Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Updated: Dad's day on the way

The new Local Loaf, at 7th Street Public Market uptown, will do Father's Day brunch 9 a.m.-3 p.m.: a full omelet station, shrimp and grits, crepes, pork ribs, baked Brie, fresh fruit and live entertainment. $15 ($8 for kids 12 and younger); validated parking available in the 7th Street Station parking garage.

The Liberty offers half-price for Dad on Father's Day three-course brunch if you join its mailing list (through the website or its Facebook page). It's $21.95 for the rest of us, and the menu includes choices such as spicy New Orleans beer and Tabasco barbecue shrimp; pan-roasted wild Alaskan King salmon; fried chicken with biscuits; bourbon pecan pie and more. Reservations: 704-332-8830; 1820 South Blvd.

Harper's will offer 11-ounce prime rib and grilled shrimp and sirloin specials on Father's Day for $21.

e2 emeril's eatery plans a special Father's Day Brunch (June 16, folks) from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., with bananas Foster pancakes, andouille and crawfish omelets, Old Mill buckwheat waffles and more. 135 Levine Avenue of the Arts; reservations: 704-414-4787.

Red Rocks Cafe at Birkdale only (not the Strawberry Hill location) will offer a buffet beginning at 10:30 a.m., with the last seating at 3 p.m., followed by a regular menu with chef features that evening. Buffet: $25 for adults, $12 for children; 8712 Lindholm Drive in Huntersville, 704-892-9999.