The first week in May is National Bread Pudding Recipe Exchange Week, a great time to sample the dessert at these local eateries, though you may have some trouble getting the chefs to divulge their recipes.
BLUEFIN SEAFOOD BISTRO
7053 N. Oracle Road, 531-8500, 11 a.m. -9 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays
Sourdough Bread Pudding with kiln-dried cherries and bourbon crème anglaise.
7053 E. Tanque Verde Road, 885-2842, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturdays, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Sundays
Old Fashioned Bread Pudding
ELLE WINE COUNTRY RESTAURANT
3048 E. Broadway, 327-0500, 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 4-9 p.m. Sundays
Warm Bread Pudding with cinnamon and golden raisins, topped with a bourbon cream sauce.
FLYING V BAR & GRILL
7000 N. Resort Drive, 615-5495, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays, 5:30-10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays
Raspberry Croissant Bread Pudding with butterscotch ice cream
6320 E. Tanque Verde Road, 296-163, dinner from 5 p.m. nightly
New Orleans-style Bread Pudding
O’SHAUGHNESSY’S STEAKHOUSE & PIANO BAR
2200 N. Camino Principal, 296-7464, 5:30-10 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays
Signature Bread Pudding with bourbon sauce
6390 E. Grant Road, 298-2020, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays
Kentucky Bourbon Bread Pudding with spiced sour cherries and candied pecans
4310 N. Campbell Ave., 795-7221, 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays
Warm bread pudding made with croissants and apples in a Tuaca caramel sauce