· Keswick Hall
Carnivores will want to line up for brunch at this Virginia, hotel. The buffet will serve dishes like butterfly-split grilled leg of lamb with fresh mint and garlic pesto, pan-roasted Virginia duck with a cassoulet, and sauteed Shenandoah chicken breast with a fricassee of butternut squash and new onions. As part of the festivities, your little jellybean can join an egg hunt. Brunch costs $70.
· Taj Boston
You can get sloshed at the Taj's Champagne brunch on Sunday. The $66 meal ($30 for children) will include waffles, seafood, antipasti, sushi, lemon risotto and grilled salmon medallions with beurre blanc. There also will be a selection of Indian dishes. The Easter Bunny will pop up at the rooftop brunch to hang with the kiddies as they decorate holiday cookies.
· The Westin St. Francis
The San Francisco hotel's Easter buffet will have made-to-order omelets, sushi, seasonal fruits, cheeses and hand-carved meats. What might show up the food is the egg roll contest and bonnet parade that will be held during the meal for little ones. The food costs $59 or $29 for kids; the Easter activities are free for brunchers.
· Grand Del Mar
Be sure to save your appetite for brunch at this San Diego hotel. Offerings will include everything from traditional hot cross buns to cherrywood-smoked clams to thyme-marinated leg of lamb and Chilean sea bass with grilled tomatillos. After they clean their plates, kiddies can do egg races and Easter crafts. It costs $85 and $30 for kids.
· Affinia Chicago
If buffets aren't your thing, try brunch at the hotel's C-House. The à la carte menu features dishes like buckwheat crepes with duck confit, shitaki mushrooms, spinach, Gruyère and a poached egg, as well as the whitefish boudin eggs Benedict with Meyer lemon hollandaise on sourdough. But we might just order a plate of the sweet potato doughnuts.
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