A celebration is in order. The Miller Bakery Cafe had a soft opening Thursday. The eatery, at 555 S. Lake St., Gary, will be open for regular business hours beginning Tuesday however guests may visit the eatery from 5 to 10 p.m. today and Saturday and 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday. For reservations and more information, call (219) 427-1446.
Mother's Day Brunch
T.J. Maloney's Authentic Irish Pub at Star Plaza, 800 E. 81st Ave., will have a special Sunday Brunch in honor of Mother's Day, May 12.
The restaurant, which takes as its motto "Everyone is family in the House of Maloney," will take reservations for brunch from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for Mother's Day.
Among items available will be carving stations featuring prime rib and ham; smoked salmon display; made-to-order omelets and waffles; assorted Irish cheeses, poached shrimp; roasted pork loin; Irish Ciopinno; Chef Victoria's chocolate cake; Homemade shortbread; chocolate fondue and lots more. Bloody Mary's and Mimosas will also be featured.
Cost is $29.95 for adults; $24.95 for senior citizens; $15.95 for children 4 to 12; and children 3 and younger eat free. There will be a 10 percent discount on all 10 a.m. reservations. For reservations, call (219) 755-0569. Reservations are recommended. Visit StarPlaza.com/Special Events.
'Check, Please!' Finalists
Producers of WTTW's "Check, Please!" will be featuring the top 3 seminfinalists in the search for a new host of the restaurant review show on a special edition of "Check, Please!" at 8 p.m. May 17. Then the winning host will be announced by the end of May. Visit wttw.com to learn more about the search for a new host.