Mother’s Day

Make Fleming’s your destination this Mother’s Day and experience our three-course, prix-fixe brunch menu on May 8, featuring your choice of appetizer, entrée served with sides and dessert. Guests can savor the Signature Eggs Benedict, Baked Brioche French Toast, Roast Prime Rib of Beef and more while sipping a Sonoma Sparkler or Bacon & Blue Cheese Bloody Mary. $39.95+; Sunday; locations here

Mastro’s Ocean Club Malibu
The menu features brunch favorites, but with a decadent Mastro’s twist. Entrées like Maine Lobster Benedict, Lox and Bagel and an Egg White Omelette can be paired with sides like thick cut Nueske’s Bacon and an Artisan Pastry Basket. Libations include their Peach Bellini, Sparkling Sunrise, and Mastro’s Basil Mary and Bloody Maria. Sunday, 10 am-3 pm; 18412 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265; 310.454.4357

Faith & Flower
They will be offering specials for brunch in addition to their regular menu. Specials include Ricotta and Herb Ravioli with wild ramp butter, egg yolk bottarga and smoked chili gremolata; Whole Prawns Baked in Parchment with baby corn, zucchini, and spicy coconut curry; Little Gem Lettuce Salad with crispy smoked bacon, cherry tomatoes and sourdough croutons; and Fried Cage Free Egg with prime beef picadillo stew, chayote squash and fingerling potatoes. The dessert special is Dutch Crunch Doughnuts with berries and cream filling. Sunday; 705 W 9th St, Los Angeles, CA 90015; 213.239.0642

Recess Eatery
They will be serving the brunch special, Maine Lobster Eggs Benedict with lemon thyme hollandaise at $25 along their full “homeroom” brunch menu, as well as the off-the-menu unlimited mimosas at $18 when checking in with Yelp. A dinner special will also be served along their full menu, the Australian Lamb Rack with Israeli Couscous, Eggpkant, Mint-Basil Chimichurri at $35; Sunday, brunch: 10 am-3:30 pm, dinner: 5pm-midnight; 5022 York Blvd, Highland Park 90042, Los Angeles CA; 818.507.0592

The Gadarene Swine
They will be offering a plant-based 3-course brunch that also includes a hibiscus and champagne cooler! The three brunch courses include: Pickled strawberry salad served on rutabaga purée with fresh berries and micro greens; Sourdough toast spread with smokey eggplant purée and topped with sautéed veggies and fresh arugula; and Coconut pudding with brown sugar streusel, mojito granita, strawberries and Thai basil. $30; Sunday; 11266 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA 91604; 818.508.5500

Hinoki & The Bird
Usually closed on Sundays, they will be open for Mother’s Day and Executive Chef Brandon Kida will be offering a very special brunch menu. The exclusive brunch menu, only available that day, (and a rare opportunity to savor brunch/breakfast dishes) at Hinoki & the Bird, will include a selection of house made breads and pastries; Granola with Strauss Farm Yogurt, Strawberries and local honey; Ichiba Salad with market fruits, vegetables and miso vinaigrette; Challah French Toast with bananas, tonka bean and maple syrup; Eggs Benedict with bacon, eggs and hollandaise; Organic Quinoa with poached Lily’s Eggs, white soy and pickled chilies; Huevos Rancheros with black beans, habanero and cotija cheese; Croque Monsieur with Niman Ranch Ham, comte cheese and milk toast; and Sake Cured Salmon with buckwheat toast, tomato and capers. Sunday; 10 W Century Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90067; 310.552.1200

RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen
RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen’s Mother’s Day brunch four-course menu includes entrées like the Roasted Hainan Striped Bass with miso, red bell peppers & Cantonese sauce, with side options like the Lacquered BBQ Ribs or Indian Stuffed Flatbread. End the meal on a sweet note and indulge in a signature dessert like Caramelized Banana Custard Cake. $48; Sunday, 11:30 am – 10 pm; 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90067

118 Degrees
Celebrate with a three course vegan menu! First course offerings include starters like the Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms made with Cremini mushrooms stuffed with walnut pesto, or the Tropical Coconut Ceviche featuring slivers of fresh coconut, mango, pineapples, cilantro, and green onion in a spiced ceviche sauce served on a tostada shell. Choice of entrées include Fried Avocado Rolled Tacos, made from house-made flax wrap tortilla filled with tahini cheese and fried avocado, cucumber, baby mixed greens and tomatillo salsa, and the Mole Enchiladas with two enchiladas in house coconut wraps with mole chipotle, cheese, marinated Spanish squash, carrots and avocado topped with spicy enchilada sauce and salsa. If mom likes a little Italian food, she will love the zesty Living Lasagna featuring layers of zucchini and yellow squash, tomato, macadamia ricotta and sweet basil marinara, topped with marinated mushrooms. Finish with the Dessert Sampler including Cherry Cheesecake, Brownie Bites and Vanilla Fruit Parfait. This three course special also includes a choice of a Mimosa made from fresh squeezed organic orange juice or a Kombucha Cocktail. $25; Sunday, 11 am-9 pm; 18636 Ventura Blvd, Tarzana, CA 91356; 818.660.1118

Demitasse Roastery & Kitchen
Their Mother’s Day brunch special includes French Toast and a Mimosa with strawberry-maple syrup and a Buttermilk Panna Cotta with strawberry compote. In addition to this brunch special, Demitasse will also be offering fare from their standard menu, like the Sweet Potato Pancakes with yogurt spuma, dates, maple syrup sauce; Tocino, cured pork belly, coddled egg, chickpea hash, and Brioche; and the Española, with eggs, potatoes, chorizo fresco, and paprika sauce. Lunch offerings include the Creekstone Farms Brisket, with caramelized onions, chimichurri, and brioche buns, and the vegetarian Eggplant Torta accompanied with arugula, celery root and mustard dressing. Demitasse has a selection of Shims to toast Mom with, like Blood Orange Sake Swizzle, made of sake and lime, rosemary and black pepper garnish, or the Green Arrow, made with Dolin Blanc, mint, Kyoto ice brewed coffee, and honey cream. Warm, non-alcoholic samplings include Bai Mudan White Tea, and the house made Chai Tea. Demitasse also offers a special discounted Mother’s Day Tea Sets for purchase: Set One ($70) includes Tin of Tea, Teapot, and Two Copenhagen Demitasses while Set Two ($50) features Sharkey Tea Tin with a Copenhagen Mug to steep it in. $30; Sunday, 7 am-midnight; 1542 N Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028; 323.498.5155    

Spare Tire Kitchen & Tavern
Begin the family feast with the Chicken Terrine with crispy prosciutto, warm mirepoix sauce, crusty bread; King Crabs Legs with crusty bread, spicy garlic or lemon butter; Irish Breakfast, made up of Irish bacon, eggs, crispy potatoes, toast, and fruit; Berries and Cream Waffles with seasonal berries, whipped cream, and maple syrup; Steak & Eggs with garlic-sage butter, crispy potatoes, toast, and fruit; and signature Wood-Fired Pizza and Tartines, like The Lobster Pizza, topped with Maine lobster, sundried tomato pesto, hollandaise, idiazabal cheese, arugula, Fresno chilis and shallots. Be sure to take advantage of the Bottomless Mimosas, at a specially reduced Mother’s Day price of $10! For an extra dose of mom appreciation, all mothers also will receive a complimentary rose from the Spare Tire staff! Sunday, 10 am-11 pm; 5370 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90036; 323.525.2618

Celestino Ristorante
Celestino Ristorante Owner and Executive Chef Calogero Drago has created a Mother’s Day special select menu designed to spoil Mom Italian style! Start dinner off with salads including the Rucola, Carciofini e Parmigiano, an organic baby arugula salad with artichokes, shaved parmesan and lemon olive oil dressing; and Insalata di Aragosta con Pure di Piselli e Melone, a lobster salad with melon in a sweet pea purée. Pasta options include the Ravioli di Asparagi con Salsa di Capra, ravioli filled with asparagus in a goat cheese sauce, or the Pappardelle con Funghi Porcini with homemade wide fettuccine with porcini mushroom sauce. Meaty Main Courses include Fagottino di Pollo alla Valdostana with chicken breast, fontina cheese, prosciutto and sage sauce. For a touch lighter fare, order the Sogliola al Salmoriglio con Spinaci, a tasty filet of sole salmorgilio and spinach. The exclusive Mother’s Day dessert, Torta della Mamma will finish the meal! Each dish from the Mother’s Day special select menu is offered a la carte or as a prix-fixe four course menu. $64; Sunday, 5-9:30 pm; 141 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA, 91101; 626.795.4006

Treat mom to lunch dishes like Japanese favorites like Kurobuta Pork Ginger, featuring ginger soy marinated pork, caramelized onion and cabbage, or the Baked Soy Marinated Black Cod, served with salad, cold tofu, rice and miso soup. If a top notch dinner experience is what mom seeks, Osawa invites her to indulge in their Shabu Shabu, offering a choice of protein, including Rib Eye, Prime Rib Eye, Tonkotsu Silver Pork, King Salmon or the Wagyu. The Shokado Bento is ideal for moms craving a little bit of everything as it includes a composition of sushi, sashimi, fish and meat, or surprise her with a Mother’s Day bento special, the contents of which are under wraps until the big day! An additional bubbly bonus, a complimentary glass of Champagne will be given to all mothers! Sunday, lunch from 11:30 am-2:30 pm, dinner from 5:30-9 pm; 77 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103; 626.683.1150 

The Raymond 1886
Executive Chef Tim Guiltinan has something extra special prepared for mom. Kick off brunch with starters for the whole family like Golden Apple Fritters with maple syrup, or the home made Cinnamon Roll with home made cream cheese frosting. Dishes include an omelette made with shrimp, thyme, sundried tomato, sweet corn and crème fraiche; Italian Baked Eggs with prosciutto, potatoes, & mushrooms baked with tomato & parmesan with sourdough; Huevos Montuleños with scrambled eggs on crispy tortillas accompanied with black beans, corn salsa, roasted tomato-guajillo chile sauce, avocado, and cotija cheese; Cheddar & Herb Cakes with savory pancakes layered with ham, cheddar, white mushrooms and a poached egg; Blackened Salmon Salad with lightly blackened salmon over organic baby spinach, mixed greens, marinated beets, vine ripened tomato, red onion, haricot vert, hazelnuts with a lemon-poppy seed vinaigrette; Grilled Steak & Fries with marinated hanger steak, wilted spinach, tomato, melted blue cheese and rosemary jus; and Eggs Benedicts: smoked salmon, avocado and bacon, corned beef hash, or classic Canadian bacon. If she has a sweet tooth, she can order up Pineapple French Toast with vanilla-brioche, caramelized pineapple and honey butter. Brunch cocktails include, Mum’s the Word, made of cava, fresh grapefruit juice and creme de peche, garnished with a grapefruit disc. Sunday, 9 am-2:30 pm and 5:30-10 pm; 1250 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105; 626.441.3136

208 Rodeo
This California bistro is offering a special Mother’s Day brunch menu.  Guests can spoil mom with the best people watching in the city, sitting atop the signature “Spanish Steps” on Via Rodeo and sipping a glass of champagne while enjoying highlights from the starters including Foie Gras Mousse with fruit compote and brioche toast or Tuna Tartar.  Moving along to entrees guests can choose from an array of menu options including Mix Berry French Toast with mascarpone, maple syrup, and almond slivers; Crab Cake Benedict  or Seafood Salad to name a few. Sunday, 9 am-3 pm; 208 Via Rodeo Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; 310.275.2428

To celebrate Viviane’s first Mother’s Day at the Avalon Hotel Beverly Hills, Executive Chef Michael Hung will offer several specials in addition to the regular brunch menu and new Summer Sundays dishes and drinks. Mom Day specials include Young Vegetable Crudité with poppy seed flatbread and fromage blanc and ramp dip; Baked Cage Free Eggs with Tuscan kale, spiced tomato ragout, and capers; Grilled Sour Peach Tartine with crispy speck, burrata cheese, and truffle vinaigrette; Mixed Berry Blintzes with whipped cème fraiche and toasted almonds; and Country Duck Ham Benedict with poached cage free eggs, brioche, and hollandaise. Sunday; 9400 W Olympic Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310.407.7791

Moms who appreciate good food and taking care of themselves inside and out, will enjoy the inventive vegan menu at Crossroads. Crossroads will be offering a three course Mother’s Day brunch menu with highlights including the Crossroads Benedict made from fire roasted flat bread rounds, herb chickpea panisse, sauteed kale, shiitake bacon, tomato hollandaise; the Smoked carrot lox scramble with spring onions and kelp cavia; along with sweets including Bread Pudding and Cheesecake with Harry’s Berries strawberries and balsamic compote. She can also enjoy a Bloody Mary from their exclusive plant-based bar, or glass of wine paired with their meal. Sunday, 10 am – 3 pm; 8284 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046; 323.782.9245

The Guild
Executive Chef Charles Cho presents brunch specials, including a complimentary glass of champagne to celebrate mom. The brunch menu include French Toast made with Hawaiian bread pudding, seasonal nuts and fruit compotes, whipped cream, bourbon, and maple caramel; Steak and Eggs, Ropa Vieja-style braised short rib, rice, black bean, fried egg, and plantains; Korean Beef Tartar Benedict, prime filet mignon in Korean marinade, homemade brioche, poached egg, hollandaise, and gochujang sauce; Chilaquiles, braised pork belly, tortillas, scrambled egg, tomatillo salsa, tomatoes, avocado, crema, and cilantro; Poached Egg Caesar with artichoke, hearts of palm, crisp romaine, parmesan croutons, and anchovy dressing; and Milk and Cookies with milk sorbet and homemade cookies. Mother’s Day Specials include Lobster Benedict, butter poached Maine lobster and a ch

eddar chive biscuit, witha poached egg, béarnaise, caviar, vine rip cherry tomatoes, and haricoverts; Truffle and Wild Mushroom Bruschetta with sautéed cremini and oyster mushrooms, quail egg, and arugula; Goat Cheese Farmers Market Salad with roasted beets, marinated citrus, poached pears, candied walnuts, balsamic, violas, and hearts of palm; and Chocolate Panna Cotta made with dark chocolate panna cotta, mixed berries, almond cream, and cayenne meringue. To complement the dishes, enjoy libations, including an Orange Cranberry Pineapple Mimosa. Saturdays-Sunday, 10 am – 3 pm; 8741 W. Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 424.279.9601 or visit OpenTable

The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills’ Signature Restaurant is serving up a prix-fixe Mother’s Day menu with dishes including local Burrata, served with radicchio, apple, basil and cherries; Lobster Benedict served with artichoke, hollandaise and poached eggs on house-made English muffins; Spring Morel Mushroom Quiche with ramps, goat cheese and tomato; and Herb Crusted Black Angus Filet Mignon drizzled in a smoked béarnaise. Hand-crafted cocktails are offered by the glass or by the pitcher, including the Elderflower Mimosa, Belvedere Bloody Mary and Watermelon Bellini. $65; Sunday, 11:30 am-2:30 pm; 1020 N San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 310.358.7788; Reservations can be made here

Located on the heart of the Sunset Strip, Estrella and Chef Dakota Weiss will be offering cocktail and brunch specials for Mother’s Day. Featuring one of Los Angeles best patios for outdoor dining, you can savor popular brunch dishes like “The Rolling Stone” Bacon Wrapped Avocado with a baked egg and queso fresco; Pretzel-Candied Bacon Strips; and Chai Tea Spiced “Bread Pudding” French Toast with vanilla mascarpone, pomegranate and chia seeds in addition to yet to be announced Mother’s Day specials. Sunday, 10 am-9 pm; 8800 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 310.652.6613

FIG & OLIVE Melrose Place
This Mother’s Day, founder, Laurent Halasz invites you to delight in a four-course prix-fixe brunch and dinner menus alongside a passion fruit flavored cocktail, the Yellow Lilly ($12). Select prix-fixe items include Petite Burrata & Asparagus with snow pea, hazelnut, arugula, micro-basil, and blood orange emulsion; Crab Salad with celery, celeriac, snow peas, green apples, lime, cilantro, scallion, horseradish, and pink pepper (brunch only); and Sea Scallops with breeze spice, carrot-orange purée, roasted orange segments, honey heirloom carrots, and charmoula (dinner only). $40/brunch, $48/dinner; Sunday; 8490 Melrose Place, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 310.360.9100

BOA Steakhouse
Innovative Dining Group’s (IDG) BOA Steakhouse in West Hollywood offers a festive buffet to celebrate mom. From Executive Chef Jose Melendez, offerings include a selection of BOA’s signature appetizers, a raw seafood bar, egg and carving stations, a taco bar, and a dessert table and special crepe station featuring Vanilla Crepes with Chantilly cream and choice of strawberry chocolate or banana caramel sauce. $60; Sunday, 11 am-2:30 pm; 9200 Sunset Blvd #650, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 310.278.2050

Napa Valley Grille
Westwood’s acclaimed hotspot will have a special Mother’s Day menu, along with a kid’s activity room featuring family friendly movies, coloring, and arts & crafts. Executive Chef Adrian Vela is cooking up delicious options like California White Bass with couscous, wild mushrooms, charred blood orange, and roasted fennel, herbs; Brioche French Toast with candied pecans, and orange-bourbon maple syrup; and Hand Cut Pasta with fava bean & english pea rage, sweet pearl onions, and chopped bacon. For those with a sweet tooth, there will also be Lemon & Raspberry Battenberg Cake, Pavolva, Goat Cheese & Citrus Cheesecake, and Tiramisu available all day long. Sunday, 10:30 am-4 pm; 1100 Glendon Ave #100, Los Angeles, CA 90024; 310.824.3322

Chef Travis is cooking a decadent Mother’s Day brunch buffet perfect for enjoying with family. Enjoy an abundance of Baltaire’s signature brunch dishes and holiday specials which includes a variety of housemade pastries like warm banana bread and pistachio croissants; an extravagant iced shellfish station with fresh oysters, shrimp, scallop ceviche, and king crab; a carving station featuring USDA Prime Rib, Glazed Nueske Spiral Ham, and Leg of Lamb; Eggs Benedict with housemade English muffins; French Toast with spring berry compote, and more. Bloody Mary and Champagne carts will roam throughout the room, alongside seasonal brunch cocktails like a Lavender Gin Fizz with gin, lemon, cream, and egg white (the cart and cocktails are an additional cost). $85, $50/children; Sunday, 10 am-4 pm; 11647 San Vicente Blvd, Brentwood, CA; Reservations: 424.273.1660 or

Shade Hotel
They are hosting its signature Mother’s Day brunch at zinc@shade, the hotel’s lounge and restaurant. Guests will be treated to an extravagant feast, which can be enjoyed on the sun-filled terrace and courtyard, while children can play at a supervised craft table. Moms will also take home a special gift from Trilogy Spa. The Mother’s Day brunch by Executive Chef Ashley Oates will offer a Chilled Seafood station, including Alaskan crab claws, shrimp cocktail, seared ahi and Oysters on the Half Shell with Mignonette Trio; Roasted Salmon; Cabernet Braised Short Ribs; Vanilla Bean French Toast with country potatoes; Brie & Pear and Prosciutto Burrata Grilled Cheese Sandwiches; Farmers Market Grilled Vegetables; a custom-made Omelet Station; Applewood smoked bacon; chicken apple sausage; and a decadent Chocolate Fountain, among many other delicious dishes. $75, $30/children under 10; Sunday, 9 am-2:30 pm; 1221 N. Valley Dr, Manhattan Beach, CA; 310.469.3466

Manhattan House
Let them take care of cooking for the day with a homegrown Mother’s Day brunch. Manhattan House’s Executive Chef, Diana Stavaridis, has created a limited-edition prix fixe brunch menu including a Surprise Amuse Pastry, followed by a Croque Madame, made exclusively on slices of the gastropub’s house-made brioche toast and accompanied by a mimosa and a long-stemmed rose. Supplement your meal with some bacon bites, made with Cajun cheddar, or a slice of Orange Coconut Cake, served with a dollop of mascarpone yogurt, among other side dish options. Manhattan House recently debuted their weekend brunch menu items, including a Short Rib Pastrami Hash, with house-smoked pastrami, cage-free eggs prepared sunny side up, Yukon potatoes, and caramelized onions. Many of their brunch items boast in-house baked sourdough bread, homegrown vegetables and smoked meats, such as bacon and sausage. Until May 31st, the gastropub will also offer guests a free brunch cocktail with any entrée purchase. Options include: a Bloody Mary, mimosa or Bahia del Sur cocktail, with Milagro blanco tequila mixed with grapefruit and orange juice. $20; Sunday, 10 am-2 pm; 1019 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266; 310.574.2277

Obicà Mozzarella Bar Pizza e Cucina
All moms will be offered a complimentary cocktail, Mammamia, made with passion fruit and strawberry puree withProsecco. Newly introduced spring dishes include the Burrata e Pesche salad with kale, radicchio, hazelnuts, red radishes, cherry tomatoes, and mint and Obicà’s freshest and lightest signature pizzas from the wood fire oven, among other regional Italian specialties. Don’t skip dessert! Enjoy a Bigne’ alla Crema, a light yet luxurious bigne with pastry cream, strawberry, and chocolate. Sunday; 606 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.393.6633

Del Frisco’s Grille Santa Monica
Del Frisco’s Grille will be giving the royal treatment to moms with flowers, a complimentary Lemon Cake Jar with layers of lemon buttercream icing and lemon glaze and a $15 off card for their next visit. Dishes include Hand Carved Prime Rib with mashed potatoes, au jus and horseradish sauce and choice of starter salad, as well as classic Sunday brunch items, like the Red Velvet Belgian Waffles, Grille Benedict and a carafe of Mimosas or White Sangria. Sunday; 1551 Ocean Ave, #105, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.339.4115 or booking through OpenTable.

Sonoma Wine Garden
Santa Monica’s Sonoma Wine Garden will be offering a number of specialty a-la-carte Mother’s Day menu items. Enjoy Maine Lobster Benedict, with sautéed pea tendrils, tarragon and poached eggs served on a toasted English muffin; Nutella Stuffed French Toast, served with toasted hazelnuts, sliced strawberries and a house-made Nutella gelato; or the Fresh Fruit Parfait, served with blueberry Greek yogurt, crushed peaches and a almond honey brittle, in addition to Executive Chef Patrick Florendo’s normal delicious brunch items. In addition to an extensive selection of California and International wines, sip (and keep sipping) on hand-crafted bottomless cocktails and mimosas. Sunday, 11 am-4 pm; 395 Santa Monica Pier #300, Santa Monica, CA 90401; Reservations can be made here

Shore Hotel
To honor your mother and Mother Earth, Shore Hotel will be offering the Mother Earth promotion, where if you opt into the Green Clean program to protect Mother Earth, you will receive a complimentary breakfast in bed for their mom. The Green Clean program allows you to minimize your impact by choosing to reuse your towels and sheets during the course of their stay. Mom will also enjoy spa services at Tikkun Holistic Spa, a healing oasis designed as a sanctuary to provide a comprehensive sensory and spiritual healing experience, combining the top healing practices from both Eastern and Western medicine. Additionally, mom will receive a re-usable canvas tote for shopping at the Santa Monica’s Farmers Markets or the Green Light Shopping District. From limiting emissions and exploring the city by bicycle, treating mom to a dinner at one of Santa Monica’s sustainable seafood restaurants, to shopping at certified green boutique shops, a stay at the Shore Hotel provides a wide array of options that treat mom and the environment. One-night package price starts at $645, plus tax includes: overnight accommodations for two for one night, breakfast for two, therapeutic massage for two at Tikkun Holistic Spa, reusable branded tote and goodies, and late checkout of 1 pm; available May 1 – May 31, 2016 and is subject to availability (reservation must be booked 72 hours prior to arrival); 1515 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 800.599.1515

Cast Restaurant at Viceroy Santa Monica
They are celebrating mom with special cocktails like the Santa Monica Margarita and the Bohemian. Stations include a carving station with humanely raised prime rib of beef, maple glazed pork rack; omelet station, pancake and French toast station with sweet and savory toppings; salads of local citrus salad, little gems salad, and shrimp cocktail; eggs Benedict, croque madame, Tuscan potatoes, Applewood smoked bacon, Chicken-apple sausage, tartines, smoked salmon, and desserts including fresh baked pastries, breads and cookies, tartes and cupcakes. $70, $30/children 10 and under, under 5 complementary; Sunday, 11 am-3:30 pm; 1819 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.260.7511

Anaheim Packing House
Anaheim Packing House is the perfect spot to treat your culinary-loving mom this year. This contemporary food hall has two-dozen innovative food purveyors. Opt to progressively dine or stay and linger at a special Mother’s Day brunch hosted in their private dining room, Cooks Chapel from 11 am to 2 pm. Mom’s will receive a rose upon arrival, and be treated to bottomless mimosas while listening to music from a live harpist. After brunch, check out other hot spots like Popbar, Pandor Bakery, Han’s Homemade Ice Cream, and Crepe Coop to satisfy mom’s sweet tooth. $40; Sunday, 11 am-2 pm; 440 S. Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92814; 714.533.7225

THE RANCH Restaurant and Saloon
Treat mom to The Ranach Restaurant and Saloon this Mother’s Day. The four-course brunch includes handcrafted ravioli, blue crab Benedict, coconut Belgian waffles and much more. $75; Sunday, 10 am-2 pm; 1025 E. Ball Rd, Anaheim, CA 92805; 714.817.4200

House of Blues Anaheim
Mother’s Day Gospel Brunch at the House of Blues Anaheim will allow you to indulge in an all-you-can-eat buffet while listening to gospel classics. Breakfast will include tender carving stations, southern specialties, lots of desserts, plus build your own bloody Marys. No need to spring for flowers – House of Blues will present each mom with flowers upon arrival to the venue. $4o, $20/children; Sunday; 1530 Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802; 714.778.2583

Tangata at Bowers Museum
Curate an elegant outing at Bowers Museum at their award-winning restaurant Tangata. Sunday brunch features Chef Harri’s favorites: Chicken Apple Sausage Hash, Red Wine Braised Short Ribs and a Pancake action station. Then, take mom on a stroll to view Bowers art exhibits like Mummies of the World or Ancient Arts of China: A 5000-Year-old Legacy. (Access to museum not included with brunch ticket purchase). $39.95, $17.95; Sunday, 11 am-3 pm; 2002 N. Main St, Santa Ana, CA 92706; 714.550.0906

Nixon Library
Treat your mom to an executive brunch in the magnificent White House East Room at Nixon Library. Brunch will include a “Presidential Red Carpet Arrival” to make your mother feel like the woman of the hour. Brunch will include breakfast stations, salad and dessert stations, and live music to accompany your meal. Enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne with your meal. Moms will also receive a red rose to make her feel even more regal. $55; $25/kids 10 and under; Sunday, check in: 10:30 am, brunch: 11 am; 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd, Yorba Linda, CA 92886; 714.364.1161

Tangerine Grill & Patio at The Anabella Hotel
Considered to be Anaheim’s own little oasis, the Tangerine Grill & Patio is the ideal peaceful escape to enjoy your day with Mom. Mother’s Day Brunch will begin early and feature a starter, entrée, glass of champagne, mimosa, or orange juice, all included with the purchase of your ticket. $25; Sunday, 6:30 am; 1030 W. Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802; 714.905.1050

The Ritz Prime Seafood
Newport Beach’s newest upscale seafood and steak destination, will feature special holiday brunch and dinner a la carte menus. Culinary Master Phil Kastel and his team have created a celebratory menu including the Ritz Egg, softly scrambled with smoked salmon and topped with caviar; Grilled Caesar & Prawns; and Block Island Swordfish and Filet Medallions. Dinner begins with cocktails like Heat on the Harbor made with Absolut Vodka, cucumber, basil and Serrano chili. Then order up The Ritz Tower, which allows you to create your own chilled seafood masterpiece. Starters include the Ritz Egg, Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, and the Rainbow Roll with hamachi, salmon, tuna, crab and avocado. Entrees feature sustainable fish selections including John Dory, Faroe Salmon, Block Island Swordfish, Grilled Lobster and Chilean Sea Bass – all served with special accompanying sauces. For meat lovers, selections are Jidori Chicken, Dry Aged Prime NY Strip, Filet Medallions and Pork Tomahawk Chop. Sides and salads offered are The Ritz Caesar & Prawns, Taleggio Mac & Cheese, Creamed Corn, Grilled Asparagus and more. Sticky Toffee Pudding, Chocolate Flourless Cake and the Ritz’s heavenly Coconut Cake are sweet ending options. Sunday, brunch: 10 am-4 pm (live music at the bar from noon-4 pm), dinner: 5-10 pm; 2801 West Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92663; 949.720.1800

Hotel Irvine
Hotel Irvine is throwing the Mother’s Day party to celebrate how awesome she really is. Dig into brunch favorites like cinnamon crunch French toast; spinach and goat cheese quiche; roasted rack of lamb; and crepes and Yorkshire pudding. You can celebrate with endless mimosas! More info here. $59, $15/children 5 to 12; Sunday, 10 am-2 pm; 17900 Jamboree Rd, Irvine, CA 92614; 888.230.4452; Reservations here.

Oak Grill
This holiday brunch is designed to please all mothers and their families – adorned with spring flower arrangements and a wide array of free-standing, bountiful food stations. The Carving Stations feature grilled beef filet, market fresh fish and herb-roasted chicken. There’s also a custom omelet station, a breakfast station, yogurt parfait station, an oyster bar, artisan cheese and charcuterie table, as well as an interactive dessert station. Live acoustical music and bottomless Mimosas are part of the celebration, along with a $10 Bloody Mary bar. $75 (includes bottomless mimosas), $25 for children 5-12; Sunday, 10:30 am-3 pm; 690 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660; Reservations encouraged: 949.760.4920 or visit

Mr. C Beverly Hills
They are honoring mothers during the month of May with an array of indulgent and rejuvenating experiences. Leave the cooking to Executive Chef Giuseppe Manco and enjoy a Venetian-style Mother’s Day Buffet Brunch. Ejoy classic Cipriani pastas and seasonal roasted vegetables; hand-sliced Prosciutto di Parma, antipasto, and European cheeses; made-to-order waffles and custom omelets and frittatas; fresh seafood like crudo, sushi, jumbo shrimp, and pan-seared salmon; a roast beef and a turkey carving station; a selection of housemade cakes, rich chocolate desserts, gelato, and more. Plus, mom gets a complimentary Bellini at arrival, plus bottomless Bellinis for an additional $30/person. To pamper mom, GLAMSQUAD, will extend complimentary dry styling and make-up refreshers in Mr. C’s poolside cabanas and there will be poolside musical performance by Sandra Booker Quartet. $115, $49/children ages 4-12 years old; Sunday, 11 am-4 pm, 1224 Beverwil Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90035; 310.226.6245 or

Mr. C Spa & Beauty
Treat mom to a full day of relaxation with two revitalizing packages available throughout the month of May. The Mom’s Sweet Getaway ($199) will revitalize your busy mom with her choice of a 60-minute ESPA Personalized Energy Massage with a housemade sweet orange, tangerine, and lemon body scrub; or an ESPA personalized de-stress massage with Mr. C’s very own calming body scrub featuring lavender essential oil and vanilla bean infused honey. Follow the massage by relaxing in a private aromatherapy steam with a Bellini, plus a gift of ESPA bath oil to have a spa getaway at home. The I’m Spa-ing For Two ($199) is for Mothers-to-be to enjoy a special 60-minute massage with ESPA nourishing body oil featuring calendula and vitamin E, and then unwind with a caffeine free herbal tea selection and a relaxing gel pedicure that features a foot scrub and massage designed to comfort tired and swollen feet. As a keepsake, guests will take home their own nourishing body oil to soothe the skin during and after pregnancy. Both packages include complimentary valet and full-day access to the pool and fitness center. Continuing to celebrate mom, the hotel is also offering a Mom’s Overnight package (starting at $415 per night), available the month of May, which includes a one-night stay in a guest room or suite, a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Rosé, fresh fruit, and chocolate. To book this package, call 310.277.2800 or email 1224 Beverwil Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90035; 310.226.6290 or

Island Hotel Newport Beach Spa Packages
The Celebrate Mom package is a pampering treatment for mothers and daughters or moms and friends. It includes two relaxation massages, two customized individual facials plus sparkling wine (120 minutes: $550). The Mother To Be package for expectant mothers, is a massage that relieves pregnancy aches and pains, soothes tired feet and relieves stress while delivering a calming bliss (60 minutes $150; $300 with Customized Facial) 690 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660; 949.760.4992

Burke Williams Day Spa
Have mom enjoy three special Mother’s Day packages to treat the women in your life with an indulgent pampering experience. Each exclusive package offers a unique combo of soothing services and enhancements for moms and daughters to enjoy. The Mother’s Day packages introduce Burke Williams’ new elegant Yuzu Rose Gold Pedicure. The service begins with a Yuzu Rose Sugar Scrub to exfoliate, followed by a Honey Heel Glaze, and for the ultimate renewal, a refreshing Yuzu Rose Body Butter. We’ll finish off the perfect pedicure with our new Gold Polish in the color of her choice. Moms will “Relax” with Yuzu Rose Gold Pedicure with her choice of a 50-minute Pure Relaxation Massage -or- Spa Style facial starting at just $149 ($194 value or higher). “Escape” with a Yuzu Rose Gold Pedicure, a 50-minute Pure Relaxation Massage -and- a 50-minute Spa Style facial all starting at $249 ($313 value). Mothers and daughters can share in a relaxing experience and enjoy our elegant Yuzu Rose Gold Pedicure with their choice of a 50-minute Pure Relaxation Massage -or- a 50-minute Spa Style facial for just $309 ($388 value). Guests must be 18 years of age. Pedicure services are not available in the West Hollywood or Mission Viejo spas and will be substituted with a 25-minute Salt or Sugar Glo for the Mother’s Day packages. Package pricing can vary per spa location. Available now through May 8.

Mama Shelter
Their Mother’s Day package to include a two night stay (Friday evening May 6th and Saturday evening May 7th), two welcome drinks, 2 pm check-out, complimentary brunch for two, complimentary morning yoga session for two on Mama Shelter Hollywood rooftop. Rates start at $259 (based on availability); 6500 Selma Ave, Hollywood, CA




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