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Favorite Chicago Mother's Day brunch dining options

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When it comes to Mother's Day, the choice of restaurant should reflect your mom's favorite flavors and cuisines. Luckily in Chicago, families have many numerous options that will delight mom. From simple elegance to bold fusion cuisines, these meals will make mom will feel appreciated for another 365 days.

Bites Asian Tapas
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Bites Asian Tapas

Bites Asian Tapas

The restaurant where food is fun makes Mother's Day a special celebration. To  start the meal, all moms will receive a complimentary Mimosa to start (choice of orange, lychee or mango flavors) and a $10 gift certificate good for the next visit to Bites Asian Tapas.

Bites understands that food is a feast for the eyes as well as the taste buds. A few menu highlights include Mom will love the colorful Asian brunch dishes, including the signature  Green Tea Pancake with Matcha, whipped cream, chocolate sauce, almond and green tea ice cream; the Pulled Pork Waffle Asian styled pulled pork, BBQ sauce, scallion, and cheddar cheese; the Eggs Benedict with Vietnamese ham, poached egg, hollandaise sauce, served with Spinach Salad; the Korean Burger Korean Marinated Spicy Pork, lettuce, Fried Egg, Bi Bim Bap Sauce served with Taro Fries; and the Grilled Rib Eye Bahn Mi  grilled medium rare rib eye, with lettuce, pickle, jalapeno, cilantro, spicy mayo and served with taro fries.

Complete your Mother’s Day feast with an original dessert creation such as Coconut Crème Brulée, Asian Churros, or a refreshing Mango Chile Sorbet (organic and dairy-free).

 

Waterleaf
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Waterleaf

Waterleaf

Let mom be served like a queen at Waterleaf's elegant three course Mother's Day brunch. Guests will chose a starter, entrées and dessert from the contemporary American cuisine menu. . Brunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. the menu is pricedat $38 for adults and $16 for children aged 12 and under. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (630) 942-6881.

Starters

  • Croque Madame, Ham and Cheese, Fried Egg
  • Chicken Liver Terrine, Cornichons, Niçoise Olive, Dijon, Toast Points
  • Smoked Salmon, Grated Egg, Red Onion, Capers, Dill Crème Fraîche, Toast Points
  • Roasted Corn Soup
  • Bacon and Egg Casserole, Petit Salad
  • Frittata, Potatoes, Roasted Bell Peppers, Kalamata Olives, Caramelized Onions
  • Grand Marnier French Toast, Berry Compote
  • Beet Salad, Upland Cress, Pleasant Ridge Reserve, Hazelnuts, Lemon Crème Fraîche

Entrées

  • Roasted Pork Tenderloin, Sweet Potato, Roasted Apricots
  • Roasted Duck Breast, Potato Puree, Beets, Blackberry Sauce
  • Petit Filet, Dauphinoise Potato, Asparagus, Champignon Sauce
  • Pan Roasted Salmon,  Baby Vegetable, Caviar, Champagne Sauce
  • Halibut, Warm Fingerling Potato-Fennel Salad, Tomato Beurre Blanc
  • Amish Chicken Breast, Scented with Lemongrass and Honey, Fava Beans, Potato Puree, Ginger Sauce

Desserts

  • Crème Brulée, Fresh Berries
  • Chocolate Pave, Caramel Corn, Salted Caramel Ice Cream
  • Sorbets, Cookie, Berry Coulis, Fresh Berries
  • Lemon Mousse,  Blueberries, Candied Almond
  • Strawberry Shortcake, Sweet Cream, Crème Anglaise

 

Prairie Grass Cafe
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Prairie Grass Cafe

Prairie Grass Cafe

Chefs Sarah Stegner and George Bumbaris rise to the occasion for the restaurant's Mother's Day Brunch. This lavish brunch offers dishes that any mom will love. Served 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Prairie Grass Cafe brunch is priced at $45 per person for adults and $15 for children age 10 and under. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 847-205-4433.

The Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet includes:

  • Platter of Grilled Asparagus; Lemon Cream Sauce and Sliced Radishes
  • Quinoa Salad with Arugula and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes
  • Pesto Pasta & Chopped Veggie Salad with Crumbled Amish Blue Cheese, Red Wine Vinaigrette (Broccoli, Cauliflower, Peppers, Tomato)
  • Caesar Salad - Romaine, Our Homemade Dressing, Croutons and Shaved Parmesan
  • Fresh Housemade Farmer’s Cheese Served Savory with Chives & Fresh Black Pepper
  • Our Signature Beef Shepherd’s Pie
  • Lightly Floured and Sauteed Whitefish with Local Portobello and Button Mushrooms
  • Slow Roasted Lamb with Chunky Ratatouille
  • Crispy Little Red Potatoes with Basil Remoulade
  • Chicken Cutlets with Caper-Tomato-Butter Sauce, Sauteed Broccoli
  • Crusty Multi Grain Artisan Breads, Mini Chocolate Croissants, Cheese Danish, Raspberry Jam Danish, Sticky Pecan Rolls
  • Applewood Smoked “Maple Creek Farm” Bacon
  • Homemade Maple Breakfast Sausage
  • Roasted All-Natural New York Loin with Mushroom Sauce - Carved to Order 
  • Hot Fresh Waffle Station with Maple Syrup
  • “Made to order” Omelet Station: “River Valley Ranch” mushrooms, onions, peppers, ham, spinach, cheddar, tomatoes

Dessert Buffet

  • Crepe Station with Valrhona and Hazelnut Spread, Raspberry Jam and Whipped Cream
  • Fresh Sliced Ripe Fruit
  • Platter of Berries
  • Double Chocolate Cup Cakes with Butter Cream Icing
  • Mom’s Fruit Cream Pie
  • Strawberry-Rhubarb Crumble
  • Mini Cream Filled Éclairs
Maxwell's at the Club
Maxwell's at the Club Kurman Communications

Maxwell's at the Club

Maxwell's at the Club

Mother's Day is the one day mom can indulge in all her favorite foods. Maxwell's at the Club will offer an extensive buffet from 10 am till 3 pm on Mother's Day. From carving stations to a waffle bar, the time to worry about too many calories consumed is Monday. Brunch is $45 for adults, $15 for children $10 and under. Reservation are required and can be made by calling 312-527-5800, ext. 301.

Mother's Day Brunch Menu

Appetizers and Salads

  • Chilled Poached and Roasted Salmon
  • Chilled Shrimp
  • Lox
  • Toasted Bagels
  • Sliced Tomatoes and Red Onions
  • Seasonal Fresh Fruit and Berries
  • Caesar Salad
  • Kale Salad with Blueberries, Sunflower Kernels and Lemon Vinaigrette
  • Mesclun Greens with Herb Vinaigrette
  • Shrimp and Artichoke Heart Salad
  • Tomato, Cucumber, Olive and Feta Salad
  • Blackened Chicken, Corn and Black Bean Salad
  • French Potato Salad
  • Garbanzo Bean and Tuna Salad
  • Lemon Quinoa Salad
  • Pasta Salad with Tomato, Basil and Garlic

 

Carved in the Room

  • Roast Prime Rib of Beef with Au Jus and Horseradish Sauce
  • Roast Turkey with Honey Mustard Sauce
  • Roast Rack of Lamb with Mint Jelly

Entrées and Sides

  • Eggs Benedict
  • Broccoli, Mushroom and Cheese Quiche
  • Waffle Bar
  • Omelet Bar
  • Sour Cream Pancakes and Blueberry Pancakes
  • Chicken Marsala with Wild Mushrooms
  • Tomato and Mozzarella Ravioli with Basil Pesto
  • French Toast with Peaches
  • Seafood
  • Bacon
  • Pork Sausage
  • Chicken and Apple Sausage
  • Breakfast Potatoes

Assorted Breakfast Pastries and Desserts

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