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Adult Easter egg hunting in the form of brunch

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So there’s the kids’ version of Easter egg hunts: running around a manicured lawn and knocking other kids down to get to colorful plastic eggs filled with all the candy.

Then there’s the adult version: zigging and zagging through church traffic to get to that egg-y brunch dish they’ve been fantasizing about since Friday. No candy necessary. But a Bellini might be nice.

Five egg-y brunch spots to hunt down on Easter:

(1) Napa on Providence

Brunch hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Easter. Both the traditional brunch and lunch menus will be available.

Eggs include:

Winter Squash Frittata: fresh mozzarella, piquillo peppers and roasted potatoes.

Duck Confit Benedict: caramelized onions, wild mushrooms, poached eggs, cranberry hollandaise and roasted potatoes.

Myers Park: 110 Perrin Pl.

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(2) Another Broken Egg Cafe

I mean, it’s all in the title, right? Open 7 a.m.-2 p.m. and serving their traditional menu.

Eggs include:

Huevos Rancheros: flour tortillas with black beans, mild green chilies, onions and two over-medium eggs, with Cheddar-Jack cheese and cilantro, salsa and sour cream sides, plus country potatoes.

Southwest Scramble: scrambled eggs, breakfast chorizo, onions, diced tomatoes and green chilies with Cheddar-Jack cheese, guac, salsa and flour tortillas.

Ballantyne: 11324 N Community House Road

SouthPark: 3920 Sharon Rd. Suite 160

(3) Nolen Kitchen

Brunch hours are 9 a.m.-3 p.m., with the kitchen serving this brunch menu.

Eggs include:

Breakfast Pita: scrambled eggs, feta, spinach, oven-roasted tomatoes, cucumber yogurt and a choice of home fries or grits.

Egg White Frittata: spicy shrimp, spinach and roasted tomato and served with home fries or stone grits and toast.

Myers Park: 2839 Selwyn Avenue

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(4) Dandelion Market

Open for brunch 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and serving their traditional brunch menu.

Eggs include:

Carolina Shore Omelette: prawns, scallops, lump crab meat, peppers, onions and havarti topped with hollandaise and served with grits, hash browns or fruit.

Caprese Benny: French baguette crostini with tomato, mozzarella, a poached egg and a house pesto hollandaise.

Uptown: 118 West 5th Street

(5) Owen’s Bagel and Deli

Because for goodness sake, you are allowed to keep it simple on a holiday.

Open 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Easter Sunday and serving their traditional menu.

Eggs include: 

Mary’s Grubby Bubby bagel: Egg, Muenster, smoked cheddar, tomato and avocado on Bialy.

Hangover Helper bagel: Ham, egg and smoked cheddar on

onion.

South End: 2041 South Boulevard Suite G

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Happy Easter egg hunting, Charlotte.

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