To show appreciation for the women who do so much for us, I’ve compiled a list of different dining destinations that are offering something FREE today for Moms. Here are some fun spots that will make your mom feel special –
FREE Mimosa at Doma Kitchen
Unwind after a long week at Doma Kitchen’s Sunday Brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This Manhattan Beach hotspot is offering your momma a complimentary mimosa on Sunday, May 8. For dad’s they can sip $25 bottomless mimosas to enjoy with brunch favorites like the Nutella Crêpes, Pancetta Scramble, Brighton Beach Benedict, and Smoked Salmon Nicoise Salad. 3562 N Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach (310) 647-3157.
FREE MAKEOVER for Mom at Mr. C Beverly Hills
On Sunday, May 8 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Executive Chef Giuseppe Manco prepares a Venetian-style Mother’s Day buffet brunch at The Restaurant at Mr. C and the hotel’s yacht-inspired pool deck. Each mom receives a complimentary bellini. Additional bottomless bellinis are $30 per person. Enjoy classic Cipriani pastas and seasonal roasted vegetables; hand-sliced Prosciutto di Parma, antipasto, and European cheeses; made-to-order waffles and custom omelets and frittatas; fresh seafood like crudo, sushi, jumbo shrimp, and pan-seared salmon; a roast beef and a turkey carving station; a selection of housemade cakes, rich chocolate desserts, gelato. This special day costs $115 per person and $49 for children ages 4-12 years old. To pamper mom, GLAMSQUAD, an app-based provider delivering professional beauty services, will extend complimentary dry styling and make-up refreshers in Mr. C’s poolside cabanas. There will be live, poolside musical performance by Sandra Booker Quartet. 1224 Beverwil Drive (310)226-6245.
FREE GIFT after Brunch for Mom
InterContinental Los Angeles is hosting a special Mother’s Day brunch with live music in the elegant outdoor courtyard garden starting at 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 8. The restaurant will be serving a custom omelet creation station, a full seafood bar featuring shrimp, crab, oysters, clams, and mussels, short rib and ribeye carving stations, a spring vegetable hash station, plus bottomless mimosas and a signature Mother’s Day cocktail. There will also be a delicious dessert station with bananas foster and a do-it-yourself short cake station. Children are welcome to enjoy their own buffet with mini burgers, pasta, baked chicken tenders and crispy french fries. There will also be plenty of fun games and activities for the kids to enjoy. At the end of the meal, Moms receive a complimentary gift for her special day. Prices are $79 adult and include bottomless mimosas and $35 children. 2151 Avenue of Stars (310)284-6500.
FLEMINGS FREE $25 Dining Card
Treat Mom to a three-course Brunch and receive a a $25 Dining Card to use on a future visit – valid 5/9/16–6/16/16. To receive the card, you must spend $75 or more on May 8, 2016. It’s valid at participating Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar locations in the Dining Room only. The three-course Mother’s Day Brunch is $39.95. Add an extra celebratory twist with either of two signature cocktails for $8.95 each. Brunch is offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and full-menu selections are also available all day long. Go to www.flemingssteakhouse.com to find the nearest location.
FREE FLUTE OF CHAMPAGNE at The Guild
On Mother’s Day, Executive Chef Charles Cho presents brunch specials, including a complimentary glass of champagne to celebrate mom. Combining Cho’s eclectic culinary experience with progressive California dishes with global influences highlighting Korean, Mexican, and French flavors. Situated in a colonial building that honors Hollywood’s glamorstyle guests may enjoy flavorful orange cranberry pineapple mimosas from owner and wine director Diego Leporini. Some of the menu items include toasted Hawaiian bread pudding French toast; steak and eggs Ropa Vieja-style with braised short rib, rice, black bean, fried egg, and plantains. There is a lobster Benedict and a Korean beef tartar Benedict made with Prime filet mignon in Korean marinade, homemade brioche, poached egg, hollandaise, gochujang sauce. For those who enjoy Chilaquiles, these have braised pork belly. To dazzle a Caesar salad, chef Cho includes a fried poached egg, artichokes,and hearts of palm to the crisp romaine, parmesan croutons, and anchovy dressy. Finish with a milk sorbet served with homemade cookies. For chocolate lovers, the chocolate panna cotta is dark and mixed with berries, almond cream, and a cayenne meringue. Open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for brunch. 8741 W. Sunset Blvd.
Royal Treatment With FREE FLOWERS & CAKE for Mom
This Mother’s Day, May 8 Del Frisco’s Grille Santa Monica will present moms with flowers, a complimentary lemon cake with lemon buttercream icing and a lemon glaze. Mom will also get a $15 off card for their next visit. Brunch items include hand carved Prime rib with mashed potatoes, au jus and horseradish sauce and choice of starter salad; red velvet Belgian waffles; the Grille Benedict and a carafe of mimosas or white sangria. 1551 Ocean Ave. #105 (310)395-7333.
FREE FLOWERS & PHOTO at Herringbone Santa Monica
Bring Mom to Herringbone for brunch on Mother’s Day and she can sip endless Rosé for $25, while enjoying popular mid-day dishes such as the Farmer’s Market scrambled eggs and signature lobster roll. The restaurant will also be passing out flowers to all moms and have a professional photographer on-site snapping photo ops for families only on May 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 1755 Ocean Ave. (310)971-4460.
Inexpensive Mother’s Day – ALMOST FREE
Moms who stop by Hey 19 Public House can enjoy mimosas for just $0.19 cents alongside Chef Vasili Tavernakis’ brunch plates that include a chef’s choice cheeses, fruit, and housemade croissant. For heartier fare order Mom housemade biscuits with Niman Ranch sausage, and country gravy. The 3rd Degree Blues Band will provide live entertainment starting at 2 p.m. Brunch begins at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 4525 Calle Mayor, Torrance (310)378-8119.
FREE MEAL at Wienerschnitzel
Honor mom with a tasty, one-day deal! This Mother’s Day, all moms will receive a Chili Cheese Dog, small fries and small Pepsi on the house with proof of mom-bership! Moms are encouraged to stop by their local Wienerschnitzel with their children, family photos and even some funny or embarrassing stories to share with the Wienerschnitzel team! No additional purchase necessary. Offer valid Sunday, May 8, 2016 only. To find your nearest location, visit www.wienerschnitzel.com/locations.
FREE CRAFT for Mother’s Day Brunch Fiesta at Sausal
If Mom didn’t celebrate Cinco de May, she can enjoy a three course fiesta for $30 per person. The Nuevo Rancho brunch specials by Chef Anne Conness include the first mimosa, sangria, or Bloody Maria on the house for mom. Bring the kids to enjoy a pint-sized buffet for $10 per child. The restaurant will have a FREE craft station set up with all the fixings to make a special card for mom. The fiesta starts at 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on May 8. 219 Main St. El Segundo (310)322-2721.
FREE SOY CANDLE during Mother’s Day Brunch at Ocean Prime
A special Mother’s Day brunch includes a smoked salmon plate served with a bagel; crab and eggs served on an english muffin; and a blackened salmon salad with basil poppyseed dressing. Toast mom with a special blood orange mimosa, glass of wine or bubbly. Moms dining at Ocean Prime will receive a Seventh Avenue Apothecary soy candle featuring their spring fragrances like lavender + black pepper, minted grapefruit + sage and sea salt + sandalwood on May 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 9595 Wilshire Blvd. (310)859-4818.
FREE Dessert for Moms
Café Gratitude in So Cal is showing extra gratitude for moms on May 8 by offering mothers who dine at the 100% organic, plant-based restaurants a complimentary dessert at the end of their meal. Offerings include Chef Dreux Ellis key lime & coconut cream pies, tiramisu, and gluten-free brownie with vanilla coconut cashew ice cream, cashew cream, chocolate sauce, and powdered sugar. 300 S Santa Fe Ave, Los Angeles (213)929-5580; 639 Larchmont Blvd. (323)580-6383; 512 Rose Ave., Venice (424)231-8000 and 1617 Westcliff Dr. #112, Newport Beach (949)386-8100.