8 Ways to Treat Dad to Dining and Drinking on Father’s Day 2015

Whether Dad loves a good morning brunch or a tasty craft beer at happy hour, he’s sure to love any of these places on his big day.

Show Dad you appreciate all his hard work and treat him like a king on Father’s Day. Since no celebration is complete without great food and drink, we’ve lined up the top spots along the Main Line to scout out for brunch, lunch, dinner and drinks on Sunday, June 21:Black Powder Tavern: Brunch-loving dads can get their Father’s Day fill at Black Powder’s special buffet from 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Indulge in traditional favorites (scrambled eggs, home fries, bacon, sausage and more), a carving station, entrees including chicken marsala and BBQ ribs, salads, seafood, veggies and a to-die-for dessert station. A complimentary mimosa or Bloody Mary is also included in the $30 price (for ages 12 and up; $10 for children 11 and under; ages 3 and under free). Later that evening, dinner additions will include grilled twin lobster tails, blackened bleu filet mignon and grilled swordfish with shrimp Creole. 1164 Valley Forge Rd., Wayne, (610) 293-9333, www.blackpowdertavern.comCamphill Village Kimberton Hills: If Dad’s a fan of local, seasonal, organic/biodynamic fare, there’s no better place for him to be on Father’s Day than the What’s for Brunch? event at Camphill Village Kimberton Hills. Starting at noon, chef Seth Williams of Landis Store Hotel will be offering an all-star menu including tasty food and drink from The Farm at Doe Run, Soltane Breads and Spreads, Seven Stars Farm, Kimberton Hills Dairy, Sankanac CSA and others. Expect fresh-baked breads, scones and popovers; steel-cut oat pancakes with fresh berries; sausage and veggie hash; arugula and kale salad; spanakopita; beer from Sly Fox Brewing Company; and even a special What’s for Brunch cocktail. Make your reservations online or via email by Wednesday, June 17. 1601 Pughtown Rd., Kimberton, (610) 935-0300, www.camphillkimberton.orgGlenmorgan Bar & Grill: Grilled aged flat iron steak, meatloaf, an assortment of house-crafted half-pound burgers—sound like dishes your dad would love to dig into? Save a space at Glenmorgan for lunch or dinner and enjoy all that and more. Dad can also indulge in one of the Chef’s Monthly Specials for June, featuring a seasonal starter, entree and dessert. Check out the complete lunch and dinner menu, then make your reservation online or by calling the restaurant. 593 E. Lancaster Ave., St. Davids, (610) 341-3188, www.glenmorgan.comIron Hill Restaurant & Brewery: Kick off Father’s Day early with Iron Hill’s special Grill & Chill menu, starting Friday, June 19. All 11 Iron Hill locations will be serving a host of specials— bacon-wrapped filet mignon, char-grilled flat ribeye steak, char-grilled double-cut lamb chops and more. And of course there will be beer! The brewpub will be releasing its Mahalo, Apollo! summer wheat beer in 16-ounce cans just for the occasion. Reservations are recommended. Multiple locations, www.ironhillbrewery.comKennett Square Brewing Company: Has Dad been waiting anxiously for the grand opening of the newest addition to the Main Line craft beer scene? The wait is over. Kennett Square Brewing Company will be opening its doors on Father’s Day—perfect timing if dear ‘ole Dad would like to enjoy a brew or two. From noon–9 p.m., be one of the first to taste the eight-beer opening tap list, to include Mighty Suskey Belgian Saison, Wiley Rye IPL, Head Skull Mind Beer, Jammy Bastard Pale Ale, Kennett Pride Pale Ale and others. 109 S. Broad St., Kennett Square, www.facebook.com/KennettBrewingCompanyParamour: Paramour has several different ways you can treat Dad right on his special day. Sunday brunch includes a complimentary appetizer bar and build-your-own Bloody Mary bar. Or pull out all the stops and make a dinner reservation. In addition to the à la carte dinner menu, Paramour’s chef will be preparing a special slow-roasted prime rib served with pan gravy and cheddar cheese au gratin potatoes. For a superb meal that won’t bust your budget, bring Dad in for the Sunday Monday Tuesday speciala three-course supper for just $39 per personin addition to select bottles of wine offered at half price. 139 E. Lancaster Ave., Wayne, (610) 977-0600, www.paramourwayne.comPenns Woods Winery: Dads like wine, too! Head to Penns Woods’ beautiful grounds on both Saturday and Sunday, June 20 and 21, for Father’s Day at the Vineyard. On the agenda: free lawn concerts, food and—sure to grab the attention of the man in your life—wine and beef jerky pairings (don’t knock it til you try it!). The winery will be pairing five different styles/flavors of Righteous Felon Jerky Cartel’s gourmet jerkys with five different award-winning wines. Pairings are $25. Reservations suggested; call the winery to find out more. 124 Beaver Valley Rd., Chadds Ford, (610) 459-0808, www.pennswoodsevents.comRadnor Hotel: Nothing says “Thanks, Dad!” like brunch (with you footing the bill, of course). Make a plan to show your gratitude with a table at Radnor Hotel’s award-winning champagne Sunday brunch, where Dad can tuck into a buffet fit for a king, with cheese, smoked seafood, made-to-order omelets, homemade waffles, hard-carved roasted meats, fresh-baked pastries and bagels, cheese blintzes with seasonal fruit sauces and even a Belgian chocolate fountain with fresh strawberries, crème puffs, pretzels and marshmallows. 591 E. Lancaster Ave., St. Davids, (610) 688-5800, www.radnorhotel.com

Black Powder Mussels//photo courtesy of black powder tavern

Veal Burger//photo courtesy of black powder

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From left: paramour drink, paramour bloody mary bar//photos courtesy of paramour

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