Festive Feasting

Mother’s Day Brunch, Part II

Sushi, banana pancakes, and French toast sandwiches—plus free burgers for moms with ink.

By Rachel Walls May 4, 2012

Sushi Kappo Tamura puts a twist on traditional Mother’s Day fare. Photo via Facebook.

Sushi Kappo Tamura
Chef Hiro has created a special morning menu for the otherwise dinner-only sushi spot. Start with soup with snapper and somen noodles, move on to the nutty goma tofu, then choose between a chirashi and bento or a sushi plate and roll. Reservations recommended.
When: 10:30–2
Price: $39 adults, $15 kids

BOKA Kitchen and Bar
Lemon ricotta pancakes, cold smoked Alaskan king salmon, and a spinach frittata are on the menu at the Hotel 1000 eatery. Order a bottle of Domain Chandon Sparkling Rose and Mom gets a swag bag filled with goodies from Betsey Johnson, Molton Brown, and Spaahh. Reservations recommended.
When: 8–2:30
Price: Plates range $11–$15

The Bellevue newcomer makes its Mother’s Day brunch debut with a beef tenderloin roast, grilled Alaskan halibut with artichoke risotto, and Monte Cristo, a French toast sandwich stuffed with meat and cheese. All dishes are accompanied by fritters, potatoes, and your choice of appetizer. Make a reservation.
When: 10–2:30
Price: Entrees $20–$26

For early risers, brunch kicks off at 6:30 with a three-course menu starring your choice of a veggie and goat cheese quiche, smoked salmon and fingerling potato hash, or banana hazelnut pancakes. Mom also gets a complimentary glass of champagne and a floral centerpiece for the road. Reserve a table.
When: 6:30am–2
Price: $28

Bin on the Lake
Chef Dylan Giordan has helmed a menu featuring roasted halibut, duck confit hash, a dungeness crab omelet, and more. Also on offer: a basket of baked goods from Macrina Bakery. Reservations recommended.
When: 10–2
Price: Entrees $18–$27

Hazelnut chocolate chip scones, a poached egg with braised white beans and salsa, and passion fruit terrine is just one potential combination from this three-course menu. Mistral also is debuting a new list of brunch cocktails—you’d be wise to partake. Make a reservation online.
When: 11–2
Price: $35

Lunchbox Laboratory
She’s not a regular mom; she’s a cool mom: Tattooed mothers eat free at both the Bellevue and SLU locations. Choose from over a dozen burgers, including the Mediterranean Marvel: feta, onions, pepperonicis, and basil pesto mayo on a lamb patty.
When: 11–11
Price: $13–$15

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