Where to Dine with Mom in Los Angeles on Mother’s Day 2016
Mother's Day is the most popular day of the year to dine out, so if you're among the 38 percent or so of the population intending to do so, the time to make reservations is now.
Sunday, from 11 a.m.- 2:30 p.m., BOA Steakhouse in West Hollywood will be offering a festive buffet for $60 per person. Executive chef Jose Melendez' menu will have offerings including a selection of BOA’s signature appetizers, a raw seafood bar, egg and carving stations, a taco bar, a dessert table, and crepe station. Highlights range from starters like the mini goat cheese baklava or fresh oysters with a lime cocktail sauce, and red wine mignonette; to bigger bites such as the snow crab claws with a tarragon aioli and the signature 40-day dry aged New York striploin. For desserts a sweet selection offers a cinnamon-nut danish rolls with almond cream and a chocolate caramel tart, to name a couple.
Pasadena’s Celestino spoils mom Italian style with lobster salad, asparagus, and goat cheese ravioli; fettucine with porcini mushrooms; and chicken with fontina and prosciutto with its four course prix-fixe menu for $64.
The Raymond in Pasadena is offering a special Mother’s Day brunch with golden apple fritters, cinnamon rolls, Italian baked eggs, eggs Benedict, pineapple French toast, and other treats.
The District by Hannah An
Hannah An herself honors her mother Helene An, master chef and owner of Crustacean Beverly Hills, by launching a Spring menu inspired by her seasonal traditional Vietnamese cooking with a modern twist on Mother's Day. In celebration of Mom, the new menu will feature fresh dishes incorporating traditional Vietnamese herbs with secret sauce recipes, including Vietnamese herb bone marrow; oven roasted oysters with herbs with bacon, gruyere, and shallots; imperial spicy beef soup bun bo; shaken Chicken; and foie gras french toast with almond butter, maple syrup, and spicy guava puree, to name a few.
RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen
RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen in Century City is hosting a four course Asian feast including roasted sea bass with miso, BBQ ribs, and carmalized banana custard cake for $48.
Marina Del Rey’s SALT is hosting a very special, one day only menu from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The menu will include steak and eggs; medallions of Wagyu beef lightly covered in a savory bordelaise sauce; a bed of crispy potatoes with salsa verde; and organic eggs served sunny side up. Mom also can splurge on Maine lobster with aparagus and brown butter in Chef Gold’s Maine lobster omelet. Fresh seafood on the menu features Shingoku oysters, jumbo shrimp cocktail, tuna nicoise, and steamed Salt Creek mussels. Plus, bottomless mimosas!
Sonoma Wine Garden
Santa Monica’s Sonoma Wine Garden is offering an À la carte brunch featuring lobster Benedict, Nutella stuffed French toast, and bottomless handcrafted cocktails and mimosas.
Union in Pasadena is serving bucatini cacio e pepe; risotto with lobster and fennel; and smoked pork Milanese, among other dinner items.
Fig and Olive
Fig and Olive is offering a four course prixe-fixe brunch ($40) and dinner ($48) featuring burrata and asparagus with hazelnut, micro-basil, and blood orange emulsion; jumbo lump crab salad; seared scallops seasoned with breeze spice, carrot-orange purée, and roasted orange segments; and desserts Mom will love.
The Larder at Tavern and The Larder at Burton Way are both offering take-away menus for an effortless at home Mother’s Day brunch or dinner.
Indulge Mom at Bagatelle LA with servings of the tuna tartare with avocado, soy citrus vinaigrette, and taro chips; Le Croque Madame; and Bagatelle Mega Sundae. Mothers will also be treated to a complimentary mimosa as they dance to vibrant sounds by DJs Eva and Evil Twin. Mother’s Day brunch will be held from noon to 7 p.m.
The Langham in Pasadena is celebrating Mother’s Day with a variety of festivities; a brunch in their ballroom and The Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse, Dim Sum in the Terrace, and an afternoon tea in their lounge.
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Additional reporting by Chelsea Davis.