What does Easter Sunday mean to you? Is it a sacred day to celebrate the ressurection of Jesus Christ, or a time to hide chocolate eggs and give your little ones a sugar rush to rival Halloween? Is it just another excuse to indulge in festive indulgence? Hows about all three? Regardless of your religion, theres no denying todays culinary prospects. Lucky gluttons, there are delicious Easter Sunday feasts going on all over the city.
Consider Cioppino at the Ritz-Carlton (455 Grand Bay Dr., Key Biscayne). From 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. foodies can enjoy a lavish buffet featuring dim sum, sushi, leg of lamb, salmon, and truffle macaroni and cheese. The spread costs $95. Call 305-365-4286.
Or head north to Aaria at Acqualina (17875 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach) for a lush brunch. For $63 you can enjoy unlimited champagne for this holiest of days, and graze over seafood, tapas, cured meats, and delicious pastries. Call 305-918-8000.
Today is also a great day to check out Table 8 at the Regent South Beach Hotel (1458 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach). Executive chef Govind Armstrong has devised a seasonal $50 prix fixe menu, and guests have until April 10 to check out his savory delights. If we were to attend, wed start with the roasted sunchoke and pear soup with blue cheese crostini, move on to the Kobe beef, and then sit back and wait for the chefs inspired dessert of choice. Call 305-695-4114.
Sun., April 8