Is your wanderlust acting up? Bring a little foreign flavor to your Easter this year with delectable international brunch options offered throughout D.C.
Et Voila!'s coconut cream caramel (photography courtesy of LaDexon Photographie)
Parisian and Belgian Cuisine at Et Voila!
Fill your mind with daydreams of strolls through Parisian gardens as you bite into traditional French and Belgian dishes at Et Voila! In addition to its regular brunch menu, the bistro is offering specialty dishes such as Boudin Blanc, a white pork-filled sausage, with asparagus and dried plum pudding, and Skate Wing Meunière, a classic fish dish accompanied by spinach, lemon zest, and potato foam. For dessert, try the egg special, made with fine Belgium chocolate. 5120 MacArthur Blvd, NW., 202-237-2300
Italian Fare at Alba Osteria
Try selections reminiscent of Italy’s Piedmont-region for Easter brunch at Alba Osteria. In addition to all-you-can-eat traditional brunch selections, enjoy the Torta Pasqualina, an egg tart made of ricotta and Swiss chard, and the Primavera, served with asparagus, Fontina cheese, and a sunny side up egg.
From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., executive chef Roberto Donna and chef de cuisine Amy Brandwein will highlight their finest dishes on a special fixed price family-style menu ($45 per person). 425 I St., NW, 202-733-4454
Alba Osteria's polenta bianca (photography courtesy of Alba Osteria)
Indian Delights at Bombay Club
Spice up your Easter celebrations with the Bombay Club’s champagne buffet brunch. Experience a taste of old India’s luxury clubs by reveling in the space’s décor, live music, and menu options. Time-honored Indian dishes, such as the Badami Murg (chicken, onion, yogurt, and almond), are must-tries. The brunch is priced at $28 per person, or $40 with bottomless champagne. 815 Connecticut Ave., NW, 202-659-3727
Latin-Inspired Dishes at Mio Restaurant
Dreaming of a Caribbean getaway? Get a taste of native Puerto Rican cuisine at Mio Restaurant. Guest chef Roberto Hernandez and Mio chef Giovanna Huyke collaborate to create an array of vibrant Latin-flavored specialty dishes. Brunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 1110 Vermont Ave., NW, 202-955-0075
Greek-Style Brunch at Kapnos
For those who prefer to celebrate from the comfort of their own home, Kapnos’ chef Mike Isabella is offering an authentic Greek-style to-go menu in honor of Greek Easter, which coincides with its western counterpart this year. Treat yourself to traditional holiday dishes from the Mediterranean region, such as tsoureki, an egg-enriched sweet bread, and fava Santorini, a type of yellow-split pea porridge. A three-course meal is also available in the restaurant at a fixed price of $39 per person. 2201 14th St., NW, 202-234-5000