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Where to Celebrate Mother’s Day In & Around The Little City

Is playing your mom “Dear Mama” by Tupac Shakur or “I’ll Always Love My Mama” by The Intruders while cooking up her favorite dish in the kitchen getting played out? Freshen up the Mother’s Day celebration for your grandmother, mom, wife, godmother or any of the other moms in your life whom you want honor with one of these goings on in and around the Little City on Sunday.

Shake Shack is offering a free frozen custard to any mom who stops by one of the franchises locations across the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area on Mother’s Day. The flavor of the week is Oatmeal Creme Pie. (Photo: Courtesy of Shake Shack)
Shake Shack is offering a free frozen custard to any mom who stops by one of the franchises locations across the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area on Mother’s Day. The flavor of the week is Oatmeal Creme Pie. (Photo: Courtesy of Shake Shack)

Dogwood Tavern

132 West Broad St., Falls Church | 703-237-8333 | dogwoodtavern.com

Along with the a la carte menu at Dogwood Tavern, the restaurant will be featuring several brunch specials for Mother’s Day.

In addition to their regular menu, they will be offering Poached Salmon and Asparagus Benedict with a Roasted Tomato Hollandaise, Poached Eggs served on Grilled Bread with breakfast potatoes and Bananas Foster French Toast, Dark Rum and Maple Caramel, Bruleed Bananas, Toasted Walnuts and Vanila Ice Cream.

Dogwood Tavern’s brunch on Mother’s Day runs from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

2941 Restaurant

2941 Fairview Park Dr., Falls Church | 703-270-1500 | 2941.com

Executive Chef Bertrand Chemel, Pastry Chef Caitlin Dysart and the 2941 team are excited to welcome diners to enjoy a seasonal 3-course prix fixe menu that celebrates some of spring’s most exciting and coveted ingredients.

Featured signature dishes from the special Mother’s Day menus include a Spring Vegetable Terrine with goat cheese, tomato, grilled zucchini, asparagus, tomato gelée, aged balsamic and Grilled Halibut with ramps, asparagus, roasted corn and cherry tomato vinaigrette.

And for those dessert lovers, Dysart is preparing a Chocolate and Raspberry Bouquet with raspberry mousse, chocolate crémeaux, marshmallow, chocolate biscuit, pansy petals, and a Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie with caramelized butter crust, Virginia strawberry compote, rhubarb caramel, lemon-thyme ice cream, just to highlight a few.

The cost of the meal is $75 per person. Reservations can be made for between 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Shake Shack

7924 Tysons Corner Center, McLean | 571-620-0383 | shakeshack.com

Shake Shack is offering a sweet treat for all of the moms out there on Mother’s Day. Any mom who stops by the D.C., Maryland or Virginia locations of Shake Shack will receive a free frozen custard. This deal includes all of Shake Shack’s regular flavors and their special flavor of the week, Oatmeal Creme Pie.

Also, Shake Shack partnered up with No Kid Hungry to raise awareness and help end childhood hunger across America. All guests who donate $2 or more to No Kid Hungry will recieve a card for a complimentary hand-spun shake, redeemable on their next visit.

Pizzeria Orso

400 S. Maple St., Falls Church | 703-226-3460 | pizzeriaorso.com

Executive Chef Bertrand Chemel and team are excited to bring a new line of brunch-inspired pizzas to neighborhood Neapolitan pizzeria and Italian hotspot Pizzeria Orso in Falls Church, VA.

This Mother’s Day, families, kids and friends are welcome to experience any of Chef Chemel’s four new brunch pizza creations, which feature everything from spring’s favorite ingredients like ramps and asparagus to a dessert pie loaded with Nutella and fresh fruit. Offered all day on Saturday and Sunday.

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