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What You’re Eating: Mother’s Day Brunch

May 8, 2013 5:00 AM

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(credit: Beverly Wilshire)

(credit: Beverly Wilshire)

(credit: St. Regis Monarch Beach)

(credit: St. Regis Monarch Beach)


This Mother’s Day, celebrate the mom in your life by taking her to one of these exceptional SoCal brunches for every budget.

(credit: Beverly Wilshire)

(credit: Beverly Wilshire)

Beverly Wilshire

9500 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 275-5200
Price: starts at $55/person
fourseasons.com

Families heading to the Beverly Wilshire, a Four Seasons Hotel, can choose to pamper mom at either THE Blvd for a prix fixe brunch or lunch menu, or at CUT with a special dinner menu prepared by Wolfgang Puck. Brunch features an over the top menu including pillow pancakes with chocolate, hazelnut, and ricotta, organic poached eggs with steamed lobster and truffle sabayon, and creme fraiche donut baskets. Sample Castorville artichokes with black truffles, lobster or New York steak Provencal during lunch. Moms get to take home To-Go Mother’s Day Homemade Jam as a special gift.

(credit; South Coast Winery)

(credit; South Coast Winery)

South Coast Winery & Spa

34843 Rancho California Road
Temecula, California 92591
(951) 587-9463
Price: $45/person
wineresort.com

Take a road trip to wine country for a Mother’s Day brunch set in the stunning Vineyard Rose Restaurant. From light appetizers like field greens, an assortment of cheeses, fruits, and crackers to carving stations and tasty entrees such as Vermont Maple Syrup Pan Perdu, South Coast Frittata, and Lime Chimichurri and Grilled Spring Vegetables, this buffet is best suited with a glass of red wine in hand. Complimentary champagne will also be served.

(credit: Caulfield's Bar and Dining Room)

(credit: Caulfield’s Bar and Dining Room)

Caulfield’s Bar and Dining Room

9360 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 388-6860
caulfieldsbh.com

Although Caulfield’s isn’t presenting a Mother’s Day variation to their normal brunch, your mom will be pleased with their assortment of specialty omelets, breakfast risotto, fresh salads, and four varieties of juice for mimosas. Be sure to sample “The Palermo” Cocktail made with Brandy, Benedictine, Crème de Violette, Aperol, and Sparkling Wine.

(credit: St. Regis)

(credit: St. Regis)

St. Regis Monarch Beach

1 Monarch Beach Resort
Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 234-3200
Price: $115/person
stregismb.com

Enjoy the five-star brunch at the Motif Restaurant this Mother’s Day. In addition to their impressive lineup of seafood (fresh crab, shrimp, oysters in the half shell), salads, carving, pancake, and omelet station, you’ll score lasting memories of Mother’s Day 2013 as celebrity photographer Tony Florez takes complimentary photos of your brunch. Add on a spa package to pamper mom!

(credit: Hyperion Public)

(credit: Hyperion Public)

Hyperion Public

2538 Hyperion Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 761-6440
Price: $15/person
hyperionpublic.com

For a budget brunch that is still a ton of fun, take the whole family to Hyperion Public in Hollywood where moms can score bottomless mimosas or Bloody Mary’s. The family platter offers cooked-to-order eggs, bacon, French toast, fresh fruit, and a ton of savings in your wallet.

(credit: Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey)

(credit: Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey)

Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey

4375 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
(310) 823-1700
Price: $65/person
ritzcarlton.com

Take in unobstructed views of the beautiful marina as you dine at Jer-ne restaurant for their special Mother’s Day champagne brunch buffet. Dine on snow crab legs, mussels on the half shell, roast beef tenderloin, made-to-order omelets, tempting desserts, and unlimited champagne. The seasonal California fare and relaxed atmosphere combine luxury and ease for a relaxed SoCal afternoon.

(credit: Vertical Wine Bistro)

(credit: Vertical Wine Bistro)

Vertical Wine Bistro

70 North Raymond Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 795-3999
Price: $39/person
www.verticalwinebistro.com

Treat mom to a delicious, comforting meal that she would have cooked herself. Vertical Wine Bistro in Pasadena has put together a special brunch menu just for moms, including dishes like Mom-inspired Chicken Soup with chicken meatballs, escarole and pastina, Smoked Salmon Benedict with country potatoes or Serrano Ham Benedict and Veal Shortribs with chipotle scented tripe jus, fava beans and chilies passilla. Besides the comforting delicious food, bottomless cocktails like the Ginger Royale Champagne Cocktaile and the Blood Orange Mimosa are just $15. Brunch will be served between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Katie Bodell is the Blog Editor for Trekaroo, the largest family travel website in the U.S. She is also a freelance writer, a happy wife to her best friend, and a mom to three sweet California girls. See more on: Trekaroo | CheapOair | Google+ | Twitter.

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