Weekend picks: 3 places for Easter
Easter is almost as popular at restaurants as it is for home cooks. Here are three places where you can celebrate. Reservations are recommended.
MIRABELLE, Stony Brook
The four-star restaurant's $62 fixed-price dinner, plus tax and tip, is from 1 to 7 p.m. Among the dishes: asparagus custard, asparagus-chervil salad with smoked salmon, spring pea soup, Sauternes-poached foie gras, loin of lamb and lamb chop, pan-seared shell steak, seared branzino, ginger-almond tart.
The Farmingdale restaurant offers brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost: $21.95 for adults; $10.95 for children. Selections include scrambled or poached eggs, mini-pastries and mini-bagels, pancakes, French toast, home fries and unlimited Mimosas and sparkling wine.
This stellar spot will have brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $28; and dinner from 3 to 8 p.m. for $50, both plus tax and tip. Dinner selections include braised short ribs with caponata, mussel soup, pan-seared Atlantic salmon, roast duck a l'orange, roasted chicken breast and confit of leg, rum cake and sorbets. Brunch items include mussels and fries, onion soup, steak tartare.