Quite a few moms in the LaSalle area started off their special day Sunday with a delicious plate of bacon and eggs courtesy of The Hideout Bar and Grill on Malden Road.
The popular neighborhood eatery offered its breakfast special free to moms for Mother’s Day.
Owners Sandy Lewis and her husband Mike Ferrari put a promotional sign out front a couple of weeks ago and eager families were waiting for them to unlock the door at 8 am
“We’ve got a full house with reservations and they just keep on coming,” Lewis said.
Lewis and Ferrari bought The Hideout just a few months before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, throwing the restaurant business into chaos with outright closures and capacity restrictions.
“This is our first Mother’s Day since we took over,” Lewis said. “Offering a free breakfast was actually my husband’s idea.
“I used to do it when he worked at Dominion Golf Course and it always got a nice crowd out. We wanted to do something for folks and get people out of the house.”
Normally, the breakfast griddle is turned off at 1 pm but the promotion runs the whole business day Sunday.
A number of service clubs, including the Fogolar Furlan, also offered the opportunity to pamper mom with festive holiday brunches.
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