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    Antonelli's: Easter Candy & Cheese Pairing

    John and Kendall Antonelli, those cheesemongers extraordinaire, want to make sure your annual devouring of Easter candy is an appropriately cheesy one, so they'll be guiding you, virtually, through seven cheeses and seven sweet treats in this evening of "secular, sugar-filled family fun."
    Thu., April 1, 6pm. $40-45.  
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    Chicken Salad Shoppe: The Passion of the Peep

    This popular ghost kitchen on Burnet Rd. is offering a limited time Spring Monster Cookie: The Passion of the Peep, a half-pound stuffed sugar cookie with passionfruit curd, topped with a Peep. Note: Chicken Salad Shoppe also offers (totally cluckin' delicious) chicken-salad sandwich platters for preorder.
    7433 Burnet Rd.
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    Easter Brunch at Swoop Garden

    Especially now that 2 Dine 4's Stephen Shallcross has made good on his promise to sell plants at the venue, we can scarcely imagine a better Easter brunching spot than this verdant Eastside gem where the food's as good as the Texas sky is big and they know how to do a mimosa up right. You want a feast that starts with field greens with crispy proscuitto and burrata and caramelized figs, then moves on to a crabcake benedict or roasted lamb chops, and finishes via a warm peach crisp topped with vanilla ice cream? Of course you do: Your mama didn't raise a fool, right? But we reckon you'd best make those reservations early, friend
    March 29-April 4  
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    Farmhouse Delivery: Easter Feasts

    We recently featured Farmhouse in these pages, because of their quality and innovation and all around community-uplifting goodness – and, in no small part, because we crave delicious meals that we can conveniently complete at home. So including them in this round-up of Easter feasts (especially since they offer the likes of Pork Medallions with Creamy Mushroom Sauce, Ravioli Primavera, Classic Chicken Pot Pie, Roasted Lemon Dill Salmon, and more) is a choice as obvious as a bunny is fluffy.
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    Quack's Bakery: Easter Specials

    All three Quack's locations – Lady Quackenbush’s Cakery in Mueller, Quack’s 43rd Street Bakery, and Captain Quackenbush’s Coffeehouse on Menchaca – are offering a myriad of Easter goodies for a limited time, including: A six-inch carrot cake that's also a "Bunny" cake ($26.50); coconut cake filled with coconut pastry cream ($32.50); DIY Easter egg cookie kits ($15), which are, we daresay, perfect for the kiddos; six-packs of macaron Easter eggs in flavors of Earl Grey, matcha, lemon, Dreamsicle, vanilla funfetti, or raspberry; and more. But, oh! There are also complete Picnic Baskets right now, packed with sandwiches, chips, and pickles, and desserts and drinks, and plates and silverware and a blanket(!); and these totable treasures are $35 (serves two) or $70 (serves four). See website for details.
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    Easy Tiger Easter Specials

    The Tiger's brought back their decadent pull-apart rolls, they've got two new quiches, and of course that house-smoked ham glazed with honey. The in-house delivery team is available to drop off your holiday provisions contactlessly, or you can swing by any of the locations for curbside pickup. Note: This year's popular Spring Cookie Tin ($25) contains four of each: Poppyseed Shortbread, Lemon Sugar, and Orange-Honey. And there's more: Check the website 'fore they run out.
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    Food Access Resources from SFC

    We have to admit it's getter better, but we've still got a ways to go in dealing with this pandemic. The Sustainable Food Center has put together a thorough compilation of food access resources for Central Texans, ranging from farmers' markets to CSAs to delivery options and everything in between, so you can ensure that healthy food stays on your table. And if you're able to contribute they're accepting online donations, which support farmers and low-income families facing food insecurity. Get all the details on their website.
    Citywide
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    Juniper's Easter Sunday Brunch

    Juniper will be offering brunch every Sunday (11am-3pm), and they're starting on April 4 – with a prix-fixe menu that includes fresh pastries, classic Juniper dishes, and Italian brunch items. For instance: Antipasti of Prosciutto san Danielle, montasio, fresh fruit, honey morning bun; Little Lettuce, with honey shallot vin, hardboiled eggs, and crispy bits; Potato Fricco, with whipped mascarpone, smoked salmon, capers, sliced red onion; Uncle Nicky’s Plate, featuring soft scrambled eggs, bacon, crispy fingerling potatoes; and Focaccia: Lasagna, with pork & beef Bolognese, ricotta, mozzarella, and a sunnyside egg.
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    Olive & June: Dine In or Pickup

    That's right, you can haul a fine parcel of Eastery goodness back to your digs for an at-home celebration or dine on Olive & June's lovely patio this Sunday. The in-house brunch features deviled eggs, smoked salmon crostini, cinnamon rolls, eggs benedict, carrot cake, and more; and your take-hame option ($55, serves two) comes with deviled eggs, spring salad, honey-glazed smoked ham, Tuscan homefries, and (yes, we know) that carrot cake, and more. Note: Make your reservations here; place your pick-up pre-order here.
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    Red Beans and Ricely Yours, Austin

    This community initiative, headed by Chris Cubas and Maris Clegg, is dedicated to providing free meals (of red beans and rice, andouille sausage, cornbread, fruit, dessert, and a drink) to Austinites in need. "On Tuesdays, we will provide a link to sign up for a free home-made meal delivered to you with safety in mind," goes their announcement on Facebook. "There is no judgment and the form is anonymous. If you have been affected by the impact of Covid-19 or are having a hard time, we would like to make a small portion of your day a little bit better." Or, if you'd like to donate your time in driving, baking treats, or providing cases of non-alcoholic beverages, please reach out to redbeansaustin@gmail.com.
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    South Congress Hotel: Easter Everywhere

    You can catch all the equinoctial exuberance of spring at this lively multipartite spot, citizen, with baskets of hot cross buns and chocolate bark from Mañana, brunch (of blueberry cheesecake pain perdu and Easter bread and more) at the Instaworthy Café No Sé; and Easter-inspired cocktails at the elegant Central Standard bar.
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    The Neighborhood Noodle Stand

    This here's a pop-up collaboration: between noodle-cup brand Chop Chop and Neighborhood Goods, the lifestyle retail venue: on South Congress that focuses on emerging local and national brands. On three consecutive: Thursday evenings (5-7pm on March 18 & 25, April 1), Chop Chop will bring its elevated noodly yum to the Prim and Proper eatery inside Neighborhood Goods, with each week featuring an all-new vegan noodle cup offered as a packaged take-away option – as well as a new, limited dine-in experience. Tasty takes on Tom Yum Hed, Summer Kimchi Ramen, and Summer Curry Udon await you here over the next several weeks, citizen.
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    The Soup Peddler's Frida Smoothie

    The talented culinary crews at Soup Peddler are offering an artist-inspired smoothie to raise funds for Dell Children's Medical Center this month. The Frida smoothie – don't you dare say "Frida who?" or you can just GTF out of Texas, philistine – will be available at every Soup Peddler location for the entirety of March – and it's made from banana, cinnamon, vanilla extract, spinach, Himalayan salt, rice milk, and spirulina, with a flavor profile "harkening back to horchata." Harkening back to yum, we daresay, and it's sure to paint a smile on your face.
    Through March
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    TLC Austin

    This bountiful bastion of fine dining is serving up Lobster Deviled Eggs, Jumbo Crab Cakes, and the TLC Cubano Sandwich for Easter Sunday only. Note: Available for dine in and takeout.

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