Metro Detroit Father’s Day Dining Specials and Events

Treat dad to special selections from local favorites
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Prime + Proper is selling grill kits this Father’s Day. // Photograph courtesy of Prime + Proper

Looking for last-minute Father’s Day dining options? Consider the special events and menu items at The Whitney, Zingerman’s Roadhouse, Prime + Proper, and more. For additional information, check out the websites below or call ahead.

Prime + Proper

If dad doesn’t want to go out this Father’s Day, but still wants something special, Prime + Proper is offering pre-packaged grill kits to take home. To make the meal as easy as possible, the kits come complete with instructions, recommended grilling temperatures, and seasonings. There’s a $100 Burger + Links Grilling Kit, $250 Large Format Steak Grilling Kit, $250 Steak Grilling Kit, $400 World of Wagyu Kit, and $600 Fill the Icebox kit. The kits can be ordered online until June 20 and picked up from Prime + Proper from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. either in the restaurant or curbside. Prime + Proper, 1145 Griswold St., Detroit; 313-636-3100;

Mane Ingredient Presents a Father’s Day Celebration

On June 17, Mane Ingredient will host a special Father’s Day celebration from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. with live poetry and entertainment, massages, drinks and food, and several gifts. There are three different packages to choose from. General admission is $35, general admission plus is $65, and VIP admission is $100. The event is limited seating, so advanced registration is required. Ticket sales end Thursday evening. Joe Louis Southern Kitchen, 6549 Woodward Ave., 313-788-8338; Detroit;

Holly Hotel Dining Club

Enjoy a Father’s Day brunch featuring wild game selections at the Holly Hotel. Guests can enjoy a menu of bison, venison, elk, and wild boar sausages as well as items from the restaurant’s regular brunch menu. The price is $35, or $28 for club members and guests of members. Guests also have the option of selecting Sunday dinner. Brunch is served from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and dinner service begins at 4 p.m. Seating is limited so make sure to call ahead for reservations. Holly Hotel, 110 Battle Aly., Holly; 248-634-5208;

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Enjoy Father’s Day brunch at The Whitney on June 19. // Photograph courtesy of The Whitney

The Whitney

The Whitney is hosting a three-course Father’s Day brunch on June 19. The first course is an Appetizer Trio, and the second course includes entrée options like Gulf Coast Shrimp Scramble, Apple Cinnamon French Toast, Brick Chicken, and Vegan Sausage Hash. The meal ends with a choice of Classic Carrot Cake, Wild Raspberry Sorbet, or the Duo of Miniature Desserts. Mimosas, fresh orange juice, coffee, and tea will be available, as will a Children’s Menu for kids 10 and under. Attendees will also receive a special gift for dad. Brunch is held from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Reservations are available online. The Whitney, 4421 Woodward Ave.; 313-832-5700;

Gandy Dancer and River Crab

Both the Gandy Dancer in Ann Arbor and Blue Water Inn’s River Crab restaurant in St. Clair — which are both part of the same hospitality group — will be serving a Father’s Day meal of slow-roasted 18 oz. prime rib dinner topped with your choice of shrimp scampi, crab cake, or coconut shrimp in addition to their usual a la carte dinner menus. Reservations are recommended. Gandy Dancer, 401 Depot St., Ann Arbor; 734769-0592;; and Blue Water Inn River Crab, 1337 River Road, St. Clair; 810-329-2261;

The Kitchenista Cooks Father’s Day Weekend

Angela Davis, aka “The Kitchenista,” will be bringing her recipes to Frame in Hazel Park for Father’s Day weekend. Davis is a food blogger, recipe developer, and cookbook author. While her dinner service is already sold out, there are still openings for brunch on June 19. The meal includes Fried Oyster Deviled Duck Egg, Buttermilk Biscuit, Spicy Lobster, Coffee Rubbed Hanger Steak, and Banana Pudding. Seatings, which are available at noon and 3 p.m., are $85 per guest. Reservations can be made on the Frame website. Frame, 23839 John R Road, #1, Hazel Park; 248-291-5711;

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Public House is featuring Father’s Day Streak Frites on its menu this Sunday. // Photograph courtesy of Hometown Restaurant Group

Public House

During it’s Sunday dinner service from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Public House in Ferndale will be featuring Father’s Day Steak Frites on its menu. The $30 dish includes a 12 oz ribeye, PH house frites, first salad, béarnaise and zip sauce. Reservations can be made online. Public House, 241 W. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, 248-733-4905;

Zingerman’s Roadhouse

Zingerman’s Roadhouse is offering a Father’s Day Brunch menu and a Texas BBQ platter dinner on June 19. Brunch will be served from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and includes options like Bacon Buttermilk Biscuits, Smoked Steak & Eggs, Creole Shrimp & Grits, and Pain Perdu. The Father’s Day dinner Texas BBQ Platter will be served from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and features Smoked Tellicherry BBQ brisket with BBQ slaw, Texas hot links, and a buttermilk biscuit. Guests should make a reservation in advance. Zingerman’s Roadhouse, 2501 Jackson Ave, Ann Arbor; 734-663-3663;

Pop’s for Italian

A part of Hometown Restaurant Group with Public House, Pop’s for Italian will also feature a Father’s Day special on its dinner menu this Sunday. Guests can order a a 14 oz espresso crusted, prime New York Strip, topped with mushroom, spring onion and zip sauce, served with broccolini. Reservations can be made online. Pop’s for Italian, 280 W. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale; 248-268-4806;

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