Friday, May 8, 2009

Special Feature: Mother's Day Brunch

Ask any mom what she wants for Mother's Day and the answers will inevitably be the same: for one day, to not have to perform her motherly duties of cooking, cleaning, and caretaking.

Start taking care of mom by taking her out for a relaxing Mother's Day brunch. Below are some options to get you started!

Festa Della Mama at Via Nove in Ferndale

11:00AM-7:00PM, $18.00 per person with a complimentary mimosa for mom

Buffet Menu:

Cold Food
Italian antipasto salad
Cheese & Crackers
Tomato bruschetta
Grilled vegetables

Hot Food
Roast ball tip of beef
Roasted rosemary chicken
Penne pasta with palomino sauce
Farfalle pasta with Alfredo sauce
Roasted red skin potatoes
Italian green beans

Fresh fruit

Mother's Day at the Rattlesnake Club

11:00AM-2:00PM, $38.00 per adult, $10.00 per child 12 & under

Enjoy their brunch menu with items such as a Chef prepared Omelette & Waffle Station,
Crab Cake Benedict, Smoked Scottish Salmon, Carved Spice Crusted Roast of Prime Rib of Beef,
Wild Alaskan Halibut, Salads and many more Rattlesnake specialties including a lavish Dessert table!

Mother's Day Brunch at D'Amato's in Royal Oak

Seatings at 12:00PM and 2:00PM, $26.00 for adults and $7.00 for kids

Buffet offerings include an omelet station, crepes, assorted pastries, quiche, wild berry display, fresh fruit, bacon, ham, sausage, and much more!

Mother's Day Vegan Brunch Kitchen Class at Detroit Evolution Laboratory

11:00AM-2:00PM, $45.00 per person

This Mother's Day, teach mom a little more about wellness through food and the edict of "you are what you eat." Angela will present incredible egg and dairy substitutes, mock meats for breakfast and lunch, the divine secrets of the sweet side of brunch, and preparation tips that will forever change your vegan kitchen experience.

Mother's Day Dinner at Cuisine

4:00PM-close, $35.00 per person

Okay, so it's not quite brunch, but the four-course prix-fixe menu is superb!

Ala Carte Menu will include Softshell Crabs, Colorado Spring Lamb, Spring fiddlehead ferns, fresh morels. All Moms receive a complimentary dessert.

Brunch at Opus One

12:00PM-3:00PM, $22.00 2-course, $28.00 3-course

This is one of the finest brunches at the best prices in the city.

The Opus One Sunday Brunch includes you choice of either a tempting appetizer and entree or an entree as well a selection of one of our famous desserts. Also included with you meal are two complementary beverages of your choice. Choose from a selection of Mimosas, Bloody Marys or Opus Orange Mojitos as well as coffee and fresh juices all for only $22.

Or Select an appetizer, an entree, and a dessert along with your choice of beverages all for $28.


Petite Raspberry Stuffed French Toast
Raspberries Cream Cheese and Chambord Stuffed inside of Cinnamon Swirl Bread finished with Creme anglaise

Fresh Lobster Spring Roll
Sliced Lobster, Fresh Spring Vegetables and a Soy Reduction

Poached Eggs Oscar
Two Soft Poached Eggs on English Muffins Topped with Alaskan King Crab Meat and sauce bearnaise served with Asparagus

Broiled Norwegian Salmon
Served over Basmati Rice with garlic grilled zucchini and sauce beurre blanc

Harvest Apple Flan
Crisp Granny Smith Apples tossed with cinnamon and sugar baked atop puff pastry with Carmel sauce and Cinnamon ice cream

Mother's Day Brunch Buffet at the Majestic Cafe

11:00AM-3:30PM, $21.95 adults, $12.95 children 12 & under

Pastrami-style lox
Smoked whitefish
Fresh fruit
Caesar Salad
Assorted Pastries

Stuffed Chicken
Baked Ham
Banana Walnut French Toast
Fresh Sausage
Springtime Veggie Pasta
Tortilla-crusted tilapia

Pancake Station
Made to order with banana, ginger, nutmeg, and caramel cream sauce or fresh blueberry and strawberry with vanilla bean sauce

Choice of ham, sausage, bacon, tri-colored peppers, tomatoes, onions, artichokes, spinach, cheddar cheese, swiss cheese, and feta

Other Mother's Day Brunch Specials

42º North
Join us for a Mother's Day Brunch at forty-two degrees north 12-4pm. Enjoy an international view & a spectacular Mother's Day Brunch.

Coach Insignia
Offering our regular menu.

Sunday: come into Mosaic for a delicious brunch featuring made to order waffles & omelettes, a carving station, & much more!

Cameron's Steakhouse - Birmingham
Cameron's Steakhouse Selections, a 3-course meal for $33. Featuring a salad, entree, and a personal dessert. Choose from 3 delicious entrees: Filet Mignon, Park Farms Chicken and Salmon Filet.

Join us on Mom's day for our family-style prime rib dinner featuring salads, whipped potatoes, veggies, & dessert ($19 person). Come hungry... seconds an on the house!

Maggiano's - Troy
Offering family-style dining only w. an assortment of Maggiano's favorites ($29.95/adult; $14.95/child 6-12; under 6 free).

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Troy
Celebrate Mother's Day w. our brunch buffet, served 11am-3pm. Traditional dinner menu will be available 3-9pm.

Mitchell's Fish Market - Birmingham
Have we got a great catch for you. Presenting Mitchell’s Favorites, a 3-course meal ($19.95), feat. a salad, entrée, & a dessert. Choose from 3 delicious entrées: lobster & shrimp cakes, shrimp & scallop mixed grill, or Asian salmon duo. (Locations in Livonia, Southfield, and Rochester are offering the same specials.)

Morton's The Steakhouse - Troy
Mom deserves the best...treat her to Morton's this Mother's Day! Featuring a specially priced prix-fixe menu ($59), or Morton's signature a la carte menu. Special hours: 1pm-9pm. (Southfield location offers the same.)

Rugby Grille
Mom deserves the finest. Treat her to a 4-course prix-fixe menu featuring wild king salmon, prime filet, & seared organic chicken. Seatings at 11am & 1:30pm ($55++).

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Troy
Your gift to Mom this Mother’s Day is dinner with you at Ruth’s Chris. Our gift to Mom Mother’s Day Weekend is a $25 Guest Card for a future visit. Serving 3-course prix-fixe menu ($39.95).

Southfield/Bingham Farms

Have brunch w. us in Shiraz Gardens! ($29.95/adult; $15.95/child 13-6). 10am-3pm

Farmington Hills

Tribute Restaurant
Treat your special Mother to Tribute's fabulous 3-course brunch ($29.95). Live piano, exciting food, & sparkling service will show Mom just how much you care!


Brookshire Restaurant at the Royal Park Hotel
Please join us for a classic 3-course meal prepared by Executive Chef Colin Brown. 3 choices of appetizers, entrees, & dessert ($34-$38).

Ann Arbor/Saline

Bella Ciao
Join us for a Mother's Day Brunch 2-4pm. A delightful 3-course menu ($20). We'll return to our regular dinner menu at 4pm.

Carson's American Bistro - Ann Arbor
Offering our regular menu.

Gratzi - Ann Arbor
Offering our regular menu.

Mouth-watering Mother's Day Buffet! Make your mom's dream come true & bring her to Mediterrano! All moms will receive a fresh flower complements of Mediterrano.

Melange - Ann Arbor
A special Mother's Day Brunch will be offered 12-4pm on Sunday as well as our regular menu 5-9pm.