Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Easter Hops into Atlanta Restaurants Sunday, April 5

Easter is an early bird this year, rising up on the first weekend in April. Atlanta restaurants know eggs-actly what to do to celebrate this special day with Easter menus and even some special offerings before the big day. Be sure to call for reservations.

A brunch buffet at Aqua blue features carving stations, made-to-order omelets, blue ribbon sushi, desserts and more between 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $34.95 per adult, $9.95 for children 4-12, free for ages four and under. Bottomless mimosas and bloody marys are only $15. Reservations: 770-643-8886.

Find an “eggs”-traordinary brunch menu at all four locations of Bantam + Biddy (Ansley, Crescent, Lenox Square, Avalon) between 8 a.m.-3 p.m. A special $20-per-person meal, available all day while supplies last, features honey-glazed ham, stewed black-eyed peas, braised collard greens, cornbread and a choice of Texas brownie or carrot cake. Add a mimosa or bloody mary for $3 each.

Chick-a-Biddy keeps guests clucking all Easter long with its farm-fresh brunch menu served 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. that includes the signature chicken and waffles flavors of bacon, red velvet and cinnamon roll. Sip a mimosa or bloody mary for $4 more.

Peeps grace signature milkshakes at all five FLIP burger boutique locations March 30 through April 5. Go eye to eye with these fluffy friends perched on shake flavors like Krispy Kreme and Nutella + Burnt Marshmallow in Buckhead, West Midtown, Poncey Highlands, Birmingham and Nashville.

Both G’s Midtown and 10th & Piedmont are hosting extensive brunch buffets from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for $34.95 per person on Easter Sunday. Feast on morning and midday classics including scrambled eggs and breakfast potatoes, pancakes, French toast, penne a la vodka, shrimp in vodka gravy, carving stations of roasted prime rib, ham and more. Makereservations online.

Dress casually for your Easter meal at HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern in Midtown. Order off the regular menu all day long or choose brunch specials available from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. More eggs in the basket: plentiful beer, bottomless mimosas for $16.95 each, live music from 1-4 p.m. and half-price wings from 4-10 p.m.

In historic Crabapple, Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails chef Derek Dollar presents a luxurious three-course Easter brunch menu from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Choose course options such as crab bisque, shrimp and grits and lemon Napoleon. $32 per adult, $16 for children 12 and younger. A kids menu also is available. Reservations: 770-817-0161.

Known for its award-winning Easter buffet, Ray’s on the River in Sandy Springs pleases holiday guests of all ages between 9 a.m.-7 p.m. $42.95 for adults, $21.95 for children 5-10. Call 770-955-1187 for preferred seating. Ray’s at Killer Creek offers Alpharetta diners a buffet from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and an à la carte dinner menu between 5-8 p.m. Buffet prices: $34.95 per adult, $17.95 for children ages 5-10. Call 770-649-0064 for preferred seating. Downtown, Ray's in the City rolls out its Easter brunch buffet from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. then rolls over to a special à la carte dinner menu between 5- 8 p.m. Buffet: $34.95 per adult, $17.95 for children ages 5-10. Call 404-524-9224 for preferred seating.

Wanting to make your Easter meal quick and stress-free? Whole Foods is making it easy for you! Order online and your meal is all set!

Enjoy the regular brunch menu at Article 14 with two festive features including Pan Seared Halibut with Asparagus and Citrus Hollandaise and Roasted Leg of Lamb with Mint Chimichurri Sauce.

Sip on a fruity martini or mojito at RA Sushi in Midtown, where h
appy hour prices are available all day!

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