NOLA Mother’s Day 2020
A guide to celebrate mom
It’s time to celebrate mom, and while that celebration may look a little different this year, there are still plenty of great places to get gifts, delicious treats, festive spirits and more. Here are some of our top choices for a sweet and special day.
Start the day
Treat mom to a special breakfast full of her favorite treats to kick off the day in style.
La Boulangerie has pick up and take out from its Magazine Street store. Grab an assortment of sweet and savory pastries and croissants for a Mother’s Day breakfast in bed.
Laurel Street Bakery in Broadmoor has pick up, take out and, now, delivery. Pre-order a pastry or bagel tray with all the fixings. What could be easier and more delicious?
Gracious Bakery has two locations for pick up, has limited delivery and constantly updates its available menu on social media and on their website. All orders are for next day pick up, so be sure to plan ahead. And be sure to order extra hazelnut cruffins for the rest of the week.
A wrapped up
From jewelry to home accessories, clothing to at-home spa treatments, there’s a wide selection of local shops offering online ordering, curbside pick-up and delivery. Check out our updated listing of where to go and how to buy the perfect present.
Flowers from the heart
Everyone loves getting flowers. Florist studios may be closed, but many are offering delivery. Check your favorite for more information. Here are a few that caught our eye.
Harkins, the Florist is offering a limited selection of Mother’s Day bouquets and arrangements available for contactless, porch delivery. Check out their website for selections.
Fat Cat Flowers has a wide range of special arrangements designed specifically for Mother’s Day. Pre-order for delivery.
Iris Floral + Design Studio will be having a unique Mother’s Day pop-up event. Check their website for more information, time and location.
Fait NOLA, New Orlean’s own pioneer of the “plant truck” (think food truck), is offering free delivery across New Orleans and pick up from their Uptown store location.
Wine and dine
Restaurants across the city that are open for pick up and take out are a great way to treat moms to a special meal. Here are some options that have designed special menus for classic Mother’s Day brunch, lunch and more.
At Compere Lapin, Chef Nina Compton has created a special Mother’s Day Brunch Kit, with pastries, a shrimp cocktail, deviled eggs, smoked fish dip, and granola, all for $65. Pre-orders must be placed no later than Friday, May 8 at 4 p.m. Mimosas and Bloody Marys will also be available for order. To order call 599-2119 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Copper Vine has you covered for not only a brunch special, but flowers and gifts as well. Their Mother’s Day Gift set, $50, includes a $25 gift card to Copper Vine, a bottle of rosé wine and flower. The brunch special feeds four for $45 and includes pain perdu, French toast with crème bruleé custard and blueberries. Call 208-9535 to order.
At Toups Meatery in Mid-City, Chef Isaac Toups has created a spring Mother’s Day meal fit for a queen. Choose from whole roasted chicken with confit potatoes, sweet potato casserole, spring pea salad with shallots and mint, and a whole pineapple upside down cake. Orders must be placed in advance. Call 252-4999 for more information and prices.
The Independent Caveau NOLA is a new wine, cheese and charcuterie retailer and wine bar. Call to order a specially designed wine and cheese board, and celebrate mom in style.
For a classic, old school New Orleans celebration, Galatoire’s Restaurant is offering lunch and dinner available for pick up, as well as mimosa kits and desserts. Visit their website for a special Mother’s Day menu and call 525-2021 or email email@example.com to place an order.
Nothing Bundt Cakes is taking pre-orders for curbside pickup from their Uptown location. Celebrate with a selection of minis or splurge on a cake designed specifically for moms.