Begue’s Restaurant 
Celebrates Mother’s Day

With a Champagne Brunch 
New Orleans, Louisiana (April 28, 2009) – Begue’s Restaurant in the Royal Sonesta Hotel, honors mothers with a special brunch lovingly created by Executive Sous Chef Pete Page.  One of the city’s only AAA© Four Diamond restaurants, Begue’s is offering a delectable menu on Sunday May 10.

Begin your celebration with a classic New Orleans cocktail prepared to order by our expert mixologists.  After glasses have been raised, let Mom ease into her special day by sampling starters like the She-Crab Bisque or a selection from the seasonal petite salad offerings. 
At the carving station, offerings include an herb-butter braised Beef Tenderloin with Marchand de Vin or a crispy Roast Duck complimented with a tart dried cherry and fig glace.  Veal Saltimbocca served with prosciutto, spinach, mozzarella and sage butter or a Wild Mushroom and Truffle Frittata are just some of the many entrée choices available. There’s plenty of variety from the Sonesta’s sumptuous Ravioli Station.  Or just get creative at our New Orleans Seafood Omelet Station.  There’s even a Sushi and Japanese Breakfast Station for the more adventurous.
Dessert can be selected from an endless assortment of sweet seductions on display at the Grande Patisserie.  Even the kids will be satisfied with our Children’s Express presenting popular offerings like Begue’s Macaroni & Cheese, Chicken Nuggets, Mini-Hamburgers and our special Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwiches.  
The 2009 Mother’s Day Brunch truly has something for everyone.  To reserve your table at Begue’s Restaurant for Sunday May 10, please call 504-553-2278. Three seating times are available for your convenience, specifically at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. The cost is $64.99 for adults and $21.99 for children ages 5 through 12.  Little ones under the age of 5 dine free with our compliments. Tax and gratuity are not included.
Begue’s Restaurant is located inside the Royal Sonesta Hotel, 300 Bourbon Street, in the heart of the historic French Quarter.  The restaurant is renowned for its contemporary Continental cuisine that can be enjoyed at your table overlooking a lush, tropical courtyard and fountain.  Begue’s is the perfect spring setting to enjoy a fine dining experience as you treat the Mother in your life to a memorable day. 
For information on the Royal Sonesta Hotel, please call 504-586-0300 or visit

La Cote Brasserie’s Mother’s Day Brunch & Dinner
On Sunday, May 10th, La Cote Brasserie will be offering a special Mother’s Day Brunch & Dinner Menu.
The restaurant will be open for Brunch 11:30am-3pm and Dinner 3pm-8:30pm and serving a special 3-course menu for $45 per person
(exclusive of gratuity and tax).  There will be complimentary Champagne & Mimosas served during Brunch

Mother’s Day Menu
Premier Plates (Please make a selection from the following):
Duck & Andouille Gumbo
Chef’s Granny’s Recipe
Smoked Salmon Galette
hickory smoked salmon, crispy sweet potato, crème fraîche
1⁄2 and 1⁄2  Oysters
half charbroiled and half bienville

Shrimp Sweet Potato Cappuccino
mirliton, brandy
Crab Cake
spicy mirliton slaw
Tuna Poke
fresh tuna, seaweed salad, sesame soy vinaigrette
LCB Cobb
romaine, tomatoes, eggs, bacon, avocado, blue cheese, Russian dressing