Food Drink Report

Father’s Day Round up

Honoring the 2nd half of your genetic make up

Comparable only to Chuck Norris and the Most Interesting Man in the World, dad kicks ass and takes names.  Here’s our Father’s Day round up in honor of this glorious man: 

Cecconi’s in West Hollywood is celebrating Fathers Day with ‘Prime Rib for Pop’, Sunday, June 17th from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The prime rib special available will be carved tableside and served with mushroom sauce and roast potatoes ($32). Cecconi’s regular brunch menu will also be available. 8764 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90069 

FIG & OLIVE in West Hollywood invites Dads to celebrate Father’s Day with their new summer three-course weekend brunch menu (starting at $28) featuring local handpicked seasonal ingredients. Some dishes available include Truffle Mushroom Fontina Scrambled Eggs – Scrambled Eggs with Cremini and Black Trumpet Mushrooms, Mascarpone, and Fontina with White Truffle Oil; Steak Tartar – Grass-fed Ground Beef, Shallot, Caper, Cornichon, Arugula, and Fries, served with Whole Grain Dijon, Mayonnaise, and Toasted Bread; and Mediterranean Mac & Cheese – Spanish Macaroni, Rosemary Braised Ham, Bechamél, Gratiné with Gruyere to name a few.  Additionally, the meal comes with a complimentary cocktail (choice of a Bellini, Piscine, Bloody Mary, Sangria, or Vodka Soda) as well as half-priced specialty cocktails.  8490 Melrose Place, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Drago Centro in DTLA will be offering a special six course Father’s Day Tasting Menu ($60) and beer pairing ($30) throughout Father’s Day Weekend, June 16th – 17th. Specials available include the truffle agnolotti, pork belly & gnocchi, and a signature lamb osso bucco. 525 S. Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Coupa Café in Beverly Hills is offering Father’s Day Brunch on Sunday, June 17 from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Brunch items availabe include: Mini Pancakes – Coupa’s famous pancakes, mini version topped with strawberries and bananas;  Daddy’s Scramble – egg white only with spinach, sun dried tomatoes and feta cheese served with a side of roasted potatoes, baguette, and fruit; Carne Mechada Arepa – traditional Venezuelan white cornmeal stuffed griddle delight, wheat-free and gluten-free, filled with homemade shredded beef served with a side of mixed greens; and  Tres Leches with meringue to name a few.  Reservations required. 419 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Mezze in Los Angeles is celebrating Father’s Day by offering some of Pop’s favorite dishes such as the double cut pork chop schnitzel, braised beef brisket, and a 32 oz dry aged rib-eye steak. The regular Sunday Deli Menu will be available, along with a selection of craft beer and cocktails. 401 N La Cienega Blvd,  Los Angeles, CA 90048

Red O Restaurant in Los Angeles invites guests for a special dinner in honor of Dad on Sunday, June 17 starting at 6pm. Dads dining at Red O will receive a complimentary Platinum Margarita – Patron Gran Platinum tequila, Prunier Cognac, lime juice, and agave nectar, on the rocks with a homemade fruit ice cube as well as offer Chef Rick Bayless’ award-winning lamb mole negro as a special. 8155 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046

Blu Jam Café in Los Angeles celebrates Father’s Day with complimentary beer or champagne all day long for Dads on Sunday, June 17th! 7371 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046.

The Counter Custom Built Burgers is offering free burgers for all dads on Father’s Day! Tell your server “My dad is a BFD!”[Big Freakin’ Deal] and The Counter will buy your dad a burger – one standard 1/3 lb. burger with included toppings per customer accompanied by a paying guest.  Additional toppings are extra. Available at all The Counter locations excluding Miami Airport. 

Pamper Pop with pints Lazy Dog Cafe On Fathers Day, Sunday, June 17th with $3 handcrafted Lazy Dog Draft Beers & Firestone DBA all day. Celebrating dads will also receive a complimentary limited edition Lazy Dog Pale Ale pint glass while supplies last. Participating locations may vary.

Join CHAYA Restaurants to treat dad to Father’s Day brunch on Sunday, June 17 from 11am – 2pm. Beverly Hills and Downtown locations are offering seasonal à la carte brunch items while the Venice location is serving up a three-course prix-fixe (starting at $38) with bottomless Champagne or draft beer. CHAYA Beverly Hills – 8741 Alden Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90048;  CHAYA DOWNTOWN – 525 S. Flower St., Los Angeles, CA 90017; and CHAYA VENICE – 110 Navy St., Venice, CA 90291