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Mother’s Day Deals

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The best way to treat Mom for Mother’s Day is to take the pressure off. No demands, no obligations, and no decision making, other than, “Where would you like to have brunch, Mom?” Taking your favorite matriarch to brunch is an ideal way to start a day of pampering. Good food, no clean up and there’s usually a mimosa involved. It’s a win for everyone.

Embers Steak House, 2721 Virginia Circle, 350.3303, amarilloembers.com
11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Mother’s Day Brunch at Embers will showcase a smaller menu packed with discounts, perfectly designed to make Mom happy in every way. The select menu will include french toast, omelets, and a couple of choice salads and pastas, along with $3 mimosas, $4 bloody marys, and 25 percent off a special selection of glass wines. Dinner-wise, Embers is running a slew of deals: $3 off prime rib, $3 off salmon, $2 off crispy shrimp appetizer, $2 off pork wings, and $2 towering chocolate cake and carrot cake.

Imperial Taproom, 410 15th St., Suite 100, 452.8004, imperialtaproom.com
Sunday Brunch 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Located on the square in Canyon, the Imperial Taproom is known for its craft beer and locally-sourced flavors and ingredients. The brunch menu is every bit as spectacular, with dishes like O.G. Chicken and Waffles, Steak & Eggs, Hash Bowl, Veggie Benedict, and biscuits with house-made gravy. Top off the meal with Big Mama’s Banana Pudding and Sunday’s off to a good start.

La Fiesta Grande, 2200 Ross St., 374.3689, fiestagrande.com
Sunday Brunch 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

For the mom who loves made-from-scratch Mexican food, La Fiesta is the place to go for Mother’s Day. The restaurant boasts more than 30 years of serving authentic Mexican cuisine inspired by family recipes. On the brunch menu is chorizo hash, southwestern skillet, huevos rancheros, breakfast tacos, and chilaquiles, which are fried tortilla chips tossed in guajillo sauce and queso fresco, topped with avocado and two eggs. Wash it all down with a mimosa, bloody mary, or La Fiesta’s own Beer-Mosa or Rico Suave.

Macaroni Joe’s, 1619 S. Kentucky St., Suite D1500, 358.8990, macaronijoes.com
Sunday Brunch 10:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Join Macaroni Joe’s for a special Mother’s Day menu that features some old favorites and a few new flavors. Reservations are suggested.

by Jennie Treadway-Miller

Jennie is a writer, runner, mother and animal lover. She can be found at jenniecreates.com.
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