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The ultimate Easter 2013 dining guide in L.A. area

March 25, 2013|By Caitlin Keller
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Easter brunch. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles…)

Have you sorted out what and where you’ll be eating on Easter? Whether you're looking to go out or stay in with takeout, here's a list of places around town offering Easter treats, brunch and supper:

Asia de Cuba: Honey-glazed Kurobuta pork belly, "Ropa Vieja" of duck and char siu beef short ribs are all part of Asia de Cuba at the Mondrian hotel's new dim sum brunch menu. The new items will debut Easter Sunday. Brunch is $49 per person and includes the traditional brunch, dim sum stations and one signature cocktail. A cocktail sampler is available for an additional $15. 8440 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, (323) 848-6000,

Bouchon Bakery: Egg bon bons, shortbread cookies, mini macarons, hot cross buns and Easter baskets will be available for pickup and special order. 235 N. Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, (310) 271-9910,

Cafe del Rey: English pea agnolotti, Dungeness crab cakes, tuna tartar, eggs Florentine, a gyro lamb burger and a brown butter apple galette are what’s on the brunch menu at Cafe del Rey this Easter. Bottomless sparkling wines, mimosas and sparkling cider are also available. Brunch is $42 per person, available from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call for reservations. 4451 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, (310) 823-6395,

Cecconi’s: The Northern Italian restaurant will offer seasonal menu specials on Easter along with a la carte menu items that include an asparagus and black truffle Benedict, available during brunch, and a mustard and herb-roasted Sonoma Valley lamb chop and pastiera, which will be available all day. 8764 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, (310) 432-2000,

Chaya: All of the Chaya restaurant locations in L.A. will be celebrating Easter with a three-course brunch menu and bottomless mimosas, priced at $42 per person. Menu items will include a cured salmon salad with blood orange, fennel, asparagus and blood orange vinaigrette; slow roasted beets with oranges, burrata, aged balsamic and watercress; and pappardelle with Kobe beef-porcini bolognese. Brunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Chaya in Beverly Hills, downtown L.A. and Venice. Call for reservations.

Colonial Wine Bar: The Easter dinner menu at Colonial Wine Bar includes hard-boiled quail eggs with celery salt, an English shrimp cocktail and bacon-wrapped sausages for starters, and entree garlic and rosemary roast leg of lamb or whole roasted branzino for entrees. Call for pricing and reservations. 7166 Melrose Ave, L.A., (323) 657-1827,

Comme Ca: Chef David Myers’ a la carte Easter brunch menu will include a young gem lettuce salad with tomatoes, garlic croutons and truffle parmesan dressing; lobster Benedict with spinach and blood orange hollandaise; and parma ham quiche with asparagus and Marin triple-cream brie. Comme Ca will also serve bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys. Call for reservations. 8479 Melrose Ave., L.A., (323) 782-1104,

Culina, Modern Italian: Culina will offer diners dim sum, California cheeses, made to order omelets and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Easter. Brunch is $95 for adults and $47 for children under 12. Call for reservations. 300 S. Doheny Drive, L.A., (310) 860-4000,

Fig & Olive Melrose: Easter brunch at Fig & Olive will feature French Riviera-inspired dishes such as lamb samosa, a fig Gorgonzola tartlet, gazpacho de Andalucía, crab Benedict and carrot cake. Easter Brunch is $45 per person, available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call for reservations. 8490 Melrose Place, West Hollywood, (310) 360-9100,

Gladstones: The Malibu restaurant will offer an Easter brunch menu to be served buffet-style. Dishes will include baked Virginia ham with pineapple raisin glaze, bananas Foster French toast, lump crab and spinach quiche, house-smoked whole king salmon and more. Brunch at Gladstones will be $39.95 for adults and $19.95 for children under 12. Call for reservations. 17300 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Palisades, (310) 454-3474,

Huckleberry Bakery & Cafe: The renowned cafe and bakery in Santa Monica will offer catering options this Easter to take home. Entrees available for pre-order include braised lamb shoulder with farro and spring vegetable ragu; maple glazed ham; and free-range rotisserie chicken. Sides will include vegetable pot pie with farmers markets vegetables and deviled eggs. For dessert, the cafe will make lemon meringue pie and a whole wheat raspberry butter cake. Catering orders must be placed 48 hours in advance and can be made by calling Huckleberry. 1014 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, (310) 451-2311,

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