Because every mom is different, except the ones who've been kidnapped and cloned for nefarious scientific research, we're giving you the five best places to take every type of mom -- from the ones who like to party, to the ones who judge you harshly for all that partying you do with other people's moms:
getting her to pay for your tattoo removal taking her to Wolfgang Puck's hidden-away upscale hotel-staurant, where $120 gets you three courses, including blintzes, a white-cheddar biscuit benedict, and, uh, a bloody.
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In spite of the constant line, this Mid-Wilshire institution is worth the wait for some tasty sandwiches and salads and the chance of a celebrity sighting.
Enjoy French-Cali food from a Top Chef-testant on the super-romantic, award-winning patio.
Wolfgang Puck manages this culinary oasis in Bel Air, leaving seasonal California cuisine in the capable hands of chef Hugo Bolanos. Brunch and afternoon tea are both legendary at Hotel Bel-Air, for good reason. Splurge-worthy food and service are consistently good, and the setting is picturesque. The restaurant’s covered patio features floral accents, white-clothed tables, and warm wood panel flooring.
The epic, East-Coast-infamous brunch is the move at this La Cienega French-inspired resto.
New York City has a lot of things that other cities don’t, like sidewalks perpetually lined with garbage, Michelin-rated restaurants that serve dinner at 2am, and authentic Jewish delis. Canter's Deli has been providing Angelenos with a little slice of New York hospitality since 1931. The 24-hour diner is a landmark institution that draws celebrities and plebs alike for smoked fish, chopped liver, pastrami on rye, matzo ball soup, and more. The bagels might not be as good as they are in New York, but that's not Canter's fault.