Father’s Day Gift Guide




Father's Day Gift Guide
The first day of summer just so happens to fall on Father’s Day. And with all this rain, it’s a no-brainer dad will welcome the gift of the summer season with open arms. You can thank mother nature. But, what do YOU get the man who has everything? Following are a few items dad can use during the summer and all year round. You better hurry, though — dad’s (and summer’s) special day is just around the corner.





Father's Day Gift Guide
Aqua Golf

Dad can tee up a great round of golf without even leaving the house. Perfect for parties, gatherings or just himself, dad can unwind in his own backyard, whenever he wants with the Aqua Golf game set.


Father's Day Gift Guide

iGrill ® Mini Thermometer

If dad’s a grill master and tech savvy, then the iGrill ® Mini Thermometer is the perfect gift. This small device attaches to your phone and provides temperature readings to ensure perfectly-cooked meats.


Father's Day Gift Guide

Horseshoe Set

Well, this is Texas, and not having a horseshoe game in the backyard is almost criminal. Dad will love this Henley Brands Horseshoes Set, equipped with a carrying case and slide-out door locks that peg in place for a secure transport.


Father's Day Gift Guide


Craft Cocktails Book

There’s no question dad can stir up a mean cocktail, but maybe he wants to shake things up a bit and try something new. The Best Craft Cocktails book features one of a kind recipes, designed for both experts and beginners.


Father's Day Gift GuideDeluxe Grill

Last, but certainly not least. What dad doesn’t enjoy a little time out by the grill? Weber’s Performer Deluxe Charcoal Grill incorporates classic and new age grilling with a gas ignition and cleaning system.




If we’ve failed to hit the spot, hopefully we’ve inspired some great gift ideas for that special man in your life. Be sure to check out our selection of Dad-Worthy Digs for more inspiration, too.

This Week in Food & Beverage News

Tastes & Tunes
Plenty of tasty events to indulge in this week, including many Father’s Day specials over the weekend. Get the details on those and more below.





Wednesday, June 17

Krupp Brothers Wine Dinner: Indulge in a five-course wine dinner at the Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse in Dallas’ West End Historic District. Executive chef and owner Tony Street welcomes Stagecoach Vineyards owners Jan and Bart Krupp as the featured guests for the evening. $100/person. Dinner begins at 7 p.m. For reservations, call 214-744-3287. View the menu here.


Thursday, June 18

Evening in the Shed: Occurring every Thursday evening in the month of June, Dallas Farmer’s Market will host an Evening in the Shed. Guests will have the opportunity to shop the market for everything local, including arts and crafts, fresh produce and artisan food. Beer, wine and live music will also be in attendance. Visit the calendar to get the scoop on who’s performing every Thursday. 4-9 p.m.


Deep Ellum Wine Walk: Combine wine drinking and shopping this Thursday at the recurring Wine Walk event in Deep Ellum. Purchase your wine passport at the Kettle Art Gallery and prepare to sip and shop throughout the evening. $10 for wine passport. Walk is 5-8 p.m.


Tastes & Tunes: Visit the new food truck series in Farmers Branch! Held at The Grove at Mustang Crossing, this event features a live band, food trucks and plenty of family fun. Free parking across the street at Dr. Pepper StarCenter & DART Station. 5-8 p.m.


Deschutes Beer Dinner: Visit Dallas Lovers Central Market and sample Deschutes Public House specialty beers with a menu that highlights seafood from the Northwest. $60/person. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Purchase tickets here.


Friday, June 19

Paleo Luau: Love meats, veggies and fruits? Enjoy all three at the Paleo Luau at Whole Foods in Addison. This tropics-inspired dinner features a wine and beer tasting, fruit salad, salmon lettuce wraps, sugar cane beef and more. $20/person. 6-9 p.m. Purchase tickets here.


Saturday, June 2o

Best Little Brewfest in Texas: The charity festival returns to Old Town Lewisville, featuring more than 80 breweries and 200-plus craft brews. In addition, discover distilled spirits, Texas wines and craft ciders. Barbecue will be on hand for purchase, as well as live music from Dixie Rex. Festival begins at 9 a.m. Purchase tickets here.


Sunday, June 21 (Father’s Day)

Below are just a few of the special Father’s Day packages being offered at Dallas-area restaurants:


CBD Provisions: Enjoy a special Father’s Day crab boil, which features Gulf blue crab, potatoes, corn on the cob, house made sausages, and bread. $45/person. For reservations, call 214-261-4500.


Greenville Avenue Pizza Company: Make a pizza for dad during this 30-minute cooking lesson. Kids will have the opportunity to make a pizza masterpiece, incorporating dad’s favorite toppings. $35/child. Noon-4 p.m. For reservations, email gapco2007@gmail.com.


Reunion Tower: Father’s Day package includes a GeO-Deck ticket, 4×6 printed and digital photo, BBQ platter at Cloud Nine Café, an iced tea and lemonade bar, and a car wash voucher. Purchase package here.


The Second Floor: The Westin Galleria Dallas hotel restaurant will be offering a three-meat dinner that includes house lamb kielbasa, spiced pressed pork shoulder and seared peppered ostrich tenderloin. Dad enjoys dessert for free! For reservations, call 972-450-2978.




Starbucks: Starbucks lovers can now order their favorite caffeinated beverage from their phone and pick-up in store with the Mobile Order and Pay feature in the Starbucks app. Although the feature is only available for iPhone users, Android users will be able to utilize the ordering service in the near future.


Off-Site Kitchen: Opening day for the beloved burger joint has been pushed to Thursday, June 18. Relocating from its Design District home, Off-Site Kitchen will now operate from its new Trinity Groves location in Oak Cliff.


NorthPark Center: The upscale shopping mall will be gaining a new restaurant this fall. Owners of Bolsa and Smoke in Oak Cliff will be opening the Theodore restaurant, taking Luna De Noche’s old spot. An American restaurant named in honor of Teddy Roosevelt will offer a library-style bar, vintage touches and Teddy Roosevelt-inspired eats.