Mother’s Day 2017 Brunch and Dinner in Miami
It’s time to raise a glass and toast to Mom, and while you’re at it, take her out to a memorable brunch. Nothing says “you’re awesome” better than a killer buffet and bottomless drinks. Here’s a list of Miami restaurants eager to make mothers feel special. Reservations are strongly suggested, and tax and tip are not included in the price.
121 SE First St., Miami; 305-420-2200; pawnbrokermiami.com.
Celebrate Mom at with Pawn Broker’s specialty cocktail, Mama’s Pawn, a glass of rosé infused with hibiscus and grapefruit ($11), while chowing on crawfish boil with live New Orleans crawfish, smoked marble potatoes, and Zellwood corn ($18 per half pound). Grilled oysters off the barbecue served with apple mignonette and kimchee cocktail sauce ($3 each) and Cajun crab cake with Cajun mustard aioli , lump crab meat, and apple slaw ($15) are other favorites. There will also be assorted desserts by pastry chef Maria Orantes.
Pubbelly Noodle Bar
1418 20th St., Miami Beach; 305-532-7555; pubbellyboys.com/miami/pubbelly.
Enjoy a four-course omakase for $50 or pick à la carte specialties such as scallop crudo with cucumber-yuzu with compressed cucumber, heirloom radishes, garlic chips and greens ($18); and foie gras with dulce de leche, caviar, and apple pain perdu ($27). There’s also a special Mama’s Punch cocktail made with Junmai sake, pomegranate, ginger, raspberries, and sparking rosé ($9) and assorted desserts by pastry chef Maria Orantes ($9).
701 S Miami Ave., Suite 421, Miami; 786-899-5038; and 1424 20th St., Miami Beach; 305-531-9282; pubbellysushi.us.
Both Pubbelly Sushi locations will celebrate Mother’s Day with a five-course omakase at $60 per person. À la carte ordering is also available and includes dishes such as tuna poke tostada with tuna, cucumber, pickled carrot, avocado, cilantro, and jalapeño aioli ($12); spicy lobster tempura roll with lobster tempura, masago, tomato, grilled portobello, red soy paper, and chili mayo ($16); and chocolate santandagui with passion fruit curd ($9). Toast to Mom with a Mama Mia!!! with Beefeater gin (Junmai sake at the Sunset Harbour location), sage, fresh strawberry, lime juice, and sparkling rosé ($14).