While you can never thank your mother for whatever she does for you, a box of chocolates and a bouquet of flowers, is indeed a great way of showing your deep felt appreciation for her. Take her out to indulge her and give her a break from her kitchen on her special day. Several restaurants in Mumbai are offering lavish buffets and meals, where mothers are going to be indulged in myriad ways. So have a fun afternoon this Sunday as you spend time with your mother. My top 5 picks to celebrate Mother’s Day.
Lotus Cafe, JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu
As a tribute to their mothers, 5 expert chefs at Lotus Café will be recreating their mothers’ special recipes which will feature on the gourmet spread for everyone to savour. Expect to enjoy Prawn and Avocado Salad, Heirloom Tomato and Burrata, Parmesan Encrusted Chicken with Thyme and Citrus Glaze, Gosht Haleem, Murgh Galouti, and desserts such Tille Kulfi, Chocolate, Paan, Kesar Badam, Apple Tart Tatin with Cinnamon Ice Cream.
London Taxi, Lower Parel, South Mumbai
London Taxi offers an irresistible Bottomless Brunch experience with delectable dishes at Rs 1200. This could be the best treat for your mother. Spend the afternoon catching up while sipping away MAMA's Special Sangria - Seasonal Mango Sangria @399 unlimited (additional) is the best reason to get together over Mother’s Day weekend, because no celebration is complete without raising a glass.
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The Earth Plate - Global Cuisine, Sahara Star, Mumbai
Dig into a meal filled with dishes that your mother will love. A spread full of fresh vegetables, perfectly cooked meats all prepared in a traditional way. A 50% discount will be offered to all Mothers accompanied by their children. Relish home-style dishes like Methi Pitla, Sol Kadi, Shev Bhaji, Bhakri, Chicken Sukka, Masala Bhat, Shevgyacha Rassa. One can enjoy a hearty meal here without any burden on the wallet and relish the memorable flavours of Maharashtra. NR 3,000 + taxes without alcohol an INR 3,500 + taxes with alcohol.
The Bayview, Hotel Marine Plaza, Mumbai
Start your meal with appetizers like Mutton Liver Croquettes, Fish Ajwaini and Potato Yakitori. For mains, one can relish Baigan Patiala, Sindhi Besan Curry, Murg Rezala, Kali Mirch Cha Mutton and more. A variety of soups, salads and make your own salad bar will be there for the health freaks. Also, with live stations for dim sums and a farsan mart, expect to indulge your mother a wee bit more on Mother's Day. To end the meal spread of desserts like a Triple Chocolate Dome, Rasmalai Tiramisu and Shahi Tukda.
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Food critic, features writer and columnist, Mini Ribeiro is a qualified Journalist, from IIMC New Delhi. She specialises in the Food & Beverage and Hospitality space. As an established food & beverage writer, Mini currently contributes to several leading English publications across the country – Asian Age, Hindustan Times, Sunday Financial Express, Hotelier India, Go Getter and Vistara inflight magazines and Rediff.com. She also has her own You Tube channel called Mini’s Food Fundas. Fond of cooking, Mini enjoys experimenting in the kitchen with various cuisines, with Indian regional food, being her favourite. She has recently started, a platform for home talent, called 'Flavours from Home', an initiative which aims to make women who are passionate about cooking, entrepreneurs.