Helen Schwab

Dining out on Father’s Day? Here are some mouth-watering possibilities

June 21 is Father’s Day, children, so let’s mark the date.

The bouquet of wings image above, from Elwood’s Barbecue & Burger Bar in Ballantyne, might help you remember the holiday. Buy two adult meals at any time there that day and you get a free dozen smoked wings: 16139 Lancaster Highway; 980-819-7711.

The Asbury in the Dunhill Hotel will offer a Father’s Day dinner called “A Sustainable Carolina Seafood Celebration,” with guest chef Keith Rhodes from CATCH in Wilmington. Five courses (two by Asbury chef Chris Coleman and three with Rhodes) will go for $65 (add $25 for wine pairings). 235 N. Tryon St.; 704-342-1193.

Napa on Providence offers “Prime Rib All Day” – that’s 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. – and a la carte brunch 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Two sizes of prime rib will be available: 12 ounce ($26) and 16 ($32). 110 Perrin Place; 704-900-8535.

Sullivan’s Steakhouse will offer a 16-ounce prime rib with garlic horseradish mashed potatoes ($37), starting at 11 a.m. 1928 South Blvd.; 704-335-8228.

McCormick and Schmick’s plans to serve Certified Angus Beef center-cut New York strip Oscar for $29.99 on the holiday (down from its regular $35), and will offer half-off all bottles of wine.

The VanLandingham Estate will host its sixth annual Father’s Day Lawn Party noon-3 p.m., with a meal of Eastern-style N.C. barbecue, slaw, hush puppies and more for $13 per plate. A cash bar (beer and wine) will be offered. Bring a blanket, lawn chairs, games (Frisbees, balls) and dogs, but no food or drink. 2010 The Plaza; RSVP requested at 704-376-3357 or reservations@vanlandinghamestate.com.

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