Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Atlanta Father's Day Dining

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Photo credit: Sias van Schalwyk
This Sunday is Father's Day, so fete the guy who taught you to fish/throw a ball/drive/fix things/be brave/never quit/etc. with a dinner fit for a king!

Enjoy father's day brunch from 11 to 3 with special dishes such as 24-hour brisket with horseradish creme fraiche and mama's potato salad or crispy fried catfish with creamy corn and creole coleslaw. The regular dinner menu will also be served that night, but note they will not be doing their normal Sunday Supper menu.

South City Kitchen Vinings
South City Kitchen Vinings will be open regular hours for brunch (10am-3pm) serving a special $29 3-course prix fixe Southern-style brunch. Menu highlights include fried green tomatoes, pork BBQ benedict, jumbo lump crab cake hash, and coconut cream cake with passion fruit syrup. Kids under 12 are $14.50. Regular dinner will be served 5-9pm. Reservations are available online or by calling 770.435.0700.

HAVEN hosts a special Father’s Day brunch starting at 10:30 a.m. Chef Stephen Herman will be dishing out a three-course prix-fixe menu featuring items such as Poached Georgia Shrimp (Roasted Beets, Asparagus Vin),  Roasted Scottish Salmon (Pine Nut Couscous, Feta, Kalamata Olives, Cucumbers),  Warm Chocolate Brownie (Espresso Sauce, Caramel Ice Cream) and Beignets. Brunch costs $29.00 per person and an a la carte children’s menu will be available for $8.00 per item. HAVEN will be serving the regular dinner menu from 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. HAVEN Restaurant is located at 1441 Dresden Drive Northeast in Brookhaven. For reservations or additional information, call 404-969-0700 or visit

A Moment Together 1Willy's
Dad isn't a brunch type of guy? Fortunately for him, Willy's is getting in the action, too. On June 16 and 17, dads get a free entrĂ©e with the purchase of any kid’s meal or regular meal for their child. Offer good at all 21 metro-Atlanta and Athens Willy’s restaurants. Visit for more information

Alon's Bakery
For the gourmet dad, Alon’s Bakery and Market has a wide variety of decadent desserts, artisan breads and chocolates as well as epicurean food and beverage items. Guests can purchase all the makings of a feast fit for a king, prepared and ready to serve. Alon’s has two convenient locations in the Atlanta area, so guests can visit the Virginia-Highland or the Dunwoody store. For more information or directions, visit

Marlow's Tavern
The “Red, White and Brew” menu at Marlow’s Tavern, available from Tuesday, June 13 through Monday, July 23, is filled with items dads will love such as backyard blackened swordfish and grilled skirt steak. Fathers dining at the restaurant may also want to enter the Third Annual Marlow’s Tavern Grilling Recipe Contest that runs concurrent with the “Red, White and Brew” menu. Guests can enter their favorite grilling recipes for a chance to win incredible prizes like a Big Green Egg and to have a recipe featured on Marlow’s Tavern’s fall/winter menu. For more information about the grilling contest or directions to Marlow’s Tavern’s eight locations, visit

Ray's on the River
An afternoon of delicious food and live music will have dads humming a happy tune for days. For an early Father’s Day present, dads can enjoy the second installment of Ray’s on the River’s  summer concert series featuring Jon Liebman, Scott Glazer, Joe Alterman and friends on Saturday, June 9 at 2 p.m.  Concessions will be sold during the concert. Tickets are $35 per person and can be purchased here. Proceeds from the concert benefit the Fragile Kids Foundation. For more information, call 770-955-1187.

Park 75 at the Four Seasons
Treat dad to Park 75's acclaimed bacchanalian brunch buffet from 11 to 3! Offerings will include meats, a seafood station, a sweet and savory crepe station, eggs, pasta and salad, and, of course, a decadent dessert station.

For an extra 'sweet' touch, guests can experience a doughnut dipping station to enjoy with children, who are also invited to create a special card for dad.

$70 adults / $30 children with complimentary valet parking. Reservations strongly recommended. For more information, please call (404) 253-3840 or visit:

TWO urban licks
TWO urban licks will offer added grill specials, straight from TWO’s rotisserie, alongside TWO’s regular menu to give Dad a Father’s Day worthy feast. TWO will also offer a complimentary pint to every Dad as a token of appreciation. For more information visit or call 404.522.4622.

TAP will be offering all Dads, dining with their families, a complimentary pint all day long to celebrate! For more information visit or call 404.347.2220.

Enjoy hearty brunch dishes such as Corned Beef Hash, Chilaquiles or the Murphy's Burger. The celebration will continue with 'Big Daddy' dinner specials, starting at 5 p.m. For more information visit or call 404.872.0904.  Reservations encouraged for dinner.

To celebrate, FLIP will be offering a Rib Eye Burger N’ Beer combo to all Dads. For just $14 Dad can enjoy this FLIP Burger topped with Slow Cooked Prime Rib, B-1 Steak Sauce, Spicy Arugula and Horseradish Foam alongside his choice of any of FLIP’s draft beer selections. This Burger N’ Beer combo will be offered all day long, and at both the Howell Mill & Buckhead locations. For more information, visit *I just went to Flip for the first time in over a year, and it was awesome. Why haven't I been going there more often?!

Pregnant Couple
OMG, is this the greatest free stock photo ever???

For $8, enjoy the Red Haute Dog (Brisket Chili, Pimento Jack, Sweet Onion) with any Avery Brewery Can. Choose one of the following options from this Boulder Brewery…Joe’s American Pilsner, India Pale Ale, Ellie’s Brown Ale or the White Rascal.

There are so many great options, but our fam will be celebrating my father and grandfather with a good ol' fashioned family cookout. Happy Father's Day!



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