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Get Ready for Mother’s Day

Here are seven ways to spoil mom this year.


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Courtesy of Corners Tavern

Mother’s Day is rapidly approaching, and while breakfast served in bed, lovingly made by sticky little fingers, is a wonderful sentiment, what it often equals a bed full of crumbs. And a bed full of crumbs means another load of laundry.

Extra laundry is not a loving Mother’s Day sentiment.

This year, treat Mom to a Mother’s Day meal at one of these yummy spots. She’ll be thrilled, and she won’t need to scrub the sheets.

 

Corners Tavern, Walnut Creek

Executive chef Adam Carpenter is planning a memorable brunch menu, including lobster omelets, house-made pastries, and house-made donuts with a whiskey cream sauce. Reservations recommended, 1342 Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek, (925) 948-8711, cornerstavern.com.

 

Five, Berkeley

Five is serving a special brunch menu from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Toast Mom with a lavender Mother’s Day cocktail featuring Dolin Blanc, blackberry mead, lavender bitters, and mint. The buffet offers everything from smoked salmon to a smoked trout–stuffed tomato, as well as homemade gnocchi, an omelet station, and Boston cream tartlets. Oh, and did we mention the bottomless mimosas? $70 per adult, children are $25, and kids under five are free. Hotel Shattuck Plaza, Berkeley, (510) 225-6055, five-berkeley.com.

 

Sabio on Main, Pleasanton

Toast mom with Sabio's complimentary glass of sparkling wine, during brunch, served from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Don’t miss the cinnamon brioche French toast for a sweet celebration. 501 Main St., Pleasanton, (925) 800-3090, sabiopleasanton.com.

 

Scott’s Seafood Restaurant, Walnut Creek

Scott’s Seafood goes all out for Mother’s Day. Brunch is served from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and priced at $74.95 for adults and $29.95 for children. Reservations are required. 1333 N. California Blvd., Walnut Creek, (925) 934-1300, scottswc.com.

 

Trader Vic’s, Emeryville

Wisk Mom off to tropical paradise at Trader Vic’s. With an island-style buffet and a stunning view of the water, Mom can kick back while she enjoys bottomless mimosas, a seafood bar, cheese and carving stations. Plus, she’ll love the desserts, including a not-to-be missed ice cream bar. $60 per adult, $18 for children, kids six and under are free. Reservations recommended, 9 Anchor Drive, Emeryville, (510) 653-3400, tradervicsemeryville.com.

 

The Prickly Pear, Blackhawk

The Prickly Pear will be serving special brunch entrees beginning at 10 a.m. rodneyworth.com.

 

Yankee Pier, Lafayette

Executive chef Michael Dunn is offering a special menu, including crab eggs benedict with freshly picked Dungeness crab, poached eggs, house-made hollandaise sauce, and red potatoes. The Mother’s Day brunch runs from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 3593 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, (925) 283-4100, Lafayette, yankeepier.com.

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