For the past twelve years, thousands of music and food loving festival goers gather annually at Park Tavern in Piedmont Park to celebrate the Oyster Crawfish Festival. For the 13th installment on Saturday, March 26, 2016, Park Tavern will once again serve up approximately ten thousand pounds of fresh Louisiana crawfish that are brought in the night before – making it Atlanta’s biggest crawfish festival. Conveniently located on the Atlanta Belt Line, Park Tavern will also serve fresh, regional fried, raw, and steamed oysters, delicious fried oyster, shrimp and chicken baskets, Abita brews, Bacardi cocktails and more.
Featuring live music performances throughout the day, the music starts at 2 p.m. with a foot stomping set from Tray Dahl & The Jugtime Ragband. Then, Wasted Potential Brass Brand, known for its New Orleans standards, sarcastic pop, blues, funk and hip hop, will get the crowd going before Athens-based Kick the Robot warms up the stage for the one-only Cowboy Mouth. The hard-hitting band out of New Orleans will once again fill the headliner spot for the annual spring festival, serving up fans their unique style of ‘rock and roll gumbo’ and an unparalleled high energy performance that promises to be unforgettable.
The festival begins at 1:30 p.m. Ages 21 and under are allowed to attend the event when accompanied by a parent. Children 12 and under will not be charged admission. General admission and VIP tickets are available for purchase now. Tickets start at $15 at www.parktavern.com and www.xorbia.com/e/parktavern/oyster-crawfish-festival-with-cowboy-mouth. VIP admission grants revelers access to an exclusive entrance, a private bar, special seating, private restrooms, and a meet-and-greet with Cowboy Mouth. The event is rain or shine.
WHAT: Oyster Crawfish Festival with Cowboy Mouth
WHEN: Saturday, March 26, 2016
Doors open at 1:30 p.m.
Music starts at 2 p.m.
LIVE MUSIC: 2 p.m. – Tray Dahl & The Jugtime Ragband
3 p.m. – Wasted Potential
4:15 p.m. – Kick the Robot
6 p.m. – Cowboy Mouth
WHERE: Park Tavern
500 10th St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
COST: General admission and VIP tickets are available starting at $15 at www.parktavern.com and www.xorbia.com/e/parktavern/oyster-crawfish-festival-with-cowboy-mouth. Ages 21 and under are allowed to attend the event when accompanied by a parent. Children 12 and under will not be charged admission.
CONTACT: Call 404.249.0001 or visit www.parktavern.com
This Easter Sunday, celebrate the occasion in style at Le Bilboquet. In addition to its regular dinner menu, Le Bilboquet will offer a special, prix fixe brunch menu for $65 per person featuring guests’ choice of a mimosa or dessert, appetizer and entrée. Indulge in the restaurant’s classic French dishes including pain perdu and Mediterranean quiche, in addition to Le Bilboquet’s signature Cajun chicken and crêpes Suzette. To view the full menu, click here. For reservations, please call 404.869.9944.
Easter Egg Hunt: Cypress Street Pint and Plate
We just found out that the wily crew at Cypress Street Pint and Plate will be hosting an all day Easter Egg Hunt with eggs filled with an array of treasures including candy, gift cards, free drinks and food, and more. Serving a special brunch that includes house-made Deviled Eggs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., diners and drinkers can also take advantage of a mystery beer challenge between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Simply pick one of the four mystery beers and receive a $5 gift card.
Easter Bunny Appearance: Park Tavern
Park Tavern’s annual Easter brunch on its expansive patio will once again feature an exuberant buffet including chef-attended omelet and carving stations, Eggs Benedict with smoked salmon, Applewood Smoked Bacon and sausage, cheese grits, green beans almondine, sweet potato soufflé, and many more traditional favorites. A special appearance by the Easter Bunny will take place at 12 p.m., which will kick off Park Tavern’s annual Easter Egg Hunt. Guests are invited to bring their cameras and take pictures with the Easter Bunny for free. Admission is $34.95 for adults, $14.95 for kids ages 7 to 12, and kids 6 and under are free. To make reservations and purchase tickets, visit www.parktavern.com/events/easter-brunch.
Easter Special: Tavernpointe $15 Bottomless Mimosas
On Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016, Tavernpointe will be offering a special brunch and lunch menu from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring a selection of traditional brunch favorites and southern inspired lunch offerings. For $25 a person and $15 for children 12 and under, guests can choose from an array of sweet appetizers and sides, salads, brunch and lunch cuisine and dessert options. Tavernpointe will also be serving bottomless mimosas for $15 per person. From large groups to intimate gatherings, Tavernpointe offers plenty of options for parties of all sizes and has an expansive patio overlooking Peachtree Street and a private dining room featuring a full bar. For more information or to make a reservation, call (404) 549-3954 or visit www.tavernpointe.com.
~ Easter Menu ~
Quick Bread, Sticky Cinnamon Buns, Bagels, Biscuits
Whipped Butter, Jam, Whipped Cream Cheese, Apple Butter
Quinoa and Grilled Veggies
Baked Blueberry French Toast/Maple Syrup
Mac and Cheese
Coca Cola Collards
Back Jonny Cake Peach Cobbler
Fresh Fruit with Chantilly Cream
MARCH 25 | FOX BROS. BAR-B-Q | EASTER HAMS
Skip the stress this coming Easter Sunday and pick up a delicious house smoked ham from Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q. For only $60, you will get a six to seven pound ham that will impress both your family and holiday guests. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 404.414.0826 to reserve your ham today. Orders are due by March 25.
1238 Dekalb Ave. NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30307
foxbrosbbq.com | 404.577.4030
MARCH 27 | JP ATLANTA | EASTER BRUNCH
Celebrate the Easter holiday with your family over brunch at one of downtown Atlanta’s newest restaurants. Join JP Atlanta and Executive Chef Julio Delgado for a three-course festive spring menu for only $29 for adults and $12 for kids, with a complimentary mimosa and two-hour valet parking included. Menu highlights include Spring Vegetable Salad, Royal Red Shrimp “A La Plancha,” Bacon Onion Quiche, Beef Short Rib Hash, Chocolate & Lavender Sunday and Yogurt & Spring Berries.
230 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
www.JP-Atlanta.com | 404. 523.4004
MARCH 27 | EASTER SPECIALS | THE MERCURY
The Mercury is taking the pressure off of Easter cooking this year. Join us on Sunday, March 27th at Atlanta’s top culinary destination, Ponce City Market, for festive lunch specials beginning at 11:00 a.m. and a dinner special beginning at 5:00 p.m., in addition to our popular house made libations. For more information, please visit www.TheMercuryATL.com.
Merc’s Prime New York Steak & Farm Eggs with Crispy Brabant Potatoes – $18
Jumbo Lump Crab Benedict – $14
Herb Crusted Roast Leg of Lamb with Baby Heirloom Carrots, White Creamer Potatoes and Mint Jelly $28
675 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE Atlanta, GA 30308.
www.TheMercuryATL.com | 404.500.5253
MARCH 27 | WATERSHED | EASTER BRUNCH
Brunch with us on Easter Sunday and enjoy a special menu prepared by Executive Chef Zeb Stevenson for $35 per person. Menu highlights include spring pea salad, glazed ham, and of course, our famous hot milk cake. Tables will fill quickly, be sure to make your reservation by visiting our website or calling (404) 809-3561.
1820 Peachtree Rd. NW, Atlanta, Ga. 30309
watershedrestaurant.com | 404.809.3561
MARCH 27| VENKMAN’S | EASTER BRUNCH
Grab your family and head to Venkman’s to celebrate Easter Sunday over a delicious brunch. Chef Melvin has whipped up some festive specials, like Deviled Eggs with Pork Candy, Asparagus and Preserved Tomato Frittata with Country Ham and Radish Salad, and Crispy Trout Beignets with Braised Greens, Buttered Crumpets, Soft Eggs and Dill Hollandaise. Celebrate the Easter season over Chef Melvin’s specials and enjoy live music from Matt Kaminski Trio. Also, there will be complimentary photos with the Easter Bunny from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Venkman’s will serve brunch from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. For reservations, visit venkmans.com and for ticket information and menu visit ticketfly.com.
740 Ralph McGill Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA 30312
venkmans.com | 470.225.6162
MARCH 27 | LIVINGSTON RESTAURANT + BAR | EASTER BRUNCH
On March 27, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., Livingston Restaurant + Bar will host a celebratory Easter Brunch buffet. Enjoy an array of food from the hot or cold buffet, delicious Honey Baked Ham and Slow Roasted New York Strip from the carving stations, and delicious desserts like Mini Carrot Cakes. There is also a children’s menu and, the Easter Bunny himself will be on hand for photos. For $5, a photographer will take professional, printed photos. Brunch is $35 for adults, $15 for children between six and twelve years old, and complimentary for children five and under. Parking is complimentary up to three hours. Please visit www.livingstonatlanta.com to view a full menu and call 404-897-5000 today to make a reservation, as space is limited.
659 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30308
livingstonatlanta.com | 404.987.5000
MARCH 27 & MAY 8 |SEVEN LAMPS | EASTER & MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH
Make this Easter and Mother’s Day a special occasion by celebrating with Seven Lamps when they open early for a very unique brunch offering. For two days only, Sunday, March 27 and Sunday, May 8, Chef Drew Van Leuvan will be serving up classic brunch favorites alongside a selection of his signature dishes from 10:30am until 3:00pm. Be sure to mark your calendar so you don’t have to wait until next year to fill your brunch fix at Seven Lamps.
3400 Around Lenox Rd. NO. 217, Atlanta GA, 30326
sevenlampsatl.com | 404.467.8950
Hop on over to Brezza Cucina’s Easter Brunch on March 27! Chef Adam Evans has added special holiday offerings to the a la carte menu that put an Italian twist on classic Southern brunch dishes such as the Semolina pancake and the frittata del Giorno. Sip on a Mimosa Rossa, mixed with rosy Lambrusco di Sobrara, or the fizzy Campari Mimosa to wake up your taste buds before tackling Brezza’s Easter-themed cocktail, the Brezza Jelly Beans’-tini. Brunch runs from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and reservations can be made via Open Table and/or Yelp Seat-Me.
This Easter, head to West Midtown for a Basque feast at Cooks & Soldiers. Guests are invited to celebrate with an array of traditional pintxos served atop toasted bread, Basque small plates and meats, seafood and vegetables from the woodfire grill. For those with an appetite, share the chuletón one kilogram bone-in ribeye with Tempranillo bordelaise and ensalada verde. Toast the occasion with libations from the restaurant’s extensive wine and beer list, craft cocktail offerings and selection of Basque specialties such as txakoli and cider. The restaurant will be open on Easter Sunday from 4 to 9 p.m.
Dig into Southern Italian cuisine this Easter Sunday at Double Zero. The restaurant will be open during normal hours, from 5 to 9 p.m. and offer specials for the occasion. A perfect menu for sharing with family and friends, enjoy signature dishes such as the butternut squash frittelle, l’arrosto, Double Zero pizza and lobster pappardelle. To reserve, call 404.991.3666 or click here.
Ecco is open once a year for brunch – on Easter! Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity featuring a curated assortment of cured meats, cheeses, shared plates, appetizers, wood-fired pizzas, pastas and more to celebrate the special holiday. Click here to view the full menu, and please call 404.347.9555 for reservations.
Follow the Latin beat over to Eclipse di Luna for a tapas brunch this Easter! The restaurant’s Dunwoody location will serve signature brunch items such as “huevos con pato asado” featuring ancho chili roasted duck with sautéed potato hash, poached egg and roasted garlic chimichurri, and “pan frances dulce” cinnamon and cardamom-spiced French toast with honey goat cheese and maple syrup. The Buckhead location will open at noon for the occasion and feature brunch favorites from Dunwoody’s regular brunch menu.
Italians do everything better, including brunch! Head to the Highlands on Easter for the restaurant’s award winning brunch menu, featuring poached eggs bruschetta, eggs with polenta and Applewood smoked bacon, house-made cannolis and more.
Join Lure for an Easter bunch “by the sea” with a three course prix fixe brunch menu from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. for $30 per person. Menu items include Lure brunch favorites including English muffin with smoked whitefish and poached eggs, quiche with local veggies, seared scallops with butternut squash and apple cider griddlecake, and more. To view the full menu and make reservations, please click here.
Gather friends and family to join Oak Steakhouse for a special Easter brunch in Avalon! From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., executive chef Eric Zizka will be serving up some featured brunch specials along with crowd favorites such as the poutine, stuffed French toast, lobster grilled cheese and grilled steak and eggs. For reservations, please call 678.722.8333.
Located in a quiet pocket of Buckhead, Portofino offers a charming setting to escape from Atlanta’s hustle and bustle. The Italian-American gem recently launched Sunday brunch service, perfect for a sunny Easter celebration on the patio, paired with a glass of Prosecco or refreshing cocktail. Enjoy Portofino’s Bloody Mary option featuring your choice of artisanal garnishes. Signature dishes include dill and brown sugar cured salmon, duck benedict and shrimp and polenta, as well as a selection of pasta dishes such as fettuccine carbonara and bucatini all’Amatriciana. Reserve here.
In celebration of Easter, Shake Shack will offer an Easter Egg concrete, featuring vanilla custard, Mast Brothers buttermilk chocolate and salted caramel sauce, between Friday, March 25, and Sunday, March 27. Hunt for a gold sticker under your Easter Egg concrete cup for a chance to find a gold sticker and win prizes.
With Easter just around the corner, marking the unofficial beginning of the spring season, Southern Art invites guests to make Easter Sunday a family affair this year and hop on over to the Southern restaurant for an EGG-citing day of holiday festivities for the whole family to enjoy. From 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., friends and families enjoy a delicious brunch spread of assorted breads and pastries, artisanal ham, charcuterie and cheeses, seafood, soups and salads. Traditional Easter brunch options will also be available at the various carving, omelet and dessert stations. After brunch, children can spend the afternoon hunting for Easter eggs (at 1 and 2 p.m.), enjoying the petting zoo, meeting the Easter Bunny and getting their faces painted. The Easter brunch and egg-stravaganza is $75 for each adult, $40 for children 12 and under and complimentary for children 6 and under. To make a reservation, please call 404.946.9070.
South City Kitchen Midtown and South City Kitchen Vinings will each offer a three course prix fixe Easter brunch menu featuring South City favorites and new exciting flavors. Available from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at both locations, the menu is $35 per person and $17.50 for children under 12, plus tax and gratuity. Menu items include old Charleston she crab soup, smoked brisket benedict, Springer Mountain Farms fried chicken and more. For more information and to make reservations, click here (Midtown) and here (Vinings).
Enjoy family recipes without making a mess in the kitchen for Easter this year at Sugo. Celebrate with family and friends with Mediterranean-inspired dishes such as bacon-wrapped dates, eggplant parmesan, meatball al Sugo and Federico’s braciole. The restaurant will be open from 5 to 9 p.m. for the occasion. To reserve, call 770.817.8000 or click here.
Hop over to Decatur for Easter brunch or dinner at The Iberian Pig. The restaurant will open at noon and offer its regular menu with brunch specials. Throughout the afternoon and night, enjoy acclaimed tapas such as pork cheek tacos, shrimp escabeche, rabbit empanadas and bacon-wrapped dates, as well as signature cocktails including “The Iberian Old Fashioned” made with bacon-infused rye. To reserve, call 404.371.8800 or click here.
The best brunch in Buckhead is offering an even more extravagant celebration on Easter Sunday. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., The Café at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead will feature an Easter Bunny, egg hunts every hour on the hour and even an exotic petting zoo with animals including kangaroos, camels and monkeys. There will also be an extra-enhanced culinary selection, including 25 cheeses, caviar, hand-rolled sushi, an espresso station, ice sculptures and more. Reservations for Easter Brunch are available now. The cost is $125 per person, and $69 for children. Please call 404.237.2700 to make reservations.
Celebrate Easter at Wahoo! Grill, Offering an extensive version of their Sunday Brunch Buffet, including items such as crab cake benedict and delicious French toast, in addition to their a la carte menu. Wash down brunch with a selection from Wahoo’s! one of a kind Bloody Mary menu.
Have a safe and wonderful Easter weekend friends!