Food & Drink

Where to take any type of mom on her special day

Published On 05/05/2013 Published On 05/05/2013
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Mom fed you for years, so it's time to return the favor and stick some processed baby food in front of her while you watch Matlock take her out to a nice brunch. To help, we've categorized some of the city's best by mom-type below. Nervous Regarding the World Mom Murphy's 997 Virginia Ave NE; Virginia Highlands; 404.872.0904 Treat her to a safe haven for brunch at Murphy's while calmly holding her hand and asserting an air of confidence like Cesar Millan. The VaHi brunchery is the go-to for epic simple eats done right, with a wide menu of options from pancakes to waffles and egg specials. There's even plain oatmeal! Check out more on Murphy's Foodie Mom Bone Lick BBQ 1133 Huff Rd NW; West Atlanta; 404.343.6574 For the mom who's as serious about food as she is about excellence in child-rearing, the West Atlanta pithouse has a brunch menu full of non-rookie eats like BBQ'd shrimp-n-grits w/ thick house bacon & cheddar, and a sausage, bacon, ham, and pulled pork English muffin sandwich called the Porkgasm, which you'll be too embarrassed to order. Read on about Bone Lick Mom Who Hates Your Life Choices Park 75 at the Four Seasons Hotel 75 14th St NW; Midtown; 404.253.3840 You dropped out of school, work a dead-end job, and are currently pursuing your dream of being a world-class snake charmer. Your mother does not approve. So treat her to a Mother's Day she won't soon forget at the Four Seasonss fine dinery Park 75. Show your love with an epic feast of made-to-order crepes and waffles, egg white frittatas, and seasonally inspired salads. Don't forget a glass/bottle of Park's wide selection of fine wines. She may know you're buying her silence, but she won't really care. Head on over here for more on the fanciness at The Four Party Mom The Family Dog 1402 N Highland Ave; Morningside; 404.249.0180 Your mom likes to party. Stop fighting it (and stop fighting everyone who points out that "your mom likes to party"...) and take her to this Morningside watering hole with rocker-style eats like Hashbrown Casserole skillets, Riverview Farms sausage "McMuffins", and Waffle Sliders, plus glasses of non-illegal Purple Drink w/ pomegranate vodka, Champagne, and Boylan's grape soda. Party on and read on, here, you dog Very Old Mom Livingston Restaurant + Bar 659 Peachtree St NE; Midtown; 404.897.5000 Your momma's so old... she probably remembers that swinging premiere gala of Gone with The Wind in 1939 at the Georgian Terrace Hotel. Why not take her on a trip down memory lane for a quiet brunch at Livingston Restaurant + Bar inside the hotel, and reminisce over French toast in Grand Marnier batter and a Berkshire Pork Benedict of house-smoked loin, poached eggs, and breakfast potatoes. All about what's best for your old Mom, here

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1. Murphy's 997 Virginia Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306 (Virginia Highland)

This Virginia Highlands staple boasts a bakery and wine shop in addition to its popular restaurant.

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2. Bone Lick BBQ 1133 Huff Rd, Atlanta, GA 30318 (West Atlanta)

Bone Lick's a saucy meat mecca with a recycled wood bar and skee-ball pointed out by a gigantic lit-up carnival arrow.

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3. Park 75 Restaurant 75 14th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 (Midtown)

Located inside the Four Seasons, Park 75's an upscale restaurant and bar serving contemporary dishes in a relaxing atmosphere, which includes a terrace garden.

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4. The Family Dog 1402 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306 (Virginia Highland)

TFD's an awesomely low-brow bar from Chef Ron Eyester and company, set directly across from his Rosebud resto and featuring a huge wood-framed Grateful Dead mural, a jazz-to-Hank-Williams jukebox, and a foosball table.

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5. Livingston Restaurant + Bar 659 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308 (Midtown)

Located across from the historic Fox Theatre, the restaurant at Livingston features a menu of classic American dishes with a European flair. The bar has a menu of small plate items, as well as selection of specialty cocktails and an impressive wine list.

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