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Mother’s Day Brunch at Mezze on May 8th

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A la carte menu items will include:

Continental Housemade Bread Basket
Gammelgarden Skyr with Fresh Fruit + Granola
Cured Salmon with Deviled Eggs, Parsley + Lemon
Farm Eggs, Housemade Bacon, Toast
Soft-scrambled Eggs with Ramp Butter + Everything Bagel Crumbs
Gammelgarden Buttermilk Biscuits and Black Pepper Gravy with Housemade Ham, Eggs + Ramps
Brioche French Toast with Fruit Compote and Ioka Valley Farm Maple Syrup
Roasted Hen of the Woods Mushrooms with English Peas, Fava Beans, Ham + Egg Yolk
Vegetable Hash with Ramp Hollandaise + Poached Egg
Fried Chicken with Creamy Grits, Collard Greens + Maple Butter
Pork Carnitas Tacos
Steak Frites with Braised Onions, Shoestring Fries + Malt Vinegar Aioli

Book your table with Mezze Bistro at 413.458.0123.

 

Lunchbox Love Note
By Kenn Nesbitt

Inside my lunch
to my surprise
a perfect heart-shaped
love note lies.

The outside says,
“Will you be mine?”
and, “Will you be
my valentine?”

I take it out
and wonder who
would want to tell me
“I love you.”

Perhaps a girl
who’s much too shy
to hand it to me
eye to eye.

Or maybe it
was sweetly penned
in private by
a secret friend

Who found my lunchbox
sitting by
and slid the note in
on the sly.

Oh, I’d be thrilled
if it were Jo,
the cute one in
the second row.

Or could it be
from Jennifer?
Has she found out
I’m sweet on her?

My mind’s abuzz,
my shoulders tense.
I need no more
of this suspense.

My stomach lurching
in my throat,
I open up
my little note.

Then wham! as if
it were a bomb,
inside it reads,
“I love you—Mom.”