Thursday, May 9, 2013

Mother’s Day Sips and Eats in ATL – Part 3

You got reservations? Well then Good Times' Florida Evans is happy she won't
have to say, "Damn...damn...damn!" (RIP Esther Rolle)

Even more restaurants? Sheesh!

Okay, I already have Part 1 and Part 2 for you, and now here’s Part 3! There is absolutely no excuse you can’t find a spot for Mother’s Day…or is there? If so, there is a gift guide below as well! Just remember you owe me one!
Happy Mother’s Day to all the mom’s out there!!

4th & Swift
621 North Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
Celebrate Mom in the Old Fourth Ward with 4th & Swift’s modern American comfort food cuisine. From 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., chef Jay Swift will serve a special prix fixe menu uniting classic brunch dishes with flavors closely reflecting the acclaimed dinner menu. Guests are also invited to dine on the restaurant’s newly renovated, fully covered patio overlooking Ponce City Market in the historic Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. Call 678.904.0160 for reservations.

Del Frisco’s Grille
3376 Peachtree Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30326
Show mom you care by treating her to a festive Mother’s Day brunch at Del Frisco’s Grille from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Besides traditional brunch items such as lemon-blueberry pancakes and the Grille Benedict, the shareable flatbreads are great to share with the group. Toast mom with a signature cocktail and brunch to receive a $10 dining card towards your next meal at the Grille! For more information and to make your reservation, visit or call 404.537.2828.

West & Mill
1000 Marietta St., Suite 202
Atlanta, GA 30318
Treat mom to a Mother’s Day tea at West & Mill to truly make her feel special! The charming set-up includes a three-tier tray stacked with scones, petite fours and tea sandwiches. In addition to traditional tea service, tea cocktails are available to toast the special occasion. Call 678.974.8953 to make reservations or visit

Ocean Prime
3102 Piedmont Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
Instantly become Mom’s favorite this Mother’s Day and treat her to brunch or dinner at Ocean Prime! Atlanta’s modern American supper club will open early for brunch at 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 12, serving the restaurant’s delectable dinner menu all day as well as a supplemental small brunch menu until 3 p.m. Pamper her with prime fish and prime steak as well as items from the special brunch menu including short rib hashblueberry French toastcrab and eggs and blackened salmon salad, paired with the restaurant’s award-winning handcrafted cocktails and extensive Wine Spectator-honored wine list. Give Mom what she deserves and make your reservation online today at

The Melting Pot
Four Atlanta Locations
After all she’s done for you, doesn’t mom deserve something special to celebrate the day that’s all about her? Treat mom to a fondue feast this Mother’s Day as all four Atlanta-area locations open at noon for Sunday lunch. Enjoy The Melting Pot’s signature fondue menu including choice of creamy cheese fondue, crisp salad, savory entree and decadent dessert. What makes this day even sweeter? Fifty percent of the proceeds from each chocolate fondue purchase will be donated to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Indulge mom for a good cause! Visit for reservations.

La Tagliatella
Two Atlanta locations
Emory Point and Midtown
Mother’s Day is the time to share the love mom has given to the family, so take her to La Tagliatella to share an Italian meal as well. The northern-Italian derived menu boasts a communal dining experience with family-style portions. Start off the meal with traditional antipasti, then choose from more than 400 pasta and sauce combinations or share a hand-spun Napoletano wood-fired pizza. The comfortable atmosphere encourages mom to fork a sample off everyone’s plate. The Emory Point and Midtown La Tagliatella locations will be open regular hours from 11:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Sunday, May 12.

Table & Main
1028 Canton Street
Roswell, GA 30075
Treat mom to a simple, seasonal and Southern dinner for Mother’s Day at Table & Main. Moms will receive a complimentary dessert with dinner selections such as Charleston she-crab soupshrimp ‘n grits and more.

Wahoo! Grill
1042 W College Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
Chef de cuisine Scot Davis is hard at work on a special selection of delicious brunch features to help you celebrate Mom. Our standard brunch menu, along with feature entrees including the Wahoo! omelet with sautéed asparagus, tomatoes, mozzarella, basil and a balsamic reduction; and the French Toast with fresh brioche bread, vanilla-lemon cream cheese and seasonal fresh fruit compote, will still be available to all guests on May 12. One of Wahoo!’s most famous menu items,the Charleston shrimp and grits, is available through the buffet, as well as the famous blackened chicken in a chipotle Creole sauce. Fresh baked breads, granola, yogurt, seasonal vegetables and chilled salads are also available. Even with the addition of new Mother's Day specialties, prices remain $18 for adults and $8 for children.

Ri Ra Irish Pub
1080 Peachtree St NE #1  
Atlanta, GA 30309
Give mom an authentic Irish experience this Mother’s Day at Ri Ra Irish Pub. Moms eat free with the purchase of your entrée. Choose from chef Kelly’s specialties such as haddock & chipscrispy salmon en croute and more.

CinéBistro at Town Brookhaven
1004 Town Blvd. Suite 1070
Atlanta, GA 30319
Serving brunch to mom in bed is getting too over-done, so why not have brunch while watching the latest flick at CinéBistro at Town Brookhaven? On Saturday, May 11, and Sunday, May 12, mom can enjoy chef Hector Gomez’s French "connection" toaststeak and eggs or rotating frittataThe American bistro-inspired cuisine and first-run Hollywood film combo gives mom the perfect excuse to settle into the luxurious leather rocking chairs and unwind on a weekend afternoon. Movie tickets can be purchased ahead of time by visiting

Osteria 832
832 N. Highland Ave
Atlanta, GA 30306
Mom deserves a little trip to Italy, but if that’s too expensive take her to an Italian-style brunch at Osteria 832. The warmer weather welcomes diners to the patio and the family-friendly atmosphere gives mom the joy of dining with the young ones at a place they’ll love too. Italian brunch favorites are available from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., like breakfast pizzavegetali Benedict orstone-ground Parmigiano grits.

Village Tavern
11555 Rainwater Drive
Alpharetta, GA 30009
If mom wants to have a variety of food choices to eat for Mother’s Day brunch, Village Tavern’s brunch buffet is just what the family needs. For $19.95 for adults and $10.95 for children 10 and under, Village Tavern opens early at 10 a.m. to serve both breakfast and lunch options available. Choose from eggs Benedict, waffles, made-to-order omelets or chicken, prime rib and desserts. There is sure to be an option for even the pickiest eaters in the family. Call 770.777.6490 to make your reservation.

Little Alley Steak
955 Canton Street
Roswell, GA 30075
Executive chef Bob McDonough will feature New York butcher-inspired meets Southern dishes this Mother’s Day at Sundaybrunch! Think filet Benedict with sous vide egg and traditional Béarnaise, shrimp and grits with jumbo Gulf shrimp, Anson Mills cheddar grits and poblano peppers and chicken + waffles featuring golden malted waffle and maple butter. Brunch side items include smoked baconcountry sausageraisin bread and fingerling potatoes mixed with peppers, onions and asparagus. Treat Mom to what she deserves and call 770.998.0440 to make a reservation today.

Southern Art
3315 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
Also, show your mom what she deserves this Mother’s Day with a special brunch at Southern Art from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, featuring a cookbook signing with celebrity chef Art Smith beginning at 1 p.m. For $55 per person and $28 for children 12 and under, guests can savor a delectable spread complete with a breakfast and brunch buffet, charcuterie and local cheeses display, chilled seafood station, roasted and carved meat station served with buttermilk biscuits and chef Art Smith’s acclaimed buttermilk fried chicken. Save room for family-style dessert specials. For more information and to make your reservation, please call 404.946.9070 or visit

1198 Howell Mill Rd NW  
Atlanta, GA 30318
Join Bacchanalia on Mother’s Day to celebrate moms with a specially prepared three-course lunch of spring inspirations from noon to 2:30 p.m. For more information and to make a reservation visit or call 404.365.0410, ext. 22. The full menu is $70 per person and can be viewed here.

Serpas True Food
659 Auburn Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30312
Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and we’re looking forward to greeting mothers, grandmothers and mothers-to-be onSunday, May 12! Gather around our tables for an approachable brunch prepared by Chef Scott.
Served during special holiday hours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., our Mother's Day brunch will feature a seasonal menu of comfort favorites, including beef short ribs eggs Benedict and blackberry buttermilk pancakes. Sample special dishes on the beautiful patio for an al fresco experience and complete the relaxation with a "Sayonara" - a Cathead Vodka cocktail with ruby red grapefruit, lime, agave nectar and bitter lemon.

No brunch? How about a gift to still show the moms in your life you love them?

1004 Town Blvd. Suite 1070
Atlanta, GA 30319
Treat the movie-goer mom with a gift card to CineBistro in Brookhaven. The card can
be used to purchase tickets to the newest movie playing on the big screen and for
the dining menu, including the extensive beverage menu of hand-crafted cocktails or

Vino Venue
4478 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Chamblee, GA 30338
Dunwoody’s newest wine emporium, Vino Venue, offers a diverse selection of wine
and epicurean-related gifts to give your mom this Mother’s Day. Each bottle of wine
available for purchase is carefully chosen by multi-credentialed wine expert
Michael Bryan, and is also available to sample in-house. Gift cards to use Vino
Venue’s wine dispensing machines, or Eno-matics, to sample from nearly 32 wine
varieties normally never offered by the glass, are also available for wine-loving
moms. From top quality stemware and elegant decanters to fresh jams and jellies
and infused oils, Vino Venue’s artisan market offers additional wine-related gifts to
complete your wine-themed gift basket. For the mom that loves to cook, treat her to
a hands-on cooking class in Vino Venue’s Chef’s Kitchen with culinary director
Jessica Ray.

Spa Sydell
Six Atlanta Locations
From expectant moms to mother-in-laws, Spa Sydell has you covered. Give mom a
day she'll never forget with one of Spa Sydell’s signature Mother’s Day packages
or opt for the Sydell Luxe gift certificate valid for all Spa Sydell’s signature services
including the celebrity-praised Intraceuticals 02 treatment, injectable services and
fillers. To book an appointment or purchase one of Spa Sydell’s big burgundy gift
certificates call 404.255.7727 or visit

Village Tavern
11555 Rainwater Drive
Alpharetta, GA 30009
If mom is looking for a new favorite place to dine “outside the perimeter,” give her a
gift card to Alpharetta’s Village Tavern. The broad menu includes steaks, seafood,
burgers and pizza so mom will always have an option no matter what she is in the
mood for.

Charleston families and visitors alike can head over to historic Park Circle
neighborhood for a Mother’s Day surprise. Conveniently located in the blossoming
Mixson community, Mixson Market stocks a bevy of quality goods and Lowcountry
provisions. From greeting cards to select cookbooks and nifty wine caddies, mom will
adore any one of the cute and classy gifts the Market has to offer. Whether it’s an
afternoon picnic or a memorable Mother’s Day dinner, the Market’s artisanal meats,
cheeses, pastas, pastries and select fine wines will make the most of any celebratory

Westside Provisions District
1100-1210 Howell Mill Road
Atlanta,GA 30318

This year, surprise your family’s leading lady with the “really good stuff.” Westside
Provisions District is Atlanta’s destination for special gifts – whether it’s beautiful
designs from A-list retailers such as Calypso St. Barth, Lululemon and newcomer
Kayce Hughes, or a festive bouquet from Le Jardin Francais. If quality time with
mom is what you need, spend a day the Westside way; visiting boutiques and
exploring the District’s vibrant culinary scene. Stroll over to gourmet foods market
Star Provisions for a sweet afternoon treat, or give mom a break from the kitchen
with dinner at one of the District’s renowned restaurants.

La Tagliatella
Two Atlanta locations
Emory Point and Midtown
Impress mom with a gift card to share a date-night at La Tagliatella. With locations
in Emory Point and Midtown, she will get the night out she deserves and a meal
worthy of Italy itself.

Osteria 832
832 N. Highland Ave
Atlanta, GA 30306
Osteria 832’s gift card will benefit mom in more ways than one. She will be
registered in the Karma Club and able to earn rewards based on dollars spent and
the card can be used at Doc Chey’s restaurant. This is the gift card for the family


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