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Treat your mom to a Mother's Day meal at one of these great Bay Area restaurants

Copita Tequileria y Comida: Treat mom to a Sausalito day-trip and visit Copita - a must for brunch or Mother’s Day dinner, During brunch Copita will offer complimentary sangria for all the ladies in the house. Copita serves fresh, flavorful dishes inspired by seasonal Mexican cooking, and amazing tequila cocktails. Copita’s new executive chef, Daniel Tellez, recently launched a new brunch menu based on breakfast dishes he grew up eating in Mexico City, such as Enfrijoladas (Scrambled egg fried tacos drenched in a black bean sauce, house made chorizo, pickled red onion, cilantro), the Xalapa Eggs (Scrambled eggs with Niman Ranch cured bacon & Jalapeno peppers in tomato and oregano sauce, black bean puree, sour cream & cilantro) or the Chilaquiles Montados (Mole manchamanteles, fried eggs, house- made tortilla chips, queso fresco, cilantro, onion, cream). The brunch menu, in addition to Copita’s lunch and dinner menu, is 100% gluten-free. For cocktails, go with the bottomless Mimosas with your choice of orange juice, grapefruit juice or pineapple juice. Brunch is served on Sunday’s from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Reservations can be made here or by calling 415-331-7400.

Poggio: Just a few steps from Copita, you'll find Poggio Trattoria overlooking Bridgeway and the Bay. On Mother's Day, Poggio will offer all moms a beautiful gardenia, and Chef Benjamin Balesteri has put together an authentic Italian menu featuring local ingredients with special additions. A special Bellini and non-alcoholic sangria will also be offered. Seasonal dishes and favorites include the Insalata Fragola (strawberries, butter lettuce, pickles onion, ricotta salata, and pecans); Burrata (di Stefano’s burrata, English pea puree, arugula, mint, radish, crostini); the Trota (grilled Mt. Lassen trout, English peas, mushrooms, leeks, and miners lettuce); Milanese (asparagus, san daniele 16 month ham, parmigiano, fonduta, fried egg) and if your mom loves pasta, try the Gnudi (spinach ricotta pillows, beef ragu, parmigiano reggiano), or other flavorful options. Wine selections will be available from Wine Director, Johnny Catalano. Poggio is open for breakfast from 6:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., lunch at 11:30 a.m. and for dinner beginning at 5:30 p.m. Reservations can be made here or by calling 415-332-7771.

The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards: If mom enjoys her wine, take her to the beautiful Restaurant at Wente Vineyards – located in the heart of Livermore Valley’s picturesque wine country. Executive Chef Mike Ward and his culinary team have crafted a one-of-a-kind Mother's Day brunch. Start with a specialty cocktail such as the Wente 75, consisting of Wente Vineyards Brut, elderflower liqueur, lemon-thyme syrup. The three-course prix fixe menu includes various seasonal dishes such as Hamachi Crudo, crispy ginger salad, fermented wasabi, kumquat, sesame seed, Bread Pudding French Toast, bing cherry compote, toasted hazelnuts, vermont maple syrup, Dungeness Crab Benedict, poached eggs, whole wheat muffin, breakfast potatoes, piquillo hollandaise, Hudson Valley Foie Gras Torchon, green strawberries, sauterne, walnuts, endive, champagne vinaigrette (for $10.00 extra); Slow Roasted Chicken Salad, buttermilk dressing, crispy shallots, coddled egg, frisée, pickled spring onions; and much more. This prix fixe menu is $55.00 plus tax, gratuity and beverage. Click here for reservations, or call 925-456-2450.

See full list at examiner.com.