Father's Day Dining and More
By: Marcia Gagliardi "The Tablehopper"
Cheers, Dad (at Comstock Saloon). Photo: © tablehopper.com.
Make a toast to Dad on Father’s Day, Sunday June 17th! If you and Dad happen to be in town, go ahead and make it a special meal at any of these fine Bay Area establishments.
Grand Café will treat dads who bring in “proof of a kid” to a free entrée at brunch (10:30am–2:30pm). Yes, free!
501 Geary St. at Taylor, 415-292-0101.
Maverick is putting a modern twist on a classic breakfast dish to celebrate dad. It’s steak, eggs, and beer for $20; specifically, flatiron steak, a smoked soft egg, coffee-red wine butter, home fries, and gravy made with Lucky Hand Organic Black Lager from Santa Cruz, plus a 7-ounce pour of the same beer.
3316 17th St. at Mission, 415-863-3061.
For meat-eating dads, consider Espetus Churrascaria. Both locations will ofer a $54.95 prix-fixe all-you-can-eat Brazilian rodizio menu, including a salad bar, hot side dishes, and 12 to 14 varieties of skewered meat carved tableside. Noon–10pm.
1686 Market St. at Gough, 415-552-8792.
Also consider Alexander’s Steakhouse’s Sunday prime rib special ($35) with a side dish and signature hamachi shooter, or order from the regular à la carte menu. 5:30pm–9pm.
448 Brannan St. at 3rd St., 415-495-1111.
Dads can join Discovery Street Tours for free on June 17th for The Science of Bread and Cheese Walking Tour. Kids are welcome; suggested minimum age is 10. 1:30pm–4pm. $65 per person, includes tastings and picnic; dads use discount code Daddy-O. Tour begins at Allyne Park at Green and Gough Sts.
DeLise dessert café will have some special offerings for Father’s Day weekend (June 15th–17th), including That’s a Boy (cigar and Johnnie Walker Black Label Scotch) ice cream, and caramel popcorn with bacon and roasted cocoa nibs.
327 Bay St. at Powell, 415-399-9694.
Happy Father’s Day!
Marcia Gagliardi writes a popular insider weekly e-column about the SF dining scene, “the tablehopper.” Subscribe for free at www.tablehopper.com.
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