Mother’s Day is just around the corner—and with all the physical distancing rules in place, it’s a little more difficult to go see mom in person. But that doesn’t mean you can’t treat her to a memorable Mother’s Day!
Housemade Treats at Banh Mi Tres Bon
Treat mom to some special house-made treats from Banh Mi Tres Bon, a local Vietnamese restaurant. They’re offering up boxes of their delicious French macarons, delivered with a lovely bouquet of fresh cut flowers for a sweet treat. For those looking for something more savoury, they’re also offering their special Mother’s Day Platter complete with savoury mini crepes, spring rolls, grilled chicken, shrimp skewers, and much more—it's enough to satisfy an army. Get your pre-orders in soon! Click here to order today.
A delicious box of housemade macarons, with flowers for mom. | Photo: Banh Mi Tres Bon
Box It Up with Brunch from Steveston Seafood House
Steveston Seafood House has put together the ultimate Mother’s Day brunch box, for takeout or delivery—with the option to add on a mini mimosa kit for just $12. The box comes with a spinach and cheese frittata, crab cakes with red pepper aioli, brioche French toast with caramelized banana and pecans, apricot and spinach salad, homemade blueberry scones, and chocolate-dipped strawberries. Feeling like something a little more savoury? They also offer stuffed pasta options like lobster ravioli or butternut squash ravioli. Order online here.
Sweet Treats from Wild Sweets
The award-winning chocolatiers at Wild Sweets aren’t missing a beat with their sweet treats for Mother’s Day. Dominique and Cindy Duby have created new cookie sandwich kits, which require some assembly, but they're well worth it—affordable, beautiful, and delicious. For cake lovers, be sure to check out their new petite classic cakes, such as the petite crème brulee cake with salted caramel ganache and crunchy ‘Rocher’ chocolate coating (pictured below). And if you just want to get mom a nice box of chocolates, be sure to snag a box of their limited-edition crispy praline and fruit heart chocolate collection, as they only come out for Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day. Click here to order today.
Peanut Caramel Cookie Kit from Wild Sweets | Photo: Wild Sweets
DIY Beer Bread from Fairmont Hotels
If you’ve been to Fairmont’s Globe@YVR restaurant at the Vancouver International Airport, there’s a fair chance you’ve had their infamous beer bread. If not, and you’d like to try baking something for mom, you can try making it at home with their recipe, found here. The best part? No yeast is required, and it’s super simple to make. All you need are flour, sugar, baking powder, some spices, beer, butter, and most importantly, a loaf pan.
Artisan Crafts for Mom
If Mom isn’t much of a foodie, there’s always the option to pick up some artisan jewelry from Juvelisto Design, innovative home décor products from A Monkey Tree Emporium, or handmade gifts and vintage treasures from Scout & Co. There are plenty of other businesses still open for you to shop at—simply head over to our Open for Business page to find the best gift.