|Five meals worthy of mom|
It's getting down to the wire to plan Mother's Day festivities for this Sunday, May 13. If you aren't looking forward to spending the week cleaning your house and preparing a feast, consider these top five picks for Mother's Day brunch specials worthy of the woman who brought you into this world.
|Photo by Cafe Lurcat|1. Cafe Lurcat
Cafe Lurcat will have a three-course, family-style brunch offering until 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Bonus: It will have a craft area set up to keep the kiddies occupied while the adults linger over an extra cup of coffee. Are mom and dad flying solo and on a budget? Consider Lurcat's Sunday Date Night menu: three courses with a bottle of wine for only $50 a couple.
2. Nicollet Island Inn
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Is Mom a fan of the bubbly beverages? Then Nicollet Island Inn's champagne brunch is an absolute must. She will feel particularly spoiled after indulging in the many delights of the five-course meal. With a menu that includes danishes, duck confit, croque monsieur, walleye, Bavarian mousse cake, and much more, you can skip dinner plans, because the whole family will be ready for a nap instead.
3. Al Vento
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Is the idea of a bottomless beverage ever a bad idea? Well, probably, but not at Al Vento on Sunday, where for a mere $16 a person you can enjoy a European-style spread, including fruit, pastries, antipasti, cheeses, eggs Benedict, waffles, and most importantly, bottomless mimosas, screwdrivers, or bloody Marys.
4. Santorini Taverna
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If you're looking to "go big or go home," Santorini should be your stop this Sunday. The brunch menu boasts 24 salads, 12 hot brunch items, and a selection of desserts that includes a chocolate fountain. Get in touch with your carnivorous side and pile your plate high with leg of lamb, prime rib, bacon, and thick-cut sausage.
5. Faces Mears Park
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What sounds sweeter than brunch and a stroll through downtown St. Paul on a Sunday afternoon. Why not take a break with mom and hit up brunch at Faces. It's Mother's Day brunch menu is perfect for the family who enjoys good food but isn't necessarily looking to be adventurous. From French toast to bagels and cream cheese to pineapple ham, picky eaters will rejoice and Mom will enjoy a peaceful meal.
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