Your mom may sometimes tell you, "I brought you into this world, and I can take you out of it." But this Mother's Day, why not take your mom out for a day on the town? Let the Jackson Free Press be your guide.
The Iron Horse Grill (320 W. Pearl St., 601-398-0151)
For Mother's Day, the Iron Horse will have a brunch with a waffle and omelet bar from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
King Edward Hotel (235 W. Capitol St.)
The King Edward Hotel will have a brunch buffet for Mother's Day, Sunday, May 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is $29 for adults and $19 for children ages 12 and under. The buffet includes dishes such as bacon-maple French toast with a local-pecan crumble; a spinach-, onion-, and chicken-sausage frittata; King Edward's garden hoppin' John peas and rice; and more. To make reservations, call 601-969-8537.
High Biscuits (7048 Old Canton Road, Ridgeland, 769-300-4948, highbiscuitstea.com)
On Saturday, May 13, High Biscuits will have a Mother's Day High Tea from noon to 4 p.m. The menu will have tea and items such as cherry scones, raspberry preserves, Baltimore petit fours, lemon cream puffs, and more treats, and tea. The menu for children has treats such as chocolate-chip scones, Devon custard, Nutella strawberry sandwiches, tea cakes and more. On Mother's Day, May 14, High Biscuits will host a Mother's Day Tea from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will have choices such as a luncheon plate with roasted leg of lamb or pork tenderloin, a wedge salad with Thousand Island dressing or Champagne vinaigrette, roasted root vegetables, a savory scone, and tea or coffee; a tea plate with treats such as cherry scones, Devon cream, raspberry preserves, chicken-salad canapes, cucumber sandwiches, prosciutto-aspagarus sandwiches, Waldorf salad, chocolate-covered strawberry, petit fours, and tea or coffee; and a brunch tour, which has small portions of brunch items such as gratin, bacon and eggs Benedict, apple gouda pork sausage, sweet-potato hash, French toast, fruit salad, and tea or coffee. Reservations are recommended. Email [email protected] or call 769-300-4948.
La Brioche Patisserie (2906 N. State St., 601-988-2299, labriochems.com)
For this Mother's Day, La Brioche has a special entremets, which are composed of vanilla cake, strawberry and blueberry mousses, a white-chocolate glaze and edible flowers.
The Strawberry Cafe (107 Depot Drive, Madison, 601-856-3822, strawberrycafemadison.com)
The Strawberry Cafe will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Mother's Day and will serve from its brunch menu and dinner menu.
1908 Provisions (734 Fairview St., 601-948-3429 ext. 305, fairviewinn.com)
1908 Provisions will host a special brunch buffet from 10:30 am to 2 p.m. with seatings every half hour. The buffet will have dishes such as baked salmon with a cream dill vinaigrette, chilled asparagus, sliced tomatoes and mixed baby greens with bleu cheese, cucumber and a cider-Dijon vinaigrette; baked Mahi Mahi with a corn-and-crawfish cream sauce; made-to-order omelet and waffle stations; an ice cream-sundae bar; and more. Reservations are required.
Anjou Restaurant (361 Township Ave., 601-707-0587, anjourestaurant.net)
Anjou will offer a special brunch menu from 10:30 am to 4 p.m. It will have dishes such as oven-roasted Cornish hen served with oven-roasted red potatoes, haricots vert and natural jus; sauteed orange roughy served with oven-roasted red potatoes and haricots vert and finished with a crawfish-and-crab-meat butter sauce; and New Orleans-style shrimp and grits. Local musician David Keary will perform from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Seafood R'evolution (1000 Highland Colony Pkwy., Suite 9015, 601-853-3474, seafoodrevolution.com)
Seafood R'evolution will have a Mother's Day brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The brunch is a la carte, and the menu includes dishes such as seafood gumbo, corn and lump crab bisque, oysters, chicken biscuits, R'evolution Benedict, Gulf crab omelets, steak and eggs, sweet-potato waffles, blackened redfish, shrimp and grits, and more. The restaurant will also have Mother's Day specials, which hadn't been released by press time.
Old Capitol Inn (226 N. State St., 601-359-9000)
For Mother's Day, Old Capitol Inn will have a lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., with seatings at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The menu includes dishes such as an oven-roasted beef top round; a broccoli, walnut and apple salad; soft-shell crabs and crab fritters; desserts such as chocolate cupcakes; and more. Call 601-359-9000 for reservations.
Nandy's Candy (1220 E. Northside Drive, Suite 380, 601-362-9553, nandyscandy.com)
For Mother's Day, Nandy's Candy has treats such as chocolate letters that spell "mom," iced cookies, chocolate-covered strawberries, assorted chocolates, truffles and more.
Grant's Kitchen (2847 Lakeland Drive, Flowood, 601-665-4764, grantskitchen.com)
On Mother's Day, May 14, Grant's Kitchen will be open from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and will serve a special shrimp etouffee dish.
Two Sisters' Kitchen (707 N. Congress St., 601-353-1180)
On Mother's Day, Two Sisters will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Campbell's Bakery (3013 N. State St., 601-362-4628; 123 Jones St., Madison, 769-300-2790; campbellsbakery.ms)
For Mother's Day, Campbell's will have treats such as cookies, petit fours and cupcakes with flowers on them.
Amerigo (6592 Old Canton Road, Ridgeland, 601-977-0563; 155 Market St., Flowood, 601-992-1550; amerigo.net)
On Mother's Day, Amerigo in Ridgleand will serve brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a brunch menu plus chef specials such as lemon-peppered redfish with white-bean salsa and green bean, crab meat and a lemon-Worcestershire-butter sauce; or a black-peppered ribeye steak with Asiago cheese-leek mashed potatoes, and asparagus, topped with a rosemary compound-butter sauce. The restaurant's regular menu will also be available. Amerigo in Flowood will serve its brunch menu from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. During that time, the restaurant will also have $4 bloody Marys and mimosas. The regular menu is also available.
Jaco's Tacos (318 S. State St., 601-961-7001, jacostacos.net)
Jaco's will serve brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu will feature breakfast fajitas, omelets, double-stuffed French toast, breakfast casserole, and mimosas and bloody Marys.
River Hills Club of Jackson (3600 Ridgewood Road, 601-987-4450, riverhillsclub.net)
River Hills will have a Mother's Day brunch from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The adult buffet is $25, and the child buffet is $15. Reservations are required. Call 601-987-4431.