Mother's Day

It’s Mother’s Day on May 13—yes, it’s still on a Sunday. Here are some brunch ideas for celebrating the lady in your life.
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Saddle Peak Lodge This is one scenic patio (right). A special prix fixe menu offers eggs Benedict with Nueske’s bacon and eggnog French toast with bananas Foster-style whipped cream. » 419 Cold Canyon Rd., Calabasas, 818-222-3888.

2 Cliff’s Edge Mom’s bound to like the free mimosa and the giant ficus that hovers over this tiered patio. Highlights include smoked salmon crepes, potato and crab galette with poached eggs and green salsa, and Mediterranean tuna salad with aioli. » 3626 W. Sunset Blvd., Silver Lake, 323-666-6116.

Napa Valley Grille Chef Joseph Gillard is featuring dishes like crab cake fondue, tuna crudo, orange soufflé American toast, and eggs Benedict with biscuits and shrimp gravy. » 1100 Glendon Ave., Westwood, 310-824-3322.

4 Mike & Anne’s Every mom gets champers or a mimosa, and chef Tony Alcazar is whipping up eggs Benedict with serrano ham and béarnaise, lemon ricotta pancakes with caramelized blueberries, and a few other specials. » 1040 Mission St., South Pasadena, 626-799-7199.