In celebration of Easter, some of Chicago's top restaurants and markets are offering special dishes and prix fixe menus. If you don't want to spend the time and energy preparing a meal, head to one of these spots for delicious meal.
Chicago French Market: Numerous vendors of the Market are selling sweet and savory Easter specials. 131 N. Clinton St., Chicago, Ill. 60661. (312) 575-0306. chicagofrenchmarket.com
- Try Vanille Patisserie's macaroons, chocolate bunnies and lollipops. For more decadent sweets, don't miss the Almond Pithivier (a crisp puff pastry with baked almond cream), the Petit Fours (an assortment of miniature pastries) and the Carrot Cake Entrement (a traditional carrot cake with cream cheese mousse with Easter dècor).
- Delightful Pastries is offering assorted pies and cakes, that include Lamb Pound Cake, Lamb and Spinach Pie, Banana Cream Pie, Chocolate Bundt Cake, and Rhubarb Strawberry Pie.
- Sweet Miss Giving's is offering Easter Cupcakes and Royal Icing Cookies.
Every New Yorker has that one Dream Restaurant: the one they pass by every night after work or class that radiates a heavenly food aroma, has garnered more stars than a galaxy, but unfortunately features a menu peppered with unaffordable, sky-high prices.
Thanks to New York Restaurant Week, that Dream Restaurant is your reality!
From now until Sunday, February 6, more than 300 of New York's top restaurants are offering three-course lunches and dinners for the price some normally charge for just an entree! Be a part of this 19-year-old culinary tradition as you devour some of the highest quality meals in the city.