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Brunch deals make Easter ‘eggs’ hunt easy

Central Bistro
Open 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
3160 E Camelback Rd.

Osio Culinary Group’s Local Bistro and SumoMaya will also be open on Easter Sunday
9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Local Bistro
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. SumoMaya

$32 per person
With bottomless bloody marys or mimosas: $45 per person

Includes Fresh Pastries, Bottomless Coffee, Orange Juice, Iced Tea

Choice of:
Stuffed French Toast:  brioche, sweet cream mascarpone, bananas + peanut butter maple syrup
Fried Egg BLT: bacon, lettuce, tomato, roasted tomato mayo
CB Burger: Creekstone beef, lettuce, tomatoes, onion, “sauce”
Veggie Omelette: asparagus, onion, squash, mushroom, zucchini, feta + bell peppers
Egg whites $2
The Standard: 2 eggs any style, sausage, bacon, potatoes
Club: house-smoked turkey, ham, bacon, gruyere, lettuce, oven dried tomato aioli
Classic Benedict: 2 poached eggs, ham, english muffin + hollandaise
Prosciutto Benedict: prosciutto, arugula, oven-dried tomato hollandaise
California Benedict: spinach, avocado, artichoke + lemon thyme hollandaise
Tuna Sashima Salad: sushi grade ahi, marinated vegetables, cilantro, mint, Asian pear
NY Lox & Bagel: smoked salmon, herb cream cheese, red onion, tomatoes + capers
House Made Granola & Yogurt: strawberries, bananas, vanilla yogurt, granola + banana chips
Steak & Eggs: wood-grilled hangar steak, 2 eggs your way + breakfast potatoes

Drink Menu
Bloody Mary’s: Fresh Lemon Juice, Olive Juice, Celery Salt , Worcestershire + Pickled Perfections accutraments: $6
Mimosas: Orange Juice + Champagne: $6
Peach Bellini: White Peach Puree, Champagne + Crème De Framboise: $9
Grapefruit Margarita: Milagro Reposado, Cointreau, Fresh Grapefruit Juice, Fresh Lime Juice + Organic Agave Nectar: $9

Kids Menu – 12 and under $10
(includes beverage)
Basket fresh baked pastries
Scrambled Eggs, Bacon + Fruit
Naked Waffle + Fruit

Open 10 a.m.-2p.m.
3603 E. Indian School Rd.

$30 per person/ $10 for children
Course One (please choose one)
Wedge, apples, carrots, pesto, & green goddess
Bone marrow, pimento, N’Duja, & salsa verde
Buttermilk biscuits, fried chicken skins, & honey
Ricotta, walnut, olive oil, honey, & grilled bread

Course Two (please choose one)
Smothered cornbread, sausage gravy, & spigarello
*Add egg for $2
Ham hock, Homeboy hot sauce, & polenta
Hoe cake, syrup braised bacon, & easy egg
Spinach scramble, Iitois, & avocado toast
Mushroom, hash browns, mozzarella, truffle, & easy egg

Course Three
Dolce By Tracy Dempsey

Two Courses – $10 per person
Cheesy risotto
Grilled cheese
Chicken Fingers
Dolce By Tracy Dempsey

J&G Steakhouse
6000 E. Camelback Rd.

$50 per person
Reservations Recommended

1st Course (choose one)
Arugula & Boston lettuce salad, fine herbs, mustard vinaigrette
Sweet pea soup, Parmesan foam
Three cheese ravioli, spring peas and basil

2nd Course (choose one)
Slowly cooked salmon, braised mushrooms, poblano pepper, dill
Marinated filet mignon, creamed basil favas beans
Grilled lamb chops, green chili and mint, sweet pea puree

3rd Course (choose one)
Warm chocolate cake, caramel ice cream
Mango upside down cake, basil ice cream
Vanilla lemon crème brulée

Social Box
1371 N. Alma School Rd.
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Join Social Box for a family-fun day on Easter Sunday!

Social Box Neighborhood Eatery is offering an expanded brunch menu on Sunday, April 5 including ham and cheese omelets, biscuits and gravy, waffles, breakfast burritos with a choice of meat and a fruit bowl. They will also host an Easter egg hunt from 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Bistro Du Lac
9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
8320 North Hayden Rd., Suite D-101

Easter Buffet including: Salads, cheese platters, lamb with vegetables, fish stew and an array of other dishes and dessert options.
$18/PP++ children 6-12 Years old
Free for children under 5 years old

Perfect Pear
9 a.m.- 12:00 noon
9845 South Priest Dr. (Tempe)
1241 East Chandler Blvd. (Avondale)

Bottomless Mimosa and choice of frittata and side $22.50
Mimosa options include Fresh Orange Juice, Pear, Peach or Pomegranate

Mimosa special alone:  $13.50

Complete menu online

Los Sombreros
11 a.m.- 4p.m.
2534 N. Scottsdale Rd. (Scottsdale)
14795 N. Northsight Blvd. (Scottsdale)

3 Course Easter Special, includes mimosa or Bloody Mary
(Regular menu available)

Course 1: Pork Pozole
Course 2: Chilaquiles with roasted tomato sauce, chicken topped with an egg. Served with rice and beans.

Course 3: Bailey’s or Kahlua Flan

$24.95/PP ++
$5 split charge will include 2 cups of pozole


T. Cook’s
9 a.m.-3p.m.
5200 E Camelback Rd.

Easter Brunch Menu at T. Cook’s

Prix-fixe menu with your choice of three courses including Frittata, Eggs Benedict, Pink Grouper, Short Rib, French Toast, Arizona Wheat Berry Salad, Carrot Cake, Passion fruit Peeps, Raspberry Frangipane and more.

$75 per person, $25 for children under 12 years old. Does not include tax or gratuity.

18 percent gratuity will be added to parties of six or more; loyalty discount and/or promotions will not be offered.

Reservations are required.

Easter Holiday Buffet
Specialty Holiday Buffet with carving stations will include Herb Crusted NY Strip, Leg of Lamb, Loch Duart Salmon, Chilled Poached Shrimp, Oysters and Crab Claws, Waffle Station, Chocolate Sea Salt Parfait, Banana Coconut Trifles and more.

$65 per person, $20 for children ages 6-12 years old, gratis 5 years or younger. Does not include tax or gratuity.

20 percent will be added to parties of six or more.

Reservations are required.

Brunch: 11 a.m.-3p.m
Dinner: 5 p.m.-10p.m.
4925 N Scottsdale Road

Adults – $60 / pp Includes choice of Bellini/Mimosa/Bloody Mary
Kids (UNDER 12) – $28

Freddo: cold displayed
Colazione :croissants and assorted breakfast breads with butter and preserves
Salmone Affumicato: hot smoked salmon with mini bagels and traditional accompaniments
Insalata di Caprese: fresh cilengine mozzarella, heirloom cherry tomatoes, basil, olive oil and saba
Uova: devilled eggs with truffle mustard, chives, and candied pancetta
Insalata: baby romaine hearts, endive, red radicchio, red onion, cucumbers, and lemon herb dressing
Salumi e Formaggi: assorted artisanal salumi and cheeses
Fruta: assorted fresh berries and fruits
Dolci: assorted mini sweet pastries and tarts

Caldo hot entrée
French Toast: cinnamon brioche with maple syrup and berries
Colazione Salssicia: southwest pork sausages
Pancetta: lightly smoked apple wood bacon
Uova: “cooked to order” eggs and omelets with selection of fresh ingredients
Carne: roasted striploin carving with shallot-mushroom and barolo demi glace
Pesce: baked sole “piccata” with lemon-caper butter sauce
Tartina di Patate: baked “scalloped potatoes” with roasted garlic and parmesan
Vegetale : assorted grilled vegetable platter with fresh herbs

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
10637 N Tatum Blvd. Suite 101 B

$49.00 Per Guest, plus tax & gratuity

Starters, choice of one

House smoked salmon and dill blini
Lemon crème fraiche, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions and frisee
Warm strawberry and mascarpone crepe
Cinnamon whipped cream and spring berry sauce
Spring tomato red pepper bisque
Goat cheese crema
Baby field greens and amish blue cheese fritters
Toasted macadamia nuts, grilled peaches and blackberry balsamic vinaigrette
“RAK” Caesar salad with roasted corn relish
Creamy garlic dressing, cilantro pesto and foccacia croutons
Chili seared ahi tuna
Cranberry bean salad, black olives, basil, breakfast radish

Main Courses, choice of one

Easter quiche with roasted chicken, grilled vegetables and aged pecorino
Organic spinach, asparagus and mild red chili sauce
Steak and eggs
Poached eggs on focaccia with wood grilled beef tenderloin
Sweet potato hash and tarragon emulsion
Gulf shrimp and blue crab Benedict
Crisp bacon on focaccia
Apple glazed pork tenderloin
Green chili mac n cheese, agave glazed carrots
Pecan wood grilled leg of lamb with goat cheese polenta
Organic carrots, swiss chard and tarragon jus
Grilled sea bass with sonoran paella
linguica, grilled vegetables, roasted chicken, gulf shrimp and lobster butter sauce
grilled beef tenderloin with wilted organic spinach
spaghetti squash and blue cheese dumplings

Desserts, choice of one

Butterscotch budino with salted carmel sauce
Peppered cream and molasses cookie
Madagascar vanilla bean and ginger crème brûlée
Grilled peach and dark chocolate empanada
Blackberry sauce and caramel ice cream

Pink Pony
9:00 a.m.-close
3831 North Scottsdale Rd.

Champagne Cocktails $8
Local Orange Juice Mimosa
Fresh Berry Bellini
Seasonal Sparkler

Henriot Champagne $25
Half Bottle

Roasted Ham $24
Green Chile & AZ Dairy Jack Potatoes Au Gratin – Braised Swiss Chard
Whole Grain Mustard & Horseradish Ham Jus

Roasted Niman Ranch Prime Rib $32
Mashed Potatoes – Creamy Horse Radish – Seasonal Veggies – Au Jus

French Toast $14
Carrot Cake French Toast – Cream Cheese Glaze – Pure Maple – Bacon

Frittata $12
Roasted Onion & Mushroom – Grana Padana – Arugula – Beer Mustard Vinaigrette  – Pony Home Fries

Organ Stop Pizza
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  (Doors open at 11:15, show starts at 11:45)
1149 E Southern Ave
480-813-5700 ext. 945

ALL YOU CAN EAT PIZZA and Salad, plus unlimited Soft Drinks.
Adult Admission: $12 (includes tax)
Children 9 and under: $10 (includes tax)

Alcoholic beverages and ice cream available for additional charge
Tickets are available online at organstoppizza.com or you can purchase them in the restaurant gift shop.  Advance ticket purchase is REQUIRED, this event SOLD OUT last year!


Sanctuary on Camelback hosts Easter festivities

The Sanctuary experience is full of unexpected surprises, from catching sight of a hummingbird while dining on elements’ deck to finding a transformative moment in the meditation garden of the Sanctuary Spa. This Easter Sunday, April 5, hidden treasures will be plentiful at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, thanks to its annual Egg Hunt and delectable Easter feast by Executive Chef Beau MacMillan.
The resort’s Sunset Lawn Garden will become an early morning playground for resort guests, with a hunt for hidden eggs and treats commencing at 8:30 a.m. Thereafter guests and locals are invited to a four course prix-fixe Easter Brunch at elements restaurant or an Easter Brunch Buffet in The Views Ballroom, both affording sweeping views of Paradise Valley and the resort’s namesake Camelback Mountain. 
The prix-fixe Easter Brunch at elements, offered from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., is $80 per person or $90 with sparkling wine ($25 for children ages 6-12), plus tax, gratuity and beverages.  The menu (available in full here) includes an amuse of Maine Lobster Bisque with cognac and tarragon crème and a choice of beginnings like Foie Gras Sticky Bun with toasted pecans, tokaji jelly and black truffle, and Baked Oysters Dynamite with bloomside spinach, Dungeness crab, Chinese sausage and sesame sauce.
Entrée choices include BBQ Shrimp n’ Grits with Anson Mills cheddar grits, fried egg, chorizo broth and tomato jam, Korean Fried Chicken with bacon waffle, banh mi pickles, and red dragon sauce, and Lobster Benedict with poached eggs, shaved ham, toasted English muffin, and lobster hollandaise, among other options. 
Desserts choices are equally decadent, including Strawberry Shortcake and Liquid Center Chocolate Torte.
Easter Brunch Buffet in The Views, offered 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., is $65 per person ($20 for children ages 6-12) plus tax, gratuity and beverages. The buffet menu (available in full here) features glorious spreads including artisanal bread, cheese and dessert displays, an omelet station, a carving board with Roasted Easter Ham with pineapple sticky glaze and fresh biscuits as well as Mustard Herb Crusted Leg of Lamb with rosemary and garlic jus. These are complemented by scrumptious plates including Orecchiette Pasta with Lobster, Shrimp and Crab, Cognac Bananas Foster French Toast with chantilly crème and rum caramel, and Pan Seared Salmon with organic spinach, capers and lemon, among others.
Reservations are required for both Easter events. Please call 480-948-2100.
We have Easter brunches and egg hunts on the brain.

Things to Do This Weekend

It’s Easter weekend and with that there is plenty of fun to be had all around the Valley and the state. Enjoy egg hunts and brunch, everyone’s favorite national holiday record store day and more. Don’t forget to share photos of you enjoying these events with the hashtag #SL5 and follow us @scottsdaleliving on Instagram!

Record Store Day @ Stinkweeds, April 19
Everyone’s favorite local record store is opening up early this Saturday at 9 a.m. to kick of the celebration of Record Store Day. Vinyl isn’t dead and neither are great local record stores. Be sure to pick up record store day exclusives and have a lot of fun as food trucks and live bands rock out this event.
Free (except the records)

Old Town Farmer’s Market @ Old Town, April 19
Gather amongst your friends and get that old town feel at the Old Town Farmer’s Market. Shop for the best in organic produce, freshly baked breads, fancy local cheeses and jams as you gather amongst your neighbors at the good old farmer’s market.

Amazing Animals @ Wilde Meyer Gallery, April 10 to May 3
Everyone’s favorite furry companions, be it a cat, dog, rabbit or anything else, have been immortalized onto paintings. Be sure to come down to the Wilde Meyer Gallery this weekend and take a look at the paintings and you might even like one so much that you’ll come home with one. Take a look at the lighter side of art as you see dogs try and catch tennis balls, on easels.
Free (except the paintings)

Dino Egg Hunt @ Arizona Museum of Natural History, April 18, 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Have a chance to learn about natural history and have a blast as your kids search high and low for Dino eggs. The entire museum will be open and eggs will be continually hidden until 7:45 p.m. Along with the searching fun, there craft activities for the kids to get their art on. Be sure to go to this event and have a blast at it too.
Adults: $7, Kids: $4

Easter Champagne Brunch @ McCormick Ranch Golf Club, April 20, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Head on down to the golf club for the bubbly stuff and a brunch that is sure to leave you satisfied. Fresh-baked muffins, platters of fresh fruit and seasonal melons, scrambled eggs and of course waffles will be served at this great meal. Enjoy the sights of the course and the delicious brunch this Easter.
Adults: 44.95 Kids 6-12: $22

The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa’s lavish Easter brunch and egg hunt @ Westin La Paloma, April 20
If you don’t mind the drive to Tucson, then this brunch and egg hunt is for you. Executive Chef Russell Michel of the AZuL Restaurant will be serving a delicious Southwestern meal as you look out at the wonderful sights and views of the beautiful resort. While you enjoy the sights and food your kids will get to embark on a great Easter Egg Hut led none other than the hider himself, the Easter Bunny. Get out a little and enjoy a drive to Tucson for a top notch meal.
Admission: Adults: $49, Children 5 to 12: $19 and under 5 eat free.