Make it a day to remember for mom. Treat her to a meal at one of the metro area's eateries.
Babalu Tacos and Tapas (622 Duling Ave., 601-366-5757) Serving from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Special Mother's Day menu for Sunday includes: huevos chorizo tostada of chorizo scrambled eggs served over fried house made tortillas topped with salsa Verde; cumin crema and crab meat Pico de Gallo; chilaquiles with herb roasted chicken, scrambled eggs, Chihuahua and cotija cheeses, topped with a roasted tomato sauce and tomatillo Pico de Gallo. Bwlood Maria, which is a bloody Mary with Patron Reposado tequila.
Bon Ami (Maywood Mart, 1220 E. Northside Drive, Suite 230, 601-982-0405) Sunday brunch menu includes: smoked salmon Benedict, fresh English muffin with apple wood smoked bacon, Atlantic smoked salmon, poached eggs with traditional hollandaise sauce. Reservations required.
Campbell's Bakery (3013 N. State St., 601-362-4628) Open Friday and Saturday only. Special scalloped heart-shaped iced-tea cake petit fours decorated with red rose in honor of Mother's Day.
Crazy Cat Bakers (Highland Village, 4500 Interstate 55 N., Suite 173, 601-362-7448) Not open Sunday, but available for custom orders from an assortment of sweets.
Haute Pig (1856 Main St., Madison, 601-853-8538) No specials, but open all weekend including Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Julep Restaurant and Bar (Highland Village, 4500 Interstate 55 N., Suite 105, 601-362-1411) Brunch served Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; two-for-one mimosas and Bloody Marys.
King Edward Hotel (235 W. Capitol St., 601-969-8550) Enjoy live Jazz and a menu of penne shrimp marinara, pineapple glazed ham, eggs Benedict, a seafood station, a pasta station, an array of desserts and champagne and mimosas.
Lumpkin's BBQ (182 Raymond Road, 601-373-7707) Open Mother's Day weekend. Giving out coupons to all mothers to use on their next visit: Buy one, get one free coupon ($9 value).
Mimi's Family & Friends (3139 N. State St., 601-366-6111) Special Mother's Day cold menu of honey ham, deviled eggs, marinated asparagus and rolls. Open Sunday 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Nick's in Fondren (3000 Old Canton Road, 601-981-8017) Mother's Day weekend tasting menu on Friday and Saturday; closed Sunday. Menu includes shrimp parfait of Creole poached shrimp with spring lettuces, avocado & remoulade; petite crab cakes with tomato-onion marmalade; petite filet mignon with sautéed asparagus, roasted fingerling potatoes & sauce hollandaise and flambéed Louisiana with house-made vanilla bean ice cream. Wine pairings available.
Old Capitol Inn (226 N. State St., 601-359-9000) Mother's Day brunch May 8 in the Gala Ballroom. Seatings at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.; $27 per person for adults and $12.95 for children 12 and under (plus tax and gratuity). Wine, beer, mimosa and Bloody Marys will be available. Cash bar only. Limited seating, reservations required. Menu theme is "Down in the Delta" with tilapia with lemon-caper butter, baby soft shelled crabs, crab cakes with Comeback sauce, crawfish etouffee, Bayou jambalaya, carved roast and turkey, fruit ambrosia, salad, pineapple slaw, antipasto with marinated artichokes, homemade bread pudding, strawberry and banana cheesecake and cupcakes.
Olga's Fine Dining (4760 Interstate 55, Suite D, 601-366-1366) Mother's Day brunch on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Menu will include: omelettes, steak and eggs, scallops, shrimp and grits, grilled salmon, salads and bananas Foster waffles.
Ro' Chez (204 W. Jackson St., 601-503-8244) Open Sunday, seatings at noon and 2 p.m. $30 per guest for three courses.
Sofia's Restaurant at the Fairview Inn (734 Fairview St., 601-948-3429) Mother's Day Brunch on Sunday with seatings on the half hour from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations required. Adults $29.50, Children (ages 5-12) $11.95. Menu includes: Raw oysters and shrimp bar, chilled smoked salmon, chilled asparagus, mixed baby greens with Farmstead blue cheese, cucumber and cider-Dijon vinaigrette, black-eyed pea salad, fresh fruit tree, pasta salads (cheese tortellini, black beans, corn and tomato), curried chicken salad, broccoli raisin salad with pecans, carved roast turkey with Cumberland sauce, carved roast prime rib of beef, baked mahi mahi with mango salsa, vegetable quiche, omelets made-to-order, fried chicken tenders with honey mustard dressing, gumbo with rice, macaroni and cheese, Vardamann sweet potatoes, creamed corn, tomato casserole, sautéed vegetables, grits, spinach and artichoke casserole, banana pudding, peach cobbler, Belgian waffles, ice cream bar, Chocolate pie, bread pudding, crème brulee, pecan pie and red velvet cake.
Table 100 (100 Ridge Way, Flowood, 601-420-4202) Daily specials on Mother's Day with call ahead seating available.
Two Sisters' Kitchen (707 N. Congress St., 601-353-1180) Enjoy a southern lunch like at grandma's house with fried chicken, country fried steak, mashed potatoes, apple crisp, bread pudding and peach cobbler. Live music by Ralph Miller. Open 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; no reservations accepted.
Wellington's at the Hilton (1001 E. County Line Road, 601-957-2800) Mother's Day Brunch in the Westbrook Ballroom from 11 a.m. to X p.m.; Reservations required. Menu includes: roasted prime rib with au jus and horseradish, baked ham with glaze, roasted turkey with cranberry sauce, blackened tilapia with cream sauce, southern fried catfish with tartar sauce, southern fried chicken, shrimp scampi pasta, buttermilk mashed potatoes with brown gravy, cornbread dressing with giblet gravy, southern green beans, sweet potato casserole, seasoned asparagus, baked macaroni and cheese, collard greens, tuna salad, chicken salad, smoked salmon, boiled shrimp, Mississippi mud pie, key lime pie, bread pudding with whiskey sauce, red velvet cake, pecan pie and lemon ice box pie.