Monday, March 22, 2010

Easter bonnets at the ready?

Mez offers a brunch buffet menu 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. April 4 for Easter. A pasta station, made-to-order crepes and carving station with beef, turkey and ham, will be available, plus a dessert display including chocolate mousse in chocolate cups, banana cream pie and pecan tartlets. $23.95; 210 E. Trade St.; 704-971-2400.

Siblings Sonoma and Aria will be open for a la carte brunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m., with the same menu. Among the options: eggs Benedict made with grilled lamb, Kobe burgers, flank steak, Atlantic salmon, butternut squash ravioli and more. Both are at Founders Hall uptown, 100 N. Tryon St.; Sonoma is 704-344-0515, Aria 704-376-8880.

Blue will host brunch 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. with live jazz and such dishes as Kobe top round and leg of lamb at the carving station, chicken tagine, Spanish frittata and more. $34.95 for adults, $12.95 for those 6-12 and free for younger than 6. Hearst Plaza uptown; 704-927-2583.

The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge hosts Easter brunch (April 4) 11 a.m.-3 p.m. with an egg hunt (prizes for both kids and adults!), and salads, displays, seasonal entrees, a carving station and an appearance by The Bunny. $55 per adult, $28 for children 5-13 and free for those younger than 5. Reservations required: 704-248-4100; 10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway.

Red Rocks Cafe (both Huntersville and Charlotte locations) will offer a lineup ranging from slow-roasted pot roast to crispy fried chicken, plus an assortment of side dishes and desserts, for $23.95 for adults and $10.95 for children. Strawberry Hill: 704-364-0402; Birkdale: 704-892-9999.


Anonymous said...

All but red rocks is overpriced dog food!!!!! How is this news!!!