These Chicago Restaurants Are Here to Ensure Your Easter Dinner Is Delicious and Safe

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Easter is sure going to feel different this year, what with restaurants (and seemingly the entire country) closed to dine-in service. But Easter doesn’t have to taste different, thanks to safe, contact-free delivery and pickup options from these Chicago restaurants. Bistro Campagne The beloved Lincoln Square institution has put together an epic Easter feast fit for up to four people. It has hot cross buns, salad maison, quiche Lorraine, breakfast sausage, duck fat fingerling potato hash, and fresh fruit. Details: $85; orders must be placed by 6 p.m. on April 9 for pickup on April 11 at 5 p.m. Aba This Mediterranean-minded restaurant has a family meal for four people available for pickup on April 12, with such dishes as spicy and classic hummus, crudité, house-baked bread, leafy green salad, beef tenderloin with truffle butter, and crème brûlée pie. Details: $85; call 773-645-1400 to place an order or go here
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Tanta The Peruvian-inspired River North restaurant is offering a family-style six-course holiday meal called Comida Easter, with items like taro chops, fried yucca, pork fried rice, and braised lamb hind with quinoa stew. Details: Comida serves four and costs $80; preorder by April 11 at 5 p.m. for pickup on April 12, noon–7:30 p.m. Osteria Via Stato For Easter with an Italian accent, place a curbside pickup order for ciabatta, chicken farro soup, antipasto salad, roasted beef tenderloin, whipped potatoes, and tiramisu. Details: $44 per person; orders must be placed by 5 p.m. on April 11 for pickup on April 12,11 a.m–3 p.m. Found Kitchen & Social House  If you’ve got an Easter hankering in Evanston, look no further than Found, which is offering to-go baskets on April 12, with enough to feed four people. Each one features morning breads; mixed grain bowls; green bean casserole; entrée options like quiche, maple-glazed ham, lamb Provençal, eggplant moussaka, and beef tenderloin; sides; and mini desserts such as blueberry crumble, chocolate chip cookies, and profiteroles. Details: $125; curbside pickup orders must be placed by April 10 by emailing or calling 586-436-0065, for pickup April 12,10 a.m.–2 p.m. Frontier Chef Brian Jupiter has two different Easter packages on deck, each designed to feed up to four. One option contains smoked ham, mac and cheese, green beans, dinner rolls, peach cobbler, and even Peeps, while the other subs smoked salmon and dill-roasted potatoes for the ham and mac and cheese. Customers can upgrade to a Grown-Up Easter Basket, which includes a six-pack of beer, macarons, a roll of toilet paper, and a deck of cards for an additional $25. There’s also an Easter Egg Hunt to Go, with 12 filled eggs for $20, and a mimosa kit for $20. Details: Ham package is $55, salmon package is $75; available for pickup or delivery on April 12, noon–7 p.m. Ina Mae Tavern & Packaged Goods Frontier’s New Orleans–inspired sister spot, Ina Mae, is offering an Easter package filled with honey-baked ham, potato-bacon casserole, braised collards, dinner rolls, and peach cobbler, with enough food to feed four. Guests can add a cookie decorating kit, as well. Details: Dinner package costs $55, and orders for pickup or delivery can be made for April 12, noon–7 p.m. RPM Italian and RPM Steak This duo of downtown restaurants is offering something special. RPM Italian’s Easter-at-home menu includes truffle garlic bread; prime beef meatballs; crispy brussels sprouts; garlic whipped potatoes; and your choice of crispy roasted chicken, eggplant Parmesan, roasted salmon, or filet mignon, plus Easter egg cookies. RPM Steak, meanwhile, has a four-person meal of Parker House rolls, Caesar salad, prime rib with horseradish cream, whipped potatoes, and pistachio-raspberry pound cake. Details: RPM Italian’s meal costs $75 per person and can be picked up April 12, 11 a.m.–6:30 p.m.; RPM Steak’s meal costs $85 per person and orders must be placed by 5 p.m. on April 10 for pickup noon–7 p.m. on April 12. Order here for Italian and here for Steak.
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Gemini The Lincoln Park mainstay has three-course family-style dinners for two to three people or four to six people, each one with honey-baked ham, brussels sprouts and kale salad; three sides; and coconut cake. Details: $100 or $195; available for preorder through April 10, with pickup available 2:30–6:30 p.m. on April 12 STK This nationwide steakhouse chain is offering Easter baskets filled with surf-and-turf dinners for two, with a pair of 8-ounce premium filets and lobster tails, plus a bottle of Cabernet or Chardonnay and a $50 gift card for future use. Details: $129; baskets available for curbside pickup or delivery on April 12 Beatrix The Streeterville location is cooking up Easter meals designed to feed two to four people. Think: pecan praline French toast, scrambled eggs, brown sugar bacon, chicken sausage, yogurt parfaits, coffee, juice, and even a cookie decorating kit for the kids. Details: Brunch is $45 for two people or $65 for four; call 312-642-0001 to place an order and arrange a pickup time, or visit here  Stan’s Donuts  Looking for some extra special Easter sweets? Stan’s has Peeps doughnuts (glazed yeast doughnuts with festive icing and marshmallow Peeps) and mini Easter egg doughnuts. They’re available for delivery and pickup, April 9–12. Details: Peeps doughnuts are $2.79 and mini Easter egg doughnuts are $7.99 for a pack of six West Town Bakery & Diner  Easter meals are made to feed four to five people and come with honey ham, scalloped potatoes, glazed carrots, broccoli salad, dinner rolls, and Key lime pie. Orders can be picked up at all three Roots Handmade Pizza locations or delivered for an additional $10. Details: $80; orders must be placed via email at by April 9 at noon