Where to Toast Mother's Day in Chicago

By Michigan Avenue | May 7, 2019 | Food & Drink

Whether it’s free massages, amazing mimosas or sumptuous brunch spreads, reimagine Mother’s Day with out-of-the-box offerings from these Chicago favorites.

Margeaux Brasserie courtesy photo by Neil Burger

All Together Now
Shop stems from Asrai Garden and commemorate the day with a complimentary (and temporary) “Mom” tat while enjoying brunch at the Ukrainian Village eatery and bottle shop. 9AM-12PM, 2119 W. Chicago Ave., call 773.661.1599 or email greetings@alltogethernow.fun

Booth One
The sophisticatedly appointed staple scores with both decadent AM and PM prix fixe menus. Brunch ($40 plus tax per person, 10AM-2PM) delights with offerings like duck confit chilaquiles and ham and hashbrown benedict; for dinner ($55 plus tax per person, 4PM-9PM), highlights include tuna tartare and New Zealand Ora King Salmon. 1301 N. State Pkwy., 312.649.0535

Geja’s Cafe
R&R abounds at the Lincoln Park staple, where moms can unwind with a complimentary five-minute massage and free flute of bubbly. 340 W. Armitage Ave, 773.281.9101

Haven’t checked out Ty Fujimura & co.’s new River North digs? Grab a seat for dinner at the Michelin-starred spot’s inaugural Sunday service (because we’re still raving about the other-worldly wedge salad). 5PM-10PM, 700 N. Sedgwick St., 312.285.2247

Talk about special sips: As if “Schnitz & Gritz” and other morning must-haves from chef Mark Steuer weren’t enough, the West Town wonder’s aptly named “Funkenbrunchen” ups the ante with a complimentary mimosa for mom. 10AM-3PM, 1709 W. Chicago Ave., 312.929.4727

Margeaux Brasserie
Sure, a three-course prix fixe brunch menu ($68 per person)—set to live tunes from the Mike Dangeroux Band (10AM-2PM)—is nice, but the real clincher here is the Gold Coast resto’s “Chariot de Rosé,” a tableside, sommelier-curated rosé cart stocked to the gills with the sweet stuff. 10AM-4PM, 11 E. Walton St., 312.625.1324

Tied House
At the Lakeview stunner, bar director Meredith Rush embraces the day with a kiwi- and elderflower-driven “Mom-osa” ($11), while toque Debbie Gold sees guests off with a special, complimentary chocolate treat. 3157 N. Southport Ave., 773.697.4632

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