Options for Easter: NY + LA[dropcap letter=”S”]ure, we could spend the day in our kitchens creating amazing dishes, cleaning up spilled drinks, loading and unloading the dishwasher, chasing after the sugar high – OR – we could put on our Sunday’s best, make a reservation and let the chefs do all the work.
Below is a round up in New York and LA that should at least get you started.[separator type=”thick”]
Wallsé, Chef Kurt Gutenbrunner’s Michelin-starred flagship offers a modern take on European classics. The restaurant’s decoration brings an impeccable integration between fine dining & fine art and a new-found finesse in everything from the flavors, to the service, art and design. It also offers the largest selection of Austrian wines in the U.S.
Café Sabarsky is located inside New York’s Neue Galerie and brings a taste of Vienna right to New York’s backyard. It draws its inspiration from the great Viennese cafés that served as important centers of intellectual and artistic life at the turn of the century.
Upholstery Store: Food & Wine redefines conventional seafood dishes and carries a wide variety of wines to please every palate. The mixologists at this romantic bar are experts at crafting bespoke cocktails for those who wish to experiment more creative combinations.
Blaue Gans, in the heart of Tribeca, pays homage to the traditional wholesome “wirtshaus” and offers the distinguishing Wiener Schnitzel as well as a wide selection of sausages. This relaxed eatery is adorned with vintage film and art posters, and has eight Bavarian beers on tap.[separator type=”thin”]
Every egg is winner at Bagatelle LA! This March 27, the French bistro will be riddled with colorful Easter eggs hidden around the restaurant, containing treats and prizes ranging from complimentary dessert, appetizers and even bottles of champagne. With a staff outfitted in theme (including an Easter bunny!) the Sunday brunch will add a mature spin on our favorite Easter childhood game. First egg hunt service is from 1pm-3pm; second service is from 3:30pm-5pm.
Esterel at Sofitel
An Easter Brunch with French influence at the beautiful Sofitel Restaurant for $95. The menu features a beautiful display of seafood, sides like pomme aligot and parmesan gnocchi with lamb shank ragu, carving stations with items like brazino and porchetta, quiches, fresh salads, beautiful desserts in chef’s edible garden.
The District by Hannah An
Hannah An invites guests on Saturday March, Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th for a specially curated holiday menu includingBreakfast Entrees and Signature Benedicts of Live Maine Lobster or Soft Shell Crab Benedict, Foie Gras French Toast, BoKho Hash, Banh Xeo Crepe; Entrees of Colossal Tiger Prawns with Hannah’s Noodles, Cha Ca~ Chillean Seabass andSides of Kimchee Fried Rice w/Egg and Curry Brussels Sprouts to name a very few.
Petrossian West Hollywood
Petrossian West Hollywood, the caviar-centric restaurant serves brunch 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. either in its elegant dining room or outside on its patio. New Executive Chef Alex Ageneau has taken a lighter, fresher approach to traditional French cuisine.
The restaurant will be offering Petrossian’s Signature Brunch for $60. It is a pre fixe menu which includes:
- Cocktail or glass of sparkling wine
- Appetizer of caviar
- Soft Scrambled Eggs($18-28) served either with smoked salmon or caviar.
- Eggs Benedict ($16-32) served with prosciutto cotto, smoked salmon, or smoked salmon and caviar.
- Roasted Lamb Wrap ($18) roasted tomato, mixed greens, cucumber, yogurt dill, pickled red onion, eggplant, and whole wheat lavash.
- Steak Frites ($28-30) -6oz ribeye medallion, maître d’butter, and French fries.