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Weekend Picks: Springtime dining, Babylon

A sandwich in the kitchen of the Post

A sandwich in the kitchen of the Post Office Cafe in Babylon. Photo Credit: Timothy Fadek

The Spring Egg Hunt at Belmont Lake State Park takes place Saturday, noon to 2 p.m.

Children will be looking for more than 6,000 candy-filled eggs in the back field and the Maple Pavilion at the Babylon park. Post-hunt, the Spring Bunny will be available for photos. Petting zoo, pony ride, environmentally themed crafts. For additional information: 631-321-3510 or nysparks.com.

And once you're all a little pooped by the activities, you can find a dining spot downtown.

Post Office Cafe offers a children's menu, including pasta, grilled cheese, hamburgers and nachos. Elders can enjoy Buffalo-style wings, pulled pork, a Reuben sandwich, North Fork grilled cheese with goat cheese, a tuna club sandwich, a shrimp po'boy, more.

Post Office Cafe, 130 W. Main St., Babylon; 631-669-9224, lessings.com

Don Ricardo's is mostly Mexican with some Spanish fare. It's an easygoing stop for chicken-and-cheese quesadillas, guacamole, nachos, flautas, fajitas, enchiladas, burritos, chimichangas, combo plates.

Don Ricardo's, 94 E. Main St., Babylon; 631-587-0122, donricardos.com

Lucy's, a friendly and popular bistro-style eatery, sends out panini from skirt steak to vegetable, a BLT, beet-and-goat-cheese salad, pan-roasted chicken, the bistro burger, cheese-and-charcuterie platter for two, savory soups.

Lucy's, 135 Deer Park Ave. (down the alley), Babylon; 631-669-1640, lucysbistro.com

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