Wednesday, June 15, 2011

More for Dad's day (June 19!)

Flatiron Kitchen + Taphouse plans a significant special for Father's Day: an American Kobe beef bone-in strip loin, with wedge salad with Berkshire bacon and a side of roasted spring vegetables, for $29.95 June 17-19. 215 S. Main St., Davidson; 704-237-3246.

Table 274 plans live music (acoustic, jazz, folk) and an outdoor family cookout: burgers, chicken, bratwurst, ribs, pulled BBQ, potato salad, cucumber salad, green salad, grilled local summer veggies, hush puppies, fries, slaw, cornbread and desserts for $15 per adult, $6 for children, all you care to eat. Fifteen percent of proceeds for the day will benefit the Charlotte Symphony's Symphony in the Park series. 274 S. Sharon Amity Road; 704-817-9721.

The Liberty will do a three-course brunch Sunday for $18.95, with choices that include Maine lobster with crème fraiche; duck confit with toasted pecan waffles; horseradish-crusted wild salmon; N.Y. strip; local blackberry cobbler and more. Children's brunch (10 and younger)is $5.95. 1812 South Blvd.; 704-332-8830.

Both Harper's -- at Carolina Place and 6518 Fairview Road -- offer dads a meal for $15 that includes choice of salad, entree of roasted prime rib or blackened mahi mahi and sides, plus select drafts for $2.50 all day, along with a $10 dining voucher to use on a future visit to the restaurant.

Kabuto Lake Norman will be open 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m for Father's Day, with a special of hibachi chicken, shrimp and steak, plus a slice of cheesecake, for $59.95 per couple, $29.99 per person. (The special will be offered June 17-19; the regular dinner menu will also be available. Reservations required: 704-655-0077; 16516 Northcross Drive, Huntersville.

Cajun Queen offers brunch 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and its regular menu 11 a.m.-9 p.m. 1800 E. 7th St.; 704-377-9017.

Del Frisco's will be open for brunch 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. with a three-course menu for $35 (kids $12) and for dinner 4:30-9 p.m. with a $30 three-course menu. The full dinner menu will be offered throughout the day. Reservations: 704-552-5502; 4725 Piedmont Row Drive.

Through Father's Day, diners at McCormick & Schmick’s can enter to win "the Golf Experience of a Lifetime": a three-day trip for two to their choice of four courses among GOLF magazine’s Top 100: Pebble Beach (Calif.), Whistling Straits (Wisc.), Bandon Dunes (Ore.) or Pinehurst. Also offered June 17-19 for dad: a chef's mixed grill including filet, salmon, crab cake and crème brulee for $29.95. Uptown (200 S. Tryon St., 704-377-0201) and SouthPark (4335 Barclay Downs Drive, 704-442-5522). ‎

Dads eat for half-price (half off an entree with the purchase of another at full price) June 19-21 at P.J. O’Reilly’s. Corner of Ardrey Kell and Johnston roads (16640 Hawfield Way Drive); 704-341-2247.

All five self-serve Charlotte locations of TCBY will give dads a free cup of frozen yogurt on Father's Day.

Morton's special menu will be served 5-10 p.m., cost $69, and include choice of baked five-onion soup or salad; entree of filet, N.Y. strip, Cajun ribeye, salmon or chicken; and carrot cake or hot chocolate cake. 227 W. Trade St.; 704-333-2602.

The Palm offers its full regular menu plus a special: 14-ounce bone-in filet for $20.11. 6705-B Phillips Place Court; 704-552-7256.

BRIO will open early (at 10 a.m.) for Father's Day brunch, with dishes ranging from $9.95-$17.95, plus the full dinner menu. 4720 Piedmont Row Drive; 704-571-4214.

Fran's Filling Station will have ribs at dinner June 17 and 18; Friday's will be ancho-chile-crusted and Saturday's will be done with a balsamic barbecue sauce. Sunday will bring brunch 11 a.m.-3 p.m. for $12.95. Reservations: 704-372-2009; 2410 Park Road.