Food Drink Report

Mother’s Day round up part 3

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Mother’s Day seems to have snuck up on you, but worry not, here is a third round up of ways to show mom you care, take your pick.

Join Asia de Cuba at the Mondrian Hotel for a $42 prix fixe brunch menu which includes bottomless Mimosas, Mojitos and Bloody Mary’s. Guests will enjoy Cuban-style Pastelitos, Croissants, Muffins, and Pastries with their choice of brunch entrée such as the Queso Fresco Enchiladas, Classic Cubano Sandwich and the Smoked Salmon Torta along with Congre, Yuca Moho Fries, and Plaintain Maduras. For dessert, diners will enjoy the Chef’s selection of Asia De Cuba’s signature desserts. Brunch is available from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.  8440 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Haven Gastropub + Brewery in Pasadena will be opening their doors early for Mother’s Day Brunch from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Available for guests to enjoy are the Eggs Florentine – Poached Eggs, Spinach, Proscuitto Crisp, Brioche and Hollandaise, the Strawberry Pancakes – Whole Wheat Pancakes, Strawberries and Maple Butter, and the Breakfast Burrito – Scrambled Eggs, Pulled Pork, Roasted Poblano Peppers, Potatoes, Cheddar Cheese and Salsa Verde.  Also available are specially created brunch cocktails such as the  Smoked Salty Dog – Ballast Point Old Grove Gin, Fresh Grapefruit Juice and Smoked Sea Salt Rim or the Tie Your Mother Down – Fresh Raspberries, Hanger One Blueberry and Pilsner. 42 South De Lacey Avenue  Pasadena, CA 91105

Farmshop in Santa Monica is offering a different type of treat for mom, the “Breakfast in Bed Kit” for four. In a woven reed French market basket, this kit has all that you need for a successful breakfast in bed. Basket items include:  Schaner Farms Blood Orange Juice, Schramsberg sparkling wine, Mike & Sons farm fresh eggs, Farmshop’s own pancake mix, Farmshop’s scones and biscuits, Sqirl preserves, Bellwether Farms Fromage Blanc, Valerie Confections Milk Chocolate and much more. The “Breakfast in Bed Kit” is priced at $220 and orders must be placed 24hrs in advance to be available for pick-up from 7am to 7pm Friday, May 11 through Sunday, May 13. Custom baskets are also available. 225 26th Street #25  Santa Monica, CA 90402

Cecconi’s in West Hollywood is offering edible flowers along with regular brunch items such as Eggs Benedict with Squash Blossoms and Lavender Panna Cotta, as well as Rose Petal Tea. 8764 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90069 

Rancho Cucamonga’s Ra Pour! and executive Chef Greg Stillman are offering a three-course prix fixe menu for mom from 11AM – 4PM. Brunch dishes such as Egg Yolk and Ricotta Cheese Ravioli with Duck Confit, Mint Pesto, Asparagus, and Fava Beans, or the Custard-Style Brioche French Toast with “Mimosa” Tangerine Sponge Cake with Champagne Gelee, Vanilla Meringue Crisp, and Tangerine Sorbet will be served. Brunch is priced at $39/adults and $16/child. 7900 Kew Avenue LT, Suite 5410, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739

Hosted by the Notice Network, the Pink Carpet Mother’s Day event will be held Sunday May 13th from 11:00a.m. to 3p.m. at Tiato Restaurant in Santa Monica. The menu includes a healthy Asian American brunch buffet with dishes such as Carved filet mignon with silver dollar rolls and creamy horseradish, Shrimp mango salad, Chocolate croissants, muffins, bagels with cream cheeses, and Goji Berry granola with yogurt as well as Sparkling mimosas(one per person). Cost is $55/adults and $30 for children 6-12 years old. 2700 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90404 (inside the MTV & Lionsgate Bldg)

zinc@shade at the Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach is offering a Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet from 9:30AM-3:30PM beginning with a complimentary mimosa for each mom. Brunch includes a chilled shellfish station- shrimp, snow crab and oysters, a breakfast station-eggs Benedict and eggs Florentine, made to order omelets and scrambles, breakfast meats, O’Brien potatoes, French toast, and Lox and bagels, a salad station- fresh seasonal salads, including Chinese chicken salad with mandarin oranges, almonds, wontons and sweet and spicy dressing; Mesclun lettuce with strawberries, pecans, goat cheese and balsamic dressing; and a chopped salad, and an entrée station- hand carved roast beef, cedar plank baked salmon, roasted chicken and more.  Also available is the dessert station with a selection of mini desserts, fresh baked cookies, chocolate flan cake and fresh fruit. Brunch is priced at $45/adults and $25 for children 10 and under. 1221 N. Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, CA

Caulfield’s at the Thompson Beverly Hills Hotel  is offering a 3-course Mother’s Day brunch from 11AM-4PM and as a special treat, mothers will receive a box of Caulfield’s Artisan Caramels. The three course brunch for $45 includes coffee, orange juice, fresh baked banana bread while the three course brunch with Unlimited Blood Orange Mimosas runs at $60. Dishes available include Smoked Salmon Toast Point with Sliced Avocado, your choice of entrees such as the Bar Steak & Eggs with “Niman Ranch” Flat Iron Steak served with Two Eggs Any Style or the “Tall Stack” Blueberry Pancakes Layered With Maple-Vanilla Bean Butter, and your dessert of choice between Caulfield’s Key Lime Pie with Fresh Whipped Cream and the Chocolate Flourless Cake with Hazelnut Ice Cream & Brittle. 9360 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212

If you missed the first two rounds ups:
<< Mother’s Day Round up part 1
<< Mother’s Day Round up part 2