Mother’s Day Dining Guide 2010

By AML Publisher
Featured homepage photo: Silverspoon Café, Wayne, Courtesy of Belle Vie Photography

Silverspoon Café in Wayne is hosting their first Mother’s Day at their new locale in the Eagle Village Shops. Photo courtesy of Belle Vie Photography

Silverspoon Café in Wayne is hosting their first Mother’s Day at their new locale in the Eagle Village Shops. Photo courtesy of Belle Vie Photography

Silverspoon Café
Eagle Village Shops
Wayne, PA
www.silverspoonwayne.com
Twitter: silvrspoonwayne
610-688-7646

Wayne’s popular Silverspoon Café will be hosting their first Mother’s Day brunch at their new spacious location in Eagle Village Shops-complete with a cozy outdoor patio. The casual country bistro, headed by husband and wife team Ron and Ruth Silverberg, offers contemporary American favorites. In addition to a lovely brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Silverspoon will be treating all Moms to chocolate dipped strawberries, a fresh cut flower and a $10 return gift card.

Menu highlights include: huevos rancheros; crispy braised pork belly with potato hash, poached eggs, hollandaise, and spinach; pancetta benedict, homemade english muffins, caramelized onions, aged cheddar, hollandaise; and a Cape May panini sandwich complete with sliced turkey breast, fennel cabbage slaw, strawberry mustard and cheddar. Silverspoon also prides itself on a number of gluten-free menu options.

Valley Forge Radisson
1160 First Avenue
King of Prussia, PA
www.radissonbrunch.com
610-354-8000

This Mother’s Day, show your love and affection for your mom by treating her to one of the most delectable Mother’s Day brunch in town at the Radisson Hotel Valley Forge, from 11:00am until 3:00pm. The menu includes extravagant spreads of the finest breakfast foods, sides, entrees and desserts served in the Radisson Valley Forge’s elegant Grand Ballroom. Guests will be enticed by delicious brunch selections including omelets cooked-to-order with a variety of toppings to choose from. The Radisson’s Chefs will also be making waffles to order.

Everyone’s favorite classic breakfast foods will be available: eggs Benedict, chocolate bread pudding, apple stuffed pancakes and more. Chefs will be carving slow roasted prime rib au jus and an apple roasted steamship round of pork right in the Grand Ballroom. Additional entrees include Jail Island salmon with a maple-mustard glaze, wild mushroom risotto stuffed chicken breast and a delectable broccoli rabe ravioli!

The showcase is the chocolate fountain that you’ll be able to smell the minute you walk into the hotel. The Radisson also features a Kids Station, just two feet high, so the little ones can be part of the action too. They will be delighted to find their favorites: macaroni and cheese, peanut butter and jelly pinwheels, grilled cheese and pancakes.

Children Under 5 are FREE, Children under 12 years old $9.95, and Adults $29.95, Seniors $27.95. Taxes and gratuity are not included. Call 610-354-8000 for details or visit www.RadissonBrunch.com

Bar Savona in Gulph Mills is a popular posh dining spot for Main Liners on Mother's Day. The restaurant will be open, serving their dinner menu, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Photo courtesy of Jason Varney.

Bar Savona in Gulph Mills is a popular posh dining spot for Main Liners on Mother's Day. The restaurant will be open, serving their dinner menu, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Photo courtesy of Jason Varney.

Bar Savona
100 Old Gulph Road
Gulph Mills, PA
savonarestaurant.com
Twitter: BarSavona
610-520-1200

This will be Bar Savona’s first Mother’s Day since the restaurant’s extensive renovation last summer—which included adding on the now popular outdoor patio. Executive Chef Andrew Masciangelo’s world class cooking is backed by the largest wine cellar in the state of Pennsylvania offering guests over 1,000 selections. The restaurant currently offers two menus to their clientele—a casual bar menu (with entrees hovering around $20) and a more formal selection which includes their popular Sautéed Dover Sole with Lemon-Pine Nut Butter Sauce for $55.

Convenient to the Blue Route and 76 in Gulph Mills, the posh Main Line staple is sure to be a popular pick for Mother’s Day for both city slickers and suburbanites. Chef Masciangelo continues to employ his “farm to table” approach with a soulful regional Italian menu inspired by his Abruzesse heritage. The bar menu features hand cut pasta, perfectly blistered Pizza Margherita, natural creamy risotto and “farrotto”, and wood grilled meats, fish and poultry. All selections are prepared with the same simplicity, consistency and attention to detail Savona has provided for over a decade. The restaurant will be open, serving their dinner menu, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday.

Meridith’s American Bistro
575 Lancaster Avenue
Berwyn, PA
www.meridiths.com
610-251-9600

Meridith’s in Berwyn, a much beloved BYO for years, now offers diners the option of a corkage charge ($7) or their full service bar at their still relatively new locale on Route 30 in Berwyn. The casual dining room, home of the former Murray’s bistro M, is cozy with its distressed brick walls and low lighting—which makes for great ambience for dinner.

Meridith’s will be serving a brunch buffet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday-$24.99 for adults and $12.50 for children. The restaurant will be serving their regular dinner menus from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Brunch highlights include: California Omelet with Gulf shrimp, avocado, vine-ripened tomato and cheddar-jack; Quesadilla consisting of scrambled eggs, smoked applewood bacon, guacamole and cheddar-jack in a flour tortilla served with sour cream and salsa; poached Atlantic salmon and lavender dusted breast of chicken.

Tournedos Baltimore at Chesapeake City’s Bayard House restaurant is a star of the menu. Photo courtesy of Jubilee Photography

Tournedos Baltimore at Chesapeake City’s Bayard House restaurant is a star of the menu. Photo courtesy of Jubilee Photography

Bayard House
11 Bohemia Avenue
Chesapeake City, MD
www.bayardhouse.com
410-885-5040

With over 300 guests expected to delight in this Cecil County treasure, many hailing from the Philly burbs, Chesapeake City’s Bayard House is a fantastic choice for mom. The restaurant is open Sunday, May 9th from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The elegant Bayard House restaurant is located along the waterfront on the banks of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal in historic South Chesapeake City, MD. Dating back to the 1780’s, the historic Bayard House Restaurant is considered to be the oldest building in South Chesapeake City. The Bayard House offers dining on two levels in addition to the outdoor patio. The patio is adjacent to the C&D canal and offers an unparalleled view of commercial shipping and pleasure boating in this recreational Canal town. Waterfront dining is available on the patio, weather permitting, in the two enclosed porches or in one of several interior rooms.

One of the restaurants most requested entrees is the Tournedos Baltimore. The Twin petite filets are grilled medium rare-paired with a crab cake finished with a Madeira cream sauce and a lobster cake finished with a seafood champagne sauce for $29. Other gems on the Mother’s Day Menu include: Oysters Chesapeake appetizer with lump crabmeat and finished with Hollandaise sauce-$14; their award-winning Maryland Crab Soup; Maryland Crab Cake drizzled with lemon buerre blanc-$29 and Scottish Salmon $24.

Derek’s
4411 Main Street
Manayunk
www.dereksrestaurant.com
215-483-9400

Derek’s in Manayunk will be serving a delicious Mother’s Day buffet from 10:30 to 3:30 on Sunday. The cost is $26.95 for adults and children under 10 are $9.95. This includes fresh juices, all soft drinks, and a fresh fruit and bakery basket on the table upon arrival. Menu highlights include: Seafood Salad (crabs, mussels, salmon, scallops, lemon evoo and herbs); Whole Wheat Pancakes with Fresh Strawberry Sauce; Scrambled Organic Eggs with Organic Asparagus, Cheddar and Roasted Peppers; Honey Lavender Roasted Salmon and Chicken Wings with 3 Olives Vodka Barbecue Sauce.

Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes at Bridget Foy’s. Photo courtesy of Courtney Apple Photography

Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes at Bridget Foy’s. Photo courtesy of Courtney Apple Photography

Bridget Foy’s
200 South Street
Philadelphia
www.bridgetfoys.com
Twitter: bridgetfoys
215-922-1813

If you are in the South Street neighborhood of Philly on Mom’s Day and need a no-brainer for brunch—head on over to Bridget Foy’s. A Philly staple since 1978, the restaurant will begin serving brunch at 10am and continue until 3 p.m. Bridget Foy’s will be offering their regular brunch menu plus the following additions: blueberry ricotta pancakes and asparagus & lobster strata. Their three course dinner menu is $30—with seating starting at 3pm. Some of those delectable dinner options which will be served in addition to Bridget’s regular dinner menu include: mushroom flatbread, Chimmicurri Hanger Steak with mashed yams and jicama slaw, and a seven layer carrot cake. Visit their website for full menu details.

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