Andaz Wall: 75 Wall Street (Financial District): Andaz Wall has a special Mother’s Day Brunch menu at their Wall & Water restaurant. What gets me specially excited about their brunch is that mothers will be entered into a raffle to win a dinner for two at the hotel’s restaurant, Wall & Water. The brunch is offered Sunday, May 12, 2013 from 11am to 4pm and is priced at $45 for adult and $22 for kids 5 -12yrs. Brunch includes a Cold Larder Buffet, Chef’s Amouse Bouche, Choice of Entree, Dessert Buffet, Coffee or Tea & Choice of Juice or Mimosa and is available from 11am to 4pm.
Bocca Di Bacco: 828 9th Avenue (Chelsea ): Bocca di Bacco’s Executive Chef Kristin Sollenne will be offering a special $50 three-course Mother’s Day prix-fixe menu with a complimentary glass of Champagne, served all day. YAY bubbly!
David’s Tea & Make Meaning: Two locations: 1501 3rd Avenue or 329 Columbus Avenue (UES/UWS): Make Meaning, the creative DIY gift making and events destination and DAVIDsTEA invite you and your family to Make Meaning’s Upper East Side or Upper West Side locations on Sunday, May 12th at 3:00PM to personalize delicious cookies with dozens of edible decorations while sipping on DAVIDsTEA. Tickets cost $10 per person. To make your reservation visit makemeaning.com.
Gaby at the Sofitel: 45 West 44th Street (Midtown/Times Square): This year, Gaby is offering a special and unique Mother’s Day brunch menu for $32 per person. Executive Chef Sylvain Harribey has expertly selected a four-course meal to be served on the same plate, accompanied by a mimosa.
Hakkasan New York: 311 West 43rd Street (Midtown/Times Square): Celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day with a prix fixe dim sum brunch at Hakkasan New York. The $39 prix fixe brunch includes a choice of a guava bellini or lemongrass & jasmine ice tea, an assortment of 9 dim sum dishes and a selection of homemade macarons. Newly added dim sum dishes now include Truffle and roast duck buns and Crispy prawn dumplings.
Hey Mambo: 487 Amsterdam Avenue (Upper West Side): Outdoor dining at $20 per person? That’s right. This eclectic Upper East Side restaurant, with a globally inspired menu, will feature a special three-course brunch prix fixe menu on Mother’s Day and what better setting to enjoy it in than their gorgeous outdoor garden, with festive ambiance? The menu is priced at $20 per person and features dishes like Crab Bernaise—crab cakes topped with poached eggs and bernaise sauce—or Brioche French Toast with crème patissiere. All meals come with a complimentary cocktail, with a choice of a Bloody Mary or a Mambo Mimosa.
Jeanne & Gaston: 212 West 14th Street (West Village): Master Chef Claude Godard has created a three course menu specially for mom at $24 per person. Highlights include a Asparagus Napoleon “sauce Choron”, Roasted free range Cornish Hen, Mashed potato and Jus, and Crepe “Belle Helene”. Make sure to request a table in the outdoor garden to make mom’s day truly special.
Louro : 142 W. 10th St. (West Village): As part of his Mother’s Day Prix Fixe menu ($55 from 1-8pm), Louro chef David Santos has a special gift for Moms – a cake to take home in honor of his own mother. Every Mom dining at Louro on Sunday May 12 will receive a mini Lavender Lemon Bundt Cake just like the ones he used to make as a boy with his mother. Her citrus-flavored version gets a special touch from Santos who will finish it with a lavender glaze.
Madison Bistro: 238 Madison Avenue (Bryant Park/Grand Central Station): Madison Bistro will be open for dinner only and they will give a complimentary glass of sparkling wine to all mothers who come with their children.
Park Room at The Helmsley Park Lane Hotel: 36 Central Park South (Central Park South): Under the direction of Executive Chef Jeffrey Cristelli, The Park Room located in The Helmsley Park Lane Hotel is offering a special Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet. Priced at $70 per person ($35 for children under 12) this extraordinary buffet features an assortment of hot and cold appetizers and entrees along with a selection of desserts and pastries. Featured entrees included Broiled Sole Stuffed with Crab Meat, Grilled Free Range Chicken, and Eggs Florentine. A variety of appetizers include Shrimp Cocktail, Grilled Spring Vegetable Platters and Mediterranean Seafood Salad. The buffet also features a selection of desserts that includes Anthony’s Cheese Cake, Chocolate Mousse Cake and a selection of Mini Italian Pastries. We love it because of the amazing view of Central Park.
Pennsylvania 6: 132 W 31st Street (Penn Station): At this hot new restaurant near Madison Square Garden, which offers the feeling of old New York and classic American dining, mothers’ meals are complimentary.
Pera Soho: 54 Thompson St (SoHo): The mediterranean restaurant will be serving less traditional brunch cuisine, including Brioche French Toast with Blueberries and Fig Chutney, White Chocolate Pancakes with Strawberry Butter and Vermont Maple Syrup, Marinated Hanger Steak with Roasted Vegetable Cous Cous and Roasted Shallot Demi. At only $27 per person for the 3-course brunch, this downtown NYC hotspot is the perfect way to treat the special woman in your life.
Summer Garden & Bar at Rock Center Café: 20 W 50th Street (Midtown/Rockefeller Center): hosts a celebratory outdoor Mother’s Day Garden Party. Newly landscaped gardens and live classical music by Juilliard-trained musicians set the scene at this green oasis at Rockefeller Center.. Three-course Mother’s Day brunch and dinner menus feature a locally harvested bounty, with American garden specialties such as Chilled Gazpacho; Fava Bean and Asparagus Crostini; and Roasted Chicken with snow peas and new potato hash. Menu: $45 three-course prix-fixe for adults $25 two-course prix-fixe including beverage for Children 12 and under Dinner Hours: 4pm-9pm Menu: $59 three-course prix-fixe for adults $25 two-course prix-fixe including beverage for Children 12 and under.
The Sea Grill: 19 W 49th Street (Midtown/Rockefeller Center): Serves a three-course prix-fixe brunch from 10am-3pm. Special prix-fixe menus designed for children 12 and under are available at both restaurants. To celebrate, moms are given a special takeaway gift including a spa certificate and products, as well as a garden kit with dill, marjoram, and savory seeds. Guests also receive a complimentary bag of Pastry Chef Michael Gabriel’s handcrafted dark, milk and white chocolate truffles to take home. Cost & Hours: Brunch Hours: 10am-3pm Menu: $60 three-course prix-fixe for adults $29 three-course prix-fixe including beverage for Children 12 and under.
La Mujer Gala : 655 Vanderbilt Ave (Brooklyn) : Chopped winner Chef Jennifer Cole-Ruiz will be working hard all day roasting a lamb just like she used to in Spain. Moms will rejoice with a complimentary mimosa and the restaurant’s gorgeous decor.