Why spend Mother’s Day in the kitchen cooking up an extensive meal when you could be spending quality time with your beloved matriarch AND support local businesses all the while? We’ve rounded up 10 epic LA restaurants that are dishing out delivery amid these crazy times, so place your order and make this Mother’s Day the best one yet (after all, takeout from her favorite local spot may just top your average pot roast).
Who isn’t in the mood for upscale Southwestern-American fare? Bandera in Brentwood is offering stellar takeout options, featuring popular dishes like their grilled artichokes with housemade remoulade and the rotisserie chicken and Carolina-style BBQ rib combo, plus incredible wines to go.
If you can’t take mom to Barrique, bring Barrique to her. The cozy, romantic Italian joint has a robust takeout menu with crowd-favorites like their prosciutto and burrata, homemade red beet pasta with quail ragu (this one’s absolutely not-to-be-missed) and grilled ribeye with arugula, shaved parm and caramelized balsamic.
Bavel + Bestia
Two of LA’s most essential sister restaurants, Bavel & Bestia, are offering insane takeout family-style menus that are bound to blow mom’s socks off. Whether you go for Bavel‘s ridiculous hummus, Morrocan carrots and slow-grilled wagyu short rib or Bestia‘s ricotta dumplings with black truffle and Osso Bucco Milanese, just know this — you can’t go wrong.
Cassia, everyone’s favorite French-Asian restaurant, is now offering take-out, so go ahead and surprise mom this Sunday with a delectable menu of spicy wontons, chickpea curry and melt-in-your-mouth tandoor bread, beef rendang, lemongrass chicken fried rice and more.
Snagging a reservation at Felix pre-pandemic was no easy feat, so make mom’s day with a delicious spread from the remarkable Italian joint. Go for their fried pork meatballs, burrata, Daviola pizza, or — for a fun Mother’s Day activity — one of their pasta kits. All you have to do is cook up the pasta, heat up the sauce and devour.
Let’s admit it — we’ve all been craving a Mastro’s steak. So why not up the ante on Mother’s Day with a killer steak kit or butcher’s block from your favorite Beverly Hills joint? Mom will not be disappointed by a 28-day wet-aged bone-in filet enjoyed from the comfort of her own home.
Sometimes all it takes to make mom happy is a gourmet cheeseburger, right? R+D Kitchen in Santa Monica is offering a mouthwatering takeaway menu that features traditional American favorites that’ll turn everyone’s Sunday scaries upside down.
Family-style dinners are all the rage right now, and no one’s doing it better than Redbird — an undeniable DTLA institution. The family order includes an array of delish appetizers, like Gemelli pasta and Brussels sprouts, and your choice of chicken, short rib and more.
Vespertine, one of LA’s most exclusive dining establishments with two Michelin stars, is now offering take-out for just $68 per person. This week’s menu, which converges both food and art, honors the cuisine of the Ancient Maya, comprising a culinary experience that mom won’t soon forget.
There’s no doubt that an over-the-top meal will make mom’s day, but let’s not forget to be present and give thanks for all that she’s done. On behalf of all of us on the SBP team, Happy Mother’s Day to all the inspiring women in our lives who encourage us to be better, dig deeper and love harder.