Food & Drink

Where to take any type of mom on her special day

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Finding the right place for brunch on Mother's Day can be as hard as finding the right girl to settle down with, which thanks to us means it's.... um, actually pretty easy, since we've picked the perfect place to take your mom -- whether she's a foodie, loves a good party, or just really hates your life choices

Nervous-Regarding-The-World MomTilth1411 N 45th St; Wallingford; 206.633.0801Everything about this place, from the highly skilled chef (she's a James Beard winner/Iron Chef vet) to the food (it's all organic), make Tilth a safe place for mom; plus, the fact that it's in an old house will make her feel at home while she's housing some sourdough waffles.Click here if organic, Beard-approved food is your thing

Foodie MomLa Bete1802 Bellevue Ave; Capitol Hill; 206.329.4047This effortlessly sumptuous Cap Hill spot pairs modern takes on classic eats with impressively fresh fruit juices from JuiceBox, a pop-up operation that'll help cleanse your mom's palette/system -- and, if you order the ones spiked with alcohol, help numb the pain associated with hearing your mom talk about cleansing her system.Check out all the foodie bites and boozy juices

Mom Who Hates Your Life ChoicesPalisade2601 W Marina Pl; Magnolia; 206.285.1000The newly updated Palisade hasn't lost any of what made it a classic Seattle dining destination: the picturesque harbor-side location, a grand dining room with an elegant staff, and a seafood-heavy menu priced so that you really should let your parents pay.Click here for more info on this Magnolia mainstay

Party MomPintxo2207 2nd Ave; Belltown; 206.441.4042This boisterously appointed tapas joint in Belltown is slinging Spanish-tinged takes on classic breakfast eats (Ox Tail Hash, incredibly rich French toast). Best of all: if things get out of hand, you can take it upstairs to their speakeasy-ish cocktail bar, the... um, Upstairs.Get your tapas on!

Very Old MomThe Barking Frog14580 NE 145th St; Woodinville; 425.424.3900Boasting a large, innovative wine list and refined Northwest-inspired eats, this rustic Woodinville spot is a great Mom's Day destination for anyone -- but especially someone who might not be able to hear you over anything louder than the frogs literally barking on the sprawling, tranquil grounds that the resto shares with Willow's Lodge.Check out the swanky spot, right here

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Sushi at Palisade in Seattle
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