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Father’s Day Dining

Why should Mom get all the restaurant attention? Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 18. And several local restaurants are taking notice with special offerings geared to Dad tastes.

  • All Bristol Bar & Grille locations will offer a brunch buffet featuring “Dad’s hearty favorites”: bacon and sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, cheese grits, Belgian waffles, fresh vegetables, fried chicken and pasta. Served from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Reserve at www.bristolbarandgrille.com.
  • Cuvée Wine Table, 3598 Springhurst Blvd., Louisville’s only Master Sommelier owned wine-centric restaurant is serving a “quick service” style lunch from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Share with Dad several small plates of things like smoked duck flatbread, polenta fries, lamb sliders and kale salad. Full table service for dinner begins at 3 p.m. Reserve at www.cuveewinetable.com.
  • Corbett’s and Jack’s at Corbett’s, 5050 Norton Healthcare Blvd., will offer a special Chop-House style dinner menu. Appetizers include shrimp cocktail, oysters Rockefeller and steak tartare; French onion soup and wedge salad. Entrees on offer are filet of prime beef, New York strip steak, fried shrimp, meatloaf and slow roasted brisket. A kid’s menu is also available. Call (502) 327-5058 or go to www.corbettsrestaurant.com. Seating begins at 5 p.m.
  • On Saturday, June 17 at 6 p.m., Evan Williams Bourbon Experience,528 W. Main St., will host “At Least 51% Corny: A Dinner Celebrating Dad.” The three-course dinner served in the Speakeasy will feature Bob Batch performing Bourbon-related stand-up comedy at dinner. The event includes a distillery tour with Master Artisanal Distiller Charlie Downs, premium bourbon tastings, and a gift bag for dads as well as a “dad joke” competition featuring a $100 Evan Williams gift basket as a prize. Cost: $85. Call (502) 272-2624.
  • J. Graham’s Cafe at the Brown Hotel, 335 W. Broadway, will offer a special Grill and Chill Brunch buffet on Sunday, featuring grilled watermelon salad, French toast kabobs, breakfast burgers, BBQ ribs, double-dipped fried chicken, chimichurri skirt steak, white chocolate bread pudding and more. Cost including coffee, tea or juice is $32 or $18 for children ages four to 12, and free for children younger than four. Seatings at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Call (502) 583-1234 extension 7225.
  • Noosh Nosh, 4816 Brownsboro Center, will offer a rib eye special with roasted potatoes. Noosh Nosh favorites available all day include breakfast, lunch and dinner with omelets, crepes, pizza and sandwiches. The build-your-own Bloody Mary bar is available from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Go to www.nooshnosh.com.
  • Varanese Restaurant, 2106 Frankfort Ave. will offer a special Father’s Day brunch from 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Start with lobster deviled eggs, jumbo lump crab cake and burrata cheese with sliced tomatoes and onions.  Entrees include biscuits topped with grilled beef tenderloin, poached eggs and truffle hollandaise; angel hair pasta and crispy beef tenderloin meatballs; and bourbon barrel smoked BBQ ribs. The regular menu will also be available at dinner beginning at 5 p.m. Call (502) 899-9904 or go to www.varanese.com.