Spring is in the air and the flowers are in full bloom! Easter is also just around the corner. People are shedding their winter coats and cute little bunnies aren’t the only ones jumping for joy at our warm Southern California weather. Here are some of the upcoming food and drink specials for the season and on Easter Sunday, March 31.
189 The Grove Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
A new monthly tradition is starting at Fat Cow called Beer ‘N’ Bangers. It’ll be a special, food and beer, three course prix fixe menu of beer-inspired dishes and house-made sausage paired with a fresh bottle of craft beer with each course. Dessert will feature a choice of Chocolate Beer Cake or Raspberry Beer Float.
Café del Rey
4451 Admiralty Way
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
On Thursday, May 21 at 6 p.m., Café del Rey is partnering with family-owned Napa Valley winery, St. Supery. Executive Chef Daniel Roberts is preparing an exceptional Mediterranean-inspired menu of dishes including Lamb Meatball Skewers, Roasted Frenched Lamb Chop, Stewed Rabbit Saddle; and Vanilla Spiced Pavlova that complements the flavors of each wine varietal ranging from 2006 – 2011. On March 31, Café del Rey will also host an Easter brunch featuring a decadent chocolate dessert fountain.
Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air
701 Stone Canyon Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90077
This Easter, celebrate with the entire family for brunch at Hotel Bel-Air. A prix fixe brunch menu will be prepared, with dishes including Spring Salad with Easter Egg radishes, Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes and a dessert station featuring some of the restaurant’s finest and seasonal treats. Bring the children along for an Easter egg hunt with fun prizes, candy and a visit from the Easter Bunny that will begin at 2 p.m.
Napa Valley Grill
1100 Glendon Ave, Ste. 100
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Another Easter brunch option you can hop to is at Napa Valley Grill. Their Easter brunch buffet offers an assortment of rustic wine country-inspired brunch fare — including a Seafood Bar and Fresh Omelet and Prime Rib Carving Stations for $49 for adults and $19 for children. Throw in bottomless mimosas for $12 and make it an even more festive Easter Sunday.
Fig & Olive
8490 Melrose Pl
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Looking for a French Riviera-inspired Easter brunch menu? Fig & Olive’s brunch highlights the wonderful flavors from the South of France starting at $45 per person. Midday selections include starters such as a Lamb Samosa, Fig Gorgonzola Tartlet, and Gazpacho de Andalucía. Main course choices include Crab Benedict, Provençal Lamb, and Flounder a la Plancha.
Motif Restaurant at The St. Regis Monarch Beach
One Monarch Beach Resort
Dana Point, CA 92629
For one week only, March 24 through April 1, the Motif Restaurant at The St. Regis Monarch Beach will feature the flavors of the Mediterranean. Executive Chef Frederic Castan has Sea Bass, Beef Bourguignon, or homemade Tortellini on the menu. This three-course menu is just $35.
900 Bayside Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660
“All That Jazz” launches at Bayside in Newport Beach every Friday night from 10:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Live jazz music will be accompanied by a late night supper menu featuring items like an Angus beef burger and lobster salad bruschetta. A wide range of premium domestic and imported beers, 34 wines by the glass and hand-crafted cocktails will be available.
251 E Coast Hwy
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Love tequila? Look no more because every Thursday at Sol Cocina is Tequila Thursday! Guests enjoy complimentary tequila tastings from 6 to 8 p.m. at the bar. Pair those tastings with some Baja-inspired nibbles and bites.
Marian Bacol-Uba is passionately in love with food, drink and travel. You can follow her travel and culinary adventures on www.marianthefoodie.com. Follow her on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram. “LIVE. LAUGH. LOVE.”