Friday, April 29, 2011

Celebrate Mom's Special Day in Downtown Elgin

Mother's Day Brunch
Elgin Public House
219 E. Chicago Street

Price is $18.95 per adult, $7.95 per child (ages 6-10), children under 6 free. Free flowers for all moms! Reservations available from 10AM to 1:30PM. (EPH's regular menu will be available after 1:30PM.)



Orange, Pineapple, or Cranberry Juice, Mimosa or Bloody Mary Bar for $4.50 or unlimited for $10

Seasonal Fresh Fruit, Shrimp Cocktail, Tuna and Asparagus Carpaccio, Smoked Salmon Lox and Pastries, Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella Caprese, Vegetable Strata, Stuffed Pablano Peppers with Cranberry and Pecan, Italian Stuffed Red Pepper with Chicken and Provolone, Butternut Squash Bisque, Eggs Benedict with Hollandaise sauce, Cheesy Potato Casserole, Hashbrowns, Biscuits and Sausage Gravy, Bacon & Sausage, Corned Beef and Sweet Potato Hash, Irish Bangers, Lemon Chicken, Margarita Tilapia, Macaroni & Cheese, Risotto, Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes, Fresh Vegetable Medley

Featured Stations
Ham, Turkey, and Pork Carving Station, Omelet and Scramble Station, Salad Station

Greg's Famous Bread Pudding, Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Sweet Potato Pie, Peach Crisp, Brownie with Peanut Butter Caramel Sauce, Black Cherry Crepes, French Toast

Mother's Day Buffet
Douglas Street Sports Pub
231 Douglas Avenue

Make your reservations today for Douglas Street Sports Pub's Mother's Day Brunch Buffet on Sunday, May 8 beginning at 10AM.

DSSP's Buffet offers dozens of scrumptious homemade breakfast and lunch selections, sides, desserts and a complimentary glass of champagne for mom!

Price is $12.00 per person, $6.00 for children.

Mother's Day at Al's Cafe
Al's Cafe & Creamery
43 DuPage Court

Join Al's Cafe & Creamery for Mother's Day on Sunday, May 8 from 11AM-8PM. Chef Tony has prepared a special menu for the day including (see menu for individual prices):

Hot Artichoke & Spinach with Bleu Cheese Dip, Crab Cakes, White Bean Bruschetta, Scallop Ravigotte and Garlic Roasted Shrimp

Pork Tenderloin Medallions, Roasted Salmon Mediterranean, Black Angus Sirloin Steak, Black Angus Steak & Shrimp, Danish Bleu Steak, Schwartzwalder Schweinder Schnitzel, Zigeuner Schnitzel, Idaho Spring Trout, Fetuccini Rose, Shrimp Arrabiata, Finnish Boneless Pork Chop

Rib Special
The Classic, The Texas Jack Ribs, The Carnival, The Thai, The Vienna

All Mothers receive a free Mother's Day Gift! Reservations are recommended.

Mother's Day Thai Buffet
Toom Toom Thai Restaurant
23 S. Grove Ave

Lunch 12–2:30PM
Dinner 4:30-9PM

$29.95 per person

Buffet menu features Veggie Egg Rolls, Chicken Pot Stickers, Garden Salad, Thai Chicken Wings, Tofu Pad Thai, Beef Pad Si Ew, Stir-Fried Green Beans, Chicken Panang, Shrimp Curry, Thai Fried Rice and Purple Rice with Mango, plus Soft Drinks, Iced Tea, Ice Water or B.Y.O.B.

And Chef Toom is also pleased to announce that Toom Toom Thai Restaurant will now be serving Sushi! Stop in for Mother's Day and be one of the first on your block to try Toom Toom Thai's new Sushi as part of their Mother's Day Buffet.

By reservation only. RSVP before Saturday, May 7 at 6PM.

Mother's Day at Villa Verone
Villa Verone
13 Douglas Avenue

Dinner served 3-9PM. Call for reservations and specifics.

Mother's Day Martini - Wild Sensation Martini Special
Martini Room
161 E. Chicago Street

In honor of Mothers everywhere, Martini Room has created a truly unique cocktail: The Wild Sensation Martini!

The Wild Sensation Martini is made with Citrus Vodka, St. Germain Liqueur, white grapefruit juice and served with a Wild Hibiscus edible flower! On Sunday, May 8, the Wild Sensation Martini will be specially priced for $6. Invite your Mother to enjoy this beautiful martini in the warm and comfortable atmosphere of Martini Room!

Why not make it a brunch-and-a-show Mother's Day? Take mom to brunch and then head out to Kimball Street Theater at Elgin Academy (Kimball Street & Dundee Avenue) for Sunday's 2PM matinee performance of Elgin Theatre Company's The Woman in Black by Stephen Mallatratt. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for youths/seniors. Purchase your tickets today at (847)741-0532 or visit

Also, be sure to stop by the Downtown Neighborhood Association's booth at Elgin's Green Expo on Saturday, May 7 at The Centre of Elgin, 100 Symphony Way from 9AM-4PM. We will be promoting the Downtown Elgin Harvest Market and giving out free Marigolds to all the moms!

And nothing says I LOVE YOU to that special mom on Mother's Day quite like jewelry. Why not make her day with a gift of beautiful jewelry from one of downtown Elgin's fine jewelers? Stop by Shockey Jewelers at 18 Douglas Avenue or Elgin Jewelers at 11 N. State Street to choose from a wide variety of gold jewelry, diamonds, estate pieces and much more!

Can't decide on what to buy for that special mom in your life? Downtown Elgin Gift Certificates also make great gifts and are accepted at over 60 downtown Elgin businesses and are available in denominations of $5 and $10. Stop into the DNA Office at 2 Douglas Avenue weekdays 9:00AM-5:30PM to purchase your GC's!

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