold Coast French restaurant enjoy a three- course Easter brunch menu. Some menu items include short stack pancakes, savory crepes, wild mushroom omelet, eggs Benedict and several dessert options such as crème brulee and chocolate hazelnut bars. Bottomless mimosas optional. 840  N. Wabash St.

Take in spectacular views of the lake while enjoying a brunch featuring carving and omelet stations, beef-barley soup, white corn grits and smoked salmon platters.
At the W Chicago Lakeshore, 644 N. Lake Shore Dr.

House of Blues
Enjoy a Gospel brunch featuring southern comfort food and entertainment. 329 N. Dearborn St.

Shaw’s Crab House
Offering a special Easter Buffet that includes a Grand Hot Buffet line with classic Shaw’s fare, cold seafood bar, an omelet station and surf and turf station including King Crab legs, and hand-carved beef tenderloin. Enjoy assorted desserts from the sweet table. 21 E. Hubbard St.

Café des Architects
This upscale French restaurant inside the Sofitel Hotel will feature an Easter Brunch with lobster crepes with English peas, Klug Farm asparagus with La Quercia prosciutto and Mint Creek Farm leg of lamb. Three-course prix-fixe menu. 20 E. Chestnut St.

RPM Italian
This trendy Italian restaurant is having an a la carte brunch with Easter specials such as asparagus with smoked salmon, soft-scrambled eggs with shaved ham, panettone French toast and Sunday dinner. This is in addition to the regular menu. 52 W. Illinois St.

Bin 36
Enjoy a holiday buffet with handcrafted mimosa flights at this contemporary American bistro/wine bar. The Grand brunch buffet will feature an omelet bar, traditional eggs Benedict, house smoked salmon, Belgian waffles, artisanal cheeses and charcuterie and an array of homemade desserts. 339 N. Dearborn St.

Mercat a la Planxa
Catalanian tapas from Beard Award nominee Jose Garces inside the Blackstone Hotel. Mercat will feature rabbit stuffed agnolotti with roasted chestnut puree for dinner. Also on the menu is a saffron-infused broth with chicken, lobster, chorizo and rabbit. 638 S. Michigan Ave.

Try a couple bites of rabbit and apricot sausage along other selections of charcuterie at this Western-themed barstaurant where Chef Brian Jupiter specializes in whole-animal cookery, game and oysters. For a main entrée try the hearty gumbo filled with duck andouille, rabbit and oysters. 1072 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Billy Sunday
Go casual at this new Logan Square craft-cocktail bar with a pot pie with braised rabbit and buttermilk biscuits. 3143 W. Logan Blvd.

Atwood Café
For an elegant Easter meal try Atwood for their rabbit scallopini with haricot verts and fennel coupled with an upscale, comfortable atmosphere. In the Burnham Hotel, 1 W. Washington St.

Café Spiaggia
For a more casual version of Spiaggia but with the same outstanding Italian cuisine, check out Café Spiaggia on Easter Sunday. Among the holiday options is a tagliatelle with rabbit Bolognese, parmigiano reggiano and sage. 980 N. Michigan Ave.

Contact us to make your reservation or for more Easter Brunch options.