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Sunday March 27, 2005

Mandarin Oriental

Sunday, March 27, 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Easter in Grand Style at the elegant waterfront setting of Azul with a three-course menu with dishes such as Harrissa marinated lamb with smoked eggplant, cucumber raita, green olive and Zatar flatbread , Maine crab cakes �Benedict, crispy ham, poached eggs and mustard hollandaise; desserts and house-made pastries and chocolates. Azul, Mandarin Oriental, Miami, 500 Brickell Key Drive.For reservations, call (305) 913-8254.Cost is $45 per person

Blue Door, Delano

Sunday, March 27, Blue Door at Delano�s extravagant Easter Buffet Brunch with a

complimentary glass of Champagne Mimosa or Bloody Mary,ice carvings, chocolate egg gift bags and a chocolate dessert fountain, displays lavish eggs and breakfast stations, sushi, cevishe and carving stations; salads and antipastos and hot entrees such as Mahi Mahi Cajou with hearts of palm and cashew nuts, or Duck Exotica with apples, mango and spicy curry sauce; and an Easter dessert extravaganza. Blue Door at the Delano, 1680 Collins Avenue, South Beach�� Reservations: 305.674.6400. Complimentary valet parking Cost: $62.00 per person.


Chef Allen�s

Sunday March 27, Easter Dinner at Chef Allen�s, with Chef Allen Susser�smenu of crab cake with fennel slaw and rhubarb chutney or poached shrimp with parmesan grits and pistachio ailliade; salad; cumin and lime roasted leg of lamb with pigeon pea cassoulet or �surf and turf� tamarind glaze short rib with saffron & rum roasted lobster, and desserts. (A-la Carte dining also available). Chef Allen�s. 1 block east of Biscayne Boulevard on N.E. 191st street, Aventura. 305.935.2900 www.

Baleen, Grove Isle Hotel and Resort

Sunday, March 27, Waterfront Easter Sunday Brunch at Baleen, with Chef Donna Wynter�s specialties such as Cold Salads and Vegetables; Seafood Station; Sushi Station; Cooking stations of pastas, Omelettes and Waffles; a Carving station with New Zealand Rack of Lamb, Prime Rib, Roast Ham; entr�es and a lavish dessert station of assorted pastries, cakes, candies and more. Baleen, Grove Isle Hotel and Resort, 4 Grove Isle, Coconut Grove, 305-857-5007. Cost: $59 Per Person



Sunday, March 27, 11:00 am � 3:00 pm, Hip-Hop Easter Brunch with an assortment of international cheeses and p�t�s, tropical fruits, egg dishes like omelets, French Toast Style brioche served with banana molasses or strawberry daiquiri syrup; as well as stations full of salads,carving stations, seafood buffet, and spring desserts with miniature pastries and other �tiny treats. Ballroom, The Trump International Sonesta Beach Resort, 18001 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach. Reservations: 305-692-5770. Cost: $46 per person plus tax & gratuity.

Sunday, March 27,10:30 am � 3:00 pm,Caviar and Champagne Easter Brunch with sumptuous buffets including fresh salads and fruits, international cheeses, p�t�s and terrines, smoked fish, raw bar, carving station, omelets and Belgium waffles prepared to order, in addition to a grand display of desserts. Grand BallroomSonesta Beach Resort Key Biscayne,��� 350 Ocean Drive, Key Biscayne. Reservations: (305) 365-5007. Cost: $52.00 per adult/ $24.00 per child (5-12 years old)



Caffe Luna Rosa

Sunday, March 27, Traditional Italian Brunch or Dinner Easter overlooking the ocean at Caffe Luna Rosa. Easter dishes in Italy are a celebration of fresh seasonal produce. Owner Fran Marincola will prepare typical dishes with asparagus and artichokes, spring lamb, veal and special Easter desserts for the whole family. Caffe Luna Rosa, 34 South Ocean Boulevard (A1A), Fort Lauderdale. 561- 274-9404



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