Side Dish: Brunch For Mom; Ice Cream For Pups; & More

Compiled by Sophia Ricco

  Nonna’s pan cinnamon rolls, the new brunch item at Del Frisco’s Grille, is covered with house-made bourbon espresso caramel and candied walnuts.

Nonna’s pan cinnamon rolls, the new brunch item at Del Frisco’s Grille, is covered with house-made bourbon espresso caramel and candied walnuts.

MOMS DESERVE BRUNCH: Treat mom this Mother’s Day to brunch at Del Frisco’s Grille (160 Walt Whitman Road, Suite 1108B, Huntington Station), which is offering a menu that is sure to satisfy the whole family. Highlights include the crabcake benedict ($18.50) and red velvet Belgian waffles ($15). There are also some new brunch items, like Nonna’s pan cinnamon rolls, a sweet treat covered with house-made bourbon espresso caramel and candied walnuts. Reservations are recommended and can be made through Delfriscosgrille.com, or by calling 631-423-0308.

ICE CREAM FOR PUPS: With the weather getting warmer and summer around the corner, your pup is going to want a treat that will cool them off. Look no further than Herrell’s Ice Cream (46 Gerard St., Huntington), which offers the pup-friendly treats of No-Moo Ice Cream and a Milk Bone. The No-Moo ice cream is unique in that it is dairy free, making it digestible for dogs. A medium, with two ounces of No-Moo ice cream and a treat, runs for $3.25. And there are even two flavors to choose from: peanut butter and almond vanilla.

LET’S GET SPICY: Spice up your Cinco de Mayo at Besito Mexican (402 New York Ave., Huntington) with fresh Mexican cuisine, and perhaps some tequila from the bar. From 2-5 p.m., May 5, Besito will offer complimentary Patron tequila tastings, and the party will continue through the night. Specials offered all day will include various Mexican dishes, including the bistec con chicharron (steak with fried pork belly) and the enchiladas de mariscos (lobster, shrimp, mahi-mahi and crab meat). Reservations can be made through Besitomexican.com; and don’t forget to enter the gift card giveaway while you’re there.

AND WHILE YOU’RE AT IT: Check out the Huntington Cinco de Mayo Bar Crawl that will kick off at 1 p.m., May 5. The crawl, organized by Long Island Social Events, will kick off at Huntington Village Tavern and continue to Nag’s Head, P’s & Q’s Autobody and Mary Carroll’s. Tickets are $25 in advance ($30 at the door) and include drink specials, sombreros and other festive handouts. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Kids Need MoRE. Visit Longislandsocialevents.com for more info, or to buy tickets.

  Along with food specials, Besito in Huntington will be offering a complimentary Patron tequila tasting from 2-5 p.m. on Cinco de Mayo.

Along with food specials, Besito in Huntington will be offering a complimentary Patron tequila tasting from 2-5 p.m. on Cinco de Mayo.