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Hop to These Delicious Brunches This Easter Sunday

From homemade French toast to lobster crepes, these dishes make for an ideal holiday brunch.

Ellina Buettner | March 28, 2018, 12:18 pm

In Good Taste

Hop to These Delicious Brunches This Easter Sunday

From homemade French toast to lobster crepes, these dishes make for an ideal holiday brunch.

Ellina Buettner | March 28, 2018, 12:18 pm

For those who don’t want to spend the day cooking, gather the family together and hop on over to one of the many authentic kitchens serving specialty menus this Easter Sunday. From homemade French toast and roasted lamb to churros with chocolate and a double-patty burger, Baltimore’s food scene will be bursting with flavors to commemorate the holiday and ring in springtime.

Ampersea
Treat yourself to a waterfront view and Chef Nelson Morton’s famous dishes including chicken and waffles, biscuits and gravy, crab benedict, and the Baltimore Double Burger for a specialty Easter brunch that also includes bottomless mimosas and rum punch. 1417 Thames St., 443-681-5310

Chez Hugo Bistro
Debuting his first ever Easter brunch, Chef Steve Monnier will be featuring a classic French breakfast including freshly baked pastries, homemade French toast, his specialty Omelet a la Hugo, and Croque Madame, a melted ham and cheese sandwich topped with a fried egg. 206 E. Redwood St., 443-438-3002

The Elephant
Cajun fried chicken, wood-roasted whole fish, and the chef’s Sunday paella are only a few of the many globally inspired, locally sourced, and seasonal dishes that will be offered at the iconic midtown mansion in Mt.Vernon this Easter. Also, be sure to take advantage of the family-style options if you’re celebrating with a big group. 924 N. Charles St., 443-447-7878

Foraged
Enjoy yet another specialty Easter brunch prepared by Chef Chris Amendola, who will be serving his famous maple glazed pork belly and poached egg, along with locally-made syrups and other farm-to-table breakfast classics. 3520 Chestnut Ave., 443-235-0035

Fork & Wrench
Feast on all things locally sourced at Fork & Wrench, which will be serving an a la carte brunch menu including shrimp and grits, steak and eggs, and other classic breakfast dishes. 2322 Boston St., 443-759-9360

The French Kitchen
Located in Lord Baltimore Hotel, the restaurant will be featuring three distinct brunch services at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Each will offer a three-course meal including options like smoked salmon, beignets, a garden omelet, steak and eggs, bacon and leek roasted game hen, lamb stew, carrot cake, and Oreo cheesecake. A children’s menu will also be served, and Gospel Bands Karlos Brickhouse and Unified Soul will be performing at noon and 2 p.m. 20 W. Baltimore St., 410-539-8400

Gunther & Co.
Carrot ginger orange soup, citrus poppyseed cake, homemade banana-stuffed brioche French toast, wood oven lamb casserole, and farm scrambled eggs with country toast are just some of the many unique culinary creations set to be featured on Easter by this Brewer’s Hill neighborhood joint. 3650 Toone St., 443- 869-6874

La Cuchara
Celebrate in Basque Country-style and indulge in an authentic three-course brunch prepared by Chef Ben Lefenfeld, set to include options like house-smoked salmon, a wild mushroom omelette, brioche French toast, lamb meatballs, and churros with chocolate. 3600 Clipper Mill Road Ste. 125, 443-708-3838

Lupa
Located in downtown Columbia, the new Roman trattoria will be featuring an all-day Easter brunch menu set to serve specialties including grilled lamb steak with vegetables, fettuccine with rabbit ragù and fava beans, Roman-style pizza, and Frittata, an Italian quiche. 10215 Wincopin Cir., 410-964-9999

Minnow
Featuring its ongoing Bottomless Tapas Brunch, Minnow will be serving an array of food favorites including all-you-can-eat shishito peppers, maple-glazed “billionaire” bacon, crispy chicken sliders, and endless mimosas for those who are looking for an more casual feast. 2 E. Wells St., 443-759-6537

Mt. Washington Tavern
The neighborhood staple will be serving an array of Easter favorites including sliced honey-glazed ham, a sausage and bell pepper quiche, thick-cut French toast with Grand Marnier, smoked North Atlantic salmon, and penne pasta alfredo with vegetables. And if you’re not into the fancier fare, you can still enjoy the restaurant’s regular menu for your holiday feast fix. 5700 Newbury St., 410-367-6903

Modern Cook Shop
Peach cobbler pancakes, shrimp and grits, creme brulee, French toast, pitchers, and bottomless mimosas will have you feasting at this marketplace-esque restaurant all Easter morning. 901 South Wolfe St., 443-627-8032

Petit Louis
The French restaurant will be serving a full a la carte brunch and dinner menu set to include authentic cuisine specials such as a lobster crepe with sauce amoricaine, and a roasted leg of lamb cooked in a rosemary stock. 4800 Roland Ave., 410-366-9393

Wit & Wisdom
Indulge in an endless buffet at the Four Seasons Hotel that will feature omelet, prime rib, and make-your-own sweet or savory crepe stations, along with a raw seafood bar, an assorted dessert display, self-serve gelato, and all-you-can-eat s’mores. Also, the pastry team will be baking fresh sugar cookies for children to decorate. 200 International Dr., 410-223-1456





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