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The Mother's Day Lunch Challenge in Mississauga/Oakville... please help!

Moimoi | May 10, 200806:02 PM

I somehow convinced the folks to come into the city (Chinatown) this year for Mother's Day Brunch, and much to my shock, they agreed. The next day however, they came to their senses and quickly backed out, using their usual complaints about the drive, the lack of parking, the parking ticket they got 20 years ago, walking up stairs to get to the restaurant, and how they never know what they're eating when they go out with me. So they thought they'd be really clever and suggest a compromise - the Mandarin Buffet in Oakville. Sigh...

Realizing I wasn't going to win this time, I gave in and agreed. Well, Mother doesn't believe in making reservations, and the restaurant is full and we're out of luck.

Does anyone have any decent, mainstream restaurant suggestions for my very mainstream folks for Mother's Day lunch. It can't be too expensive (as in must be CHEAP) or ethnic - it must be very traditional and very Mandarin-ish - lots of free white bread in baskets. Put it this way, their favourite restaurants are Swiss Chalet and Red Lobster, but I draw the line when it comes to Red Lobster. Thank you.

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