Atte Boy An English pub makes me want to drink tea with my pinky raised and talk like the late Queen Mum. I think there’s quite a bit of Milwaukee to the new Attebury’s Pub & Eatery, a recent recruit to the old Carleton Grange space in St. Francis (3807 S. Packard Ave., 414-294-3800). Wisconsin […]

Atte Boy
An English pub makes me want to drink tea with my pinky raised and talk like the late Queen Mum. I think there’s quite a bit of Milwaukee to the new Attebury’s Pub & Eatery, a recent recruit to the old Carleton Grange space in St. Francis (3807 S. Packard Ave., 414-294-3800). Wisconsin beer and cheese soup and beer mac n’ cheese are two menu choices. Others, more in the English vein: fish ’n chips (cod dipped in beer batter), shepherd’s pie, a pub Reuben, and a burger served with a side of pub sauce. Still others, in the eager-to-please category: wood-fired pizzas, oyster po’ boy, and Bloody Mary seafood pasta. Prices $9.25-$19.95. Food service hours: Tues-Thurs 4-10 p.m.; Fri-Sat 4-11 p.m.

Sauce Savvy
A class in which to learn the keys to making great sauces? That’s worth the drive to West Bend. At Cafe Soeurette (111 N. Main St.), owner-chef Jodi Janisse will offer a demo – in this case, on sauces – and conclude it by serving her students lunch and wine. Intriguing, yes? Class: May 14, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $40 per person. Call 262-338-2233 to reserve a spot.  

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Whipped Cream Eggs
How do you feel about Cadbury Creme Eggs? Speckled malted robin’s eggs? I could go on about Easter candy, but my real purpose is to give you restaurant tips for Easter brunch and dinner, on April 24. If you’re looking for places to go, these local establishments are accepting reservations now:

Hubbard Park Lodge
(3565 N. Morris Blvd, 414-332-4207): Served 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Lumberjack brunch with made-to-order omelets, homemade doughnuts, pancakes and waffles, turkey and glazed ham, salads and dessert station. Adults $24.95; children 12 and under $11.95; free for children age 2 and under.

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Kil@wat (Intercontinental Milwaukee Hotel, 139 E. Kilbourn Ave., 414-291-4793): Serving 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Featuring Easter specials – steak and eggs, roast leg of lamb, honey-glazed ham steak, and bananas foster French toast. $8-$18.

Mason Street Grill
(Pfister Hotel, 425 E. Mason St., 414-298-3131): Serving 12-8 p.m. Serving steaks and seafood (rib eye, shrimp scampi, herb-crusted halibut) and other dishes like prime rib, eggs Benedict, French toast, crab cake Oscar and omelets. More, too: burger, perch sandwich and cheese ravioli. $9.75-$39.50.

Osteria del Mondo (1028 E. Juneau Ave., 414-291-3770): Hours 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Three-course sit-down brunch. Adults $29; kids $10.

Pfister Hotel’s Grand Ballroom
(424 E. Wisconsin Ave., 414-273-8222): Hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Buffet brunch featuring appetizers, sculpted ice and seafood display, artisan breads, action stations (omelets), carved meats, made-to-order pastas, and entrées – cheese blintzes, eggs Benedict, chicken Marsala. This is all capped off by the Easter Bunny’s table – a.k.a., the sweets table. Adults $49.95, children 5-12 years old $24.95; children 4 and under free.

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