We're all about specials around here -- if you haven't noticed, we dine out often.
So, when a holiday comes around and local restaurants roll out the deals, we're all about it.
Easter Sunday is coming up at the start of next week and many eateries are offering different dishes and discounts for the day.
Check out our list of lunch and dinner specials in Broward and Palm Beach Counties.
Starting at 4:30 p.m., guests can celebrate the holiday Italian-style. Chef Angelo Elia is offering a number of traditional Easter dishes at his namesake restaurants in Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton. Entrees include Angelo's Easter lam and roasted capretto, marinated baby goat roasted in the wood oven with herbs, black olives, and potatoes. Artichoke, which symbolizes rejuvenation and rebirth is featured in a few dishes, including the carciofi fritti (fried artichoke) and the Roman artichoke, braised in white wine and stuffed with breading. Pastiera Napoletana, a traditional Italian Easter Cake from Naples, is being offered for dessert.
The Office, Delray Beach
To commemorate the day, this Delray Beach gastro pub is serving a number of a la carte specials in addition to the regular menu. Selections include: lobster bisque ($12), spinach and strawberry salad ($14), baked ham ($26), and crab-stuffed snapper ($36).
Once the kiddies are all settled down, this place is offering specials to help you wind down. After 8 p.m., the Flying Fish Lounge is offering deals, including more than 35 sushi, appetizer, and tapas selections ranging from $2.25 to $7.25, as well as a wide variety of beer, wine and signature cocktails ranging from $3 to $7.
In addition to brunch specials earlier in the day, these downtown spots are offering lunch and dinner options for Easter Sunday. Entrees include a wood grilled branzino with lobster corn vinaigrette and roasted leg of lamb porchetta. For desert, it's offering a limoncello cheese cake with compressed strawberries and balsamic caramel.
City Cellar, West Palm Beach
Once the mimosas and pancakes have settled, this West Palm cellar is serving some holiday appropriate meals. Options include Jackman's Ranch local Wagyu rib roast, grilled branzino, and housemade mac 'n' cheese.
City Oyster, Delray Beach
This Atlantic Ave. seafood place is offering a number of Easter entrees, including a smoked salmon burschetta, Singapore style egg noodles with shrimp and Asian veggies, and certified sustainable Peruvian sea bass.
Pistache French Bistro, West Palm Beach
To continue on from the brunch festivities, this Clematis French restaurant is serving specials for the holiday. Roast leg of lamb with bouquetiere of spring vegetables, basmati rice pilaf, and dijon lamb jus is one of the more traditional options. Butter poached Maine lobster with sautéed pencil asparagus, roasted fingerling potatoes, and sauce béarnaise is on the menu for the seafood lovers. It's followed by petits nids de paques au chocolate, vanilla sponge cake, dark chocolate buttercream, and Easter candies for dessert.
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