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Call Your Mama

Your mom gave you the gift of life, so on Mother's Day the least you can do is give her the gift of good eats. Here's a roundup of Mother's Day offerings at local restaurants.

Union Public House, 4340 N. Campbell Ave. Mother's Day specials include a roasted, dry-aged N.Y. strip and wild shrimp linguine. Also features the regular made-from-scratch brunch menu. Drink specials include mimosas and a bloody Mary bar. Reservations not accepted. More info at

Maynards Kitchen, 400 N. Toole Ave. A family-style brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. is $45 per person. Children 12 and younger eat for half price. Call 545-0577 or visit

The Cup Café at Hotel Congress, 311 E. Congress St. Featured dishes include slow-braised short ribs and shrimp and scallop frittata. Regular menu served all day. Call 798-1618 or check out

La Fuente, 1749 N. Oracle Road. The Mother's Day brunch is $24.99, with live mariachi music from noon to 2 p.m. Call 623-8659 or go to

Lodge on the Desert, 306 N. Alvernon Way. The Mother's Day prix fixe brunch is $36 per person and is served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dinner, from 5 p.m. to closing, is $42 a person. Call 320-2014 or visit

Jonathan's Tucson Cork, 6320 E. Tanque Verde Road. Special dishes for Mother's Day include sea bass with a blue crab cream sauce. Call 296-1631 or go to

Gourmet Girls Gluten Free Bakery/Bistro, 5845 N. Oracle Road. Mother's Day specials include fresh wild-caught salmon, flat iron steak and eggs, and crab cakes. Open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 408-9000 or go to

Ghini's French Caffe, 1803 E. Prince Road. Serving a French-inspired brunch from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., with fresh squeezed mimosas all day long. Reservations required for six or more. Call 326-9095 or go to

Agustin Kitchen, 100 S. Avenida del Convento. Mother's Day prix fixe menu is $39 a person. Items also available a la carte. Call 398-5382 or visit

Bluefin Seafood Bistro, 7053 N. Oracle Road, and Kingfisher Bar & Grill, 2564 E. Grant Road. The Mom's Day menu includes lobster bisque, fresh fish specials and roasted leg of lamb. For Bluefin, call 531-8500 or visit For Kingfisher, it's 323-7739 or

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