Mother's Day 2009

Omnivore - Mother's Day restaurant events

4th & Swift, A three-course brunch menu. $39. 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 621 North Ave. 678-904-0160. www.4thandswift.com.

Atlanta Grill, Mother’s Day brunch. $29-$59. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 181 Peachtree St. 404-221-6550. www.ritzcarlton.com.

Café di Sol, Brunch with a complimentary drink for mothers. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 640 N. Highland Ave. 404-724-0711. www.cafedisol.com.

Cassis, Brunch, music and kids’ entertainment. $30-$60. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 3300 Peachtree Road. 404-364-3933. www.grandatlanta.hyatt.com.

Craft Atlanta, A three-course menu. $65. 3376 Peachtree Road. 404-995-7580. www.craftatlanta.com.

Ecco, Mother’s Day brunch. 40 Seventh St. 404-347-9555. www.fifthgroup.com.

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