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JUNE 2012
Dad's the Man!
Vol. XXIII, No. 6b

Treat Dad to a Sidecar and chophouse fare at Jar in L.A.


Give the man of the house a break from the barbecue this Father's Day and take him out for a big breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. We've rounded up the best places to take Dad to dine on June 17

Or treat Pop to a porterhouse at one of the best steakhouses near you.

If you find yourself in L.A. June 14-16, you and the big guy can enjoy "No Corkage Nights" in celebration of Father's Day at Valentino restaurant. Also watch our own Sophie Gayot's exclusive video interview with restaurateur Piero Selvaggio!

This Father's Day, OpenTable restaurants are serving up plenty of Father's Day deals and specials, like steak dinner prix fixes and bottomless beer

Use our Top 10 Father's Day wine list to find the perfect bottle to celebrate Dad


Make your dad a happy man with one of the well-priced bottles on our list of Top 10 Father's Day Wines, which includes reds and whites, a rosé and a sparkler.

If he's a bourbon man, he'll be thrilled with a bottle from our list of Top 10 Bourbons. Or turn him on to the pleasures of well-crafted, seasonal wheat and fruit brews via our selection of Top 10 Summer Beers

Also check out the latest New Wine Releases for June, including tasting notes, ratings and prices!

CEIVA digital photo frames make great gifts for dads on Father's Day


Let's face it; most dads don't want more ties for Father's Day! Why not splurge on something that he will really love? Our guide to the Top 10 Father's Day Gifts is the one-stop shop for finding the perfect present for Pop's special day.

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