Easter Sunday is April 20th, and most people have been preparing for a family dinner since February. If you aren’t the type to plan ahead or slave away over a stove to cook a lavish meal, there are still plenty of options for you! Restaurants all over the tri-state will be hosting Easter brunch and dinner specials to take the heat off of in-house Easter traditions.
Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Water Parks, the classic seaside attraction located on the boardwalk of the Wildwoods, NJ, invites families to hop over to Mariner’s Landing Pier on Sunday, April 20 for its annual Easter celebration starting at noon.
Morey’s Piers, located on the boardwalk in the Wildwoods, New Jersey is a classic seaside amusement park, family owned and operated since 1969. Voted the third best seaside amusement park in the world by Amusement Today, Morey’s Piers has over 100 rides and attractions spanning over eighteen acres along six beach blocks and includes three amusement piers and two beachfront waterparks. Convenient to the major population centers of the Northeast, yet a world apart, Morey’s Piers along with Morey Hotels & Resorts combines the pure joy of an amusement park, the sights and sounds of a classic boardwalk, outstanding accommodations, together with the rhythm of beach life. Visit them at Surfside Pier, featuring the Ocean Oasis Waterpark and Beach Club at 25th Avenue, Mariner’s Landing Pier, featuring Raging Waters Waterpark at Schellenger Avenue, and Adventure Pier at Spencer Avenue. For more information, visitwww.moreyspiers.com or phone (609) 522-3900 or like us on Facebook. You can also follow us onTwitter and YouTube.
Special Easter-themed activities run until 5:00pm and include strolling entertainment of stilt walkers and jugglers, face painting and coloring the Morey’s “Monster Mural.” Pictures with the Easter Bunny are available from 1:00pm to 5:00pm at the Parents Pavilion located behind the Carousel. Children 12 years and under can pick an Easter egg for a chance to win an assortment of fun prizes, ranging from stuffed animals and Curley’s Fries buckets, to one-day pier passes and water park passes. Two lucky participants will win the grand prize of a Morey’s Piers season pass.
For more information on Morey’s Piers and the Easter celebration, visit www.moreyspiers.com.
Ken & Cook will be serving up a prix fixe menu for Easter Sunday! Take all the stress out of the holidays and make a reservation today. Enjoy a three course menu with choice of appetizer, pasta or entree, and dessert for only $45 per person. As a special treat there will also be live jazz; so sit back and relax! The menu includes: beets, homemade ricotta, radish, pistachio, pasta, lobster ravioli with asparagus sauce, wild mushroom risotto, sauteed wild mushrooms with truffle oil, and vanilla creme brulee. For reservations please call 212.966.3058 http://www.kenandcook.com/
For our West Coast readers, The Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel is also hosting a lavish Easter buffet-style brunch on April 20th. It’s not your average buffet brunch: the upscale brunch will include a live jazz trio, 2 complimentary glasses of sparkling wine, mimosas or peach bellinis, and much more at the link below. To make it a family affair, there will be a a visit from the Easter bunny & egg hunt for children on the spacious property grounds.
Reservations can be made by calling 310.691.7584 or email [email protected] Here is a link to more information: http://cdn.luxehotels.com/cms/pressroom/easter2014_menu.pdf
Escape will be serving brunch on April 20th in celebration of Easter.
3-Course Easter Brunch Menu:
- Arugula, bleu, apple, walnut
- Farm salad
- Crab cake, marinated and pickled vegetables ($5 supplement)
- Mussels, smoked ham, basil butter
- Beet salad with spring flavors
- Cured meat plate
- Local cheese plate
- Spring pea purée, bacon, crema, mint
- EM burger
- Benedict,scallop, brown butter hollandaise
- French toast, foie gras, pecans, berries, local maple ($8 supplement)
- Pulled pork sandwich
- Cured ham, spinach, cheddar omelet
- Smoked salmon, egg, potato, dill toast
- Steak and eggs ($8 supplement)
- BBQ chicken, greens, grits
- Fried chicken
- Roasted salmon, morels, pea butter ($5 supplement)
- Berry rhubarb crisp
- Cheese plate
- Carrot cake
Escape will be opened from 11AM until 3PM with last reservation taken at 2:30PM. Seating is limited and the 3-course brunch is $28. Reservations can be made by calling 973-744-0712.