If there’s a silver lining to the coronavirus cloud on Mother’s Day this year, it’s not having to stand in line for brunch or the stress of trying to find a parking space and maybe not even having to put on makeup.  Here’s a list of a new ways to celebrate mom safer at home — either together or from afar — in a pandemic year.

The Redbird Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed experience includes all of the following for two for $38 per person from Chef Neal Fraser and team: local strawberry financiers, beet salad, house cured salmon and a choice of quiche with asparagus, spring onion, mushroom and gruyere, chicken thighs with pistachios and golden raisins or Basque beef stew with soft eggs, morcilla, potatoes and piquilloes. A yuzu bar with blackberries, graham crackers and meringue is for dessert.

Extras that can be added on include DIY mimosas, Bloody Marys, and bottled signature cocktails and 40 percent off a select wine list.  Pickup is available Saturday evening to then heat and serve up to celebrate mom on Sunday morning.

Basque baked eggs (Courtesy Redbird)

All Time in Los Feliz will be offering a Mother’s Day Breakfast Kit ($110) which includes four Eggs Florentine ready to bake at home, 1 lb. house smoked salmon, chive sour cream, focaccia for toast, berries and mint salad, cucumber and tomato salad,  1 qt lavender lemonade, 1 qt orange juice, four blueberry muffins and fresh flowers from Peads and Barnetts Farm.

They will also be offering a Mother’s Day gift kit ($88) which includes one bath bomb, bottle of sparkling wine and berry crumble. Available for pre-order now (get it the day before to wake mom up with breakfast) here https://www.toasttab.com/alltime/v3

To Pre-Oder: the selected date must be 5/9 between 2pm-6pm. 

Malibu Beach Inn’s Carbon Beach Club has put together a Mother’s Day menu to treat families looking to commemorate this special occasion despite quarantine and from their own home. Starting at $45 a person and available for takeout and delivery on May 10, the  menu  items include  crispy fingerling potatoes, heirloom carrots, roasted Ora King salmon filet, maple thyme glazed heritage ham and more. Orders can be placed by calling Malibu Beach Inn at (310) 460-7509.

To send it over the top, guests can book a private dining suite  with a specially curated tasting menu for two on the private oceanfront terrace. The sommelier will pair wines with each course depending on taste preference.  To start off the dinner, mixologist Josh Curtis will handcraft cocktails – all served in a manner consistent with the requirements of social distancing.

Courtesy Superba

Superba Food + Bread
 in Venice will be offering brunch and dinner:

Mother’s Day Sunday Brunch (serves 4) $75

Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice

Breakfast Scones (pop in the oven to bake)

Fresh Strawberries with whipped cream

Superba Multigrain Pancake Batter and fixings (butter, syrup)

House Cured Salmon w/poppy seed baguette and cream cheese

Kids Card Making Kit (for 2 cards)

Add-ons: Mother’s Day Heart Cookies, Bouquet of flowers, Sparkling wine for mimosas (available for pickup only)

Mother’s Day Fried Chicken Dinner (serves 2) $55

½ Mary’s Fried Chicken

Cheddar and chive biscuits

Mac and Cheese

Collard Slaw

Superba Bakehouse Cookies

Paris Baguette
, bakery-café  is offering limited edition Mother’s Day cakes that are available for pick-up and delivery, including Mom’s Blueberry Bliss Cake:  A 3-layer blueberry chiffon cake filled with soft cream, topped with fresh berries with a chocolate ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ note surrounded by frosted roses and  Mom’s Favorite Strawberry Cake: A 3-layer vanilla cake filled with soft cream, topped with fresh strawberries with a chocolate ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ note.

Rappahannock Oyster Bar
 in DTLA   is getting  seafood-loving families prepped for an oyster bake or a shucking party to celebrate their moms. They will be offering unshucked oyster packages for Mother’s Day including 30 oysters for $25, 60 oysters for $50, 100 oysters for $75. They will also be selling custom Rappahannock shucking knives for $25 each. For mom’s who want the party all to themselves, Rappahannock Oyster Bar will be offering 12 oysters and a half-bottle of Champagne for $42. To place an order simply call the restaurant at 323.435.4004.

Pasta Sisters, the family owned Italian restaurant and fresh pasta shop is celebrating mama  with a Torta di Rose ($36), a traditional Italian cake made up of sweet rolls that resemble a basket of roses. Another option includes a special Pasta Sisters Market Bag ($55) that will contain all of the ingredients to bake the cake at home (minus the milk), full recipe with photos, one bottle of Pasta Sisters’ EVOO, two chocolate roses and a pasta matching game.

The specials are only available for pickup from Pasta Sisters’ Culver City location with 72hr notice. You can place your order over the phone or via ChowNow .

Courtesy Elephante

Family owned  and operate tea shop, Chado Tea, is featuring a  DIY Afternoon Tea To-Go with a choice of a “Chocolate Celebration To-Go” for two ($75) or a ‘Grand Chocolate Celebration To-Go) for two ($175):

Chocolate Celebration To-Go for two ($75): Features delicate tea sandwiches, two freshly-baked scones, mouth-watering cookies or macarons, and a box of chocolates.  Grand Chocolate Celebration To Go for two ($175): Chocolate Celebration + Bone China Teapot and two tea cups and saucers (metal wire afternoon tea rack included to keep for future use.)

Pick up from Chado’s Pasadena and Torrance tea rooms on Saturday, May 9 through Sunday, May 10 from 12pm – 4pm and bring the afternoon tea celebration to mom at home

https://www.elephantela.com is offering a Mama’s Brunch package serving four, for $100 (take-out and delivery). The package includes ricotta pancake mix with Nutella yogurt, smoked salmon and caper salsa, frittata and herb salad, Italian sausage, banana bread, burrata and tomato, and their signature Puccia bread with whipped eggplant. Add-ons include cocktails , house wines, prosecco and Aperol Spritz.

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