Easter Brunch Events
All events are Sunday. Reservations are suggested or required.
Joe Muer Seafood: Made-to-order omelets, eggs Benedict, Belgian waffles, sushi, shrimp cocktail, salmon Wellington, desserts and more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $47.99, $19.99 for children. 400 Renaissance Center, Detroit. (313) 567-6837.
Rattlesnake Club: Buffet with carved leg of lamb, made-to-order omelets, salad, fruit, breads, dessert and a “kid zone.” 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sun., $39, ages 4-12, $12, not including tax and a 21 percent gratuity. 300 River Place, Detroit. (313) 567-4400.
Vertical Detroit: Eggs Benedict, pain perdu, crepes, omelet, scallops, Gruyere cheese burger and more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Pricing is a la carte. 1538 Centre, Detroit. (313) 732-WINE.
Yemans Street: Lobster Benedict, filet and eggs, eggs on avocado toast, spicy Thai peanut breakfast bowl and more. 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Prices a la carte. Free kids meal with purchase of an adult meal. 2995 Yemans, Hamtramck. yemansstreet.com.
Local Kitchen & Bar: Buffet brunch with food from chefs Jared Bobkin — currently competing on FOX’s “Hell’s Kitchen — and Ben Robinson. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $29, ages 5-12, $15. 344 W. Nine Mile, Ferndale. (248) 291-5650.
D’Amato’s: Buffet-style brunch. Noon and 3 p.m. $29, $13 for children. 222 S. Sherman, Royal Oak. (248) 584-7400.
Rogers Roost: Buffet with carving stations plus pasta, breakfast foods, salad, fruit, cheese and more. 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $22.99, ages 4-10, $9.99. 33626 Schoenherr, Sterling Heights. (586) 979-7550.
Community House: Buffet with breakfast and lunch stations including bananas Foster French toast, salmon, eggplant parmesan and more. 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. seatings. $35, ages 4-12, $12. 380 S. Bates, Birmingham. (248) 644-5832.
Rugby Grille at the Townsend: A four-course fixed-price brunch includes ham and kale quiche, roasted spring onion and garlic soup, crab Benedict, plus other options. Dessert is a lemon meringue tart. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $65 plus tax and gratuity. 100 Townsend, Birmingham. (248) 642-5999.
Beau’s Grillery: Brunch menu with eggs Benedict, quiche, brunch-y drinks and more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. A la carte pricing. 4108 W. Maple, Bloomfield Hills. (248) 626-2630.
Rochester Tap Room: Four course menu, including choice of sauteed chicken breast with mushroom gravy, herb-crusted New York strip loin, marinated salmon with pineapple slaw or rosemary lamb chops. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $25, six and older, $15. 6870 N. Rochester, Rochester. (248) 650-2500.
Ernie’s: Buffet with chef-carved roast beef, Virginia ham with raisin sauce, stuffed chicken breast, baked cod, whipped potatoes, vegetables, scrambled eggs, country sausage, fruit and more. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. $27.95, ages 5-11, $9.95. 16655 19 Mile, Clinton Township. (586) 286-8435.
Andiamo Trattoria: Buffet brunch 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $29.95, ages 5-10, $14.95; and buffet dinner 4-7 p.m. $34.95; ages 5-10, $18.95; ages 4 and younger, free. 7228 N. Main, Clarkston. (248) 620-9300.
King’s Court Castle: Buffet with entrees like honey ham, chicken fingers, macaroni and cheese, plus a breakfast station, salads and desserts. 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. $24.95, ages 3-12, $11.95, plus 20 percent gratuity. 2325 Joslyn, Lake Orion. (248) 391-1900.
Weber’s: The Easter Bunny will make an appearance during a buffet brunch that includes stuffed pork loin, caramelized salmon, eggs, waffles, ambrosia salad and more. 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $23, ages 5-11, $10.50. 3050 Jackson, Ann Arbor. (734) 769-2500.
More dining events
Wine Tasting at Arthur Avenue: This is the first wine tasting at this new Birmingham Italian restaurant. Sommelier Michael Schafer has selected the wines that will be offered along with light hors d’oeuvres. 6-8 p.m. March 31. $25, advance purchased required. 260 N. Old Woodward, Birmingham. (248) 480-0768.
Brent Foster dinner at Will Leather Goods: Metro Detroit chef Brent Foster, who was a finalist in Rachel Ray’s Great American Cookbook Competition, will present dinner at Will’s. Diners get 15 percent off any store purchase. 7 p.m. March 31. $60, $90 with drink pairings, $110 couples, $162 couples with drink pairings. 4120 Second, Detroit. yumvillage.com.
Wyandotte Restaurant Week: A variety of specials at some of the area’s most popular restaurants will be available April 2-9. Some deals include three small plates for $20, or free dessert with the purchase of two entrees. There are also deals for $5 and $10. Frank’s Restaurant & Pizzeria, Willow Tree and more are part of the promotion. wyandotte.net/restaurantweek.
Blackness in America with Lagos: Chef Tunde Wey hosts a family-style Nigerian meal of whole grilled red snapper with sides and dessert. 6 p.m. April 6. $45. 4470 Second, Detroit. fromlagos.com.
Tiny Acres Pop-Up Farm to Table Fundraiser at Baker’s Streetcar Bar: A benefit dinner for Hamtramck community farm Tiny Acres, this event includes dinner, live music, comedy and a silent auction. The meal includes herb-crusted Michigan Amish pork loin, stuffed ricotta shells in a tomato cream sauce, micro greens salad, roasted vegetables and individual handmade organic apple pies. 4-10 p.m. April 17. $25 donation. 9817 Jos Campau, Hamtramck. (313) 873-8296.
Chefs Eve Aronoff, Kate Williams and Rebecca LaMalfa at Eastern Market: Hamtramck’s permanent pop-up Revolver hosts a dinner at Eastern Market featuring chefs Eve Aronoff of Ann Arbor, Kate Williams of Detroit and “Top Chef” contestant Rebecca LaMalfa of Chicago. April 24. Menu to be announced; tickets on sale soon. Shed 5, Alfred at Russell, Detroit. revolverhamtramck.com.