The day to shower your mom with extra love is right around the corner, so we’re here to help with restaurant and gift ideas for that special lady (or ladies) in your life.
WHERE TO EAT
This always-hospitable Italian restaurant is serving its Mother’s Day brunch on Saturday and Sunday at both of its locations. Choose from its buzzing Atlantic Avenue or waterfront West Palm Beach outposts to treat mom to a feast and bottomless drinks.
32 E Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach; 561/560-6699
185 Banyan Blvd., West Palm Beach; 561/342-6699
The three-course prix fixe Mother’s Day brunch will feature French favorites including onion soup, quiche and crème brulee. Moms will also receive a complimentary mimosa, bellini, bloody Mary or glass of house wine.
101 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561/833-5090; pistachewpb.com
Fern Street Wine Bar & Kitchen
For moms who love wine, this downtown West Palm Beach restaurant is the place to celebrate. The “Thanks Mom!” menu includes a variety of complimentary sparkling, white and red wines. That’s right, free wine for mom! Of course, there’s also fare like the meat and cheese farm board, cobia ceviche and steak tartare.
501 Fern Street, West Palm Beach; 561/328-9745; fernstreetwpb.com
Mom will enjoy this three-course prix fixe menu in the Brazilian Court hotel’s shady terrace. Brunch selections include west coast oysters, Alaskan king crab, Key West shrimp, Belgian waffles and lobster Benedict.
301 Australian Ave., Palm Beach; 561/655-6060; cafeboulud.com
The steakhouse is offering two options to celebrate mom: a brunch featuring dishes like filet mignon Benedict and shrimp and grits or a take-away menu for those who want to celebrate at home.
4645 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens; 561/630-3660; 3forks.com
This seafood restaurant is also letting you choose where to dine with mom. If you want to eat out, enjoy seafood specials like the steak & shrimp and cocktails like the crushed pineapple martini. If you rather stay in, the family bundle includes the famous bang bang shrimp tacos.
21065 Powerline Rd., Boca Raton; 561/483-4949; bonefishgrill.com
Palm Beach Creamed Honey
Local beekeepers Sierra and Al have put together two gift ideas that feature their pure, raw, natural honey for mom. The trio includes three flavors like cinnamon, vanilla and chocolate or lime, habanero and choclate raspberry. The nine-piece set comes in a gift box and includes all their unique flavored honey.
Porto Vino Wine Purse
For the mom who loves her wine, gift her this fashionable handbag that doubles as a portable wine fridge for her favorite wines. The purse comes with a reusable, refillable bag that is then stored in the insulated pouch inside the purse alongside her wallet, makeup and other necessities.
To order, visit porto-vino.com.
Island Bamboo Cooking Utensils
If your mom likes to cook, add a little color to her kitchen with these natural bamboo utensils that come in a variety of bright colors and designs.
To order, visit islandbamboo.com
Meals on Wheels
Feel even better about your gift to mom knowing that you’ve supported a local nonprofit. Meals on Wheels of the Palm Beaches is selling broccoli cheddar quiches for $30 to benefit its program that works to feed homebound seniors in the area.
To order, visit MOWPBPIE.org
Eat Me Guilt Free
Created by local mom, registered nurse and sports nutritionist Cristie Besu, this line of baked goods makes for a healthy snack. The Mother’s Day gift box includes rosé all day brownies, a selection of chocolate brownies, bath bombs, tea bombs and so much more.
To order, visit eatmeguiltfree.com