If you didn’t make resos when we pushed our first piece. And if you still didn’t make resos when we came out with our second piece….we come to the rescue once again…but make resos today, or you may get stuck cooking for mom (may I suggest Chef Matthews Tropeano’s amazing chicken cutlet recipe?)
Savann: This lovely neighborhood on the Upper West Side will be offering a $13 Mother’s Day Brunch Special that includes any omelet or French toast with the choice of a bloody Mary, mimosa, champagne or juice. Savann is located at 414 Amsterdam Avenue between 79th & 80th. For reservations & details call (212) 580-0202.
Edi & the Wolf: This Alphabet City eatery will be featuring a $48 3-course Mother’s day extravaganza. On the menu are an artichoke salad, roasted Cornish hen, and chocolate two ways. Better yet, they thought of everything. If mom happens to be a kind hearted vegetarian, the restaurant has vegetarian options as well. Edi and the Wolf is located at 102 Avenue C in New York’s Lower East Side. For reservations and details call (212) 598-1040.
JoeDoe: Owner Joe Dobias will pay homage to his mother’s Irish roots with Momma Dobias ‘Pancake Sandwich’. This is right up my alley (and fits my wallet $14). It consists of 2 pancakes, fried DUCK eggs, and maple syrup. Duck eggs make everything better, don’t you think? JoeDoe is located at 45 East 1st Street. For information call (212) 780-0262
The Orchard House: This Bowery restaurant is offering an amazing deal; a two-course brunch prix fixe for $30 per person. Dishes include Challah French toast with caramelized apples, cream, cinnamon, dark cocoa and Calvados or an omelet with spinach & goat cheese, country potatoes and arugula salad. Each meal comes with mini muffins and a complimentary bellini, mimosa or champagne. What’s cooler? The 19th and 27th person to book a reservation at the restaurant on OpenTable will receive a complimentary dinner for two. The Orchard House is located at 146 Orchard Street in New York’s LES. For Reservations and details call (212) 777-8600.
Il Tesoro: Chef/owner A.J. Black’s has crafted a special menu for Mother’s Day. The focus is seafood. Dishes include sardines alla grigilia, or soft shell crab cooked in a white wine. Moms will receive a complimentary bellini, sangria or glass of Prosecco all day. IL Tesoro is located at 1578 1st Avenue, at 82nd Street (UES). For reservations and details, call 212-861-9620
Firebird: Give your mom a breath of fresh air. Firebird will be opening its third floor terrace for dining on Mother’s day. They will also offer a 2-course $25 prix fixe menu of Russian inspired dishes to make your mom feel like a Tzarina. Her meal will also include a glass of champagne, a mimosa or a bloody Mary. Reserve now, something tells me that outdoor dining will fill up quickly. Firebird is located in New York’s Theater District. For reservations and details call (212) 586-0244.