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Mother’s Day is Sunday!

Um, did you realize Mother’s Day is this Sunday? Yeah, it seemed to sneak up this year. If you’re looking for a new restaurant to try, check out Parallel Post in Trumbull (180 Hawley Lane in the Trumbull Marriott; 203-380-6380). They’ll be offering a breakfast buffet  for $16.95 for adults, $12.95 for children 6-12 and free for children under 6. Then, starting at 1 p.m. until 6 p.m., they’ll have a special Mother’s Day menu. Here’s a preview:


Raw Bar For Two 39

Clams, Oysters, Half Lobster and Shrimp with Tarragon Mignonette, Cocktail Sauce and Horseradish

Rustic Chicken Soup 8

Orzo, Spinach, Parmesan Cheese

Cachapas Con Carnitas 8

Fire-Roasted Tomato, Lime Crema

Italian Pasta Salad 7

Creste Di Galli, Pepper Cress, Olives, Pecorino Cheese

Gilbertie’s Green Salad 10

Lettuce Mix, Goat Cheese, Celery Root, Ramp Vinaigrette

Grilled Asparagus 14

Prosciutto, Crispy Shallots, Manchego Cheese, Poached Egg



Parallel Post Eggs Benedict

Short Rib Frittata 14

Spinach, Tomato, Mushroom, Vermont Cheddar

Vegetable and Grain Plate 16

Assortment of Grains and Vegetables

Seared Sea Bass 24

Peas, Fava Beans, Fiddlehead Ferns, Maitake Mushrooms

Glazed Salmon 23

Somen Noodles, Baby Bok Choy, Sweet Corn, Shiitake Mushrooms

Prawn n Grits 29

Hot Sopressata, Piquillo Pepper

Butter-Poached Whole New England Lobster 42

Black Rice, Icewine-Ginger Sauce

Roasted Chicken Breast 19

Goat Cheese Farro, Arugula, Pine Nuts, Currants, Thyme Jus

Skirt Steak  20

Black Beans, Corn Salsa, Yucca, Chimichurri Sauce

Beef Tenderloin 37

Onion Gratin, Swiss Chard, Cabernet Sauce


Strawberry Shortcake 8

Strawberries, Vanilla Whip Cream

Banana Crème Brulee 7

Butter Cookie

Housemade Turtle Cheesecake 8

Chocolate, Pecans, Bourbon Caramel Sauce

Chocolate Panna Cotta 7

Vanilla Ice Cream, Salted Caramel, Toasted Hazelnuts