Father’s Day Gift and Dining Ideas

This year Father’s Day takes place on Sunday June 21 and since this is one of those years where people have been couped up at home for several months, you may want to plan a day or meal outside of the house.

Treats

Cannoli Cigar Pack

Here is a fun idea for dad, with a selection of flavours that include:

Sicilian, Pistachio, Tiramisu, Coffee, Whiskey, Hazelnut

The prices are:

4 pack is $20

6 pack is $30

Place your pre-order now from the Cannoli King for June 18 to June 21.

Mon Paris Patisserie

They have created a limited addition special gift set – Best Dad Ever a version of our best seller- Opera cake and a set of chocolate cigars flavoured with rum.

Can be ordered separately or as a set.

ONLINE ORDERS accepted now! Please do not delay as they have very limited quantities and will close preorders once limit is reached!

These chocolate cigars are a real treat filled with rum flavoured dark chocolate ganache

Comes in a pack of three and can be combined with any other product. Available for delivery!

Soirette

They are offering a campfire dessert just for dad! Giant choux crust with cream cheese and vanilla custard topped with espresso mascarpone mousse, gold brushed chocolate shards and s’more macarons!

Dropping online this Thursday, for pickup or delivery for June 19th and 20th! Order here.

Dining Ideas

Seasons in the Park

Reservations are available online or via phone

Enjoy a Surf and Turf special feature for $68: 10 oz Prime NY Steak , 1/2 Lobster served with asparagus, house-made fries & drawn butter

or

A classic three course prime rib dinner for $42.50 or enjoy the prime rib on its own for $35

Appetizer choice of Daily Soup or Caesar Salad

Entrée — Slow Roasted Prime Rib & Yorkshore Pudding

Dessert choice of Chocolate Milano Cake or Lemon Tart

Cardero’s

Reservations are encouraged and available online & via phone.

Treat your dad to a special 10oz Prime New York Striploin & Grilled Prawns, seasonal vegetables, roasted tomato, fries for $55.50 and finish with Banana Cream Pie with housemade cream, caramel sauce for $10.50.

Glowbal at Telus Garden

Enjoy a Father’s Day Brunch Buffet at Home – details here.

Black+Blue

$40 Prime Rib dinner feature is available on Sunday, June 21 (dine in only), details here:

Course 1 — Caesar Salad

Course 2 — 12oz slow roasted prime rib, mash potatoes, au jus, seasonal vegetables, and a yorkshire pudding.

Course 3 – New York style cheesecake with berry compote.

OR Take home a BBQ grill kit ($180), please Email axiderbagi@blackandblue.ca to order and pick up at the restaurant.

Fathers Day – Black & Blue BBQ Packs, $180

Protein Pack:

32 oz Canadian Prime Porter House

18 oz Bacon Wrapped Tenderloin Medallions

16 oz Sweet Soy Marinated Pork Belly with Pineapple

16 oz Boneless Jerk Chicken Skewer

8 Tandoori Jumbo Tiger Prawns on Skewer

4 House Made Farmers Sausage’s

Served with :

Classic Potato Salad – hard boiled eggs, celery, green onion, red radish

Classic Steak House Caesar Salad – garlic croutons, parmesan cheese, creamy garlic dressing

Signature Brussels Sprouts- capers, chili, lemon, Italian parsley

Smoked Sea Salt / Signature Black & Blue Spice

Charred Lemon / Chimichurri / Grainy Mustard

Trattoria Burnaby and Kitslano

Dinner for four ($60) is available for dine in or pick up, details here:

· Mista salad

· Pasta platter (Truffle spaghetti with 4 meatballs, 8 pieces of Crab and Lobster Ravioli, and Penne Bolognese)

· Tiramisu

· Choice of a bottle of house white or red

Fable Diner

One of Vancouver’s neighbourhood favourites Fable Diner has reopened its dining room this month, allowing guests to once again enjoy modern-day comfort foods and as-seen-on-TV diner classics in the storied surroundings of the historic Lee Building.

And with Father’s Day just a couple weeks away, the Fable Diner team is taking some time to celebrate Dads this June with the release of limited-edition Dadchuterie packages featuring a delicious selection of local goods. Designed to be enjoyed at home or as part of an al-fresco picnic, the Dad-approved platters include a variety of preserves, sauces and pickled vegetables prepared in-house by Fable’s culinary team, cured meat from Two Rivers Specialty Meats in North Vancouver, artisanal cheeses from les amis du FROMAGE, and a rustic baguette.

Fable Diner’s signature Dadcuterie packages are available in four sizes:

The Dad ($35)

Three types of cheese

Three types of meat

Mustard seeds, pickled red onions, pickles, mustard, jam

Fable Diner’s signature Wax-On hot sauce

Baguette

The Hot Dad ($50)

Three types of cheese

Three types of meat

Mustard seeds, pickled red onions, pickles, mustard, jam

Fable Diner’s signature hot sauce trio and holder

Baguette

Hot & Thirsty Dad ($75)

Three types of cheese

Three types of meat

Mustard seeds, pickled red onions, pickles, mustard, jam

Fable Diner’s signature hot sauce trio and holder

Baguette

Bottle of Stone Road red wine

Dad of the Year $100

Three types of cheese

Three types of meat

Mustard seeds, pickled red onions, pickles, mustard, jam

Fable Diner’s signature hot sauce trio and holder

Baguette

Bottle of Stone Road red wine

Fable Diner Gift Card ($40 value)

Fable Diner will also be making a special Father’s Day donation of $2,000 to Vancouver Firefighter Charities Snacks for Kids Program, which provides food support to at-risk children and families to meet their nutritional needs.

 “We want to thank all of our local friends and regulars who have supported us over the last few months; we truly live in a great city and wonderful world,” says Ron MacGillivray from Fable Diner. “We also want to recognize the tireless effort of our healthcare workers and first responders who have worked so hard to keep our city safe; it has been an honour for us to help feed these front-line heroes during such a difficult time.”

Yuwa Japanese Restaurant

FATHER’S DAY FEATURE

With their first dine-in weekend coinciding with Father’s Day and the highly anticipated spot prawn season, Chef Omori will be offering a special dish of BC Spot Prawn Sunomono + Fiddlehead Goma-ae with Spot Prawn Head Dashi Miso Soup available for dine-in service only from Friday, June 19 through Sunday, June 21. The uniquely delicious dish incorporates BC Spot Prawns, Japanese red jellyfish, seaweed, tri-colour cherry tomatoes and spinach and cucumber marinated in tosazu bonito-infused vinaigrette with shiso granite for $19. Contact them here.

Follow your favourite restaurants on instagram to find more special celebration ideas for Father’s Day!

Compiled by: Richard Wolak