Mother's Day 2013: Best places to brunch in LA

No plans for Mother’s Day 2013? Here’s your guide to the best places to celebrate with brunch in LA.



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Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens

  • Price band: 3/4

You can never go wrong with this classic Mother's Day outing—elegant brunch, music and gardens are sure to please any mom. Choose from the venue's popular traditional tea in the Rose Garden Tea Room, featuring a buffet full of dainty finger sandwiches, fresh fruits, specialty desserts and more. Plus, get limitless refills of tea and scones (they have seven varieties, from ginger to cranberry-orange). Or opt to dine al fresco during the Champagne Brunch in the Brown Garden. Enjoy a carving station, iced seafood station, pastas, Belgian waffle bar and dessert corner set to the soundtrack of a live five-piece classical music ensemble. Stick around and spend the afternoon meandering through the botanical gardens and artwork. To make reservations call 626-405-2249.

  1. Pasadena 1151 Oxford Road, off Huntington Drive
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Blue Ribbon Garden at the Walt Disney Concert Hall

  • Price band: 3/4

Celebrate Mother's Day in the midst of Frank Gehry's architecture at the Walt Disney Concert Hall's rooftop Blue Ribbon Garden, enclosed by the hall's iconic exterior. Dine on brunch, with menu options like a Build-Your-Own Granola Parfait Bar, Brioche French Toast dipped in Vanilla Anglaise, Quiche Lorraine and a Bananas Foster Crepe Station, while taking in the landscape and Gehry-designed fountain. Space is limited so call 213-972-7565 or email to make reservations.

  1. Downtown 111 S Grand Ave, between W 2nd & W 3rd Sts
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Hyperion Public

  • Price band: 2/4

Perfect for the more salt-of-the-earth mom, Silver Lake community pub Hyperion is holding a budget-friendly holiday brunch that men won't be averse to. Chow down on a traditional family platter of eggs, bacon, french toast and fruit. In true pub style, booze will be aplenty; get bottomless Mimosas for just $12 or Bloody Marys for $9.

  1. Silver Lake 2538 Hyperion Ave
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Comme Ca

  • Price band: 3/4

Chef David Myers' WeHo French brasserie is offering a special version of its Sunday brunch in honor of Mother's Day. Transport Mom to Paris with a 3-course family-style menu featuring Locally Grown Asparagus Bisque, Maine Lobster Benedict, Blueberry Stuffed French Toast and a Classic Lemon Tart with raspberry Chantilly for dessert. The perfect cocktail accompaniment? The fittingly named Her Royal Highness, made with seasonal berries, mint and Champagne. For Comme Ca regulars, the regular brunch menu will be on offer as well.

  1. West Hollywood 8479 Melrose Ave
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Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air

  • Price band: 4/4

Spoil Mom this Mother's Day with a fine dining brunch courtesy of Wolfgang Puck. Head to his Hotel Bel-Air outpost and enjoy a three course pris-fixe brunch while looking out on the lovely Swan Lake. Choose from favorites like Old Fashioned Ricotta Lemon Blintzes, Maryland Blue Crab Cakes and more. Cost includes an after-brunch dessert station and a choice of Champagne, Mimosa or a Bloody Mary.

  1. Bel-Air 701 Stone Canyon Rd
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