Saturday, April 17, 2010

More Mother's Day Options

Here are more ways to celebrate the special women in your life on Mother’s Day, on Sunday, May 9.

Avila Modern Mediterranean
One Charles Street South
Boston, MA
Phone: 617-267-4810

Brunch: 11:00am-4:00pm; Dinner: 5:00pm-10:00pm (a la carte pricing)

Avila Modern Mediterranean will be open for both brunch and dinner on Mother’s Day, featuring special a la carte menu items. Executive Chef Rodney Murillo’s brunch selections include First Course options like: Warm Halloumi Cheese, Medjool Dates, Cashews, and Ouzo; Greek Island Oysters with Prosecco Mignonette; and, Churros, Dulce de Lechewith Dark Chocolate sauce. For Entrees, Chef Murillo offers up items like: Huevos Racheros, Eggs Over Easy, Black Beans, Crispy Tortilla, Tomato Salsa, Crème Fraiche; Organic Scottish Salmon with sun chokes Onion Sousibe and Ginger Cucumber Salad; Spaghettini Carbonara; and, Egg Pizza with Mozzarella, Smoked Niman Ranch Bacon, Scallions and Truffle Oil. Avila will also feature Veuve Cliquot cocktails for $8, available in orange, peach and pomegranate. Veuve Cliquot will also be available by the bottle for only $50.

BOKX 109 American Prime
399 Grove Street
Newton, MA
Phone: 617-454-3399

Brunch buffet: 11:00am-3:00pm ($45 per adult; $15 per child 12-and-under)

BOKX 109 American Prime will feature a brunch buffet on Mother’s Day. Executive Chef Evan Percoco’s menu features the following selections, to name a few: Salad Displays/Cold Items (Ice BOKX of Native Crab Claws, Poached Shrimp, Mussels & Oysters; Pastrami Smoked Salmon with Assorted Bagels, Spreads & Breads; Winter Bean Salad with Ratatouille and Oregano Vinaigrette); Chef’s Table/Hot Items (Lobster Bisque; Cheesy Egg Scramble with Crispy Potato, Peppers & Onions; Passion Fruit Infused Loin of Kurobuta Pork; Goat Cheese Stuffed Breast of Statler Chicken); Finale (Assorted Truffles, Brownies, Blondies, Petit Fours, Mini Tarts & Macaroons).

Da Vinci Ristorante
162 Columbus Avenue
Boston, MA
Phone: 617-350-0007

11:30am-10:00pm (a la carte pricing; complimentary Rhubarb Gelato)

Da Vinci Ristorante will open this Mother’s Day and feature a lavish a la carte menu with the freshest spring ingredients. Mothers will also get a special and refreshing treat… A complimentary order of seasonal homemade Rhubarb Gelato! Da Vinci’s menu includes items like: Beet Root Salad alla Da Vinci ($9); Mussels alla Peppino ($11); Scallop Salad (with green apple, poached pears in shallot balsamic vinaigrette: $13); Spinach Ravioli (with white truffle sauce: $23); Pappardelle Boscaiola (with sautéed morel and spring mushrooms: 25); Pan-seared Alaskan Salmon (with artichoke and sweet potato cake: $28); Rack of Lamb (with mushrooms and fingerling potato ragout and sauteed Swiss chard in a pesto creamy sauce: $36); Anatra alla Peppino (two-way duck in guava moscato sauce: $29); Papaya Cheesecake ($10); Pear Crostata ($10); Rose Crème Caramel (with mango coulis: $10).

40 Edwin H Land Blvd.
Cambridge, MA
Phone: 617-497-4200

10:00am-4:00pm ($55 per person)

Restaurant dante will be offering a gourmet Italian 3-course prix fixe menu. Dante’s offerings include: gnocchi primavera spring vegetables and pink sauce; grilled lamb chops, spring pea pesto and smoked eggplant puree; Sicilian roasted chicken, arugula, lemon caper sauce; bunet – bittersweet chocolate flan, caramel sauce, almond macaroon; cassata – ricotta cake, chocolate, amarena cherries, citrus, anisette. They will also be serving a special menu for children 12-and-under.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
217 Stuart Street
Boston, MA
Phone: 617-292-0808

Brunch menu: 11:30am-3:00pm ($29.95 per person; $25 Dining Card for Moms)

In addition to Fleming’s regular menu (served until 9:00pm), a customizable 3-course brunch menu will be offered. Make Mother’s Day especially memorable for Mom this year by treating her to brunch or dinner at Fleming’s. They’ll also treat her to a $25 Dining Card to enjoy on a future occasion! Fleming’s brunch menu gives you your choice of a starter (Fresh fruit salad; Wedge salad); choice of entrée (Beef Tenderloin and Vegetable Frittata; Berry Stuffed French Toast; Smoked Salmon and Toasted Bagel; Lump Crab, Asparagus, and Swiss Cheese Frittata; Smoked Ham Chop; Filet Benedict); and choice of dessert (Walnut Turtle Pie; Crème Brulee; New York Style Cheesecake).

90 North Washington St.
Boston, MA
Phone: 617-723-6326

Saturday and Monday only, 5:00pm – close ($50 per person including red Sangria di nebo)

nebo will offer a traditional Italian Mother’s Day dinner using the recipes from owners Christine and Carla Pallotta’s mother. Dinner also comes with a spring treat: Sangria di nebo! A sample of nebo’s prix fixe menu includes: Insalata mista (mesclun greens, pacchino tomatoes, balsamic honey dressing); Arancini (porcini mushroom & mozzarella stuffed rice balls drizzled with honey); Pappardelle alla Bolognese; Pollo alla Limone (sautéed chicken, capers, artichoke hearts, lemon butter sauce); L’ortolana pizza (marinated eggplant, marinated zucchini, onions, mushrooms, mozzarella); and, Chocolate Nutella Cake (with cappuccino ice cream and zeppoles).

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