Treat Mom and Order in Mother’s Day Brunch

Looking for a way to celebrate Mom this weekend? There’s something about a delicious brunch spread that always seems perfectly fitting for a Mother’s Day meal, and the “quarantine” edition should be no exception. Treat her to a selection of classic breakfast dishes, an elegant Italian- or French-inspired meal (complete with coffee and pastries) or a Middle Eastern feast with these Toronto spots that are currently offering brunch for takeout and delivery. Whatever she’s craving, you’re sure to make her day by bringing the Mother’s Day brunch party to the comfort of your home.

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Cafe Landwer

Originating as a coffee shop in Berlin before moving to Israel and then expanding to North America, Landwer’s Mediterranean-meets-Italian style cuisine offers fresh, creative twists on breakfast and lunch classics, with many options for meatless and gluten-free eaters. For Mother’s Day celebrations, their takeout menu includes family-style options of your favourite meals for sharing, including large-format shakshuka, 16oz hummus and a meal package with falafels, shawarma and more. Order for delivery through UberEats or SkipTheDishes, and if you prefer to pick up your order, you’re in luck – all takeout orders are currently 25% off.

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Bar Buca

If you’re craving an indulgent Italian meal for your celebration, look no further than Bar Buca. Along with their takeout menu of fresh pastas and charred, doughy pizzas, they also offer prepared meals and cook at home kits for your family to enjoy on the weekend. To top it all off, you can grab a sophisticated bottle of red or white to make your meal feel extra special. Available for takeout through their website and for delivery on UberEats and DoorDash.

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Oretta

For an elegant, Italian-style brunch, delicious desserts and a number of prepared foods, Oretta has you covered with their extensive menu, available for takeout and delivery every day of the week from 9am to 9pm. From the restaurant, you can grab antipasti, rich homemade pastas and pizzas, salads and a range of retail items, while their Cafe menu offers a selection of fresh pastries and espresso beverages to round out your meal experience. Available for takeout directly through the restaurant or Ritual, and delivery via Foodora and UberEats.

Primrose Bagel

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Primrose Bagel

Nothing beats a hearty spread of freshly baked bagels with all of the spreads and toppings, and one of the city’s finest bagel purveyors has launched a special Mother’s Day brunch that is available for pre-order this week. Primrose’s takeout menu includes a dozen of their hand rolled, malt boiled bagels with cream cheese, lox, tuna salad and the necessary flavour-enhancing fixings like capers, dill and onion, plus a few sweet treats and freshly-squeezed orange juice on the side. Everyone will love this fun, build-it-yourself Sunday meal at home! Pre-order is available for pickup directly through the restaurant, from Thursday to Monday.

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Lady Marmalade

Known as one of the east end’s most beloved brunch spots, Lady Marmalade has always emphasized the local suppliers and sustainable ingredients that make up their menu of comforting breakfast classics. They’re currently open for takeout until 2pm every day but Monday, so you can bring the brunch party home with you. Choose from their signature eggs benedicts with a variety of inventive toppings, Mexican-inspired egg dishes, sweet and fluffy waffles, sandwiches and more for the perfect slow Sunday meal. Available for takeout only through the restaurant, Tuesday-Sunday from 9am-2pm.

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Parallel

One of the city’s most popular destinations for Middle Eastern fare is situated right inside their very own sesame butter (also known as tahini) factory, so naturally, it’s a star ingredient in many of their dishes. Fresh, herb-heavy salads, super green falafels, ethically-sourced meats and of course, the creamiest homemade hummus are available on all of the local food delivery apps for your Mother’s Day brunching pleasure. Make sure to grab a jar of that famous tahini to keep at home and drizzle on any and everything! Available for takeout and pickup through the restaurant, plus delivery via UberEats, Foodora, DoorDash and SkipTheDishes.

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