Noshing Around

Passover Wine Tasting

Congregation Bet Shalom's fundraiser includes hors d'oeuvres, music provided by Stephanie Waltrip and the Country Fried Blues, and live and silent auctions. Sponsored by Pastiche Modern Eatery, the event features kosher wines from around the world from 7:30 to 11 p.m., Saturday, March 29. Tickets cost $18 per person; call Minette at 975-3909.

Easter Dining

Silver Lining Café dishes up four kinds of quiche and pecan waffles along with the normal breakfast options at 2545 E. Broadway Blvd.; 326-5665; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Intermezzo offers a variety of buffet selections for $15 person, $7 for children 10 and under, at 5350 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite 128; 748-8100; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Vila Thai features wild salmon flown in fresh from Seattle's Pike Place Market for $18, plus the regular menu at 972 E. University Blvd.; 903-9777; opens 5 p.m.

For only $25, Terra Cotta's brunch includes coffee or tea; a mimosa, Bloody Mary or fresh orange juice; and your choice of a signature entrée and other breakfast delights; 3500 E. Sunrise Drive 577-8100.

Cup Café's regular menu will be offered in addition to special entrées such as crab Florentine Benedict and prime rib. Breakfast is served from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., lunch 1 to 5 p.m., and dinner 5 to 10 p.m., at 311 E. Congress St.; 798-1618.

At Wildflower, enjoy lunch sandwiches and regular dinners plus specials including the crab omelet at 7037 N. Oracle Road; 219-4230.

Montana Avenue has the standard menu plus eggs Benedict and pork ribs at 6390 E. Grant Road; 298-2020.

Elle offers a brunch buffet with made-to-order omelets, special entrées, a dessert spread and more, plus one glass of sparkling wine, a mimosa or a Bloody Mary for $45 per adult; $15 for children 10 and younger; brunch served from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 3048 E. Broadway Blvd.; 327-0500.

Acacia at St. Philip's serves a sumptuous brunch buffet for $48 per person, $24 for children 6-12; kids younger than 5 are free; 4340 N. Campbell Ave; 232-0101.

At Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, dine indoors or outdoors on traditional and not-so-traditional brunch fare. The latter includes a guaca-moliere station, made-to-order tortillas, barbecue ribs and tepary beans. Local jazz/blues artists Tom Walbank and Arthur Migliazza perform. Brunch costs $49 for adults and $24.50 for children; 615-5496.