Mother's Day meals may look a little different this year, but that doesn't mean they have to be any less delicious
We've rounded up a list of Mom-worthy eats and treats across Vancouver to make sure she gets all the love she deserves...
Cardero'sServe up lunch for Mom with Cardero's fresh, house-made caramelized onion and gruyère quiche with a spring salad on the side and build-your-own strawberry shortcake for dessert. Add her favourite bottle of wine to the menu or go all out and pair lunch with a thirst-quenching mimosa kit for an additional cost.
Pick up available Saturday, May 9th & Sunday, May 10th; $79 per lunch for 4; Pre-order online or via phone 604-669-7666
2. Rocky Mountain Chocolate
Rocky Mountain ChocolateIf your mom has a sweet tooth, Rocky Mountain Chocolate has special packages available to order online. Choose from beautiful 11- or 17-piece boxes, including handmade chocolates with chocolate-covered Bing cherries, milk chocolate bark and more!
Small pack $50, large pack $85; Email or call your local store for info on their limited edition chocolate treats; Details online
3. Temper Chocolate Pastry
Temper Chocolate PastryPartnering up with Okanagan Valley's Tightrope Winery, Temper is offering Mother's Day baskets, including one bottle of Tightrope Viognier 2018, one bottle of Tightrope Syrah 2017, and six pieces of chocolate caramels with pick-up available on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9.
Mother's Day baskets available for $80; Details online
4. East Van Roasters
East Van RoastersLaunching just in time for Mother's Day, East Van Roasters has launched a one-stop Internet shop for cakes, flowers, coffee and chocolate. With beautiful cakes from Hazl, and boutique flower arrangements from Front Yard Flower Co, these female-operated businesses have thoughtfully selected a limited offering of beautiful gifts.
Gift boxes and flowers available online; Pre-order with pickup or delivery on May 8th, 9th & 10th; Order online
CoastAdd a little fun to Mother's Day this year and order a 'Coast At Home Sushi Kit.' Complete with sushi cones, hand rolls and step-by-step instructions, let Mom put her feet up whilst you do the prep—or get the whole family involved for an easy and interactive way to enjoy sushi at home. The menu features sockeye salmon, crab, ahi tuna, tempura tiger prawns and more.
Sushi Kit $48; Available for pick-up and delivery; Details online
6. Fable Diner
Fable DinerTreat her to a brunch or dinner package from Fable and indulge in farm-to-table-style dining right at home. For brunch, opt for two ham eggs Benedicts and two avocado eggs Benedicts with arugula salad, loaded French toast and a mixture of rostis and potatoes. Or for dinner, indulge in two six-ounce steaks with black pepper jam, kale Caesar salad, rostis and potatoes accompanied by a bottle of Stone Road red wine. Add a mimosa package for $30, exclusive to Mother's Day.
Brunch package at $40, dinner package at $50; Add a kids breakfast or burger for an additional $5 each; Details online
7. Glowbal Restaurant
Glowbal RestaurantBring a taste of Glowbal’s famous brunch buffet items home with you this Mother's Day. With delicious treats like smoked salmon Benedict with hollandaise sauce, classic hash browns with Parmesan cheese and fresh herbs, plus homemade gnocchi, Mom will be truly spoiled with this one. You can also add a mimosa kit, which includes a bottle of bubbly plus OJ.
Brunch at home serves two, $60; To order email email@example.com; Pick up Sunday, May 10th and available on all delivery sites (DoorDash, Uber Eats, and Skip The Dishes); Details online
TrattoriaFeed the family Italian-style with a dinner-to-go from Trattoria. With Caesar salad to start and your choice of either beef or vegetarian lasagna for mains, Mother's Day dinner is made easy with this tasty heat-and-serve option. And, on the side, sip on a bottle of Okanagan Valley 49 North red or white wine.
Dinner package, $60; Serves 5; Details online
9. Feast The Neighbourhood Table
FeastFor a totally indulgent dessert with local and lovingly sourced ingredients, Feast is offering a fresh and zesty house-made lime or lemon meringue cheesecake. The perfect treat after
their famous fried chicken (crispy fried chicken, garlic mashed potatoes and house-made gravy).
Cheesecake $50, Crispy chicken 3 pieces for $20 / 6 pieces for $35 / 9 pieces for $50; To order call 604.922.1155 or email firstname.lastname@example.org; Details online
10. Gotham Steakhouse & Bar
Gotham Steakhouse & BarGo with Gotham takeout this Mother's Day and dine on a feast of flavours and signature dishes. Their dine-in experience includes cheese toast, organic mixed greens with Chilean baby shrimp, pork tenderloin with scalloped potatoes and a strawberry shortcake to finish.
Meal kit serves four, $380; Pre-order by Thursday, May 7th online or call 604-605-8282; Details online
11. Mon Paris Pâtisserie
Mon Paris PâtisserieCreating a sweet collection with mom in mind, Mon Paris Pâtisserie’s pastry chef, Elena Krasnova Mother’s Day Collection features delightful chocolates and gorgeous cakes. From chocolate flower pots and teacups to a 'Love You Mom Black Forest Cake' there's something to curb a sweet tooth for all.
Chocolate & cake gifts from $21 to $50; Pre-order online with pickup or delivery on May 8th, 9th & 10th (free delivery on orders of $40 or more); Details online
LaduréeInspired by florals, Ladurée Canada's special-edition gift boxes for Mother's Day have been crafted with the idea of a spring countryside garden, including young and delicate greenery, pastel florals, chirping birds and blue skies. The limited-edition gift boxes come in sets of six or 12 with Ladurée's pastry chef creating beautiful cakes in honour of Mom.
Six piece gift box $28, twelve piece gift box $55; Details online
MikuCreated especially for Mother's Day, Miku is celebrating moms with a special aburi-to-go Mother’s Day Bento. Including chef’s choice of seasonal sashimi, Miku’s signature Aburi “flame-seared” Oshi Sushi, roll sushi, braised beef shank, Brussels sprout chips, and petite green tea opera cake. You also have the option of sake or wine.
$75 per duo; Available for pre-orders online starting Friday, May 1st with pick-up on Friday, May 8th and Saturday, May 9th; Details online
14. The Lazy Gourmet
The Lazy GourmetWake up Mom with a delicious breakfast and brunch selection from The Lazy Gourmet. Their breakfast menu includes a charcuterie of maple salmon, eggs, grilled asparagus, dill cream cheese, pickled beets, roasted peppers and rye crisps. Or opt for brunch for two with granola, honey and yogurt and arugula salad, asparagus, leek and feta quiche and more. You can also add a special Grandma Faye’s cinnamon sour cream loaf ($25), as well as a mimosa-making-kit for $45 and local B.C. wine for $30.
Breakfast Charcuterie for two $45, Brunch for two $75; Orders can be placed online for delivery or pickup by Thursday, May 7th for pick up on Saturday, May 9th or Sunday, May 10th; Details online
15. Coho Commissary
Coho CommissaryFor the Mom who loves to support local and loves great food, Coho brings Mother’s Day gift bundles filled with a variety of delicious locally sourced sweet and savoury, ready-to-eat and ready-to-heat products. With six different gift boxes to pick from, there's something for everyone: 'Sugar & Spice’ Mom, 'Health Nut’ Mom, 'Adventurous Foodie’ Mom, 'Farmer’s Market Frequent Flier’ Mom, 'New Mom’ Mom, and 'Plant-based’ Mom.
DachiSupporting local, organic farms, East Vancouver's Dachi has created a special 'Sparkling for Mom Box,' which includes two of Dachi’s famous buttermilk biscuits with a caramel dipping sauce, a bouquet of fresh flowers, freshly squeezed OJ, and a bottle of Bella’s new 2019 sparkling rosé. Boxes can be pre-ordered online for pick-up at 2297 East Hastings Street or delivery on Sunday, May 10th.
Sparkling for Mom Box, $65; Order online
17. Hy's Steakhouse and Cocktail Bar
Hy's Steakhouse and Cocktail BarBring Hy's Steakhouse home this Mother's Day and indulge in a four-course dinner filled with some of their most famous and mouthwatering meals. Start with the beyond delicious cheese toast and classic Caesar salad before going to town on their roast prime rib of beef (with all the trimmings), and banana foster for dessert. All meal packages come with instructions to make cooking easy and simple.
Serves four to six, $380; pre-order by Thursday, May 7th online or call 604-683-7671; Details online
18. St. Lawrence
St LawrenceGive Mom the night off with St. Lawrence's Mother’s Day three-course menu featuring: slow-baked salmon with ratatouille and basil pistou, maple dinner rolls with cretons and mustard, Niçoise salad with albacore tuna, potato gratin dauphinois, lemon tart with meringue and a special additional gift of house-made chocolate truffles.
$55; Order online
19. Yuwa Japanese Cuisine
YuwaSpend the night with Mom making your own sushi at home with Yuwa's Temaki sets for Mother's Day. Each set features fresh ingredients, wasabi and nori to make eight temaki and are available in both regular (salmon, cucumber, mango, snow kani, spicy tuna, kaiware) and premium (bluefin chutoro, kani, cucumber, botan ebi, hotate, kaiware) formats with tobiko, ikura and caviar available as add-ons.
Pre-orders for the Premium Temaki Sets until Wednesday, May 6 at 5 p.m, Regular Temaki sets until Saturday, May 9 at 5 p.m.; Order by calling 604-731-9378
NubaFor the mimosa-loving Moms, Nuba is offering the perfect pairing of 'Le Feast' food packages accompanied by a bottle of prosecco and freshly squeezed orange juice. Take your pick between the 'Le Feast' package that includes a two-course vegetarian mezze sampler, including hummus, baba ghanooj, olives, Najib’s special, falafel, mjadra, vegan stew and more! Or, opt for the grand package that features additional lamb skewers, spiced prawns, and chicken skewers.
Le Feast package $79, Le Grand Feast package $109; Serves two adults and two children; Order online
21. Handmade and Homegrown in Abbotsford
To support local business, Tourism Abbotsford and the Fraser Valley Trade and Exhibition Centre have launched four Mother's Day gift boxes featuring products such as local honey, jam, tea, coffee, chocolate, baked goods and tulips from the Abbotsford Tulip Festival.
Boxes are $38 or $60; Order by May 7 for curbside pick-up on May 9; Details online
22. Old Yale Brewing in Chiliwack
Old Yale BrewingHandcrafted in celebration of the Chilliwack Tulip Festival, Old Yale Brewing's spring-inspired Tulip Festival Spring Ale offers a beautiful touch of pink complemented by floral, berry, citrus and tropical fruit aromas to provide an easy drinking brew perfect for an at-home happy hour.
Delivery is available in Chilliwack, Harrison, Agassiz, Abbotsford, Aldergrove, Mission, Langley, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, Surrey and White Rock, four-packs are available from private liquor stores; More info here; Shop online
23. High tea to go in Langley
Tracycakes Bakery CafeTwo popular Fraser Valley teahouses, Little White House & Co. and Tracycakes Bakery Cafe, are offering Mother's Day tea to go. Including sweet and savoury petite selections, Champagne, savoury finger sandwiches, white chocolate cranberry scone and so much more!
Little White House & Co, $42; Font porch pick-up May 9 & May 10; Details online
Tracycakes Bakery Cafe, $32; Details online
24. Lemon Bakery in Langley
Lemon BakeryIncluding mini scones, petite desserts, assorted tea sandwiches, fresh fruit and tea, Lemon Bakery is offering high tea for Mom. They will also be offering their spring floral cake in your choice of vanilla or chocolate.
Order by phone 604-539-1663; Pick-up May 10; Details online