Join the Beat for Easter Jazz Brunch

On Sunday, March 27th Beat Brasserie invites diners to join them for a family-friendly Easter celebration featuring a seasonal à la carte brunch, dinner specials, an Easter egg hunt and live music performances all day long.

From 9:30AM-3:30PM, early risers will enjoy Beat’s delicious à la carte brunch menu featuring a selection of seasonal dishes crafted by Executive Chef Ignacio Lopez including Greek Easter Lemon Lamb Soup ($11), Spiced Carrot Soup with Roasted Chickpeas & Tahini ($9.50), Bibb Lettuce Salad ($11), and entrées such as Easter Eggs Benedict with Roast Spiral Ham ($22), Roast Beef($24) or Main Peekytoe Crab Cake ($23), Roast Lamb Shoulder with Tomatoes, Oregano, Spring Peas & Whipped Potatoes ($29), and Triple Cheese Quiche with Spinach, Broccoli & Sun-Dried Tomato ($20). Beat’s “flower children” ages ten and under will have their own menu to choose from including Kids Scrambled Eggs & Toast ($12), Chicken Dinos with Frites ($12) and Kiddie French Toast ($12) before running off to participate in the annual Easter egg hunt. Adults will have their own entertainment with live jazz performances featuring the Steve Kirby Trio from 10:00AM-1:00PMand Lefteris Kordis Trio featuring contemporary jazz from 1:30PM-4:30PM.

Those looking to hit the town in the evening will savor Beat’s array of seasonally-inspired dinner specials with an electric twist and accompanying live music from 5:00PM-10:00PM. Easter specials will be served à la carte alongside Beat’s traditional menu including favorites such as Clams Valencia steamed in white wine, garlic, parsley, and almonds ($12.50), Skirt Steak Frites with peppercorn jus, green bean salad, and cornichons ($26), and Bowl Azteca served with adoba-spiced quinoa, tomatillo salsa, fresh corn, squash, green beans, avocado, and baby spinach ($23-$25). Guests can celebrate with libations off the Beat’s cocktail list including the Grapefruit Julep, mint vodka, pomegranate and grapefruit ($12) andSomething Natural, cilantro, Hanson cucumber vodka, lime ($12.50). Wine enthusiasts will appreciate Beat Brasserie’s acclaimed wine list featuring 36 American artisanal wines on tap and an acclaimed reserve list.

Live music performances all evening long will include Daniela Schachter with her jazz vocals and piano trio from 5:00PM-8:00PM and a performance of "Kind of Blue," the famous Miles Davis/John Coltrane album reinterpreted by The Phil Grenadier and George Garzone Quartet from 8:00PM-12:00AM. Boston-based Grenadier has made sideman appearances on albums by Bob Belden, Owen Howard, Harvey Wainapel, Bob Nieske, and Melissa Kassel. His debut recording, Sweet Transients, was released in 2000. The album documents Grenadier's highly developed improvisational and band-leading skills, as well as his connections with fine young players such as Seamus Blake, Ethan Iverson, and Bill Stewart.

Easter dinner specials are available in addition to the regular dinner menu. For reservations and more information, please visit, or call 617.499.0001.

WHERE: Beat Brasserie | 13 Brattle Street | Cambridge, MA 02138 | 617.499.0001

WHEN: Sunday, March 27th, 2016. Open from 9:30AM to 1AM. Brunch served 9:30AM to

3:30PM. Dinner served from 5:00PM to 10:00PM.

MUSIC: 10:00AM-1:00PM: Steve Kirby Trio

1:30PM-4:30PM: Lefteris Kordis Trio

5:00PM - 8:00PM: Daniela Schachter

8:30PM - 12:00AM: “Kind of Blue” Tribute

About Beat Brasserie

Beat Brasserie is an American brasserie and bar located in the heart of Harvard Square in Cambridge, MA. Inspired by the hippie and beat movements of the mid-twentieth century, The Beat caters to all walks of life. Their mission is to satisfy the local community as well as vagabonds passing through. With an always fresh, seasonal, and wholesome menu, enjoyable for carnivores and vegetarians alike, The Beat’s dishes draw influence and flavors from around the world. The bar celebrates American spirits and American artisanal wines crafted by small batch winemakers with heart and soul. To heighten the senses further, Beat features daily live music by cutting edge musicians in jazz, blues and world music, bringing eclectic artistry to their stage in Cambridge. For more information visit

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