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Don’t Forget Your Mama

May 7, 2012

Panic not. There’s a whole business week until Mother’s Day. But it’s time to make a plan. Here are a few restaurant brunch specials that have shown up in our inbox recently that are sure to make your mom feel like queen for a day.

The Wine Market (921 E. Fort Ave., [410] 244-6166, offers several options including a 3-course brunch, 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., $28/per person (entrée choices include sourdough waffles, ricotta gnocchi, chicken fried steak, and fried oysters); a 3-course dinner, 4 p.m.- 8 p.m., $35/per person (entrée choices include Murrey’s Farms Pan Roasted Chicken, Hudson Valley Duck Confit, Creek Stone Farms Grilled Sirloin Steak). A la carte menu is also available for dinner.

Wit & Wisdom (200 International Drive, [410] 223-1245, offers a special Mother’s Day Brunch, 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., $75/per person (entrees include shrimp and grits, steak and eggs, softshell crab, and Dutch pancake). Live music and a Bellini and Bloody Mary bar included in the price.

The Chameleon Café (4341 Harford Rd., [410] 254-2376,, begins serving a la carte brunch for the first time this weekend. For Mother’s Day, brunch will be $30 prix-fixe with choices including house-made scrapple with lentils and poached egg, brioche French toast with local strawberries and bacon ice cream, and fried chicken with biscuits and gravy.

If you’re really tight, IKEA (8352 Honeygo Blvd., [410] 931-5400, is offering moms a free small breakfast (bacon, scrambled eggs, potatoes, and a cup of coffee) until 11:00 a.m. Maybe you could upgrade with some toast or a cinnamon bun?

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