2014 Father’s Day Gift Guide
DAD’S BBQ BRUNCH
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Dad will enjoy his all-time favorites at Fairchild Garden’s Special Family-Friendly Brunch. There’s everything from assorted omelets, smoked salmon and bagels, frittatas, breakfast pastries and fruit for breakfast to a slider bar, pulled pork, mojo chicken and chile-rubbed brisket and all the fixings. For dessert, there are brownie sundaes, chocolate chip cookies, key lime tarts and cinnamon-sugar bread pudding. The $47 cost (plus gratuity and tax) for adults provides an array of beverages, including unlimited mimosas and Bloody Marys. Kids, ages 5 to 12, are half-price and kids under 5 are free. Catered by Chefs Andrea Curto–Randazzo and Frank Randazzo.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables
GIFT WITH PURCHASE AT SOUTHLAND MALL
Consider this as you shop for that special gift for dad! Spend $75 or more on the same day from now through June 15th and receive two free tickets to Southland Mall’s Regal Cinema. So you can buy dad a gift and treat him to a movie too! Just bring your receipt(s) to the Guest Services kiosk located by DSW to receive your free gift. And hurry – offer good while supplies last!
20505 South Dixie Highway, Miami
FATHER’S DAY AT MARLINS PARK
Game begins at 1:10 p.m.
In the spirit of Father’s Day, set aside home chores and work responsibilities and spend the afternoon with Dad at the ballpark as the Miami Marlins take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. Game time is 1:10 p.m. with a special summer concert on the West Plaza following the game. Plus, you can take advantage of the special “Play Catch Packages” that offer all-you-can-eat hamburgers and hotdogs at Lexus Legends, an opportunity to play catch in the outfield after the game, a commemorative photo of your group in the dugout and an official game-used baseball. The package includes tickets to the game – $50 for season ticket holders, two tickets for $150, three for $175, four for $200 and five for $225. Call today because it’s filling up fast!
501 Marlins Way, Miami
FATHER’S DAY BAY CRUISE
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m.
Celebrate Father’s Day with an afternoon Bay Cruise departing from the Deering Estate at Cutler! Discover South Florida’s nature and history aboard the “Pelican Island Skipper,” a 45-foot pontoon boat. A Deering staff member will be on board to talk about local birds and sea mammals, Native Americans and early pioneers as the boat passes Chicken Key, a 7-acre mangrove island and restored bird rookery. The cruise costs $35 per person, and participants are requested to arrive a half hour prior to departure.
Deering Estate at Cutler
16701 S.W. 72nd Avenue, Miami
305-235-1668, Ext. 233 (Ticket Office)
RAISE A GLASS FOR DAD
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Celebrate toast-worthy fathers, husbands, grandfathers, uncles, brothers and special men in your life with a not-to-be-missed brunch at Tuyo. Enjoy commanding views of Downtown Miami and Biscayne Bay while you savor the mouthwatering cuisine of Chef Victor Santos with a select menu specially prepared for the occasion.
Tuyo at the top of the Miami Culinary Institute
Miami Dade College
415 N.E. Second Avenue, Downtown Miami
DADDY LOVES PRIME RIB
Dinner seatings begin at 6 p.m.
Treat Dad to what he likes best at the iconic Forge Restaurant │ Winebar where he’ll enjoy a sumptuous 16-oz prime rib and Chef Lee “popover” along with a glass of wine, beer or cognac included in the cost. It’s just $39 a person so call today to reserve your table. This fabulous prime rib deal will be available every Sunday – but the beverage won’t be included. A special gift to those special guys in your life!
The Forge Restaurant │ Winebar
432 41st Street, Miami Beach
305-538-8533 for Reservations
FATHER’S DAY BRUNCH
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Treat dad to a gourmet brunch at 15th & Vine Kitchen and enjoy an a la carte menu of traditional breakfast favorites along with an array of the chef’s specialties. Dad’s festive culinary experience offers a spectacular view of Biscayne Bay and Brickell Avenue from the 15th floor of Viceroy Miami. Highlights include blueberry lemon pancakes served with warm maple syrup; spicy black beans ranchero with chorizo, poached egg and green tomatillo salsa; a roast pear and blue cheese flatbread topped with caramelized onion and arugula, as well as hearty sandwiches, light salads and healthy options for those watching carbs. Wash down the delicious brunch with unlimited mimosas or Bloody Marys for $15.
15th & Vine Kitchen and Bar
The Viceroy Miami
485 Brickell Avenue, Downtown /Miami
FATHER’S DAY BASH
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
At Jungle Island’s grand celebration for dads, your special guy will be presented with everything they love most – all in one place. Enjoy free craft beer tastings from Harpoon Brewery; a man cave equipped with arcade games, courtesy of GameTime; live classic rock performances from Mad World Orchestra and the Journey tribute band, Odyssey; food trucks including BC Tacos, Che Grill, Da Burger Shack and Monster Burgers along with a street food competition with local celebrity judges; classic cars hosted by South Beach Classics; and kids’ splash and fun zones. Dads can earn giveaways and prizes from the Miami Marlins and Fort Lauderdale Strikers, and Keurig and Green Mountain Coffee will also be passing out free samples. Best of all, dads get into Jungle Island free with a full paying general admission ticket.
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island, Miami
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The National Hotel Miami Beach will host a Father’s Day Parrillada-Style BBQ featuring a Latin Jazz DJ and specialty cocktails and beers. Let Dad spend a relaxing afternoon at the outdoor Aqua Bar & Grill, poolside by the National’s famous 205-foot long infinity pool. Cost is $55 for adults and $25 for kids 12 and under.
National Hotel Miami Beach
1677 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
BOTTOMLESS FATHER’S DAY BRUNCH
11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Here’s a great deal for Father’s Day. Let Toro Toro grill for you, and Dad will enjoy prime Angus NY Strip and Ribeye cut tableside, along with unlimited Mimosas, Bloody Marys and Michelada’s. Just $50 per person with complimentary valet parking.
Hotel InterContinental Miami
100 Chopin Plaza, Downtown Miami
SAVORY FAVORITES AT SUGARCANE
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sugarcane’s specials for Dad to enjoy on Father’s Day include Jorge’s Smoked Fish Dip with shaved vegetables and toast, New England Style Chowder Boil with clams, oysters, shrimp, sweet corn and Dutch potatoes, and Cumin & Coriander Smoked Short Ribs with smashed yucca and sweet garlic mojo demi. Spice up his life with Facundo rum flights to accompany his meal.
Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill
3252 N.E. 1st Avenue, Miami
SUSHISAMBA – TWO LOCATIONS
Whether you choose SushiSamba Coral Gables or SushiSamba Miami Beach, your special man will be treated right! Each offers a three-course prix-fixe at $30 per person or a la carte. At Coral Gables you’ll enjoy Short Rib Eggs Benedict with honey-soy braised short rib, organic egg, aju Amarillo hollandaise, a Churrasco Sandwich with charred ribeye, roasted shitake, organic egg, black truffle, and Doce de Leine French Toast with fresh berries and sesame whipped cream. Unlimited prosecco for an additional $25 per person. At Miami Beach standout dishes include housemade Quinoa Waffles with kuromitsu and vanilla cinnamon butter, South American Frittata with lingüiça, asparagus, heart of palm, manchego cheese, and Warm Churros with shichimi-caramel and Peruvian chocolate. Bottomless Pommery champagne for an additional $25 p/p.
In Coral Gables at 180 Aragon Avenue – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
In Miami Beach at 600 Lincoln Road – 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
FREE FLOWING CHAMPAGNE TO CELEBRATE DAD
11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Relax and enjoy free flowing champagne, bellinis, mimosas, and Bloody Marys, accompanied by a Spanish Flamenco trio at The Restaurant at The Setai. Buffet highlights include Truffle Roasted Chicken, Caramelized Leg of Lamb with Honey and Ginger, Mediterranean Mussels, Blue Point Oysters, Eggplant Masala, Truffle Risotto, Chocolate Dome with Passion Fruit Heart, and Milles Feuilles. Cost is $110 for adults and $55 for children ages 5 to 12.
The Restaurant at The Setai
2001 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach