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Happy Mother’s Day

By on May 4, 2010

Here are three delicious options for treating your mom like a queen on Mother’s Day, May 9.

Traditional, Yet Exotic

Give the usual Mother’s Day brunch an exciting spin with a meal at SushiSamba, which serves delicacies from Brazil, Peru and Japan., The a la carte brunch menu includes a complimentary mimosa and features churros with Peruvian hot chocolate; a Japanese mushroom torta; lobster mac and cheese with shaved truffle and manchego cheese; duck confit hash with an English muffin and eggs Benedict; and more. All moms get a special, surprise treat as well.

SushiSamba | May 9, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | The Palazzo | 702-607-0700


High-Class Views

Because it’s so rarely done here in the U.S., having afternoon tea with an assortment of sandwiches and pastries is a true treat, and you’re sure to impress mom with tea on the 23rd floor of the Mandarin Oriental at CityCenter (pictured above). Overlooking the Strip, enjoy a number of tea options, including the Madarin Orange Blend black tea specifically customized for the resort, and the Jasmine Pearl white tea with a sweet aroma. Accompaniments include petite sandwiches made of egg salad chives on brioche and Black Forest ham with horseradish cream. You can also order bento boxes with just chocolate, cupcakes or pastries of the day to sample with your tea.

Tea Lounge | Daily, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; afternoon tea, 2:30-5 p.m. | Sky Lobby, Mandarin Oriental at CityCenter | 888-881-9367


Watch Someone Else Cook

Enjoy a fiesta of flavors with mom as Dos Caminos’ Corporate Executive Chef Scott Linquist and Executive Chef Roberto Hernandez host a brunch-themed cocktail and cooking demonstration of Mexican favorites. The menu includes the restaurant’s famed guacamole, Mexican sweet bread, ensalada de calle—fresh spears of mango, cucumber and jicama with chile, sea salt and lime—Mexican French toast encrusted with corn flakes, huevos rancheros and coconut flan.

Dos Caminos | May 8-9, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | The Palazzo | 702-577-9600

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