If last year's Mother's Day meal consisted of burnt pancakes and charred bacon, why not say thank you by taking your nearest and dearest out for brunch instead this year. Here's a sampling of a few select midmorning menus happening Sunday May 10. No fire extinguisher neccessary.
Braised Carlton Farms pork cheeks, creamy grits, beech mushrooms, shishito peppers ($28)
Three-course Sicilian brunch menu includes spicy green salad, asparagus omelet, focaccia french toast ($25)
Buffet menu includes smoked salmon, marinated mussels, applewood smoked bacon, lasagna bianca ($59)
Watershed Pub and Kitchen
Buffet of breakfast pizza, frittata, charcuterie, and more ($34)
Sea Wolf Bakery toast with avocado, olive oil, lime, and sea salt ($7)
Tulalip Resort Casino
Buffet menu includes thick-cut bacon, grilled chicken sausage patties, apple walnut stuffed pork tenderloin with herb cider glaze ($42)
Three-course Mediterranean brunch menu includes Arabic egg with potato latka, asparagus and merguez, spring onion and wild mushroom scramble, and warm brioche bread pudding ($25)
Sushi Kappo Tamura
Skagit River Ranch Wagyu beef knoabe, takiawase, shiraae, daikon lemonzuke, matcha ice cream parfait, pear mimosa ($50)
Three-course vegetarian and vegan menu includes tropical berry salad, bergamot cardamom beignets, Spanish tortilla, and rhubarb pistachio entremets ($35)
Ray’s Boathouse and Cafe
Buffet of brioche french toast, fennel mushroom hash, fennel-dusted ling cod, bay shrimp mac and cheese, Penn Cove manila clams, and more ($45)
Bell and Whete
Warm asparagus and Dungeness crab salad with slow poached egg, hollandaise, and grapefruit, lemon ricotta crepes, and mimosa flight (prices vary)
Oddfellows Cafe and Bar
Servers will be on hand to capture the special day with a Polaroid camera. Fresh-cut flowers will also be given to every mom.
Specials include strawberry rhubarb waffles, baked duck eggs, and a rosé flight (prices vary)
Grilled Snake River Farms hanger steak and eggs, chicken fried steak and eggs, Joe's scramble, brioche french toast, Metropolitan Grill benedict ($28)
Ponti Seafood Grill
Tart cherry scones, Macrina brioche french toast, grilled wild Alaskan king salmon, grilled filet of beef tenderloin (additional $15), Dungeness crab benedict ($35)
To celebrate the opening of its beer garden, mothers can enjoy grilled fresh Northwest oysters for $2 a piece and will receive $1 off pints.
Hotcakes with maple syrup and whipped butter, lox and bagel with salmon and capers, biscuits and Uli’s sausage gravy, blood orange mimosa (prices vary)
Ivar’s Salmon House
Buffet includes Alaskan salmon, mussels, clams, oysters, crepes, and prime rib ($35)
Classic buffet menu includes Washington oysters, Dungeness crab shooters, lemon french toast soufflé and more ($54)
Orange Cointreau brioche french toast, double stack Yellowstone beef burger, mimosas (prices vary)
Buffet menu includes all-you-can-eat ryokan-style appetizers and a choice of main sobas ($28); bottomless mimosas are an additional $12.
Mothers will be gifted recipe cards featuring chef Walter’s beet hummus after they dine.
Three-course organic brunch menu includes coffee-roasted celery root salad, cheddar biscuits and smoked chicken gravy, and housemade sourdough waffles ($30).