Father's Day dining: Where to go for brunch and barbecue

Father's Day is just around the corner (it's Sunday for those who haven't checked their calendars). So here's a list of Father's Day barbecues and brunches for celebrating with dad.

Go "Hog Wild" for dad: On Father’s Day, Bouchon Bistro Beverly Hills will treat each father to a glass of select White Apron pilsner and jelly doughnut. Bouchon is also offering a special pork menu including a pulled pork sandwich with a fried Jidori egg, house-made pork sausages with potato lyonnaise, and a ham and stone fruit salad. (310) 271-9910, 235 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills.

Fleming’s brunch: Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar is serving a three-course Father’s Day brunch with choices like lobster bisque, prime rib, and brioche French toast with a walnut crisp. Additionally, each dad will receive a $25 gift card off a future visit. (213) 745-9911, 800 W Olympic Blvd; (310) 643-6911, 2301 Rosecrans Ave, El Segundo; (310) 278-8710, 252 N Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills; (818) 346-1005, 6373 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Woodland Hills.

The Counter’s "BFD" (Burger for Dad): At all locations, the Counter Custom Built Burgers will buy your dad a standard 1/3-pound burger that he can customize for every guest who tells their server, "My dad is a BFD." (310) 282-8888, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles; (213) 228-7800, 725 West 7th St, Los Angeles; (323) 932-8900, 5779 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles; (323) 436-3844, 7919 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles.

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Brunch at Beachcomber: Newport’s Beachcomber Café is offering a special brunch menu with steak chilaquiles, eggs benedict with either a crab cake or a beef filet, banana pancakes with a candied pecan and Grand Marnier compote, and smoked red trout. (949) 376-6900, 15 Crystal Cove, Newport Beach.

Descanso’s BBQ Menu: Café Descanso is firing up the grill and featuring a Fungi Burger, pulled pork sandwich, bacon wrapped hot dogs and endless root beer floats. You can also pre-order boxed meals to take home and share with your family. (213) 663-9016, 1418 Descanso Dr, La Cañada.

An "Old Fashioned" Father’s Day: Red O will give all dads a complimentary Mexican Old Fashioned, made with Chinaco anejo tequila, sugar, chocolate bitters, orange rind and a splash of soda, served on the rocks with a cherry. A special four-course prix fixe menu will also be served. (323) 655-5009, 8155 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles.

Pikey’s pub brunch: The Pikey in Hollywood will be serving a Sunday brunch and Sunday roast, specially for fathers. Its menu offers Californian twists on classic British pub food such as brioche French toast with banana and bourbon maple syrup, a full English breakfast with fried eggs, pork sausage, bacon, beans, roasted tomato, mushroom and grilled toast, and roast pork with parsnips and caramelized apples with duck fat roasted potatoes, stuffing, gravy and Yorkshire pudding. (323) 850-5400, 7617 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles.

Chaya, will grill for Dads: At each Chaya location (Beverly Hills, downtown L.A. and Venice), there will be a special menu inspirited by dads and their barbecues, with grilled kurobuta pork ribs with Vietnamese coleslaw, grilled Kobe beef slider trio and garlic fries, and a grilled peach and mascarpone cheesecake. Menus will differ slightly at each location. (310) 859-8833, 8741 Alden Dr, Beverly Hills; (310) 396-1179, 110 Navy St, Venice; (213) 236-9577, 525 S Flower St, Los Angeles.

All-day happy hour: All of RA Sushi's Southern California locations will be serving happy hour from 11 a.m. to close. With all sushi, appetizers and drinks under $7, you can treat dad to the crispy spicy tuna roll, grilled short ribs, tempura, and a wide variety of beer, sake and cocktails. (909) 902-0044, 13925 City Center Drive, Chino Hills; (951) 277-7491, 2785 Cabot Drive, Corona; (714) 536-6390, 155 5th Street, Huntington Beach; (310) 370-6700, 3525 Carson Street, Torrance; (714) 566-1700, 2401 Park Avenue, Tustin.

Suzanne Goin's Father's Day:  Chef Suzanne Goin will be offering a special Father's Day menu at Luques, A.O.C., Tavern and the Larder at Burton Way. At Luques, the Father’s Day Sunday Supper will emphasize seasonal farmers market fare, Tavern and A.O.C. will be serving a hearty brunch that morning, and at the Larder at Tavern and the Larder at Burton Way, there will be a brunch and barbecue dinner for dad with both dine-in and take-out options. Luques, (323) 655-6277, 8474 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood. A.O.C., (310) 859-9859, 8700 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles. Tavern, (310) 806-6464, 11648 San Vicente Blvd, Brentwood. The Larder at Burton Way, (310) 278-8060, 8500 Burton Way, Los Angeles.

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