Donâ€™t Forget Your Mama
Panic not. There’s a whole business week until Motherâ€™s Day. But itâ€™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.,  244-6166, the-wine-market.com) offers several options including a 3-course brunch, 11:00 a.m. â€“ 3:30 p.m., $28/per person (entrĂ©e 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 (entrĂ©e choices include Murreyâ€™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,  223-1245, witandwisdombaltimore.com) offers a special Motherâ€™s Day Brunch, 10:00 a.m. â€“ 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 CafĂ© (4341 Harford Rd.,  254-2376, thechameleoncafe.com), begins serving a la carte brunch for the first time this weekend. For Motherâ€™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 youâ€™re really tight, IKEA (8352 Honeygo Blvd.,  931-5400, ikea.com) 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?