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Celebrate Mother’s Day in Almaden Valley

This Mother’s Day, Sunday May 8, 2022, treat your mom or significant other to some celebratory treats in and around Almaden Valley.

The Grille @ Cinnabar HillsMother’s Day Brunch at Cinnabar Hills Golf Club

Enjoy a sumptuous menu overlooking the pristine rolling greens at The Grille @ Cinnabar Hills, which includes prime ribs, blackened pork loin, smoked salmon eggs benedict and much more. Prices: $68 for adults and $25 for kids. Reservations required. For reservations, visit:


Mother’s Day Royal Tea at the Britannia Arms

In the afternoon, stop over for Mother’s Day Royal Tea at the Britannia Arms on Almaden Expressway from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. They have two special royal menus, the Princess Tea ($35), and the Queen Tea ($45). For reservations, visit:


Mother’s Day Comedy Night at The Branham Lounge

Finally, end a day of treats with the Mother’s Day Comedy Night at The Branham Lounge. Enjoy live comedy by A Faco & Jorge South Bay Bois Production with cocktails and drinks, then stay on to hang out for the DJ music. 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm.Entry is free. For more information, visit:

La Foret – End of an era or new beginnings?

La Foret – End of an era or new beginnings?

La ForetIf you want to have another celebration dinner with French cuisine and fine wines in Almaden Valley, make reservations soon. La Foret is slated to close next month, and Almaden will miss its favorite fine dining restaurant.

Nestled amidst lush forest in a historic building in the New Almaden area, this quaint restaurant was touted as a place for special celebrations. La Foret has served up exquisite French delicacies for 38 years. But now owner and chef John Davoudi is retiring. To savor the gourmet flavors of lobster tail, quail or a rack of lamb, French style and crafted by Davoudi, head to La Foret by March 26, 2017. That’s the last planned day of service.

But there’s still hope… the restaurant is up for sale! In an emotional message to his patrons on social media, Davoudi thanks all guests who celebrated their special occasions and created memories there. “We can’t thank you enough for all your kind words about our restaurant. We are looking forward to handing off the torch to the next qualified person to carry on our time-honored tradition of hospitality in New Almaden and commitment to excellence. Therefore, we are currently listing this restaurant and property for sale.”

If you are a restauranteur, this could be a great opportunity. Almaden residents would undoubtedly be greatly appreciative. To find out more, visit

La Foret in New Almaden Offering Special Lunch in December

La Foret Restaurant Almaden ValleyLa Foret Restaurant will be open for lunch throughout the month of December, starting on December 3rd and running through December 21st from 11:30am to 2pm. The following tasting menu will be available:

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Almaden Cares Patio Party Fundraiser at Britannia Arms Almaden – UPDATED 2022

Almaden Cares is hosting a patio party fundraiser that will feature the Rockin’ Blues Express, raffle, and silent auction. All proceeds will benefit the organization’s safe and non-distracted driving awareness programs for Almaden Valley teens.

The event is at Britannia Arms Almaden on Sunday, June 24, 2012 from 12-4pm. Everyone in Almaden is invited. Read more about this event at Mercury News. [EVENT IS CLOSED]

2012 New Year’s Eve at La Foret Restaurant in Almaden Valley

logo: La Foret in New AlmadenLa Foret restaurant situated in New Almaden is presenting a special five-course prix fixe menu for its 2012 New Year’s Eve dining experience. You will choose one item from each of the five courses. View the special 2012 New Year’s Eve Menu for more details on the ingredients of each dish. [EVENT IS CLOSED]

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Martin-Fontana Parks Association Fundraiser – Help Save Our Park Trees!

Join your friends and neighbors and enjoy lunch or dinner at Amato Pizzeria this Wednesday August 10, 2011 anytime from 11am-10pm.

Fifteen percent (15%) of the proceeds will help the Martin-Fontana Parks Association buy shrubs and trees for the October 2011 phase of its park renewal plans.

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La Foret in New Almaden Presenting Special Five-Course Prix Fix Menu for Valentine’s Day 2011 – UPDATED 2022

logo: La Foret in New AlmadenLa Foret restaurant situated in New Almaden is presenting a special five-course prix fixe menu for its 2011 Valentine’s Day dining experience. You will choose one item from each of the following five courses: [EVENT IS CLOSED]

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Save at Round Table Pizza – Coupons Valid Through May 31, 2010 – UPDATED 2022

[photo: round table pizza] Various coupons for Round Table Pizza in Almaden Valley (Camden and Redmond locations). 50% off any large or extra-large pizza, with purchase of two drinks, on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights. Other coupons range from $2 to $9 off regular prices. Valid through May 31, 2010. [EVENT IS CLOSED]

95120 Nights! with Almaden Lifestyle Magazine – UPDATED 2022

95120 Almaden Lifestyle Magazine95120 Almaden Lifestyle Magazine is holding its 95120 Nights! – an evening of mingling for Almaden Valley residents, business owners, and the 95120 Magazine team and advertisers. Entertainment will be provided by Randy Lira, Owner of RPM Productions, an interactive MC and DJ entertainment service for weddings, parties, and special events. Amato Pizzeria is offering 15% off food for the evening.

The 95120 Nights! event is at Amato Pizzeria in Almaden Valley on Monday, April 26, 2010 from 6-11pm. [EVENT IS CLOSED]