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Some Mothers Day Specials

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Scarpetta: From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Scarpetta will host an Italian-inspired buffet style brunch priced at $85++ per adult, including choice of a Bloody Mary, Bellini or signature cocktail; $44.50 for children under 12, and free for children under four (prices exclude tax and gratuity). Guests can indulge in their choice of countless options from the copious spread of hot and cold appetizers, live-action carving station, delectable pasta station and bevy of desserts.

Stand out starters include a selection of Italian meats and cheeses, house smoked salmon with olive oil, cucumber and shaved fennel; quiche with spinach, ricotta, zucchini and tomato and garlic & parsley prawns. The carving station will feature roasted sirloin of beef, orata and salmoriglioand the pasta station will offer Chef Conant’s signature spaghetti tomato & basil and short rib agnolotti with horseradish breadcrumbs. Additional offerings served family style such as porchetta, risotto, scallop benedict and the beloved creamy polenta and truffled mushroom fricassee will surprise and delight guests. For dessert, diners can choose from a generous selection of sweet treats ranging from white chocolate panna cotta with pistachios to tiramisu and zabaglione with fresh berries.

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StripSteak by Michael Mina: Fontainebleau Miami Beach’s newest concept, the contemporary steakhouse, StripSteak by Michael Mina will also offer its luxurious Sunday brunch for mom from 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. priced at $68++ per person, $34 for children under 12, and free for children under four (prices exclude tax and gratuity). Mom and guests will be greeted with the restaurant’s signature cocktail, the Fizzy Bellboy, before indulging in freshly baked breads and pastries, handmade on property daily. Patrons can also choose from three different tiers of bottomless bubbles featuring Laurent Perrier Brut ($70), Laurent Perrier Rosé ($100) or Laurent Perrier ‘Grand Siecle’ ($250).

The feast will continue with choice of appetizer, such as braised bacon with English peas, Asian pear puree and black pepper glaze or ricotta cavatelli with fava beans, morel mushrooms, ricotta salata and pea tendrils followed by choice of entrée which will include selections such asAmerican Wagyu flat iron steak, wood grilled and served with a house-made smoked onion steak sauce; butter poached Maine lobster atop toasted sourdough with an avocado hollandaise and brioche french toast with salted caramel, maple reduction and toasted oat whipped cream. A variety of savory and sweet indulgences will also be displayed on the bar for limitless enjoyment featuring unlimited seasonal shellfish, Michael Mina’s tuna tartare, cured meats and gourmet cheeses as well as dessert options that include artisanal pastries, an array of sweets, fresh fruit and berries and a Greek yogurt parfait bar.

Fontainebleau Miami Beach is located at 4441 Collins Avenue, on Miami Beach, FL 33140. For more information, visit www.Fontainebleau.com/mothersday. For reservations, please call (877) 326-7412.

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SOHO Bay: Celebrate mom at SOHO Bay, Miami Beach’s newest waterfront Japanese-inspired hot spot. On Sunday, May 10th, treat mom to an à la carte brunch complete with Spring Duck Salad – seared foie torchon, crispy duck skin, baby greens, white currant, shiso crouton and honey truffle dressing; Vegan Kabocha Pancakes – kabocha pancakes with plum syrup, figs and tofu whipped cream; and All In One – Brazilian sausage, breaded and runny duck egg, boniato hash, eel sauce and miso buns. Additional brunch items include Korean Scramble – scrambled eggs with octopus, squid, mussels, scallions, chunky soy and kimchi cucumber; Picanha – wagyu picanha, sunny side egg and roasted vegetables; Eel – breaded eel, baked tamago, crispy sweet potato and eel sauce; and Buns & Fries – pork belly, quail egg, heirloom tomatoes, water cress, house tonkatsu sauce and boniato chips. Moms can end the day on a sweet note with Green Tea & Brown Sugar soufflé. Mother’s Day brunch will be available from 11AM to 4PM. SOHO Bay is located at 520 West Avenue in Miami Beach. Dinner is served nightly Sunday – Wednesday from 6PM to 11PM; and Thursday – Saturday, 6PM to Midnight. Valet parking available. Telephone: (786) 618-2788; www.sohobayrestaurant.com.

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Devon Seafood + Steak: Celebrate with the whole family this Mother’s Day at Devon Seafood + Steak, Miami’s ultimate dining destination serving fresh ocean fare and sizzling prime steaks. On Sunday, May 10 enjoy a special Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet with all the fixings including carving and omelet stations, fresh seafood selections, made-to-order Belgian waffles and decadent desserts. The Mother’s Day brunch menu will be served on Sunday, May 10th, from 10AM until3PM and will be priced at $32 per adult and $15 per child ages 5-12; tax and gratuity not included. A prixe-fixe dinner menu will be served from 4PM to 9PM priced at $40 (excluding tax and gratuity). Dinner includes a choice of greens or Maine Lobster bisque, a main entrée featuring a 6 oz. center cut filet or 4 oz. center cut filet with seared sea scallops and jumbo lump crab cake with whipped Yukon gold potatoes, grilled asparagus and rosemary demi. More selections include 1 lb. lobster tail; 14 oz. bone-in filet with seasonal sides, succulent 14 oz. bone-in pork chop, maple roasted salmon, and seared Georges Bank scallops. End the evening with one of Devon’s decadent desserts such as vanilla bean crème brûlée, luscious lava cake, fresh berries and cream or a warm apple croustade. Regular dinner menu will also be served. Devon Seafood + Steak is located at 11715 Sherri Lane, inside The Palms at Town & Country Mall, in Kendall. Telephone: (305) 275-0226;www.devonseafood.com

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BLT Prime: Located just off the lobby of the iconic Trump National Doral, BLT Prime will offer special à la carte dishes along with an exceptional three-course prix-fixe menu priced at $65 featuring an appetizer, main course with a side, and one of BLT’s exclusive Mother’s Day desserts. Guests can start with either a tempura soft shell crab ($14) drizzled with smoked tomato vinaigrette or house made ricotta gnocchi ($15) with fava beans and ramp pesto. Entrée selections include Kurobuta pork tenderloin ($42) with broccoli rabe and rhubarb puree or seared Brook trout ($36) with fava bean tabbouleh and lemon vinaigrette accompanied with a side of either Fiddlehead fern ($12) with olive oil and garlic or crushed new potatoes ($12) with saffron butter and fine herbs. Finish off the meal with rum panna cotta ($10) made with Meyer lemon gelee and candied fennel or a fruit tart ($10) with seasonal fruit and Napoleon cream, served with vanilla ice cream. All guests will also receive a luscious chocolate strawberry cupcake topped with chocolate buttercream frosting as a special treat. BLT Prime is located at Trump National Doral Miami – 4400 NW 87th Avenue. Telephone: (305) 591-6066www.bltprimemiami.com

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Quattro Gastronomia Italiana: Lincoln Road’s go-to fine dining destination for authentic Northern Italian cuisine is honoring Miami mothers by offering special menu. The Quattro specialties created by executive chefs Alex Protilo and Yoandry Garciga are as follows: Crudo di Asticie con Caviale Tradition ($26) – Maine lobster tartar with avocado, tomatoes, lemon dressing and 3 grams of Tradition Caviar; Risotto allo champagne con capesante e Caviale Tradition ($50) – risotto with Champagne, scallops, zucchini and 10 grams of Tradition Caviar; Fillet di manzo avvolto con prosciutto curdo di parma ($55) – seared beef filet mignon wrapped in prosciutto with purple mashed potatoes, asparagus and a truffle demi-glace sauce; and for a scrumptious dessert, Millefoglie di noce di cocco ($12) – coconut millefoglie with a blackberry sorbet. The regular dinner menu will also be available. Quattro is located on 1014 Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, Florida, 33139. For more information and reservations, please call 305-531-4833, or visit www.quattromiami.com

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Seagrape: For Mother’s Day weekend, Michelle Bernstein’s Floridian brasserie at Thompson Miami Beach will offer special menu items and a refreshing Mother’s Day cocktail – Pink Bubbles ($14) crafted with Elyx vodka, cranberry juice, fresh lime, simple syrup, Veuve Cliquot Rose and garnished with a fresh mint leaf. Seagrape is located at the Thompson Miami Beach – 4041 Collins Avenue. For reservations, call (786) 605-4041 or visit thompsonmiamibeach.com.

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Piripi: Spoil mom this Mother’s Day at one of South Florida’s hottest new restaurants. Pirpi is truly an experience unlike any other providing guests with a convivial journey across Spain with traditional dishes through Chef Najat Kanaache’s creative lens. In addition to homespun regional favorites, Chef Najat is offering a complimentary dessert just for moms –”Mil Hojas”, Catalan cream with mango puree on Sunday, May 10th. Piripi is located in the Village of Merrick Park at 320 San Lorenzo inCoral Gables. For reservations, call    (305) 448-2423 or visit www.piripimiami.com.

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Freddo is giving moms reason to celebrate this Mother’s Day with delivery and in-store treats. Now through Friday, May 8th, Key Biscayne moms can buy 2 kilos of helado and get 1 kilo free, perfect for sharing with the family. Moms visiting the Lincoln Road heladeria can also enjoy Freddo to-go with a buy 1 kilo, get ½ kilo free, now through Sunday, May 10th.  And on mom’s special day, the first 100 mothers who visit the store, follow Freddo Helado U.S. on social media, and present the social media offer will receive a free cup of their flavor choice. Freddo is located at 610 Lincoln Road. Hours: Sunday – Thursday 11AM to Midnight; and Friday and Saturday 11AM to 1AM. Telephone: (305) 604-0065; www.freddo.com.

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Meat Market: Show mom some love this Mother’s Day at Palm Beach’s sizzling spot for succulent steaks and seafood with a special prix-fixe meal priced at $45 (excluding tax and gratuity) and a half-priced bottle of wine. Guests can enjoy a choice ofGrand Marnier pâté, French Country pate with rose mustard on grilled sourdough toast; avocado tuna tartare served with wonton chips and mango mole; tri-color quinoa and roasted beet salad packed with apples, golden raisins, atop baby frisée; or tomato bisque made with roasted heirloom tomatoes and served with a basil shrimp salad. Entrée selections feature Prime New York steak, charbroiled with a side of grilled broccolini; orange salmon – a Scottish salmon filet with candied jalapeno and orange; pan seared filet served with wood grilled asparagus and Chimichurri butter; red chicken half roasted with spring pea puree, morel mushrooms, pancetta, and chicken jus. For dessert, indulge in a decadent lavender white chocolate mousse served with spiced shortbread cookie and cherry sorbet. Meat Market is located at 191 Bradley Place in Palm Beach.  For reservations, please call (561) 354-9800 or visit www.meatmarket.net.

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Bistro Cassis: Celebrate Mother’s Day, on Sunday, May 10th at Bistro Cassis, Midtown’s new French dining destination. Families can dine al fresco or inside the cozy café, and enjoy an authentic Parisian-inspired brunch, brimming with classic French staples including the Croque Monsieur – Emmenthal cheese & ham sandwich served on country bread ($11); Le Blanc – egg white omelet with spinach, onion and tomato ($12); and Royal Benedict – smoked salmon, poached eggs over a croissant, hollandaise and country potatoes ($15). In addition to its enticing Sunday brunch favorites, Bistro Cassis will also be spoiling moms with a menu filled with indulgent specialties including Terrine de Foie Gras aux Truffles – duck liver and truffle mushroom terrine, with fig jam and toast points ($25); Homard Rôti au Céleri – roasted half Maine lobster, celery root purée, baby vegetables and lobster cream sauce ($32); Foie Gras sur Tournedos – grilled beef tenderloin topped with seared foie gras and sautéed asparagus in currant berry demi-glace ($35); and Tarte Cassis – currant berry tart, Chantilly cream and white chocolate crust ($11). These special dishes are available during brunch from 10AM to 4PM, as well as dinner service from 4PM to 9PM on Mother’s Day.

Moms can also indulge in a glass of bubbly from Bistro Cassis’ champagne cart, as well as popular brunch libations including Mimosas, Bellinis and Bloody Marys all priced at $6 a glass. Bistro Cassis is located in Midtown Miami at 118 Buena Vista Boulevard. Lunch is served daily from 11:30AM to 4PM on Monday-Friday and from 11AM to 4PM on Saturday. Brunch is offered Sunday from 10AM to 4PM. Dinner is also served nightly from 4PM to 11PM on Monday-Thursday; untilMidnight on Friday & Saturday; and 4PM to 9PM on Sunday. Happy Hour is offered every Monday-Friday from 4PM to 7PM. Both reservations and walk-ins welcome, and take out is also available. Nearby garage parking is available in addition to ample street parking. Telephone: (786) 577-4410; www.cassismiami.com.