Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Updated: What's up for Dads' Day?

Harper's at Carolina Place offers Father's Day specials of 11-ounce prime rib (with side and salad) or hickory-grilled shrimp and sirloin (with same) for $21. Its regular menu will also be offered. 11059 Carolina Place Parkway; 704-541-5255.

Upstream does a backyard cookout 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. with pulled pork, beef brisket, barbecued ribs and chicken and more, plus the signature raw bar, for $29.95 per adult, $14.95 for kids 5-12 and free for younger. 6902 Phillips Place Court; 704-556-7730.

Del Frisco's will be open for brunch and dinner on Father's Day (June 17), with a $35 brunch menu (along with the regular dinner menu, a $12 kids' menu and a Bloody Mary and mimosa bar) offered 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.. For dinnertime (4:30-9 p.m.), a three-course $49 dinner menu (filet mignon and crab cake) will be available, as well as a Father's Day feature lineup. 4725 Piedmont Row Drive; 704-552-5502.

Three-course brunch at The Liberty for Father's Day is $21.95 per person, and if you're on its email list (which you can join by going to www.thelibertycharlotte.com), you can access a coupon that lets Dad eat for half-price. Among the course choices: heirloom tomato gazpacho with Maine lobster; hearts of palm salad with shiitakes; Lowcountry shrimp and grits; prime rib with truffle-parmesan herb fries; and more. Brunch is 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; 1812 South Blvd.; 704-332-8830.

Mimi's Cafe offers a Father's Day deal: dad gets a three-course sirloin steak dinner (soup or salad, 6-ounce steak, ice cream sundae) for $9.99. 10244 Perimeter Parkway; 704-509-5911.

5Church holds a Father's Day Sunday Brunch Party, with brunch served all day (starting at 11 a.m.), plus a DJ and specialty drinks. 127 N. Tryon St.; 704-919-1322.

The Palm at Phillips Place will offer for the day surf and turf for $54.90 (single cut filet, 6-ounce tail plus starter and one side), along with its summer lobster dinner for two deal ($99) and a new lineup of cocktails and after-dinner drinks. 6705-B Phillips Place Court; 704-552-7256.