• Mother's Day on the Mile

    Here are a bunch of great ways to celebrate the Mom in your life

    Firehouse Grill Mother's Day Brunch Buffet

    750 Chicago Avenue, RESERVATIONS

    Moms deserve to be celebrated everyday but especially on Mother’s Day! Treat your Mom to a very special Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet at Firehouse Grill!

    **$22 for adults, $12 for children 10 and under, Free under 3

    **Bottomless Mimosa and Bloody Mary bar available for $12 for anyone over 21

    Blind Faith Cafe: Brunch or Dinner

    525 Dempster Street, RESERVATIONS

    Serving globally inspired menus, Blind Faith has been transforming the way people enjoy vegetarian cuisine since 1979.
    Brunch served 9:00am-3:00pm
    Dinner served 4:00pm-9:00pm

    The Alchemist's Wife: Free Gift Wrap!

    917 Chicago Ave, DETAILS

    Purveyor of bespoke fragrances, handcrafted soaps, and custom blended natural skin care, body care, hair care products for men, women, and children. All products are organic.


    Visit our pop-up space inside Follow Your Nose on Chicago Avenue in Evanston or our Etsy shop, AlchemistsWifeScents. Free gift wrapping available in Evanston.

    Oceanique: The only Sunday they're open all year!

    505 Main St, RESERVATIONS

    From OpenTable.com: Oceanique is an eclectic seafood restaurant in the French-American style. Oceanique continues to garner acclaim as one of the Chicago area"s finest restaurants. Since 1993, Oceanique has been ranked as the number one seafood restaurant in the Chicago metropolitan area by the prestigious Zagat Guide. In all of our preparations we endeavor to use the finest organic produce and seafood from sustainable, eco-friendly sources. And with its extensive wine list featuring over 800 carefully selected fine wines, Oceanique has won Wine Spectator Magazine's coveted "Best of Award of Excellence" every year since 1994 being recognized as having one of the 750 best wine lists in the world.
    Dinner served 4:00pm-8:00pm

    Belgian Chocolatier Piron: The iconic Heart Shaped box

    509-A Main St, DETAILS

    A beautiful rose covered chocolate heart gift box, filled with 11 of our Signature Chocolates, beautifully wrapped in crystal clear cellophane and topped with a seasonal hand-made floral ribbon cluster. Or a simple "gold box": Our gold boxes are the perfect way to say Thanks Mom – I Love You!  They are available in 2 piece, 4 piece, 8 or 10 pieces, 12 pieces, a half-pound of 18 pieces, or a full pound of 36 pieces – all chocolate love!

    MBG Products: 15% off Gourmet Coffee

    1043 Chicago Avenue, DETAILS

    Every mom needs coffee. Get this excellent Mexican imported coffee right here in Evanston. MBG stands for "Mexico's Best Gourmet" Products!

    Stumble & Relish: Cards and Gifts and More Cards

    1312 Chicago Ave, DETAILS

    You can almost always find the perfect gift at Stumble & Relish, and pair it with the perfect card for your beautiful sleep-deprived overworked underappreciated Mom. They know how to choose since Jaime owns this shop with who else? Her Mom. 
    Paulette (A.K.A mom) & Jaime (A.K.A. daughter) have dreamed about opening this little shop for years. They love the little things to stumble on and savor…lovely artists, handmade goods, unique finds, vintage accents, home decor, stationery, beautiful design…and they want to share them with you. Sweet things to relish in pure happiness, gifts to give & something to make you smile.

    Christopher Duquet Fine Jewelry: Stacking Rings

    1224 Chicago Avenue, DETAILS

    One of the benefits of creating custom jewelry is that we get to make things that are elegant and unique, like this beautiful purple sapphire ring. It’s also part of our ultra lite series that can be combined with stacking rings, making them versatile as well as one of a kind.


    This new line of stacking rings that can be mixed and matched to fit her style... Happy Mother's Day!

    Four Finches Flowers and Gifts

    1312 Chicago Ave, DETAILS

    Lovely blooming plants, fun topiary, beautiful flowers, gorgeous gift wrapping - treat her.Fragrances, Mother's Day cards, luxuries - indulge her.

    Moms love to learn! Special floral design class + Mother's Day delivery packages available - for her, or for two.

    Delivery available to Chicago and Northern Suburbs. Call (847) 328-4836 to order today!

    Marie Parie Boutique: Free Gift Wrap!

    508 Main Street, DETAILS

    I first opened for business in 1996. The shop has changed shape a few times in the past 11 years. Originally we were called Rock Bottom and sold music related items as well as vintage clothing. Four years ago I decided to follow my passion for hand made creations and French couture and created Marie Parie. Through the years and transitions I've enjoyed buying items of interest and whimsy, supporting artists, exploring my own creativity and building relationships with my customers.

    Hewn Bread: So many options

    Pastry treats, yes. But lots of other kinds of treats too

    Mother's Day is quickly approaching and we have some great ideas for the bread loving Mom in your life. First, we will be making a LOT of pastries and bread for Mother's Day weekend, including special items such as chocolate tarts (see below) and chocolate mint cookies. Eclairs will also be available along with our regular pastry and bread offerings.


    Think about some Hewn swag too! Hewn shirts, caps, travel mugs, and gift cards all make great gifts.

    Other retail items include Archestrat Olive Oil, B&E's Trees Maple Syrup, Homeplate Peanut Butter, Midwest Wildflower Honey, Rare Bird Preserves, and Village Batch Olives.

    If Mom loves to bake, pick up some retail bags of flour from local farms. We have several types in stock, including Turkey Red, Spelt, Rye, Durum and AP flour.

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