Mother’s Day in Miami
Mother’s Day is almost here, and what better way to treat your queen than with champagne carts and water views? Here are 10 best bets for Mother’s Day brunch in Miami.
Celebrate Mother’s Day with a special twist on its Sunday brunch. Enjoy an endless buffet of delicious food from 12-4pm for $65 per person, $25 per child. For an additional $25, adults may add on a bottomless rose or mimosa option as well. Treat mom to a deliciously decadent brunch on her special day. Bring the family out for an experience to remember! Executive Chef Nano said that his signature “arroz con pollo” dish was inspired by his grandma, so check it out!
Afterwards, head up to the hotel’s beautiful 40th floor rooftop bar and garden, SUGAR, whose new executive chef, Ped Phommavong prides himself on learning everything he knows in the kitchen from his mother. He said she taught him how to make their beloved family recipes, creating authentic Thai and Pan-Asian dishes. Make sure to order his new menu creations, including Sashimi served on Pink Salt, Beijing Salmon and the Bangkok Spring Roll. For more info visit http://www.east-miami.com/. EAST, Miami | 788 Brickell Plaza, Miami, FL 33131.
Los Fuegos invites you to enjoy this traditional holiday at its incredible Sunday Asado. A major social event in Argentina, the asado (an open-fire barbecue) marks a time when friends and family gather around traditional dishes and spend an afternoon catching up. It is as much about tradition and being together as it is about food.
$95 adults | $45 children (ages 5 – 12)
Sunday, May 14 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm
For reservations, visit http://www.opentable.com/veranda-faena-hotel-miami-beach or call +1 786 655 5600 to book. Faena Hotel Miami Beach |3201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140.
Chef Paula DaSilva has created a delectable brunch menu worthy of Mother’s Day. Enjoy baked farm eggs with truffle oil, served with a side of charred bread ($12), or go for a heartier prime rib eggs Benedict served with an English muffin, caramelized onions, and horseradish cream ($23). Mom will be stoked with the charred kale salad topped with squash, poblano, Minas cheese, and a black garlic dressing ($15). There’s also a focaccia fried egg melt with mortadella, salami, soppressata, manchego, piquillos, and house-made olive spread ($18). Matriarchs with a sweet tooth will find pleasure in Nutella French toast topped with caramelized bananas ($18).
Noon to 3:30 p.m. at 10295 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour; 305-455-5460; artisanbeachhouse.com.
Moms will indulge on a special brunch along with a gift from Charcoal: an organic herb plant with roots to grow. Begin with a wide selection of artisan breads from Zak the Baker before enjoying an array of salads and fresh lime ceviche accented with sea salt, sweet potatoes, crispy corn, and avocado crema. Choose from traditional brunch items such as farm-fresh, made-to-order poached eggs; breakfast sausage from Proper Sausages; and classic quiche Lorraine with Miami Smokers bacon and caramelized onions or spinach and mushrooms. Main courses showcase the restaurant’s Josper grill, which uses 100 percent charcoal, and include Vietnamese-style chicken thighs in a nuoc cham sauce with a mint-cilantro carrot salad. Enjoy brunch alfresco in the courtyard or in the air-conditioned conservatory while soaking up the trendy atmosphere of the Wynwood Yard. The cost is $35 for adults and $20 for children 12 and younger.
11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 82 NW 29th St., Miami; 786-646-2998; charcoalmiami.com.
Creating a specials menu for the celebration, RUST Wynwood woo’s mothers with savory all new dishes including he RUST Sunriser (a potato hash and vegetable casserole topped with 2 sunny side up eggs), Dutch Baby (a German style pancake served with seasonal fruits and berry coulis), Breakfast Flat Bread (made with goat cheese, onions, roasted tomatoes and Smoked salmon topped with a fried egg), and Shrimp Tartine (a House Made Focaccia toast served with sautéed shrimp, fresh avocado puree, tomato and pepper salsa and radish). Guests can pair their dishes with RUST’s unique sangrias, including the Sparkling Sangria made with champagnz, lemon juice, simple syrup and strawberry puree, anz the Mojito Sangria made with white wine, Stella Artois, mint, lemon and simple syrup.
10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at NW 2nd Avenue, Space 28, Miami, FL 3312; rustwynwood.com.
For reservations, visit https://www.opentable.com/r/rust-wynwood-miami?ref=1068 or call +1 305 576 6811 to book.
The Argentine bistro will be offering a three-course menu for $45. Highlights include burrata tartufata with fresh truffle burrata, prosciutto, grilled asparagus, semi-dry confit tomato, and basil; crab tortellini with saffron cream sauce and green peas; and soufflé de dulce de leche with warm dulce de leche truffle cake with banana ice cream. The restaurant will offer 50 precent off on Nieto Rosé Extra Brut (regularly priced at $47).
1414 Brickell Ave., Miami; 305-403-0900; and 18831 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura; 305-466-0900; novecento.com.
French, Japanese, and Peruvian cuisine converge at this James Beard Award-winning restaurant. Moms will be treated to a $65 prix fixe that includes watermelon salad, containing nodini cheese, cantaloupe spheres, baby arugula, feta crumbles, and pata negra; lomo saltado, which includes sautéed beef tenderloin, red onion, tomato, jasmine rice, and a sunny-side-up egg; and roasted young organic chicken with butternut squash purée, frisée, baby roasted beets, and white soy demi-glace. Desserts include ginger lemongrass bavaroise, a hazelnut yule log, and a classic crème caramel. An additional $23 will bet you bottomless bubbles and bloody marys.
11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 1111 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach; 305-763-8272; juviamiami.com.
Zuma Miami’s famed brunch offers the restaurant’s traditional, shared plate style of izakaya dining with a modern twist. Upon arrival, Moms and their guests are greeted with a brunch cocktail as well as savory selection of starters across a sprawling buffet of sushi, oysters, robata-grilled meats, fresh fruits and veggies. Diners also select one of Zuma’s classic, signature or premium dishes such as spicy beef tenderloin or miso marinated black cod. All entrees are paired with a traditional Japanese hot pot served tableside. Ending on a sweet note, a lofty Zuma dessert platter towering with house-made treats, sorbets and exotic fruits will be delivered to the table.
11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. ; 270 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Miami, zumarestaurant.com .