Mother’s Day is Sunday, and while we can’t give moms the literal world (because they deserve it) we can pick them up a special gift downtown or take them to a special brunch.
And don’t limit your gift giving to just moms. Remember that grandmoms are also awesome, and stepmoms, and mothers-in-law and dog moms too.
Whoever the moms are in your life, downtown has something for each and every mom.
With the help of Downtown Frederick Partnership and Facebook, I’ve compiled a list of different stores offering Mother’s Day gifts and special sales. I’ve also included a list of all of the restaurants taking reservations for some delicious brunches and special menu offerings.
But first, a Happy early Mother’s Day to all of the moms out there. Your job is the hardest yet most rewarding job ever and you deserve all the happiness on your special day.
Here’s how downtown Frederick is celebrating you.
• Bella Trattoria is hosting a Mother’s Day brunch with dishes like “bellissimo” which is garlic bread topped with prosciutto, poached eggs, parmesan gravy and Italian fries. The restaurant is also offering Mother’s Day dinner specials including bay scallops tossed with orecchiette pasta, mushrooms and spinach in a white truffle cream sauce.
• Hooch and Banter is hosting a Mother’s Day brunch and is now accepting reservations between 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
• Isabella’s Taverna and Tapas Bar has some yummy dishes on its Mother’s Day brunch menu. Make reservations to try its crab cake Benedict, stuffed french toast or a decedent list of tapas. Don’t forget to try the Mom-osa with pama pomegranate liqueur, champagne and freshly squeeze orange juice.
• Taco Daddy is offering mamas grande strawberry margaritas for $10, any bottle of wine for $15 and a watermelon flavored mimosa pitcher for $15. All moms also get a complimentary Taco Daddy mason glass.
• Frederick Coin Exchange is offering vintage jewelry for that something shiny mom needs for her jewelry collection.
• Time Bomb Tattoos and Curiosities has 10 percent off of gold and organic body jewelry. VISIONS eyewear is also offering 15 percent off glasses. A VISIONS gift card purchased for a mom between May 1 and 11 will receive a 15 percent bonus.
• Bravura Arts and Framing is offering 15 percent off custom framing on Mother’s Day gifts.
• Shab Row Tea Emporium has the perfect tea cup gift set with an infuser and sweet treat inside.
• Moms can play an escape game for free on Mother’s Day at Surelocked In Escape Games.
• Hippy Chick Hummus is donating 10 percent of its Mother’s Day sales to Woman to Woman Mentoring, a Frederick nonprofit that cultivates mentoring relationships that provide women guidance, support and community connections.