Celebrate Mother’s Day in Los Angeles over lavish brunches dinners and more. When it comes down to family friendly ways to spend time with your mother in the City of Los Angeles, these choices won’t disappoint!
Edited by Amina Karwa and Christina Xenos
American Tea Room
Tea time with Mother dearest! Take advantage of American Tea Room’s afternoon tea service, offered all day just for Mother’s Day, featuring the Crème Fraiche Scone, Watercress Sandwich, Matcha Panna Cotta and tea-infused petit fours and truffles among the selection of tea sandwiches, scones and desserts. Champagne available for an additional $12. Call for reservations. Walk-ins welcome. $35/pp adults.
Grab a spot on the patio to celebrate mom over brunch dishes like vanilla bean French toast, Spanish fried chicken and cornmeal waffle, wood-oven baked eggs and more. Dinner brings shared plates like braised short rib with carrot, sugar snap peas and mustard cream; grilled whole fish with coconut rice; and roasted chicken “Ode to Zune” with panzanella, fennel and green olives. brunch 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.; dinner 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Head over to Baco Mercat and enjoy a complimentary mimosa during brunch.
For comfort food look no further than Bar Amá, Chef Josef Centeno’s reimagined Tex-Mex cantina, featuring such specials as Grandma’s chorizo with jack cheese and flour tortillas; Amá’s enchiladas with carrot sofrito, queso fresco and potato; Mom’s green enchiladas with chicken and tomatillo; Mom’s favorite chicken tortilla soup; and Amá’s margarita.
Brunch at the Bel-Air and choose from restaurant favorites by Executive Chef Chris Emerling including pulled pork tacos, avocado and shrimp toast and risotto primavera. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Toast mom with a festive MOMosa and “Mother’s Little Helper” (peach bellini) or other bar menu mainstays like the Mama Betty’s Bloody Mary and Not Your Mama’s Mule from The Bellwether’s Mother’s Day-themed drink menu. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
The Belvedere at The Peninsula Beverly Hills
The Peninsula Beverly Hills just unveiled The Belvedere’s outdoor terrace, a stunning outdoor addition to the newly remodeled restaurant. Celebrate over a three-course brunch with free-flowing Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Adults $135/pp, including free-flowing Champagne; children $65/pp under 12 years old.
The historic hotel downtown is featuring a luxe champagne brunch buffet with complimentary sparkling wine amidst the grandeur of their Crystal Ballroom. Top off with a spot of tea during its Traditional Afternoon Tea from a selection of amuse bouche, canape, freshly baked scones and pastries, prosecco, and premium teas and marvel at The Biltmore’s opulent décor. Reservations recommended. Brunch buffet: $62/pp adults; $28/pp children ages 4-11; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Afternoon tea: $45/pp; 2 p.m.-5 p.m.
Dine in the heart of Beverly Hills at the Beverly Wilshire, a Four Seasons Hotel. THE Blvd offers a special three-course menu for the holiday that includes highlights like red snapper ceviche; artichoke soup; pan-seared diver scallops with spring pea risotto; crispy skin branzino with cauliflower puree; and strawberry shortcake. $85/pp, includes glass of Perrier-Jouet Champagne.
Indulge in a decadent brunch that features a 40-day dry-aged carving station, custom egg bar and classic brunch favorites. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Bouchon Bistro Beverly Hills
Spoil your favorite lady with a multi-course brunch feast. The a la cart menu offers highlights like French Beignets du Jour (doughnuts, a range of fresh flaky pastries and dishes like chicken & waffles, steak & eggs, croque madame and more. The restaurant is offering complimentary Meyer lemon and strawberry hibiscus macaroon for every mom during brunch and dinner.
Celebrate over a savory springtime brunch that features signature dishes like Michael’s ahi tuna tartare with Asian pear, American caviar parfait with smoked salmon, mascarpone cheesecake and a “Bourbon Bar” with chocolate brownie, including drinks from the mimosa and Blood Mary carts. $59/pp adults.
For elegant dining, treat mom at Boxwood, The London West Hollywood’s signature restaurant, offering a prix-fixe Mother’s Day menu by Executive Chef Anthony Keene with seasonal spring flavors like burrata, lobster Benedict, spring morel mushroom quiche and herb crusted black Angus filet Mmignon. Complete your meal from the gourmet dessert bar and a variety of cocktails such as the Elderflower Mimosa, Belvedere Bloody Mary and Watermelon Bellini. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
What better place to show mom gratitude than Café Gratitude! The organic, plant-based restaurant is offering mothers a complimentary dessert alongside their meal with a choice of such favorites as the key lime & coconut cream pies, tiramisu, and gluten-free brownie with vanilla coconut cashew ice cream, cashew cream, chocolate sauce, and powdered sugar.
Retreat to Café Pinot and dine overlooking its garden oasis- one of LA’s best outdoor patios- for a three-course menu of Executive Chef Megan Logan’s fresh California cuisine. Highlights include tomatillo gazpacho with cucumber, cilantro, red onion, and espelette; stewed butter beans with black kale, piquillo peppers, poached eggs, yogurt, and grilled bread; chilaquiles with pipian verde, duck confit, citrus onions, cotija cheese, cilantro, eggs, and tortillas. $55/pp adults, $19/pp children under 10. 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Treat mom with a Mother’s Day Special Select Menu with dishes like like Insalata di Aragosta con Pure di Piselli e Melone; a lobster salad with melon in a sweet pea purée; Pappardelle con Funghi Porcini with homemade wide fettuccine with porcini mushroom sauce; and Sogliola al Salmoriglio con Spinaci, a tasty filet of sole salmorgilio and spinach. Menu can be ordered as a prix-fixe or a la carte. 5-9:30 p.m.
Indulge on an unlimited brunch buffet with everything from Kaisen seafood and prime rib to omelets, waffles and a dessert bar. $65/pp adults, $20/pp children under 10. Bottomless mimosas $15. 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Celebrate over a decadent Mother’s Day brunch at Chaya Venice featuring a special á la carte menu by Chef Yuichi Natori that includes selections like Kaisen towers and champagne bouquets complete with a dessert buffet in addition to a children’s three-course Bento. $19/pp children. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Look after mom’s health by enjoying the inventive vegan menu and exclusive plant-based bar at Crossroads. Dine on a special three-course Mother’s Day brunch menu that includes highlights like smoked carrot lox scramble with spring onions and kelp caviar; Crossroads Benedict with fire roasted flat bread rounds, herb chickpea panisse, sauteed kale, shiitake bacon and tomato hollandaise; as well as sweets including bread pudding and cheesecake with Harry’s Berries strawberries and balsamic compote. Dinner menu available á la carte. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Culina, Modern Italian
Show mom you love her with a brunch full of Culina favorites: Belgian waffles, dim sum, sushi, and elaborate carving station complete with a dessert station filled with house-made doughnuts, pastries and chocolates. Special vegan options and farmer’s market inspired salads are available. $119/pp adults, $59/pp children ages 5-12. Reservations mandatory. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Del Frisco’s Grille Santa Monica
The Pier-view restaurant offers hand-carved prime rib and red velvet Belgian waffles and gives moms the royal treatment with a complementary lemon cake jar and a $15-off credit for a future visit.
Demitasse Roastery & Kitchen
The new Hollywood destination for coffee and cuisine offers a Mother’s Day brunch special for $30 that includes French Toast and Mimosa with strawberry-maple syrup and a Buttermilk Panna Cotta with strawberry compote, in addition to their regular menu. 7 a.m.-midnight.
In the heart of the Sunset Strip, Estrella’s outdoor patio is the perfect setting for fine dining offering cocktail and brunch Mother’s Day specials in addition to popular 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. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Fig & Olive
Treat Mom to a four-course prix-fixe brunch or dinner of French Riviera-inspired cuisine. Brunch highlights include crab salad with jumbo lump crab, celery, celeriac, snow peas, green apples, lime, cilantro, scallion, horseradish, and pink pepper; while dinner offers sea scallops with breeze spice, carrot-orange purée, roasted orange segments, honey heirloom carrots, and charmoula. Also enjoy with your meals petite burrata and asparagus and the Yellow Lilly, a passionfruit flavored cocktail. Brunch: $40/pp adults. Dinner: $48/pp adults. Yellow Lilly $12.
Faith and Flower
Brunch all weekend long over specials like ricotta and herb ravioli; whole prawns backed in parchment; little gem lettuce salad; fried cage free egg; in addition to a dessert special, dutch crunch doughnuts with berries and cream filling.
Mom can delight in a dim sum brunch of 20-30 small plates including oysters on the half shell with kimchi mignonette, apple, and celery; brown butter tart with whipped creme friache and blackberry; scotch egg “steak tartare”; and griddled brioche with ricotta and marzipan brule. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Mothers can feel the TLC all day at Gracias Madre offering specials grilled peach salad with “ricotta” toast and almonds from Chef Chandra Gilbert, spicy blackberry mint margarita prepared by one of the city’s best bartenders, Jason Eisner, and a pan de chocolate with rose cream and toasted cashews brunch special. Brunch 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; regular hours 10 a.m.-11 p.m.
Dine in the heart of the Sunset Strip on a new brunch in the former Screen Actors Guild headquarters. Grab a seat on the patio to enjoy selections like French toast (toasted Hawaiian bread pudding, seasonal nuts and fruit compotes with whipped cream, bourbon and maple caramel), Korean Beef Tartar Benedict (prime filet Mignon in Korean marinade, homemade brioche, poached egg with hollandaise and gochujang sauce) and specials like lobster Benedict and chocolate panna cotta. Sat., Sun. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Herringbone Santa Monica
The garden chic hotspot is making this Mother’s Day one to remember presenting all mothers with flowers and families can enjoy photo ops by the on-site photographer to capture the memories. Brunch on popular mid-day dishes and sip on Herringbone’s Endless Rose ($25). 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Hey 19 Public House
Mothers who stop by Hey 19 Public House can enjoy brunch plates like the Motel Morning with chef choice cheeses, fruit and housemade croissant alongside $0.19 mimosas. And stay for live music by The 3rd Degree Blues Band at 2 p.m. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Hinoki & The Bird
On a rare Sunday, Hinoki & The Bird opens its doors for guests to savor an exclusive brunch menu made entirely for the occasion by Executive Chef Brandon Kida featuring housemade breads and pastries and specials like 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.
Celebrate mom over Executive Pastry Chef Jen Shen’s new cakes that come in five elaborate creations: Strawberry Lane, Honey Bee, Mocha Choco Latte, Lemon in the Coconut and Flourless Flower Cake. All options are prepared in a variety of sizes ranging from 4 to 10 inch, and are priced from $80 to $278 and available for take away. The hotel also offers at three-course brunch with dessert buffet on Mother’s Day at Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air ($145/pp, $65/pp children 12 and under), and dinner that includes two and three pound whole fresh lobsters shelled tableside. 310.909.1644.
Chef Carolos Tomazos invites Mother’s Day diners to take part in his homage to grandmother with a special of Yia-yia’s Scallop Saganaki comprised of roasted scallops, tomato, feta, scallions, rice and that staple of Greek libations, Ouzo, served in addition to the restaurant’s standard menu of Greek cuisine.
Intercontinental Los Angeles
To celebrate mom on her special day, the luxury hotel offers an array of stations serving brunch favorites. Choose from a custom omelet creation station, full seafood bar, short rib and ribeye carving stations, spring vegetable hash station, plus bottomless mimosas and a signature Mother’s Day cocktail. Treat her sweet tooth with a bananas foster from the dessert station and DIY short cake station. A dedicated buffet filled with mini burgers, pasta, baked chicken tenders and crispy french fries as well as fun games, activities and live music offers a children friendly experience. Mothers will leave with a special gift, compliments of Intercontinental. $79/pp adults. $35/pp children. 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Ivory on Sunset
Impress Mom with sweeping views of L.A. inside the Mondrian West Hollywood while sipping on bubbly and enjoy a leisurely brunch of Chef Brian Malarkey’s take on classic midday dishes like lobster scramble with avocado and cheese or buttermilk Pancakes with seasonal jam and maple syrup. 10:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Treat mom to upscale French brasserie fare. Highlights of the prix-fixe three-course menu include Nantucket bay scallops served on the half shell with ginger lime vinaigrette; grilled chicken paillard with roasted ratatouille vegetable, mixed green; and grilled chateau steak with pommes frites maison, sautéed spinach roasted tomato, and Bordelaise sauce. $44/pp adults. $19/pp children under 10. 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
The Langham Huntington, Pasadena
The luxurious destination in Pasadena offers a variety of ways to give mom the VIP treatment on her special day. Enjoy brunch in the Huntington Ballroom complete with smoked and fresh seafood; domestic and imported cheeses; artisanal meats; sushi; assortment of salads; specialty entrées; carving station; made-to-order omelets; a chocolate fountain and a variety of pastries; and free-flowing champagne. The Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse offers an interactive Sunday market brunch experience with free-flowing mimosas and bloody marys. The Terrace features a breakfast buffet with omelet and carving stations. You can also relax in the Lobby Lounge over the hotels signature Pink Chocolate Afternoon Tea with Wedgewood.
Dine from a Mother’s Day set menu which includes a mimosa or Bloody Mary, red oak lettuce and ricotta salata salad, shrimp & grits and strawberry shortcake. Regular brunch also available. $40/pp adults.
Le Petit Paris
Celebrate over a lavish prix-fixe brunch menu including poached egg asparagus, cheese and charcuterie plate, quiche Lorraine; flambéed pastis shrimp, filet mignon tartar and lemon chicken breast; and a dessert buffet overflowing with a chocolate fountain, panacotta and assorted fresh fruit among others. Concluding their meal, mothers will receive a small gift from Le Petit Paris. $49/pp adults. $19/pp children under 10. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Relax with mom in over a special Sunday supper highlighting the best ingredients from the farmers market. Lucques features a cozy decor of brick, wood beams and newly renovated garden. The West Hollywood restaurant was the originally rustic carriage house of the Harold Lloyd Estate. $45 person. 5 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
The Polo Lounge
Dine in the iconic ambiance of The Polo Lounge at the Beverly Hills Hotel on a two course brunch menu that includes a dessert buffet. $160/pp adults, $60/pp children 12 and under. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Love & Salt
In addition to the regular weekend brunch menu at Manhattan Beach’s stalwart Cal-Ital hotspot, Love & Salt, guests can enjoy Chef Michael Fiorelli’s twist on the classic croquet madame ($16) featuring a thick cut brioche that’s roasted in the oven, open-face, with fontina cheese, proscuitto, and then topped with garden greens and a soft cooked egg. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Mastro’s Ocean Club
Let mom relax over Malibu views at this on-the-waterfront eatery. To start the day, Mastro’s is offering cocktails all morning including classics Basil Mary and Bloody Maria in addition to a decadent brunch menu with entrees like Maine lobster Benedict, lox and bagel and an egg white omelette, paired with sides such as thick cut nueske’s bacon and an artisan pastry basket. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa
Get the champagne flowing at The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa’s special Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch accompanied by seasonal spring dishes, gourmet carved meats, a fresh seafood display, and market salads capping off with an indulgent dessert spread. Indoor and outdoor seating available. $62/pp adult. $29/pp children ages 5-11. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Mr. C Beverly Hills
Dine on a Venetian-style brunch buffet with features everything from classic Cipriani pastas, a carving station, fresh seafood and a complementary bellini for mom upon arrival. Glamsquad will also be on hand for makeup touchups in Mr. C’s poolside cabanas. The Sandra Booker Quartet will also perform poolside. $115/pp, $49/pp children 4-12. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Napa Valley Grille
The newly remodeled Westwood restaurant offers specials like California White Bass (couscous, wild mushrooms, charred blood orange, roasted fennel, herbs), Brioche French Toast (candied pecans, orange-bourbon maple syrup) and Hand Cut Pasta (fava bean and English pea rage, sweet pearl onions, chopped bacon).
Grab a seat on the outdoor terrace and splurge on succulent steakhouse cuisine. Nick & Stef’s is offering a prix-fixe three-course menu with highlights that include farmer’s market 12-vegetable chopped salad with green goddess dressing; seafood stew with saffron and fennel; surf and turf with petit filet, butter poached half-lobster tail, mashed potatoes, creamy spinach, and sauce Béarnaise; and grilled branzino seabass with artichoke crème, confit baby heirloom tomato, and guanciale wrapped potatoes. $65/pp adults. $19/pp children under 10. 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
Usually only open for dinner on the weekend, Ocean Prime will be offering a lavish Mother’s Day brunch that will include dishes such as smoked salmon plate served with a bagel, crab & eggs served on an english muffin and blackened salmon salad with basil poppyseed dressing as well as an extensive menu of drinks like the Blood Orange Mimosa. Mothers will be gifted a Seventh Avenue Apothecary soy candle. 11a.m.-3 p.m.
Orsa & Winston
In honor of Mother’s Day, Orsa & Winston is open for brunch featuring a five-course menu: “breakfast in a shell” coddled egg; slow-roasted ocean trout with pickled ramp vinaigrette; asparagus salad with wild mushrooms and lemon rhubarb vinaigrette; lobster agnolotti with peas and favas; and fennel meringue with mascarpone and berries. Mimosas, wine pairing and coffee service available. $65/pp adults.
Dine on Japanese cuisine like baked soy marinated black cod, or elegant shabu shabu. The restaurant is offering a top secret special for the holiday with details under wrap until May 8. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 5:30-9 p.m.
Seize the occasion to dine in one of LA’s best restaurants. Experience a decadent prix-fixe, three-course meal by Executive Chef Paul Lee that includes highlights like beef tartare with quail egg, smoked oyster, salt and vinegar chip trumpet mushroom; escargot congee with ibérico ham, parsley, and beurre de baratte; tiger prawn with kataifi, orange jasmine reduction; and quail with polenta, kale, bacon lardon and balsamic. $59/pp adults. $20/pp children under 12. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
The gastropub will offer Mother’s Day specials all day long from seasonal menus. Enjoy a complimentary bloody mary or mimosa with brunch. The weekly Sunday Night Roast will offer roast pork belly and roast short rib served with oven-roasted potatoes and Yorkshire pudding. Bottomless Bloody Mary or mimosas $15. $22/pp adults roast dinner starting 3 p.m.
Dine on a special caviar-indulgent, four-course Mother’s Day menu. The prix-fixe feast includes highlights of petit petrossian, smoked salmon and caviar Benedict, dark chocolate ganache and lavender mimosa. Additionally, you may order regular brunch items á la carte. $60/pp adults. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Raymond 1886
Dine on brunch favorites like golden apple fritters, Italian baked eggs, pineapple French toast and more, including the Mum’s the Word Mother’s Day cocktail, made of cava, fresh grapefruit juice and creme de peche, garnished with a grapefruit disc.
Ray’s And Stark Bar
Offering a special brunch menu for Mother’s Day, the Mediterranean-inspired restaurant is serving á la carte options such as: hamachi with aji amarillo, watermelon radish, black sesame seeds, and basil; pilota with pork belly, crispy farro, toasted almonds, soft poached egg, broccoli di cicco, scallions, and fermented chile; french toast with pan-roasted bread pudding terrine, cinnamon anglaise, peach compote, applejack whip cream, and pecans; and the Benedict burger with house brioche, red onion confit, gruyere, sunny egg, watercress, bearnaise and house potato chips. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Dine on a special prix-fixe brunch for Mother’s Day with an assortment of choices like a basket of morning breads, thai style dungeness crab soup, ricotta gnudi, liberty duck confit, cavatelli and chocolate salted tart. Á la carte options available at the bar. $62/pp adults. $20/pp children. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Rooftop Grill at Montage Beverly Hills
Treat mom to sweeping views of Beverly Hills that she can enjoy over a la carte specials in addition to the restaurant’s regular brunch menu. Savor fresh and seasonal Californian cuisine with breathtaking views of the Hollywood Hills. 7a.m.-3 p.m.
SALT at Marina Del Rey Hotel
Dine seaside on a special a la carte menu from Executive Chef Mark Gold. Highlights include steak and eggs with medallions of Wagyu beef lightly covered in bordelaise sauce, crispy potatoes with salsa verde and organic eggs served sunny side up; poached Maine lobster with Zuckerman’s green asparagus and brown butter in Chef Gold’s Maine lobster omelet. The limited menu will also include fresh Shingoku oysters, jumbo shrimp cocktail, tuna nicoise, steamed Salt Creek mussels and bottomless mimosas. 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Mother’s first drink is on the house during a three-course brunch menu of Nuevo Rancho specials. Kids can help themselves to a pint-sized buffet and design cards for mom at the craft station. $30/pp adults. $10/pp children. 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Dine on a decadent brunch buffet at zinc@shade with dishes by Executive Chef Ashley Oates, served on the sunny terrace and courtyard. Mothers will receive a special gift from Trilogy Spa, and children can play at a supervised craft table. $75/pp; $30/pp, children under 10. 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
SOL Cocina Playa Vista
The coastal Latin American restaurant in Playa Vista offers brunch with a Baja flair. Dine on dishes like Crab & Shrimp Cakes ‘Benedicto’, comprised of two crisp-fried crab and shrimp cakes topped with poached eggs, chipotle-orange hollandaise sauce, double-smoked bacon, avocado and refried black beans; and Papas ‘Papi’, featuring a heap of fried breakfast potatoes and onions smothered in melted cheese, crema, chorizo, bacon, serrano chiles, green onions and pico de gallo. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Sonoma Wine Garden
Dine on Mother’s Day brunch specials like Maine lobster Benedict, Nutella stuffed French toast and a fresh fruit parfait with blueberry Greek yogurt, in addition to the restaurant’s signature weekend garden brunch. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Spare Tire Kitchen & Tavern
Celebrate over a traditional Irish Breakfast, made up of Irish bacon, eggs, crispy potatoes, toast and fruit; or indulgent fare like lardon and egg tartine with fig jam, steak and eggs with garlic-sage butter and bottomless mimosas for $10. 10 a.m.-11 p.m.
The chic Brentwood space boasts a glass roofed atrium and bar with deep cushioned seating. Celebrate mom with brunch selections like Larder Baking Company pastries, savory egg dishes, main courses and child-friendly dishes. Dinner brings highlights like grilled salmon with Barbara’s greens, lamb shank with harissa tahini, 32-oz bone-in ribeye and more. 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; dinner 5 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Dine on brunch specials like Scottish smoked salmon with soft scrambled eggs; blueberry ricotta pancakes, spaghetti carbonara and more. For dinner indulge in dishes like risotto with Spanish saffron, green peas and Maine lobster; and Colorado lamb chops with truffled mashed potatoes and porcini mushroom sauce. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., dinner from 5:30 p.m.
208 Rodeo’s cobblestone terrace is the prime spot for an intimate brunch with mom. Atop the “Spanish Steps”, sip some champagne and do some people watching whilst noshing on foie gras mousse with fruit compote and brioche toast or tuna tartar; mix berry french toast with mascarpone, maple syrup, and almond slivers; and crab cake Benedict or seafood salad.
All moms will be treated to a glass of sparkling wine when they dine at Union on Mother’s Day and enjoy dishes like Bucatini Cacio e Pepe with Pecorino Romano, black pepper and a 63-degree egg; Risotto di Aragosta with saffron, Maine lobster, braised fennel and San Marzano tomatoes; and, Smoked Pork Milanese with mizuna, mustard frill, capers, lemon and Parmigiano-Reggiano.
Viceroy Santa Monica
Indulge in an extensive array of offerings that include a carving station of humanely raised prime rib of beef and maple glazed pork rack; omelet station; pancake and French toast station; citrus salad, little gems salad and shrimp cocktail; breakfast dishes like traditional eggs Benedict, croquet madame and Tuscan potatoes; platters of tartines, smoked salmon, foraged mushrooms and wasabi mascarpone; and dessert featuring all fresh-baked pastries, breads and cookies, tartes and cupcakes. $70/pp adults. $30/pp children 10 and under. 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Dine poolside at the iconic Avalon Hotel in the heart of Beverly Hills where, for the very first time, Executive Chef Michael Hung is offering a menu brimming with Mother’s Day specials including 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 crème fraiche and toasted almonds; and country duck ham Benedict with poached cage free eggs, brioche, and hollandaise.