Just because Mother’s Day is being held under a stay-at-home order this year doesn’t mean that Mom shouldn’t get a great meal from one of her favorite restaurants. Below, find six Northern Virginia eateries offering special menus and deliveries for her big day.
2941 has created three Celebrate at Home Care Package for Mother’s Day, each including a bottle of sparkling wine, customizable cake and family-style meals, featuring both French and American dishes. The first includes a 750 ml bottle of sparkling wine, a 5-inch customizable cake and a choice of soup, salad, vegetable, potato and protein, meant to serve three to four people. The second option includes two bottles of sparkling wine, a 9-inch cake and a feast to feed six to eight people. Lastly, the third option includes three bottles, an 11-inch cake and a meal for 10 to 12. Orders can be placed online and are available for pickup Monday through Saturday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Delivery is also available through Postmates. // 2941 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church; $150-$660
You won’t be able to take Mom to River-Sea Chocolates in person this year for its Mother’s Day chocolate tasting course, but fear not—the guided tasting will now be held virtually on Sunday, May 10, with co-founder Mariano D’Aguiar giving you virtual access into the chocolate factory. The one-hour class includes a tasting kit, which will be shipped to your home, and multiple kits can be sent to different addresses if you and Mom are spending the holiday apart. The kits include six 15-gram mini chocolate bars, palate-cleansing crackers and a bag of butterscotch chocolate black tea that was specially prepared by Elden Street Tea Shop. Registration must be completed no later than Sunday, May 3 for the tasting kit to arrive in the mail. The login information for the Zoom call will also be provided with the tasting kit. // 4520 Daly Drive, Suite 100, Chantilly; $25.99
Grab a family-style Mother’s Day dinner to-go from Cedar Knoll, available for pick up on Sunday, May 10 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The menu includes chicken cordon bleu, beef tenderloin, creamy risotto, spring-themed cookies and more. Orders must be made by Thursday, May 7, by calling 703-780-3665 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with your full name; number of adults and children to serve; requested pick-up time; address if requesting delivery (must be within a 5-mile radius of the restaurant); any add-ons or special requests; and if you would like your items to be hot or cold when you pick up the meal. // 9030 Lucia Lane, Alexandria; $50 per adult and $20 per child (ages 4-11)
Offering two shipping options for Mother’s Day, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams is making deliveries now through the week of Saturday, May 9, featuring Jeni’s pre-packed collections of ice cream. These include the Emergency Chocolate Stash Collection, Build-Your-Own Sundae Collection, the Dairy-Free Collection and more. Ice creams are curated especially for Mom with flavors like brambleberry, brown butter almond brittle, Texas sheet cake and raspberry jelly doughnut. Each delivery comes with either a six-pack of 1-pint ice creams or a nine-pack. // 102 S. Patrick St., Alexandria; $68-$98
The Great American Restaurant Group’s Best Buns is a perfect fit if Mom likes to be surprised with breakfast in bed to celebrate her day. Offering cinnamon raisin danishes, blueberry muffins, breakfast sandwiches, pastries, cookies, coffee and more, Best Buns’ meals can be picked up or delivered between 6 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. every day. The brand is also doing daily pop-ups across Great American Restaurant Group locations, including Jackson’s, Mike’s American, Silverado, Artie’s, Sweetwater Tavern, Coastal Flats (Gaithersburg location) and Ozzie’s. // 4010 Campbell Ave., Arlington; food prices vary
Place your to-go order by Thursday, May 7 and let Mount Vernon Inn prepare your Mother’s Day dinner for you. Meals can be picked up on Saturday, May 9 and include your choice of herb-crusted roasted pork loin with apricot glaze or shaved roasted prime beef in au jus; spinach strawberry salad or house salad; and pineapple upside cake or gluten-free carrot cake. Meals also include dinner loaves, vegetable rice pilaf, sauteed green beans and garlic roasted mixed vegetables. Bottles of wine are also for purchase too. // 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon; begins at $55.99 for two people
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