Friday, April 2, 2010

Make Last-Minute Easter Brunch Plans in Chicago

Glen Prairie
1250 Roosevelt Rd., Glen Ellyn, Ill.
(630) 613-1250

Glen Prairie Offers an Easter Sunday Brunch

From 10 a.m.-3 p.m on Sunday, April 4., Glen Prairie offers an Easter Brunch that presents a variety of food for the whole family. The brunch features a Salad Station with Prairie Salad, Potato Salad, Asparagus Salad with balsamic fig dressing and a Seasonal Fruit Salad with yogurt dip.

The Bakery Station features an assortment of bakery goods such as House-Baked Breakfast Pastries, Artisan Rolls, Maple Thyme Butter, and Omelets Made To Order. The Farm Fresh Buffet offers Rustic Skillet Potatoes, Scrambled Eggs with chives and aged cheddar, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Maple Sausage, and Herb Roasted Salmon. The Chef’s Station features Maple Glazed Ham with whole grain mustard sauce and Herb Roasted Iowa Farmed Beef Sirloin with horseradish sauce.

The brunch presents a Kid’s Corner Station that serves Blueberry Stuffed Pancakes, Chicken Nuggets, Mac N Cheese, Go-Gurt and Fruit Cups. Also make sure to leave room for the sweets table. It will feature Assorted Cakes and Pies along with Cookies and Brownies. The cost is $29.00, kids 5-12 are $12.00 and kids under 4 are complimentary. The brunch menu replaces the regular menu for the day.

About Glen Prairie
Glen Prairie serves contemporary American cuisine, with a strong emphasis on local Midwest flavors and products. Breakfast is served 6 a.m. until 11 a.m. Monday through Friday and 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Lunch hours are 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily. Dinner is served 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The lounge remains open one hour later than the restaurant each day. For more details, contact the restaurant at (630) 613-1250 or visit

510 E. Route 83, Mundelein, Ill.
(847) 970-6900

Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet at Karma April 4

Make your Easter Brunch plans at Karma (510 E. Route 83, Mundelein, Ill.; 847-970-6900) which offers a special brunch buffet with many options. Bring the family in Sunday, April 4 between 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and enjoy Chef Robert Packer’s menu. Choices include: Bow Tie Pasta Salad, Crème Fraiche Potato Salad, Grilled Vegetable Salad, Mixed Garden Greens with Dressings, Imported and Domestic Cheeses with Artisan Breads. Seafood options include: Citrus Poached King Salmon, Peel and Eat Shrimp with a Plum Tomato and Horseradish Sauce, and Creole Seafood Salad. Hot food options consist of: Scrambled Eggs with Chives, Pepper Cured Bacon, Country Sausage Links, Breakfast Potatoes, Buttermilk Pancakes, Cheese Blintzes with Fruit Compote, Grecian Style Roast Chicken, Seared Salmon atop Braised Napa Cabbage with Tomato Concasse, Mustard Crusted Roast Pork Loin with Cranberry Demi Glace, Green Beans with Roasted Red Peppers, and Oven Browned Potatoes with Charred Shallots. The Carving Station features Herb and Garlic Crusted Prime Rib and Oak Roasted Pit Ham. Also available is an Omelet Station. Desserts offered are Assorted Mini French Pastries and Bakery Fresh Tortes and Pies. The cost for adults is $26.95, kids are $12.95 and kids under 5 eat for free.
About Karma
Karma is a sophisticated restaurant with a zen-laced atmosphere that serves Pan-Asian cuisine. Breakfast is served 6 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. daily. Lunch hours are 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. daily. Dinner is served 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The lounge stays open one extra hour each night. Karma is located adjacent to the Crowne Plaza Chicago North Shore at 510 East Route 83, Mundelein, Ill. 60060. For reservations, call Karma at (847) 970-6900 or visit

Birch River Grill
75 W. Algonquin Rd., Arlington Heights, Ill.
(847) 427-4242

Easter Brunch Buffet at Birch River Grill

Looking to try out a new place for Easter Brunch this year? Bring the family to Birch River Grill (75 W. Algonquin Rd., Arlington Heights, Ill.; 847-427-4242) for its Easter Brunch Buffet, served from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sunday, April 4 with a wide variety of stations. The Seafood Station includes Whole Smoked King Salmon, Whole Smoked Trout and Peel and Eat Cocktail Shrimp. The Salad Station features Mixed Greens with Goat Cheese, Pecans and Lemon Herb Dressing, Baby Hearts of Romaine with Anchovy Parmesan Dressing, and Orzo Primavera Salad with Spring Artichokes and Kalamata Olives. The Continental Station offers Bakery Fresh Breads, Muffins, Croissants, Danish, Mini Bagels, and Fresh Fruit and Berries. The Eggs, Omelets and Waffles Made to Order Station includes Eggs and Omelets Made to Order, Fresh Belgium Waffles with Strawberry Coulis and Cinnamon Whipped Butter, Sage Country Sausage Links, Peppered Bacon, and Red Skinned Breakfast Potatoes with Caramelized onions and peppers. The Carving Station features Sirloin of Beef with Red Wine Demi Glaze, and Maple Roasted Breast of Turkey with Honey Mustard sauce. The Hot Buffet offers Fire Roasted Rainbow Trout with Wild Rice Pilaf and Citrus Butter, Pan Seared Breast of Chicken with Wild Mushroom Marsala, Three Cheese Au Gratin Potatoes, Fusilli Pasta with Asparagus and Sun Dried Tomato, and Spring Vegetable Melange.

Save room for dessert, Assorted Mini French Pastries, Mini Fruit Tarts, BRG Carrot Cake, and Cakes and Tortes are featured. The cost is $30.95 for adults, $12.95 for kids 10 and under, and kids under 4 eat for free.

About Birch River Grill
Birch River Grill serves rustic American gourmet comfort food. Breakfast is served 6 a.m. until 11 a.m. Monday through Friday, and 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Lunch is served 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday through Sunday, with only the lounge menu available from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. Dinner hours are 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and Sunday, and 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with the lounge open one hour later daily. All major credit cards are accepted. Complimentary parking is available. For reservations or more information, please contact Birch River Grill at (847) 427-4242 or visit

733 W. Madison St., Chicago, Ill.
(312) 602-2100

Celebrate Easter Sunday at Dine

It’s not too early to schedule your Easter Brunch reservations. Bring the family to Dine (733 W. Madison St., Chicago, Ill.; 312-602-2100) Sunday, April 4 for an extensive brunch buffet offered 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The buffet features a variety of stations including: Build Your Own Omelets, Breakfast Selections, Waffle Station, Lunch Entrees, Carving Station, Pasta Selections, Assorted Seafood, Assorted Gourmet Desserts and a Kid’s Station.The cost is $39 for adults, $15 for children 12 and under, and free for children 5 and under.

About Dine
Dine, the west loop’s 1940’s inspired retro supper club and martini bar, serves American classics revived with a contemporary flair. Dine is open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The martini lounge hours are noon to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and noon to midnight Friday and Saturday. For more information, call (312) 602-2100 or visit

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