Take home Larder’s for Passover
At either Larder location, order your Passover favorites, including matzo ball soup and Passover latkes with applesauce and crème fraîche. Entrées include braised beef brisket and Mary’s roasted chicken. Seasonal sides offered are McGrath Farm carrots with parsley pistou and pepitas. Passover desserts range from a flourless chocolate-hazelnut torte to a chocolate-coconut macaroon. Order meals for four and more people from Friday, March 30, to Saturday, April 7. It’s a home-cooked dinner to bring to a Seder or to serve at your family home. Be sure to buy one of Caroline Styne’s selected sparkling, white and red wines. Orders require 48 hours notice and can be submitted online, by phone or in person to either location with easy pick up or delivery. The Larder at Tavern, 11648 San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles, (310)806-6464. Email email@example.com. The Larder at Burton Way, 8500 Burton Way, Los Angeles, (310)278-8060. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Easter brunch at Petrossian Paris
The classic French restaurant starts Easter brunch with smoked salmon flatbread or mousse of foie gras with truffles and caviar frites. Entrées include the smoked halibut quinoa salad, mushroom omelet and the egg royale – a scrambled egg topped with vodka-whipped cream and caviar, and served inside a dyed eggshell. Stop by the adjoining boutique and pick up a smoked salmon and a caviar tin as a decadent Easter gift. Brunch served Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 321 N. Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, (310)271-6300.
Ray’s & Stark Bar at LACMA for Easter
Easter brunch is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with executive chef Fernando Darin’s à la carte menu. Dishes include Ray’s eggs Benedict, pancakes with dark chocolate ganache and brown butter hollandaise, and an egg salad sandwich on ciabatta. Guests may order one of the pizzas and finish with a cheese board. For dessert, try the passion fruit mousse or ricotta cheesecake. 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, (323)857-6180.
Ivory on Sunset Easter specials
Executive chef Andrew Bice is serving Easter Sunday brunch inside the Mondrian L.A. The sweet and savory items highlight fresh California ingredients. Diners will enjoy handcrafted Easter specials such as duck Benedict, or shrimp and grits. Sit back and enjoy city views on the warm outdoor patio. Brunch is from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 8440 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, (323)848-6000.
Cafe Pinot Easter brunch
Sit on one of the most beautiful patios in downtown Los Angeles for small and large brunch dishes on Easter Sunday. Executive chef Viet Pham’s French-inspired menu includes smoked-trout deviled eggs, chorizo and squid, cheddar biscuits and gravy, and steak and eggs. Brunch is from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 700 W. Fifth St., Los Angeles, (213)239-6500.
Easter Sunday at The Pikey
Celebrate Easter Sunday while executive chef Jaison Burke prepares a British brunch served with a complimentary mimosa or bloody mary. Make it bottomless for $15 per guest. Special dishes include crabcake eggs Benedict, crumpets with honeycomb and clotted cream, curry on toast with a fried duck egg, and Old Bay-marinated shrimp and grits. In the evening, his holiday dinner features roast short ribs with Yorkshire pudding, or apricot-glazed baked ham and roasted short ribs with Pikey sides. House wines are $5 a glass or $20 a bottle. Brunch is served from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Easter dinner is served from 3:30 to 8 p.m. 7617 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, (323)850-5400.
Ocean Prime Beverly Hills Easter
The modern American, seafood-centric steakhouse offers a special brunch menu starting at 11 a.m. Start with a blood orange mimosa or signature bloody mary. Entrées include smoked salmon, blackened salmon salad, French toast, quiche, crab and eggs, and braised short rib surf and turf. In addition to brunch, Ocean Prime will also feature a 16-ounce cut of garlic- and herb-roasted prime rib served with au jus and horseradish-mustard sauce starting at 3 p.m. It’s served with a choice of house salad or a cup of lobster bisque. 9595 Wilshire Blvd., (310)859-4818.
Family-style Easter brunch at Craft
At Tom Colicchio’s Craft Los Angeles in Century City, chef Denis Crutchfield and pastry chef Shannon Swindle offer a three-course Easter brunch that includes assorted pastries, farmers market fruit, ricotta and granola for the table. Second-course dishes are served family-style, including the duck pastrami with turnips and rye, and the Dungeness crab with pea tendrils and burrata. Sweets include babka pudding with roasted Harry’s strawberries and clotted cream. Brunch is $65 per person and is served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 10100 Constellation Blvd., (310)279-4180.
Poolside Easter brunch at Mr. C, BH
Spend Easter afternoon on the yacht-inspired pool deck from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Listen to live music by the Mudbug Brass Band while enjoying The Restaurant at Mr. C. Classic Cipriani cuisine presented by executive chef Giuseppe Manco includes an omelet and waffle station, a carving station with slow-roasted leg of lamb, chicken, salmon and seasonal vegetables, a crudo raw bar station, and a European cheese and charcuterie station. Finish at the gelato stand with chocolate eggs and sweet candy toppings. Guests also have the option to pair their brunch with bottomless Bellinis (invented by Giuseppe Cipriani at Harry’s Bar in Venice, Italy in the 1940s) or Belvedere bloody marys. For little ones, there is a special appearance from the Easter bunny, plus a candy-filled egg hunt. Price is $105 per person, $45 for guests ages 4-12, and free for guests ages 4 and under. 1224 Beverwil Drive, Los Angeles, (310)277-2800.
NoMad LA Easter in The Lobby
Brunch service on Easter Sunday includes a breakfast burrito with suckling pig, spinach and chile de árbol, and an eggs Benedict with smoked salmon. Executive pastry chef Mark Welker will make horchata, as well as ham and cheese croissants to eat there or take-away. Brunch is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 649 S. Olive St., Los Angeles, (213)358-0000.
The Belvedere Easter at The Peninsula Beverly Hills
Executive chef David Codney is preparing an Easter brunch and dinner with free-flowing Champagne for all diners. Guests have a choice of dining indoors at the newly refreshed dining room or al fresco on the terrace. Appetizers include the English spring pea toast, and the applewood-smoked trout with chicken liver mousse and deviled eggs with caviar. Entrée highlights are a fennel sausage-stuffed quail and a crusted Mediterranean sea bass with shaved white asparagus and fiddlehead ferns. This special menu is $138 per person, including Champagne, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 9882 S. Santa Monica Blvd., (310)975-2736.
Easter brunch at CIRCA 55
Enjoy specialty items from around the globe that include seafood paella, a carving and barbecue station, a sprawling seafood bar, expertly rolled sushi, eggs Florentine omelet station and a display of chef Thomas Henzi’s festive seasonal sweets. Sunday Easter brunch is $81 for adults and $38 for children from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, (310)887-6055.
Easter in Hollywood
The Hollywood Roosevelt is offering Easter brunch and dinner at Public Kitchen. The American brasserie is offering a three-course Easter brunch and dinner for $69. Start with a blood orange mimosa or a white peach Bellini to pair with pancetta deviled eggs and sea bass crudo. Entrées include roasted cauliflower steak with pomegranate couscous and red snapper with Easter egg radishes. Finish with a coconut custard tart and vegan chocolate mousse for dessert. The price is $69 per person on April 1 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, (323)466-7000.
Nerano’s Italian Easter
On April 1, executive chef Michele Lisi presents dishes inspired by the Amalfi Coast cuisine. There is a choice of two antipasti, two primi and two secondi dishes, including sea bream fillet and grilled California lamb chops. Finish with a sfogliatelle napoletana in a homemade pastry shell with pastry cream, orange zest and almond-pistachio gelato. Prices range from $13-$52. Easter lunch specials are served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Easter dinner is served starting at 5 p.m. 9960 S. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, (310)405-0155.
Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills Easter
Celebrate the holiday at the Waldorf Astoria’s signature restaurant, Jean-Georges Beverly Hills, to enjoy a special Easter menu on Sunday, April 1. Highlights prepared by chef de cuisine Richard Archuleta and executive chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten may be paired with elegant wines from the cellar. Entrées include Ora king salmon, veal Milanese, and roasted wagyu beef tenderloin. Sides are served family style, and there are a multitude of elegant desserts presented buffet style. Brunch is $155 for adults and $75 for children. This Easter menu is served from noon to 9 p.m. 9850 Wilshire Blvd., (310)860-6666.
Easter-inspired brunch at Gratitude
Café Gratitude’s upscale sister restaurant in Beverly Hills, Gratitude, brings elevated plant-based dining and an ingredient-focused menu for Easter. On Sunday, April 1, sit back, relax and have executive chef Dreux Ellis make a healthy dish to pair with an Easter-inspired cocktail, the spring fling, made with mezcal espadín, grapefruit juice, agave, blue spirulina, and house-made ginger beer by beverage manager Jon Eiswerth. 419 N. Canon Drive, (424)389-1850.
Fleming’s Easter specials
On April 1, guests will enjoy a special, prix-fixe Easter brunch menu starting at $47. The menu offers a choice of lobster bisque, modern Caesar salad or house-made burrata salad. Entrées include Fleming’s signature eggs Benedict, French toast with cinnamon-apple brioche or Cobb salad with Ora king salmon. All entrées are accompanied by Lyonnaise potatoes with caramelized onions and chopped parsley, as well as pan-seared asparagus with blistered grape tomatoes. End with a choice of New York cheesecake, crème brûlée, or fresh berries and Chantilly cream. There is a separate children’s menu. 800 W. Olympic Blvd., #A135, Los Angeles, (213)745-9911. 179 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, (626)639-0490. 2301 Rosecrans Ave., #1199, El Segundo, (310)643-6911.
Del Frisco’s Grille
Enjoy Easter by the beach starting Friday, March 30, through Sunday, April 1, with a chef-driven menu featuring the Grille’s truffle-chive deviled eggs and hand-carved bone-in prime rib served with homemade au jus and creamy horseradish. Finish with a slice of six-layer lemon Doberge cake. 1551 Ocean Ave., #105, Santa Monica, (310)395-7333.
Huckleberry’s Easter and Passover brunch
Fill your Passover Seder with traditional dishes like potato pancakes with organic sour cream and house-made applesauce from Huckleberry Bakery and Café. The eatery is also offering organic noodle kugel with golden raisins and sweet custard. Order the Creekstone Farms braised beef brisket and finish with a gluten-free apple honey upside-down cake, available from Friday, March 30, to Saturday, April 7. For Easter brunch, enjoy a platter of mini everything bagels, house-smoked salmon and a rustic egg white frittata for brunch at Huckleberry Bakery and Café. Easter dinner includes a Niman Ranch honey-glazed spiral ham and carrot cream cheese cupcakes on Saturday, March 31, and Sunday, April 1. 1014 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, (310)451-2311.
Herringbone Santa Monica bubbly brunch
This Easter Sunday, celebrate with bubbles and brunch with executive chef Tim Sanders’ soft-baked eggs, crab and bacon omelet, or lobster quiche from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Regular brunch menu favorites will also be offered. Enjoy endless rosé, bottomless mimosas and the ultimate bloody mary. 1755 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, (310)971-4460.
Shutters on the Beach for Easter
Enjoy Easter brunch and dinner overlooking the Pacific Ocean with a prix-fixe menu. Starters include bruschetta topped with sheep’s milk ricotta and heirloom baby beets. Choose an entrée such as the harissa lamb chops, seared Maine scallops or grilled quail. Finish with either a mascarpone cheesecake or cioccolato cremoso. The cost is $110 per person. This special meal is from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. 1 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, (310)587-1717.
Catch Easter at Hotel Casa Del Mar
Chef Gemma Gray serves a prix-fixe menu of land and sea favorites for Easter Sunday. Entrées include seared Chilean sea bass, lobster Benedict, tuna carpaccio and grass-fed filet mignon. Satisfy your sweet tooth with either a hazelnut feuilletine, chocolate cheesecake Easter eggs or carrot cake. Catch is also offering a children’s menu featuring buttermilk chicken fingers, spaghetti Bolognese, salmon sticks and a Margherita pizza for $45 including milk or juice until 4 p.m. Brunch begins at 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and is $110 for adults. 1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, (310)581-5533.
Yoga and Easter brunch at Brennan’s
Celebrate Easter starting at 9 a.m. by taking a yoga class on the patio and enjoying a beverage of your choice for $15. Afterwards, order one of the new brunch offerings such as a breakfast pizza or almond ricotta toast. Refreshing sangrias will be poured before and after the Brennan’s adult Easter egg hunt starting at noon. Participants can win some swag and gift cards. Brunch is served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 4089 Lincoln Blvd., Marina Del Rey, (424)443-5119.
Easter at The Proud Bird
The Proud Bird hosts Easter specials all day long from 10 a.m. until 5.p.m. There is an a special craft table and an egg hunt for the kids in the outdoor Airline Park at 1 p.m. The Easter Bunny will visit all day long as families enjoy the all-you-can-eat dishes at the Food Bazaar. The cost is $32.95 for adults and $19.95 for children, featuring Easter ham, biscuits and gravy. Bludso’s barbecue, chicken and waffles, pizzas, and burgers are also offered. 11022 Aviation Blvd., Los Angeles, (310)670-3093.
Green eggs and lamb at Love & Salt
After a walk on the pier in Manhattan Beach, stroll over to Love & Salt for chef Michael Fiorello’s special green eggs and lamb. Its grilled lamb loin with fried farm eggs and salsa verde with rye toast. The restaurant’s regular weekend brunch menu is also offered. Italian-inspired dishes include eggs on toast with soft scrambled eggs, pecorino and cracked pepper. Be sure to try the duck egg pizza with pancetta, rosemary, mozzarella and Parmesan. For something sweet, order the ricotta pancakes with blueberries and fresh lemon curd. Finish with a slice of warm fig cake or share a plate of Love & Salt’s signature Italian donuts. Open on Easter from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 317 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Manhattan Beach, (310)545-5252.
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