The way through Dad’s heart is through his stomach. Skip the crowded restaurants and treat the father figure in your life to a Louisiana-style Father’s Day BBQ at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables). Award-winning caterer Creative Tastes has composed a menu sure to satisfy the heartiest of appetites. For $45 per person, enjoy Southern waffles, grits, Cajun-style braised beef, New Orleans barbecue pulled-pork jambalaya, mini muffaletta sandwiches, and all the fixings. Brunch will be served between 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Children 5 to 12 eat for half-price, and children 4 and younger eat free.
Sun., June 16, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 2013