While spring has yet to feel like it’s sprung, we’re hopping down the buffet—er, bunny—trail this month for Easter, on Sunday, April 9. The Shore at Renaissance Reno Downtown, 1 S. Lake St., will be offering a breakfast buffet from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at $75 per person with add-on Bloody Mary and mimosa bar access for $25; shoreroom.com/menus/easter-brunch-menu.

Sparks Water Bar, 325 Harbour Cove Drive, will have an Easter brunch buffet from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with a guest appearance by the Easter Bunny for photos; www.sparkswaterbar.com.

The Nugget Casino Resort will have an Easter brunch buffet with seating times on the hour from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at $59.99 for adults and $29.99 for kids 5-11 years old; www.nuggetcasinoresort.com/entertainment/upcoming/easter-brunch.

Wild River Grille,17 S. Virginia St., will have a three-course prix fixe menu from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at $39 for adults and $16 for children, and optional bottomless mimosas for $12. Mains will include tri-tip, smoked salmon toast and veggie breakfast burrito options; www.wildrivergrille.com.

Homage Bakery, 519 Ralston St., is offering Easter goods for pre-order, like hot cross scones, monte cristo croissants and rhubarb rosemary coffee cake; www.homagereno.com/easter.

Perenn Bakery (both 20 St. Lawrence Ave. and Rancharrah locations) will be open on Easter Sunday with the usual offerings and additional pre-order items, like individual quiches and sour cream blueberry coffee cakes. On Saturday, April 8, they will be hosting a Cruffin Decorating Party at the Rancharrah location from 10 a.m. to noon; www.perennbakery.com.

Openings and Transitions

Satisfaction Pizza will be replacing Pizzeria Lupo next to The Loving Cup, at 190 California Ave. The name was chosen to be cohesive with The Loving Cup’s homage to the Rolling Stones. Satisfaction Pizza will be a late-night option, staying open until 2 a.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, offering Detroit-style pizza; www.instagram.com/satisfactionpizza.

The Eddy has reopened. Head to this riverwalk hotspot at 16 S. Sierra St. for outdoor games, music and food from La Barca taco truck and wood-fired pizzas from Firetrail Pizza; theeddyreno.com.

The Fix is taking over the Nom Eats location in West Street Market. Known for vegan wings, breakfast sandwiches and falafel, The Fix will have an expanded menu in the new space; instagram.com/thefixreno.

Reno Coffee Company, 1300 S. Wells Ave., has a new sister concept next door, the EP Listening Lounge, touted as Reno’s first listening bar. Guests can enjoy vinyl records played on a vintage hi-fi system, draft cocktails and an upcoming menu of elevated hot dogs; facebook.com/renocoffeecompany.

The Great Basin Community Food Co-Op, 240 Court St., is revisiting plans to revamp and reopen the upstairs Foodshed Cafe. The original plans for the “fully organic and local food-based salad bar” were thwarted due to COVID. The co-op is currently fundraising for the project; greatbasinfood.coop.

Maude Ballinger is a food writer who grew up in Reno, studied communications in San Francisco, and earned her master’s degree in Global Communications in Paris, France. She is the founder of Fork Me,...

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