Angelenos, Here’s A Way To Celebrate Your Mom

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After all Mother has done for you, doesn’t she deserve something back?

This Sunday is Mother’s day, and if you live in the Los Angeles are, you might want to do something nice for mom. Well, you should want to do something nice for mom even if you don’t live in the LA area, but what I’m trying to say is that Brentwood market / restaurant Farmshop has a nifty, albeit pricey option for those locals who want to treat Mother with something dainty. The treat in question: a “Breakfast in Bed Kit” for four.

First off, you get a basket; so you should already be sold at this point. But if not, don’t worry. There’s more. The basket boasts a variety of raw ingredients to be used at the discretion of the purchaser as well as many of Farmshop’s famous pastries and assorted snacks. Plus there’s juice and sparkling wine and eggs and blah blah blah. I can go on, but I won’t. To get the full list of items, follow the jump.

Meanwhile, if you want to snag one of these baskets, don’t think it’ll come cheap. The Breakfast In Bed Kit will cost you $220 and orders must be placed twenty-four hours in advance. They will then be available for pickup at the store during normal hours from today through Sunday, 7AM to 7PM. Oh, and you can make a custom basket too if you’re feeling creative.

So there’s that.

Full list of basket contents after the jump…

Farmshop
225 26th Street – Suite 25
Santa Monica, CA 90402
(310) 566-2400
http://farmshopla.com/

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Scenes from Farmshop’s Open House

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Over the past weekend, Brentwood restaurant / market Farmshop held an open house for the community, and since I’m never one to turn down casual grazing and free samples, I happily trekked over to the West Side for the event. I’d never been to Farmshop before, and I can say with authority that walking inside its well-heeled doors felt like stepping into an episode of Giada at Home (minus all the rampant awfulness).

Yes, Farmshop is the place where former yuppies turned middle-aged homebodies go to drool. There’s plenty of upmarket food porn on display: vibrantly colored cauliflower, charcuterie as far as the eye can see, and the sort of cheeses that would make Ina Garten faint with joy. Clearly, this is not the place for bargain shoppers to find a deal.

However, while I may not be able to make Farmshop a weekly grocery stop, there’s nothing wrong with ogling at the goods. After the jump, check out some savory images from the event… Continue reading

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