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Where to Indulge on Mother’s Day in LA

With Mother’s Day tomorrow I thought I’d share some of the sweet things I’m considering for my mom for those of you looking for some last minute sweet ways to show your mom some love!


Sweet Brunch

Maple at Descanso Gardens

What: Located in the beautiful blooming Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge, Maple is serving a special delicious modern American dishes for brunch for Mother’s Day! While enjoying the harpist performance and the garden views, you will be treated to a buffet with your choice of eggs from the blooming breakfast station, sweet or savory combinations from the oatmeal and fruit oasis, a homestyle brunch from the baked potato bar, and of course, their famous Fried Chicken N’ Beignets. Before strolling through the beautiful gardens, don’t forget to stop at the creperie to treat yourself to a house made to order crepe just how you like it.

When: 9am, 11:30 am, 2pm
Price: For members, $65 per adult, $25 per child. For non-members, $70 per adult, $30 per child.
Reserve: Pay ahead for a reservation online, or call  818-864-6435

The Front Yard

What: Valley dwellers looking to celebrate Mother’s Day can head to the Front Yard at the Garland hotel in North Hollywood. Treat Mom to a delectable spread, including highlights like a tomato and watermelon gazpacho, seared salmon with rosemary, slow-cooked prime rib, classic eggs Benedict and a sweet-tooth-approved crepe station.

When: 11am-3pm
Price: $49 per adult, $22 per child age 12 and under
Reserve: 818-255-7290



Sweet Gifts

Luphia Sweets

What: Unable to spend the day with Mom? Send her a custom gift box of sweets to show her you are thinking of her! Choose from a duo or trio package of Luphia’s delicious icebox cookie or chocolate covered almonds, or create your own custom combination tailored specifically toward what she likes. Made with premium California ingredients and shipped worldwide!

How: Shop online or call ((310) 975-7088) for same-day shipping within the Los Angeles area.
Check them out: @LuphiaSweets



Sweet Treats

Pitchoun Bakery

What: If you’re Downtown, head to the French bakery and café to indulge. They offer a wide selection for brunch, including their parisian omelette and Croque-Monsieur. If you are looking for that perfect sweet treat to bring home to your celebration, pick up any of their freshly-made pastries including their raspberry croissants, macarons, and homemade creme brulee!

When: Brunch from 11 am- 1 pm, Bakery open 7am- 5pm Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm Saturday, and 8am- 4pm Sunday.
Where: 545 S Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013. No reservations necessary.
Check them out: @PitchounBakery

Sweet Lady Jane

What: This iconic bakery creates the perfect treat for any occasion… especially Mother’s Day. The perfect mid-day cake to celebrate is their signature Triple Berry Shortbread Cake, studded with fresh raspberries, blackberries, and strawberries within a fluffy vanilla buttercream and light yellow cake. For the chocolate lovers, satisfy those cravings with their Old Fashion Chocolate Cake. Don’t forget to add a personalized note on top to make it extra special!

Where: Pick-up from any of their three store locations (West Hollywood, Santa Monica, and Encino), or place a mail order for delivery nation-wide
Check them out: @tripleberrycake (If you show their most recent post to an in-store cashier between Weds May 10th and Sunday May 14th, receive 10% off your order!!)


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