Mother's will be feted by Patina Catering in the Blue Ribbon Garden at the gleaming Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles. Belgian Waffle Bar, Vienna Style Fried Chicken, Free Range Scrambled Eggs, Farmhouse Cheese Quiche and Honey Glazed Ham, will be complimented by a plethora of salads, breakfast pastries and desserts. House wine included.
When: May 11, 2014, 9:30 am, 12:30 pm seatings
Where: Walt Disney Concert Hall, 141 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Cost: $50 Adults, $22 Children 12 and under (+tax and tip)
Hornblower Cruises is offering Mother's Day Brunch and Dinner Cruises departing from Newport Beach and Marina del Rey.
When: Sunday, May 11, 2014. Brunch Cruises depart at 9:30 am and 2 pm with boarding half hour before departure times.
Where: Departures from Marina del Rey and Newport Beach
Cost: $72 per person
When: May 11, 2014, 10 am and 1 pm, doors open 45 minutes before each show so you can get your food and get settled.
Where: House of Blues, 8430 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Cost: $54.50 (includes tax & tip)
Info: www.houseofblues.com, Tickets
5. For Mom and the Kids
Usually you think of getting mom out of the kitchen on her special day, but if the mom in your life really enjoys the gourmet cooking experience, or would like to improve her kitchen skills, joining her for a Mother's Day Brunch cooking class at EATZ may be just the thing. $135 per person includes all food, wine and cocktails.
Tangata Restaurant at the Bowers Museum in Sana Ana will serve up a special Mother's Day Brunch of braised short ribs, mustard crusted salmon, eggs benedict, a pancakes bar and a bevy of other appetizing choices.
When: Saturday, May 11, 2014 at 11 am - 3 pm
Where: Bowers Museum, 2002 N.Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92706
Cost: $46 Adults, $19 under 12
Mother's Day Champagne Brunch is served in the Grand Salon aboard the stately Queen Mary. The brunch includes a carving station, Pacific Rim buffet, Mexican buffet, breakfast buffet, omelet station with pancakes and waffles, a seafood bar, salad and cheese table, and a multitude of desserts.
When: May 11, 2014, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Where: Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, CA 90802
Cost: $59.95 (plus tax and tip), Children $19.95
Parking: $5 with validation for up to 6 hours
When: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 10:30 am - 1:00 pm (Aquarium open 9 am - 6 pm)
Where: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
Cost: $48 Adults, $19 Children 3-11, includes Aquarium admission), member discounts.
Parking: $8 in the Aquarium structure or at The Pike with validation. Beware: Streets are metered 9 am - 9 pm daily with 1 and 2 hour limits.
Metro: Blue Line to 1st and Pine Long Beach Transit Mall. Walk 5 blocks south or take the free red Passport bus.
More on Visiting the Aquarium of the Pacific
When: Sunday, May 11, 2014, noon or 3:30 pm
Where: Josie Restaurant, 2424 Pico Boulevard Santa Monica, CA 90405
Cost: $79, Get $49 discount tickets from Goldstar.com while available.