What’s Happening at the Row this May?

The joys of warm weather hits Santana Row with outdoor music, new store openings and celebrations for Mother’s Day, Bastille Day and the Fourth of July. Splendid and Calypso St. Barth announce opening dates just in time to update closets for the season. The annual summer fashion show features 49ers star athlete Vernon Davis as a guest model and Mommy & Me returns in May with Clifford the Big Red Dog.

Lunch + A Show on The Row
Mondays, Tuesday and Wednesdays, through May 31

Participating Santana Row restaurants — including Sino, Straits, Village California Bistro, Pizza Antica, Pasta Pomodoro and Thea Mediterranean — offer a $20 prix-fixe, two-course lunch menu of an appetizer and entrée. Present your same day lunch receipt to the Santana Row concierge and receive a voucher for a matinee ticket to CineArts Movie Theatre for a movie of your choice.

Mother’s Day on The Row

Sunday, May 12

Celebrate with mom at Santana Row!

Many restaurants are offering special menus designed just for mom. Tasty brunches, lunches and dinner will be served with specialty beverages and more. Reserve early for preferred times and tables.

LB Steak is serving limited regular a la carte brunch, lunch and dinner menus, plus two brunch specials (10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and four all-day specials. Brunch includes Bananas Foster brioche French toast with vanilla rum sauce and caramelized walnuts and a crab and asparagus omelet with a shallot and white wine sauce and seasoned potatoes. The all-day specials will be “The Mother of All Seafood Bouquets” with oysters on the half shell, shrimp cocktail, tuna poke, lobster ceviche and smoked sturgeon spread, Also on the menu: Dungeness crab cakes with a tomato salad, basil aïoli and a balsamic reduction; sea salt and garlic roasted prime rib with rosemary roasted new potatoes, spring onion confit and stuffed mushrooms and butter poached lobster tail and pan seared filet “Surf n Turf” with a shallot potato cake, asparagus and tarragon glace de viande. Mimosas will be offered for $7 and moms will receive complimentary petits fours.

Lisa’s Tea Treasures is offering “A Tea Party Just For Mother” that includes a prix fixe menu of tea sandwiches, Mimosas and more for $34.95 per person.

Left Bank Brasserie is serving a reduced regular brunch menu with specials from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the regular lunch menu from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and dinner menu from 4 to 10 p.m. The brunch specials will be crab and asparagus crepes with a sunny side-up quail egg and bacon or onion and spinach quiche with mixed greens and maple balsamic vinaigrette.

Rosie McCann’s brunch will be served from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and includes smoked salmon, crab cake, traditional Eggs Benedict, carved prime rib, shrimp cocktail, pancakes, specialty Rosie’s desserts and other brunch favorites. Champagne, Mimosas, Peach Bellinis, Kir Royales, and “Pint ‘O Bloody Marys” add to the celebration.

Kara’s Cupcakes has a selection of cupcakes adorned with “Mom” and heart decorations.

More restaurant specials for Mother’s Day:

Maggiano’s Little Italy – Dinner menu all day from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Mother’s Day.

Consuelo’s Mexican Bistro – Crab and egg whites patty/Papas Gratin (made with egg whites). Plus, bottomless Mimosas for $15.

Hot Tamales – Huevos Divorciados with country potatoes and bacon. Plus, bottomless Mimosas for $15.

Thea Mediterranean – NY Steak with two poached eggs, Hollandaise sauce, french fries and mixed greens. Plus, bottomless Mimosas for $15.

El Jardin – Tacos de Machaca con Huevo. Plus bottomless Mimosas for $15.

Sino – Dim Sum Collection (2 pieces each, 10 total) includes chicken siu mai, scallop dumpling, ha gow, spinach seafood dumpling, citrus beef mushu wrap.

Straits – Tuna carpaccio, Mee Siam cioppino, pan roasted halibut, mussels, clams, shrimp, tomato and cilantro on grilled baguette, black pepper caramel, coconut strawberry roulade, strawberry coulis, chocolate garnish.

Mother’s Day Specials at Spas and Salon

The Spa @ Club One Fitness– The Spa Custom Package includes 50 minutes each of custom facial and custom massage, $110 for members and non-members.

Atelier Aveda SalonSpa– Stress Fix gift sets includes a $10 gift card to Atelier.

W’s Salon– Limited time offer of W’s gift bags filled with mom’s favorite hair care remedies. Also, $100 value gift certificate for $80 and complimentary conditioning treatment with a blowout.

Drybar– “The Blowout” gift coaster entitles mom to a detox dry shampoo and the morning after shower cap for $55. Also offered: the three-coaster pack for $90, six coasters for $170 and 12 coasters $325. The mother’s day package can only be purchased through May 12 but redeemable value never expires.

Mother’s Day Shopping Incentives

Icebreaker– 20 percent off full price items.

kate spade new york– 20 percent off total full price purchases.

Vera Bradley– $20 off a Vera Bradley convertible baby bag (print or classic black), Weekender (print or classic black) or Three-0 Tote, through May 11. Receive the Cosmetic Trio (reg. $40) as a gift with any Vera Bradley purchase of $100 or more.

Hastens– Free monogramming of store-crafted goose down pillows with “Happy Mother’s Day 2013” or “I love my mom!” Also, 25 percent off on all store-crafted goose down pillows from the Pillow Bar, organic Coyuchi sheets, duvet covers and in-stock Hastens linens.

Lucy– 15 percent off full price products on Mother’s Day.

Flying Lizard Design– 20 percent off all jewelry in cases.

Beau Bijou– 15 percent off any regular priced item, plus a gift with purchase with purchase of $200 or more, through May 13.

Chico’s– $25 off purchases of $100 or more.

Santana Row Gift Packages

Give mom the gift of pampering and high fashion with one (or all!) of Santana Row’s gift packages. All are beautifully wrapped for a grand presentation.

Each gift set includes two tickets to Santana Row’s exclusive Summer Fashion Show on Saturday, June 1. Available at SantanaRow.com or by calling 408.551.4611. Santana Row Concierge will have the package waiting for pick-up within 48 hours of purchase. Packages are available while supplies last.

Wine & Dine Her ($150)

  • Vintage Wine Merchants wine tasting and cheese plate for two
  • Dinner for two at Thea Mediteranean restaurant
  • Signature Santana Row wine glasses
  • Complimentary valet parking
  • Complimentary set of Summer Fashion Show Tickets to the 1 p.m. show

Date Night ($150)

  • Dinner for two at Village California Bistro
  • Movie for two, plus a large popcorn at CineArts Theatre
  • Dessert for two at Pinkberry
  • Complimentary valet parking
  • Complimentary set of Summer Fashion Show Tickets to the 1 p.m. show

A Girl’s Treat ($125)

  • Drybar blowout
  • Pedicure & manicure at Lavande Nail Spa
  • Eye brow shaping and makeup touch-up at Atelier Studio
  • Complimentary valet pass
  • Complimentary set of Summer Fashion Show Tickets to the 1 p.m. show

Mommy & Me, A New Season Begins with Clifford the Big Red Dog
May 14 and every second Tuesday of the month through December

The popular kids’ club returns for the season with free entertainment, interactive games, crafts and educational activities designed for parents and their pre-school aged children. Meet and pose for pictures with Clifford the Big Red Dog as he celebrates his 50th birthday, enjoy a performance by Ballet San Jose and live music by Andy Z. Families can also enjoy arts and crafts, face painting, music, balloon art, story time and more!

Details: 10 a.m. to noon at Park Valencia. Mommy & Me is a free kids’ club held on the second Tuesday of every month from May through December. For more information, call 408.551.4611 or visit www.SantanaRow.com.

Splendid Grand Opening, Thursday, May 16

The store and label noted for its informal stylishness, Splendid opens its 2,000 square-foot boutique on May 3 with a grand opening celebration planned for May 16. Founded in 2002, the Splendid® brand is the culmination of a ten year quest to create the ultimate T-shirt. The success in designing such a soft material resulted in what is now a complete lifestyle collection of ultra-comfortable, effortlessly chic styles. Learn more by signing up at Splendid.com or on Facebook at Facebook.com/SplendidBrand.

LB Steak Celebrates the Preakness Stakes
Saturday, May 18

LB Steak celebrates the Preakness Stakes with a special a la carte menu highlighting the food and beverages of the Baltimore area. The regular brunch/lunch and dinner menus will also be available.

The Preakness Stakes additions will be served from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and include Black-Eyed Susan, house-made sweet and sour and fresh orange juice; bar snacks such Chesapeake Bay seasoned shrimp, Blue Crab dip with crusty bread, Maryland lump crab cakes, soft shell crab muffalettas, Maryland Striped Bass and Smith Island 10-Layer cake.

Guests have the opportunity to place a “bet” (prior to the race time) in the LB Stakes, a playful spin on horse race gambling. Prizes include a two-night stay at an upscale hotel, luxury spa and beauty treatments, complimentary meals, and other food-related goodies.

LB Steak celebrates the major races in the U.S. thoroughbred racing Triple Crown and will do a similar event for the Belmont Stakes on June 8.

Calypso St. Barth Opening
Friday, May 24

Calypso St. Barth, the store and brand that evokes the lifestyle and colorful fashion of the Caribbean resort island, is opening at Santana Row.

Since launching its first store in 1992 in St. Barth, Calypso St. Barth
has grown from a modest resort-wear boutique to a luxury lifestyle
brand with a passionate international following. Inspired by travel, culture and the arts. The brand reveals unique and feminine pieces, which
women of every age have come to love. From exotic dip dyed caftans
to luxurious cashmere cardigans, the brand’s apparel and accessories
are designed for women to endlessly mix and match into countless
combinations of effortless elegance.

For more information, please visit www.santanarow.com.