by Steven Doyle
Easter is upon us, and we all will be hunkered down with family. This is a tremendous time to re-acquaint ourselves with the ones we love most. The planned special dinner may be made with ingredients we may or may not find on the sparse shelves. Or order a definite great meal from one of the many restaurants offering a special take-out option.
Sure, we will miss the lavish buffets laden with a leg of lamb, plum glazed hams. oceans of shrimp cocktail, cherry port pork loin… well, you get what I am hungry for. Instead we have a list for you today where to forage a great dining option for the tribe.
These are the restaurants sending Crave notice:
Terry Blacks BBQ: Friday & Saturday: $5 off each whole pound of brisket, $70 whole fully cooked hot brisket, while supplies last
Easter Sunday: $20 off small Family Pack, regular price $95 and $40 off large Family Pack, regular price $190
FoxTrot Market: The Easter Celebration Box is a chocolate lover’s dream. This box includes Pump Street Milk Chocolate Eggs (PINK & BLUE), Goodio Chocolate – Coconut 51%, Carol’s Cookies – Chocolate Chip, and COCO Chocolatier – Lavender Milk Chocolate Bar. The box is available for $25.
The Adult Easter Basket contains the perfect goodies for the adults in the house with Outer Sounds Sauvignon Blanc, Berry Sour Gummy Mix, Plain & Sweet Crispy Cake, Pump Street Dark Chocolate Eggs (GREEN & YELLOW), and Fatty Sundays – Toffee. The box is available for $50.
Al Biernats: To place an order for Easter, the order sheets will available on Al Biernat’s website later today. They can also be found on Al Biernat’s social media or by email if customers are subscribed to their emails. All orders must be placed by 4pm on Friday, April 10th. Orders will be available for pickup at a scheduled time between 1pm-6pm on Sunday, April 12th. Only 10 orders will be scheduled for pickup every half-hour, and meals will be picked up ready to serve. Reservations for pickup are required.
Mia Dia from Scratch: Continue your Easter brunch tradition without any fuss with Mi Dia From Scratch. Chef Gabriel DeLeon has curated a special to-go, family-style brunch menu featuring an array of delectable brunch dishes, serving four or six, and cocktail kits. The special menu will be available on Saturday, April 11th and Sunday, April 12th from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM for curbside pickup or scheduled delivery if you are within a 10-mile radius from a Mi Dia From Scratch location.
White Rock Alehouse: Let us help out and prepare your Easter meal for you and enjoy it with some tasty White Rock Alehouse beer! We are taking pre-orders for next Sunday now (so we can be sure to prepare enough food). Call (214-989-7570) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your order and we’ll have it ready for your curbside next Sunday.
One90 Smoked Meats: Easter menu will feature three pounds of scratch-made smoked ham, a pan of Grandma’s squash casserole, a pan of seasoned green beans, garlic-buttered dinner rolls and a whole pie of Mom’s buttermilk pie for $129.99. Orders can be placed online at the website, or by calling the store at 214-346-3287. All orders within the DFW metroplex will be delivered to your front door the day before Easter with simple heating instructions. The menu will feed up to eight people.
Cru Wine Bar: The menu has been modified to offer dishes that are more favorable for takeout. Guest options can be a la carte or 3 courses prix fixe for only $24. They’ll also be offering a Mimosa Kit for $25 which makes 8 mimosas. They’ll only have a limited quantity of these kits so orders should be placed early. Guests can then schedule pick up on Sunday, April 12th anytime between 11:00 am – 2:00 pm.
Two Sisters Catering: They have a special menu found at their website. All orders must be placed by April 9th. Pickup will be at their shop at 2633 Gaston Ave. on Saturday, April 11th between 11 am and 12 pm. Delivery will be available on Saturday, April 11th between 11 am and 1 pm.
Furlough Kitchen: Those in the hospitality service industry can pick up a free Easter meal for four on Saturday, April 11 from noon to 7 p.m. at Furlough Kitchen, located at 4318 Eastside Ave. The menu will include ham, sweet potato puree, asparagus, rolls and peach cobbler. It will be available while supplies last. All meals will be reheat ready with instructions printed and taped on the boxes. Additionally, guests can request kids activities to be included with the meals.
Lochland’s: Available for pick-up Sunday, April 12 from noon-7pm, Lochland’s will offer
Herb Roasted Leg of Lamb served with baby green peas, garlic mashed potatoes, roasted root vegetable roll and home made mint sauce for $24 per person. Additionally, the popular Shepherd’s Pie will be available to take and bake at home served along side choice of green salad or jalapeño avocado soup (serves 4-6 people, $50). Ordering in advance is required and a limited number of lamb dinners will be available on Sunday. Deadline to order is Friday, April 10th at 8pm. Craft beer and wines by the bottle are also offered.
Lochland’s Food and Spirits is located at 8518 Plano Road at the intersection of Lake Highlands Drive and Northwest Highway in Lake Highlands. To order Easter specials or from the take out menu (available Wednesday-Sunday from 3pm-8pm), call 469-677-0174 or order online.
Easter Sunday is rapidly approaching, but it won’t be quite the same as usual since we’re all social distancing and staying at home. Refined Hospitality Concepts restaurants – Primo’s MX Kitchen & Lounge, Nosh Bistro, Overeasy and Scout – are banding together to make up for that, by providing a special Easter menu for pickup or delivery.
The a la carte menu features a wide selection of holiday favorites. Entrees are Fire-Roasted Honey Ham (7 pound average; $70), Lemon & Thyme Turkey Breast (10-12 pound average, $75), Roasted Garlic & Rosemary Leg of Lamb (7 pound average, $150), and Salt & Herb Crusted Prime Rib (6 pound average, $150). Sides serve 12 to 15 people and include Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots ($34), Sweet & Spicy Brussels Sprouts with Bacon ($38), Mac n’ Cheese ($42), Olive Oil & Herb Smashed Sweet Potatoes ($32) and Traditional Mashed Potatoes ($32). Desserts include a whole Easter Cheesecake ($34) and Granny Smith Apple Bread Pudding ($34).
The restaurants are also providing half-price bottles of wine and cocktail kits for those who would like to add drinks to dinner. Available now, all kits serve six cocktails, including Primo’s Margarita Kit, complete with limes and salt ($38); a Ranch Water Kit ($46); a Bloody Mary/Bloody Maria Kit ($28); and a Mimosa Kit ($12). Add a six-pack of Fiji water for $9.
Easter menu orders must be placed by 10 p.m. Thursday, April 9, and picked up by 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 11. Pickup and delivery is available from all restaurants except Nosh Bistro, which is delivery only.
Diners can order a la carte off of their regular menu OR order their special Easter package:
EASTER FAMILY MEAL FOR 4*
Must order by Friday, April 10, 2:00 PM
Pickup is Saturday, April 11
Cost is $85 (includes tax)
Hummus – 12 ounces
Baba Ghanouj – 12 ounces
Greek Salad – dressing on the side
Oven-roasted lamb chops – 2 racks (32-36 ounces)
Ziziki Sauce – 8 ounces
Saffron Rice – 22-ounce container
Vegetables – 22-ounce container
Pita Bread – 6 pieces
Baklava – 4 pieces
*Ready to reheat. No substitutions
Primo’s MX Kitchen & Lounge 3309 McKinney Ave., Dallas 214-935-5111 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily primosuptown.com/easter
Nosh 8611 Hillcrest, Suite 100, Dallas 469-730-2400 5 to 9 p.m. daily
Scout and Overeasy 1914 Commerce St., Dallas 469-320-8998 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily
TJ’S SEAFOOD MARKET HEAT-AT-HOME EASTER PACKAGE
Pre Order by Friday, April 10 by calling the restaurant $110; Feeds 4 – 6 people
TEN50 BBQ EASTER PACKAGE
Order for pickup by calling the restaurant at 855-783-1050 $80; Feeds 4 – 6 people http://ten50bbq.com
IL BRACCO EASTER PACKAGE
Pre Order by Friday, April 10 by emailing email@example.com $80; Feeds 4 people
*Entire food and wine menu available for a la carte options
JAXON TEXAS KITCHEN & BEER GARDEN EASTER PACKAGE
Pre Order by Friday, April 10 for curbside pickup or delivery (within 5-mile radius) by calling the restaurant at (214) 838-1422 $100; Feeds
FAT STRAWS EASTER “SMILE PACKS”
Pre Order by Friday, April 10 for pickup on Saturday, April 11 (Fat Straws closed on Easter Sunday) Order online at https://www.fatstraws.co/locations/
LEGACY HALL – EASTER BUNNY DELIVERIES
Pre Order by calling (469) 93406757 or sending a direct message on Facebook or Instagram @legacyfoodhall with your name/phone number, which kit you’re interested in and how many children in the household
Pre Order begins Tuesday, March 31 @ noon and remains open while supplies last (or until Thursday, April 9 @ 6 p.m.)
Delivery available Saturday, April 11 from 9am-5pm and Sunday, April 12 from 9am-Noon
- Legacy Hall will send someone dressed up as the Easter bunny to your house to deliver a pre-purchased Bloody Mary ($78) and/or Mimosa ($48) Kit for Easter Brunch at-home.
- Additionally, Children will receive an Easter basket filled with goodies brought to them by the Easter Bunny including an Easter Egg Dye Kit with eggs for parents and children to do a fun, at-home activity together, plus a sweet treat.*
*While supplies last. Must pre-order. Guests must live within an 8 mi. radius from Legacy Hall.
*$4.00 will be added for each additional child to accommodate extra activity kits in the Easter basket.
Kenny Bowers: Kenny Bowers knows that families are struggling to decide how to celebrate Easter this year – and he wants to take one worry off of their plate. DINNER!
Easter Family Meal Packs must be preordered by Thursday, April 9 and are available for pick up on Saturday, April 11 or Sunday, April 12 at Kenny’s East Coast Pizza. In order to reserve, call 972-519-9669. Kenny’s East Coast Pizza 4701 W Park Blvd #101, Plano, TX 75093