AROUND TOWN— Father's Day brings lots of delicious deals and freebies for your favorite guy. Take him to Craft & Commerce on Sunday to score a free Old Fashioned or head to one of The Counter locations (Carlsbad, Del Mar, Downtown) for a free burger for dads (say "BFD" and get a free 1/3 lb. burger).
Beaumont's Eatery has a Father's Day brunch with Surf and Turf Bloody Marys and chef George Morris' chicken and waffle benedict and beer-loving dads will most definitely dig The Lost Abbey's Father's Day special, a $20 bundle includes an empty growler, a gift card ($15 value) and two pint glasses. [EaterWire]
HILLCREST— Have you had a chance to check out the first season of Savor San Diego? Meet and mingle with the show's host, Su-Mei Yu, cast and crew at Whole Foods Hillcrest's 7th Ave Pub for a happy hour party on Monday, June 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. that'll include complimentary tastes of recipes featured on the program.[EaterWire]
MISSION VALLEY— A tipster sent in word that the shuttered Mission Valley Maria Maria location (1370 Frazee Rd.) will be replaced with a new outpost of BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse chain. [EaterWire]