Culinary treats for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day (May 13) is fast approaching, so for those looking for some culinary treats for Mom, here’s a good trio:

MIA Kitchen & Bar – one of Delray Beach’s top new restaurants – will feature a Mother’s Day menu from Executive Chef Blake Malatesta that includes a trove of bottomless classic cocktails.


Food starters will include a Bagel & Lox Platter with cold-smoked wahoo, seasoned focaccia, egg yolk, roasted garlic crème, and pickle onion salad; Crab Benny stars a buttermilk biscuit topped with a lump crab cake, roasted tomato relish, and a rich Dijon hollandaise; and Quiche Laurent with crispy pork belly, caramelized onion, aged goat cheese, and truffle eggs.

Entreés will include Grilled Florida Lobster with roasted mushroom risotto, caramelized onion, crispy prosciutto and arugula salad, and brandy crème; Seafood Au Gratin with Key West pink shrimp, lump crab, caramelized onion, cabbage, sambuca cream, and garlic bacon crumble; and Chicken Pot Pie with braised chicken leg and thigh, chicken sausage, onions and peppers, Florida rice, and tomato sherry crème.

Desserts will be a Strawberry Shortcake Parfait, featuring vanilla and black pepper pound cake, strawberry served “2 ways,” and drizzled with white chocolate crème; and Rhubarb Tarte Tatin, a sweet showstopper of crispy pastry loaded with ricotta, honey, candied pecans, and cinnamon-brandy drizzle.

Reservations are recommended. Mother’s Day hours are 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Bottomless cocktails will be served from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. A regular dinner menu will be available.

Basque, West Palm Beach’s hottest new restaurant, will celebrate Mother’s Day with a family friendly brunch, live music, specials and complimentary sangria para mama. An a la carte menu will be available.


Reserve online for parties of six or more. Brunch will be served on Mother’s Day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Each mom visiting Death or Glory in Delray Beach on May 13 will receive complimentary cocktail and a raffle ticket for a gift basket.


Death or Glory is located in the historic Falcon House, which was originally built in 1925. Its name was derived from the battle cry motto of the Queen’s Royal Lancers, and made popular in the 1979 song “Death or Glory” by The Clash.  Its canopied, outdoor Tiki Bar and laid-back vibe is a popular hangout for Delray Beach locals, as well as a popular dining destination for visitors.


Cocktail options include Party Like It’s 1999, which is served is in a big, copper disco ball and serves 4-8 people. It includes Absolut Elyx Vodka, pomegranate cordial, grapefruit and apple cider; the Swipe Right with gin, lychee, pink peppercorn, lime and Fever tree Tonic; and the Rose Tattoo with vodka, a cucumber ribbon, lemon, rose water mist and prosecco.

Pictures: Cotswold Allure Magazine, Death or Glory Bar, MIA Kitchen & Bar.



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