Mother’s Day Brunch Spots

Mother’s Day is early this year, so the time to make a brunch reservation is…NOW!




Here is a short list of sure-to-please spots for mom and mimosas:

Davio’s in Lynnfield offers upscale atmosphere and impossibly fresh haute cuisine. To honor the day, chef Murillo’s May 8 menu is extra special.

11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

  • Eggs Benedict, Cottage Bacon, Poached Eggs, English Muffin, Hollandaise, Roasted Potatoes, Fresh Fruit $16
  • Filet Benedict, Poached Eggs, English Muffin, Hollandaise, Roasted Potatoes, Fresh Fruit $27
  • Challah French Toast, Grand Marnier, Sautéed Berries, Vanilla Maple Syrup $14
  • Avocado-Tomato Omelet, Avocado, Tomatoes, Roasted Potatoes, Fresh Fruit $16
  • Lobster Omelet, Lobster, Avocado, Tomatoes, Crème Fraiche, Roasted Potatoes, Fresh Fruit $24

1250 Market St., Market Street Complex, Lynnfield, 781-944-4810, https://davios.com/lynnfield

 

Joe Faro’s Tuscan Kitchen in Burlington is a favorite with North Shore Italian cuisine lovers. Celebrate mom with authentic dishes from the “Festa Bella Mama” menu:

11 a.m.

ANTIPASTI

Arugula Salad

Blood Orange/ Red Onion/ Mint/ Pistachio Vinaigrette $12

Lonza

Roasted Tomato/ Grilled Polenta/ Fresh Mozzarella $12

PRIMI

Ravioli di Pesce

San Marzano Tomato/ Rock Shrimp/ Calabrian Hot Pepper/ Basil $24/$12

Orrechiette

Spring Peas/ Asparagus/ Prosciutto/ Basil Pesto $20/$10

SECONDI

Wood Grilled Lamb Chops

Faro Risotto/ Roasted Organic Carrots/ Gremolata $46

Wood Oven Roasted Filet of Sole

Braised Leek Risotto/ Lemon Spinach/ Dry Vermouth $29

DOLCI

Raspberry-Peach Cassata Torta

Milk Sponge/ Peach Jam/ Ricotta-Cassata/ Raspberry Crema $8

2400 District Ave., Burlington, 781-229-0300, http://www.tuscanbrands.com

 

For a full farm-to-table experience, treat mom to a beautiful spread at Foreign Affairs Wine Bar and Bistro in Manchester-by-the-Sea. To get a feel for the kinds of delectables they artfully present, consider a sample menu:

far east + privateer silver rum, koval ginger liquor, lime and simple $12

sunday funday 2013/ chardonnay, viogner, sauvignon blanc/ sonoma, ca/ $12/$44

starters

raw oysters + spearpoints (ma) $1each

fried brussels + jalapeno aioli, salted pistachios $10

castelvetrano olives + marinated and warmed, blue cheese, radish, herbs $10

popcorn + truffle oil, parmesan $6

chicken liver pate + honey, chives, ciabatta $8

the cave + gorgonzola-dolce, farmers cheese w/peppers, clothbound cheddar ,pickled veg $15

greens

(add two eggs $3)

farm greens + carrots, fennel, edamame, pea greens, balsamic vinaigrette $14

charred kale caesar +garlic croutons, parmesan $14 add white anchovies $2

shaved fennel + carrots, pickled ramps, micro greens, snap peas, red onion, meyer lemon vinaigrette $14

entrees

lobster quiche + farm greens, ramp vinaigrette $16

salmon benedict + dressed spring greens, sundried tomatoes, lemon caper hollandaise $16

vegetable benedict + asparagus, tomato, farm greens, fin herb hollandaise $16

short rib benedict + sautéed onions, parmesan hollandaise $16

mushroom omelet + arugula, onions, swiss cheese $15

broccoli omelet + cheddar cheese $15

shrimp scramble + jalapeno cheddar grits, Cajun hollandaise $16

egg sandwich + two eggs, bacon, cheddar, garlic aioli, brioche roll$ 12

waffle + strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, lemon whipped cream $16

steak & eggs + skirt steak, 2 eggs, farm greens, ramp butter $24

two fast ones * + two eggs your way, bacon, potato hash,“half baked” English muffin $12

burger* + bacon, cheddar, garlic aioli, hand-cut fries $15 add farm egg $3

26 Central St., Manchester-by-the-Sea, 978-704-9568, http://www.foreignaffairswineandbistro.com/

 

For topping a mom's day in Newburyport, book a table at Andiamo's, where award-winning chef Jim Rogers takes the cake.

Buffet Brunch 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Full Dinner Served 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.

$35 Adults; $15 Children under 10

Antipasto

Salumi, Formaggi, Assaggi

Tasting of imported Italian meats, artisan cheeses, and roasted vegetables

Belgian Waffles and Brioche French Toast

Wild berry compote and warm Vermont maple syrup

Portobello, Roasted Red Pepper, Caramelized Onion Frittata

Apple Wood Smoked Bacon and In-house Grilled Sausage

Assorted Mini Pastries and Breads

Fresh Fruit Platter

Smoked Salmon Herb Cheese, Red Onion, and Capers

Nona Maria Carmina’s Gravy

In-house Rigatoni in a classic slow-cooked “Sunday Sauce” with Andoamo meatballs and sausage

Andiamo Caesar Salad with Focaccia Croutons and White Anchovies

Roasted Crimson Beet Salad, Carmelized Pears, Candied Walnuts, and Goat Cheese

Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato, Basil, and Aged Balsamic

“Il Pranzo” Carving Station

Arrosto di Manzo

Andiamo classic rosemary and garlic sirloin

Roasted Pork Loin with Rosemary Mostarda Glaze

Dolci

Cannoli

Banana Chocolate Tiramisu

24 Winter St., Newburyport, 978-255-4341, http://andiamo-restaurant.com

 

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