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Easter Meals and Bunnies Abound

March 31, 1994|ANNE MICHAUD | Anne Michaud is a staff writer for The Times Orange County Edition

Photos with the Easter Bunny are a highlight of the Easter morning brunch and yacht cruise offered by Hornblower Dining Yachts. The cruise leaves from Newport Beach at 11 a.m., cruises around the harbor and returns at 1 p.m.

Buffet items include eggs Benedict, scrambled eggs, bacon, turkey and salads. The cost is $29.95 for each adult; half-price for children 12 and under. Reservations are required.

2431 Pacific Coast Highway. (714) 631-2469.


Roger Rabbit, Thumper, and the White Rabbit from "Alice in Wonderland" will be among the famous bunnies celebrating Easter at the Disneyland Hotel. A buffet brunch runs from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The price is $34.50 for adults, $12.50 for children ages 4 to 12, and $3 for kids 3 and under. On the menu is glazed ham, roast sirloin, fish, shrimp, pastas, waffles, omelets, salads, fruit and dessert.

1150 West Cerritos Ave., Anaheim. (714) 956-6545.


Pascal Epicerie is busily preparing Easter baskets to carry out for Sunday. The baskets, which are $51.90 for two people, contain a poached salmon with herb sauce and spring vegetables, a choice of rotisserie chicken or rosemary grilled lamb, Easter cake and chocolate truffles.

The baskets must be ordered in advance.

1000 Bristol St., Newport Beach. (714) 261-9041.


Pony rides, a Dixieland band and Easter egg hunts accompany brunch at the Hyatt Newporter Resort on Sunday. The festivities begin at 10 a.m. and end at 3 p.m., with egg hunts scheduled for 11, 12:30 and 2 on the hotel's golf course.

The buffet (with omelets, salads, seafood, meats, fruit and dessert) is $27.95 for adults, $13.95 for children under 12 and free for children 3 and under. Prices do not include tax; reservations recommended.

1107 Jamboree Road, Newport Beach. (714) 729-1234.


Baci Ristorante has invited Markham Winery to pair wines with a five-course dinner Monday night beginning at 6:30.

Among the dishes are avocado with shrimp (with a 1993 Sauvignon blanc), polenta and sausage in tomato sauce (with a 1991 Merlot) and veal chop with porcini mushrooms (1990 Cabernet Sauvignon).

The price is $43.50 per person, which includes tax and tip.

18748 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach. (714) 965-1194.

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