Celebrate Dad in style on Father’s Day at two of my favorite North Palm Beach County, Fla., eateries: The Cooper and Spoto’s Oyster Bar, each in PGA Commons in Palm Beach Gardens.
Here’s a closer look:
The Cooper thecooperrestaurant.com
The popular farm-to-table restaurant is giving dads a complimentary gift voucher (a $25 value) to be used toward a future, dine-in dinner entrée.
Father’s Day brunch menu items include:
Bottomless Bloody Marys or Mimosas
Bottomless Bloody Marys and Mimosas
“Chunky Monkey” Pancakes
Dark chocolate chips, whipped butter, sea salt and rum caramel, caramelized bananas, and toasted walnuts
Two baked eggs nestled in zesty tomato sauce with garlic, onions, zaatar, chilies, Swiss chard, and eggplant, accompanied by toasted naan bread and lebneh
Barbecue Bison Burger
Signature blend of grass-fed bison and beef topped with manchego, crispy onions, ancho-bourbon barbecue sauce, Kai Kai Farm mizuna, and sliced tomato on a whole wheat kaiser bun
Short Rib Eggs “Benny”
Short rib ragout, wilted Swiss chard, potato latkes, chive hollandaise, horseradish crema, accompanied by Kai Kai Farm field greens
Father’s Day dinner menu items include:
14 oz. Prime Dry-Aged New York Strip Steak
Choice of market fresh vegetables or potato pavé
Double-Cut Duroc Pork Chop
Kai Kai Farm stewed black-eyed peas, roasted pattypan squash, crispy okra, and peach chutney
Wilted spinach, lemon-olive oil, crushed Yukon Gold potatoes, watercress purée, Florida sweet corn sauce, and local pea shoots
The Cooper Sundae
Vanilla ice cream, brûléed bananas, hot chocolate fudge, salted caramel, spiced pecans, whipped cream, and Amarena cherries
Spoto’s Oyster Bar http://www.spotos.com
Father’s Day offerings include a buffet-style brunch featuring traditional eggs Benedict, fluffy scrambled eggs and applewood-smoked bacon, a charcuterie platter, thick-cut French toast, fresh fruit, yogurt parfait, and bagels, toast, and muffins. Enjoy unlimited Bloody Marys or mimosas ($15), then tuck into bespoke omelets or crabcake Benedicts for an additional charge.
The Father’s Day special features a two-pound lobster served with mashed potatoes and fresh steamed broccoli (lunch only), and sweet mashed potatoes, mashed potatoes, red beans and rice, and creamed spinach (dinner only). A regular dinner menu is also available.
Father’s Day brunch hours are 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; lunch hours are 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and dinner hours are 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.