Monday, June 8, 2015

Give Dad A Break From The Grill This Father’s Day

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Emily Connolly or Morgan Dyches
Melissa Libby & Associates


Local Restaurants Offer Dad-Friendly Specials and Events 

ATLANTA (June 8, 2015) – This Father’s Day, give dad a break from behind the grill. From all-you-can-eat meat extravaganzas to a special pizza-making class, many of  the Atlanta area’s best restaurants are hosting dad-friendly events to help you show that special man in your life just how much he means to you.

Show your appreciation for everything he does by taking dad to a Father’s Day Meat Lover’s Cook Out ($22.95 per person) at 10th and Piedmont and G’s Midtown. The talented staff will do all the work at the streetside grill, offering a churrascaria-style all-you-can-eat lineup with such mouthwatering options as bourbon-marinated flank steak with chimichurri; artisanal sausage; Sweetwater Blue barbecue chicken; Southern-style dry-rub pork tenderloin; and slow-roasted barbecue pulled pork. Sides are included. The regular à la carte brunch menu will also be available. 404-602-5510,

Der Biergarten is offering its Konig Ludwig platter, which serves six, for $75 (normally $98). This hearty assortment includes Jägerschnitzel, Wiener Schnitzel, Schweinshaxe, four sausages, sauerbraten, potato salad, sauerkraut, braised red cabbage and spätzle. No substitutions. 404-521-2728,

MAX's Wine Dive, known for its superior wine list and innovative take on classic bar food, will be offering its regular brunch menu, along with dad-friendly specials like steak and eggs and chicken-fried lobster. 404-249-0445,

Just north of the city in beautiful historic Crabapple, Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails’ chef Derek Dollar presents a Father’s Day brunch menu - think chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits, and blackened Atlantic salmon - from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $32 per person for adults and $16 per person for children 12 and younger. Celebrating dad later in the day? Reserve a seat for dinner between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. and enjoy the regular menu plus "meat-tacular" features such as bone-in rib-eye and pork chops. 770-817-0161,

Ray’s Restaurants is getting into the act, as well. Ray’s on the River will offer a brunch buffet ($39.95 for adults, $19.95 for kids ages 5 to 10) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and its regular dinner menu from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 770-955-1187. Ray’s at Killer Creek will offer its own signature brunch buffet ($29.95 for adults, $15.95 for kids 5 to 10) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., along with its regular dinner menu (5 p.m. to 9 p.m.). 770-649-0064. And Ray’s in the City will offer special à la carte brunch, lunch and dinner menus from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. 404-524-9224.

Chef Kevin Gillespie’s Terminus City is offering its signature barbecue family pack. The Father’s Day barbecue package, which feeds four to six people, includes 2 pounds of barbecue pork, 1 pint of Revival potato salad, 1 pint of shaker-style coleslaw, six chocolate chip cookies, six sandwich rolls, barbecue sauce and pork cracklings. The cost is $50, or $75 to include a personalized copy of Gillespie’s new cookbook, “Pure Pork Awesomeness.” Orders must be received by Tuesday, June 16 at midnight to ensure availability. If purchasing the cookbook, include name for personalization. Orders can be picked up on Sunday, June 21 from 10 a.m. to noon at Gunshow. To place an order, call 404-380-1886 or email


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