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Compere Lapin is hopping into April with exciting new Easter specials. In addition to the regular menu, Chef/Owner Nina Compton will offer an array of specialty a la carte dishes including Deviled Scotch Eggs; Jerk Lamb Shank with spring peas, asparagus, fontina fondue and quail egg; Guava Pepper Jelly Glazed Pork Belly; and Hot Cross Buns (available at Tout La). Savvy cocktail maven Abigail Gullo has also whipped up some springtime Easter cocktails such as the Travel Papers - a refreshing take on a Paloma with tequila, mezcal, grapefruit juice, lime, cinnamon, apricot liqueur and garnished with a whole bottle of Underberg bitters; Page of Swords - a light floral take on a Martini with Death's Door gin complimented by Ransom dry vermouth, Gentian liqueur, dry curacao and garnished with edible flowers from the kitchen; Lasers in the Jungle with overproof crystal rum, red wine, Zwack liqueur, Orgeat syrup and lime; and Sail The Endless Skies - an aged tequila take on a classic Martinez with Almond grappa, sweet vermouth, aged tequila and bitters. Compère Lapin is located in the Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery at 535 Tchoupitoulas Street, in New Orleans' Warehouse District. For more information or reservations, call (504) 599-2119, visit www.comperelapin.com
Trinity, the bustling restaurant and bar on Lower Decatur, will celebrate Easter with decadent brunch offerings and a specialty Easter cocktail. Available on Sunday, April 16th from 10:30AM - 3PM, Easter brunch will feature the Princess Peach - a delightful combination of peachello, pecan vodka, cinnamon gastrique and candied pecans. Guests can also enjoy an array of brunch offerings including Pork Hash & Grits with poached egg, crispy pork, fontina grits and roasted peppers; Duck Egg & Cajun Caviar; and an Omelette au Pont L'eveque with French cow's milk cheese and potato galette. Trinity is located at 1117 Decatur Street in New Orleans' French Quarter. Telephone: (504)325-5789; www.trinityrestaurantneworleans.com
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