Food Drink Report

Mother’s Day Round Up Part 2

More ways to feed her your love and appreciation

If the last Mother’s Day round up wasn’t enough, here are more Mother’s Day options for you, mom, wifey, aunties, and grandmas. Better make that reservation now.

Dominick’s in Los Angeles is offering a special Mother’s Day menu including $12 bottles of sparkling wine, $5 carafes of orange juice, $12 bottles of Dago Red and Dago White wine, Ricotta Cheese & Fresh Blueberry Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs Bruschetta on Grilled Baguette with Roasted Tomatoes & Pesto, Ricotta Gnocchi with Tomato, Basil & Pecorino, Eggs Fungi poached with Roasted Mushrooms, Grilled Bread and Fennel Pollen Hollandaise, and Ricotta Fritters with Huckleberry Compote & Crème Fraiche Whipped Cream. 8715 Beverly Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90048

Drago Centro in DTLA will be serving their three course prix-fixe menu for Mother’s Day lunch from 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM for $39/person. The Mother’s Day menu includes Zucchini Agnolotti with Ricotta Cheese and Brown Butter, Diver Scallops with Acini di Pepe, English Peas, Salsify, and Olives, Confit Duck with Eggplant Caponata, Olives and Grilled Romaine, and for dessert, Chocolate and Olive Oil Terrine with Salted Caramel Gelato amd Almonds or Orange and Pistachio Cream Filled Cannolis. Full menu is also available. 525 South Flower Street  Los Angeles, California 90071

Enoteca Drago in Beverly Hills will be offering a three course menu for $48/person. Brunch/lunch will be served from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM in addition to regular dinner service. The menu includes Grilled Calamari with Red Bell Pepper Garlic Vinaigrette and Caper Berry, Lamb Belly Chicharon with Quial Egg, Shallot Gastrique, Bacalla Benedict, Tarragon Hollandaise and Poached Egg, Smoked Pork Frittata wotj Roasted Fennel and Sherry Tomatoes, and Lobster Spaghettini with Gruyere Cream and Thai Basil. 410 North Canon Drive  Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Susan Feniger’s STREET honors Mother’s Day with an international menu for Mother’s Day brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guests have the option to order a la carte or share the whole menu with their table($35 per person). Menu items include Marcona Almond and Goat Cheese Fritters, Danish Chestnut Popovers, Soft Indian Semolina, and Crispy Soft Shell Crab. 742 North Highland Avenue  Los Angeles, CA 9003

Mezze in Los Angeles has created a tasting menu in celebration of Mother’s Day offering specialty small plates, flatbreads, large plates, vegetables, and dessert from 5:00PM – 10:00PM at $65 per person. Menu items include Smoked Sturgeon, Lebne, Pickled Shallots & Capers Flatbread, Spring Tabouli with Fava Bean, Pea, Almond & Bacon, Farm Egg Shakshouka with Yogurt, Sweetbread & Pita, and Lenbe Cheesecake with Juniper, Bergamot, & Cara Cara Orange. 401 North La Cienega Boulevard  West Hollywood, CA 90048

Join Blu Jam Café off Melrose as they pay tribute to mom with complimentary champagne and dessert bites for all moms with brunch! Available brunch items include the Blu Jam Benedict with Black Forest Ham, Bacon and Hollandaise, Mazatlan Shrimp Scramble, Spicy Tex Mex Tofu Hash, and Vanilla French Toast. 7371 Melrose Avenue  Los Angeles, CA 90036

Chaya Brasserie Beverly Hills, Downtown, & Venice are offering a three-course prix-fixe Mother’s Day brunch menu on Sunday, May 13, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m at each location. The menus will include bottomless champagne and mimosas ($42+ for adults and $18+ for young adults ages 12 and under).

  •  CHAYA Brasserie Beverly Hills’ menu includes Albacore Tataki with citrus ponzu, avocado, olive oil, and radish, Burrata Cheese with farmers market spring root vegetable, and basil oil, and Artickoke Hummus with grilled country bread for starters. For entrées, the menu includes Citrus Bread French Toast with granola crust and organic berries, Scottish Smoked Salmon Egg Benedict with spinach, and hollandaise, and the White Tiger Prawn with fresh corn polenta, and provincial vegetable. Available for dessert is the Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding with Vanilla Ice Cream. The Young Adult Menu includes Asparagus English Soup with choices of Crispy chicken breast, BBQ sauce, and French Fries or Steak and cheese sandwich. 8741 Alden Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90048
  •  CHAYA Downtown‘s Mother’s Day menu includes starters such as Warm Asparagus Salad with crispy egg, and pancetta and Slow Roasted Beets & Market Citrus Fruits with greek yogurt, and cana de cabra. For the entrées, the menu includes Chirashi Sushi with tuna, hamachi, white fish, salmon, spicy tuna omelet, shrimp, eel, and sushi rice, Pancetta wrapped Gulf Shrimp with mascarpone grits, and sweet corn maque choux, Pappardelle with kobe beef-porcini Bolognese, and poached egg, and French Toast with praline butter, market mixed berries, and organic maple syrup. Available for dessert is CHAYA’s signature Croissant Bread Pudding with caramel ice cream. The Young Adult Menu includes Organic White Corn puree soup with choices of Mini Cheese Burgers or Mac ‘n’ Cheese. 525 South Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
  •  CHAYA Venice is offering Wild Arugula Fuji Apple Salad with forme d’ambert cheese, Crispy Fried Calamari with hot mustard dip, and Shishito Pepper Tempura with stuffed spicy shrimp for starters. The entrée menu includes the Chaya Angus Beef 10oz Cheese Burger with white cheddar, grilled onions, mango chutney, spicy mayo, and French fries, Lobster Shrimp Ravioli with basil pesto cream sauce, and the Sushi Roll Trio including a spider roll, crunchy shrimp, seared Kobe beef, and spicy lobster. For dessert the menu showcases a Valrhona Chocolate Brownie with Tahitian Vanilla ice cream. The Young Adult Menu includes a Organic Creamy Corn soup with choices of Mini Cheese Burgers, French Toast, or Mac ‘n’ Cheese. 110 Navy Street, Venice, CA 90291
If you’re looking for something less traditional, take mom to City Tavern for the “Not Your Mother’s Mother’s Day” feast, featuring beer pairings by Eagle Rock Brewery and a 3-course menu for $36/person including 4 taster beers. Chef Jessica Christensen will be preparing Deviled egg with curried cauliflower, Heirloom tomato salad with strawberries, buratta and balsamic vinaigrette, the Pan-seared salmon with grilled asparagus, and roasted fingerling potatoes, and a Molten chocolate cake with raspberry and mint syrup. 9739 Culver Boulevard  Culver City, CA 90232