Mother’s Day Round Up Part 1

As Mother’s Day is just around the corner once again, it’s time to show that special lady what she means to you. But where to begin? Lets start with her belly. Here are some spots to hit up with your momma.

Casa Vega in Sherman Oaks is offering their Mother’s Day brunch, lunch, and dinner from 11:30AM – 2AM. In honor of Grandma Mary and her tamales, the a la carte beef, chicken, and vegetable tamales will be available for $3. 13301 Ventura Boulevard  San Fernando Valley, CA 91423

LA Market Restaurant by Kerry Simon at the JW Marriot at L.A. Live is offering a four course prix fixe menu for Mother’s Day from 11AM – 10PM at $52/person and $26/child under 12 (not including beverages). The menu includes dishes such as the Ahi tuna, scallops with coconut lime ceviche, and shaved plantain chips appetizer option to the Braised Short Rib entree option with roasted garlic polenta, red wine jus,and balsamic red onion. Wine pairings are available for an additional $24. 900 W Olympic Blvd  Los Angeles, CA 90015

Top Chef Masters’ winner, Rick Bayless’ Red O in Los Angeles will be serving up Mexican brunch dishes for mom from the Huevos Rancheros Verdes to the Chilaquiles al Guajillo paired with fresh squeezed juices, aguas frescas, and other hand-crafted libations. Additionally, Red O will be treating mom’s ears with live music and a complimentary cocktail. 8155 Melrose Avenue  Los Angeles, CA 90046

WP24 in the Ritz Carlton at L.A. Live is showcasing a four course Mother’s Day Dim Sum menu – family style from 4PM-9PM. For $70/person and $22/child under 12, this Dim Sum menu includes options such as the Shrimp and Lobster Spring Rolls with Ten Spiced-Honey Dipping Sauce, the Peking Duck Rolls with House Hoisin, the “Singapore Style” Chili Prawns with Spicy Blue Crab Sauce and Pickled Ginger, and the Maine Black Cod Broiled with Sesame Vinaigrette and Chili-Orange Noodle Salad to name a few. For dessert, options include a Strawberry Fraisier with Vanilla Cream, the Pandan Coconut Layer Cake, and the Calamansi Merigue Tart. As an added bonus, a craft station will be available for kids to create cards for mom. 900 West Olympic Boulevard  Los Angeles, CA 90015

Magnolia Bakery in Los Angeles is offering a Mother’s Day menu which includes edible image cupcakes, cupcake boxes, and gift baskets. The edible image cupcakes are available in store only on Saturday May 12th and Sunday May 13th, while the Mother’s Day Cupcake Box and Gift Basket are available both in store and online. Cupcake boxes includes “Mom” on two flourless chocolate cupcakes with pale pink vanilla bean meringue icing, 1 choc/choc with yellow flower and 1 van/choc with pink. The Mother’s Day gift basket in store includes a small wire basket with 1 bag of shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate with pink non-pariels, 1 bag of chocolate wafer whoopie cookies with assorted pastel icing, 2-4 double fudge brownies, and 1 recipe card for double fudge brownies wrapped in cream tulle, purple ribbon, and pink shred. Online gift basket varies. 8389 West 3rd Street  Los Angeles, CA 90048

The Langham Huntington in Pasadena, CA is offering a variety of Mother’s Day celebrations throughout the hotel from the Huntington Ballroom, The Royce, The Terrace, and a Mother’s Day Chocolate Afternoon Tea. 1401 South Oak Knoll Avenue  Pasadena, CA 91106

  •  Mother’s Day Brunch in the Huntington Ballroom will feature Smoked and fresh seafood, domestic and imported cheeses, artisanal meats, sushi, caviar, an assortment of salads, Garlic Herb Prime Rib au Jus, Lemon-scented Crispy Snapper with Artichoke Olive Salad, and Roasted Duck Breast with Two-colored Carrot Salad, made-to-order omelets and hot sandwiches, a chocolate fountain, variety of pastries, and free-flowing champagne from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. / $95 per person ($35 for children 4-12)
  •  Join The Royce for their Mother’s Day brunch, “Feast with Féau,” where Chef David Féau will present a tasting menu showcasing the fresh flavors of spring. This event is from 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. / $125 per person
  •  The Terrace is offering a Sunday Á La Carte Brunch and Enhanced Breakfast Buffet where guests can order brunch specialties á la carte or indulge in an enhanced Mother’s Day breakfast buffet which includes an omelet station, fruit, cereal and pastries, breakfast meats, smoked fish and cheese, orange juice, coffee and tea. Available 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. / $45 per person Enhanced Breakfast Buffet
  •  Pink Chocolate Afternoon Tea in The Lobby Lounge includes a variety of the finest teas served with a selection of savory tea sandwiches, scones with Devonshire cream, fruit tarts, mousse tortes, crème brûlées, and a pink chocolate fountain. Available 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. / $59 per person ($29.50 for children 4-12)