Do you always struggle with making Mother’s Day plans, especially last minute? We’ve got you covered with our best picks of special events and brunches going on in the city. She will think you’ve been planning this for weeks. Don’t forget the flowers!
Here are our picks for best places to bring mom for that extra special lunch/brunch for Mother’s Day:
Copper Vine, New Orleans premiere wine pub, will offer a specialty a la carte menu, including the savory Shrimp & Grits – made with wild white shrimp, stone ground grits, rosemary and mushroom demi.
In addition to the ample selection of wines on offer – including 30 wines on tap and 20 varietals poured via Coravin – all moms will receive a complimentary glass of bubbly.
Ruby Slipper (Several Locations)
Ruby Slipper will be having its annual Mother’s Day brunch, but this year with a twist! Win your mom free mimosas for a year by entering their contest on Instagram, all you have to do is take a selfie with a mimosa and tag their Instagram account. Check out our article here for more details.
Mom is sure to have an over-the-top Mother’s Day at Jack Rose, located at the beautiful Pontchartrain Hotel in New Orleans. Along with regular menu offerings, Jack Rose will feature special Mother’s Day brunch additions including Lobster Fra Diavolo ($25) with poached eggs, spring peas and Romanesco; and Red Snapper Oreganata ($36) with jumbo lump crabmeat and risotto. The restaurant offers Brunch from 11AM-2PM.
Sweep mom off her feet with elevated Cajun cuisine at Toups’ Meatery. Chef Isaac Toups’ flagship restaurant will feature a mouthwatering prix-fixe Mother’s Day Brunch priced at $45 per person (excluding tax, beverages and gratuity). Designed with mom in mind, the four-course menu follows:
BACON WRAPPED DATES
blue cheese stuffed
CORN & CRAB BISQUE
chili oil, cotija cheese, cilantro
cured egg yolk, parmesan tuiles, capers
BEEF & MUSHROOM TART
cipollini onions, arugula
CHANTILLY PAIN PERDU
fresh fruit, whipped cream frosting, almonds
GOAT CHEESE PANNA COTTA
Situated inside of The Southern Food & Beverage Museum in New Orleans, Toups South will offer a prix-fixe Mother’s Day Brunch highlighting the best of Chef Isaac Toups’ southern fare. Included below, the four-course menu is available for $45 per person (excluding tax, beverages, and gratuity). Additional wine pairing – curated by sommelier Thea Sasseen – will also be on offer.
CRAWFISH AND CORN FRITTER
LOX & PRETZEL KNOT
capers, onion, green garlic cream cheese
PICKLED SHRIMP & ARUGULA
shaved fennel, herbs, blood orange vinaigrette
JUMBO LUMP CRAB
leche de tigre, spicy coconut milk, tomatoes, trout roux
BLACKENED PRIME RIB
hash browns, horseradish hollandaise
FRIED “OYSTERS ROCKEFELLER” BENEDICT
biscuits, ham, poached eggs, creamed spinach
royal icing, walnuts
VANILLA PANNA COTTA
Enjoy your Mother’s Day friends! Make sure to make the most important lady in your life know how much you appreciate her!