Chances are your mom has put up with way too much crap from you over the years. She changed your diapers; she handled your terrible 2s; she put up with your awkward, angsty teenaged years. After all that, she deserves some recognition. Buy the lady a meal, damn it. Here are some options for Mother's Day specials.
• Coco Asian Bistro: In addition to a selection of à la carte specials (think squash blossom tempura and massamum curry beef), the Fort Lauderdale restaurant is featuring live music and will give away bottles of the signature Coco hot sauce and long-stemmed white roses, in accordance with Thai Mother's Day tradition. Coco Asian Bistro is located at 1841 Cordova Road in Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-525-3541, or visit cocoasianbistro.com.
• D'Angelo Pizza -- Wine Bar -- Tapas: For those looking to celebrate Mom Italian-style, this Delray Beach joint is offering authentic Tuscan specialties like veal scallopini porcini (madeira wine sauce and sautéed spinach), chicken scarpariello (sausage with vinegar peppers and roasted potatoes), and lobster marichiara (lobster tail, shrimp, clams, and mussels over capellini and San Marzano sauce). It is located at 16950 Jog Road in Delray Beach. Call 561-381-0037, or visit dangelopizza.com.
• YOLO: This Las Olas hot spot is offering complimentary mimosas for Mom to go along with its à la carte brunch. YOLO is located at 301 E. Las Olas Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. Call 523-1000, or visit yolorestaurant.com.
• Beauty & the Feast Bar Kitchen: For a beachfront first meal, head to this Fort Lauderdale eatery. It's offering a set price brunch for $49.95 per adult, $24.95 per kid. For an additional $15, bottomless bellinis, mimosas, and bloody marys can be included. It's located at 601 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-567-8070, or visit society8.com.
Sun., May 11, 2014