Every father has preferences when it comes to Father’s Day. Some dads love delicious indulgences, while others prefer practical gifts that are tried and true. Give Dad the gift of listening, your time, along with something he truly values. Hit a home run with the following gift selections and make Father’s Day a day for your dad, uncle or grandfather to feel super special.
Car Wash and Detail – Dad will love the Father’s Day pampering, for his car that is. Mammoth Hand Car Wash & Detail Salon in Peachtree Corners, owned and operated by Atlantan Ted Marcus, hand washes each car, every visit; no tunnel, or machine to wash your car, just good old-fashioned professional people doing the job. They even provide a 72-hour rain wash guarantee just in case Mother Nature does not cooperate. Buy a gift card at their location or online and it will be mailed. Give Dad an IOU a car wash for a happy Father’s Day, www.mammothdetail.com
Classic Cut and Shave – Since 2012, Vintage Barber Shop has provided vintage, modern and specialty haircuts. Shop owner and master barber Yury Abramov created this Sandy Springs barber shop to have a classic touch with a modern feel. Master barbers specialize in vintage shaving and straight blade razor shaves as well as children’s haircutting services. At Vintage Barber Shop, they make it their goal to provide top notch service to everyone who walks in, and gift certificates are available in store. Tell Dad you love him from his head to his toes! www.vintagebarbershopatl.com
Who Screams for Ice Cream? Handcrafted and love-filled, Atlanta’s award-winning Jake’s Ice Cream, located at 660 Irwin Street, can also be delivered right to your door. Gift certificates can be emailed electronically in a matter of minutes. Order two to four days ahead and Jake’s delivers your favorite flavors. For delivered orders there’s a 4-pint minimum and an extra charge, and custom orders available with advance notice, www.jakesicecream.com
Fore A Good Sport – One of the oldest private golf apparel companies in the United States, Divots Sportswear (which includes Byron Nelson Sportswear and Carnoustie Sportswear) has been recognized for decades for providing quality men’s sportswear, green-grass golf shops, corporate functions and special events. Divots has been a Vendor Partner member of the Association of Golf Merchandisers since 1997 and is the Official Apparel Partner of the Georgia State Golf Association. Divots is locally owned by Bob Friedman and headquartered in Peachtree Corners, www.divots.com
Picture Perfect – Storyboards, a picture-perfect company, presents a wonderful gift of 8-by-8 self-sticking photograph boards capturing Dad’s most cherished faces. Sign up on their website Storyboards (no need for any apps) and in seconds transform favorite photographs that will stick on the walls for Dad’s hall of fame. Gift cards are also available. They are offering a 50 percent discount if you use the code: HOLIDAYVIP, www.storyboards.io
Chocoholics Dream – Chocolate heaven awaits you at Chef Brulee Chocolates and Gateaux in Roswell. This handcrafted artisan chocolate store is owned by Natalya (a professional certified chocolatier) and her husband Arthur Shapiro. Located at their eye-candy jewel-box store at 1140 Alpharetta Street (Suite 500), Chef Brulee presents the most outstanding creations in chocolate from candied oranges, apricots, bon bons to dessert truffles and specialty cakes that are truly out of this world. They use the world’s finest ingredients and most beautiful designs, and the result is the quintessential chocolate experience, a sensual delight of delicious flavors and an experience that’s sinfully chocolate. Luscious milk chocolates, intense dark chocolates, and creamy white chocolates infused with a mesmerizing variety of exotic flavors will surely tempt Dad and you, too. Call 404-953-0369 or visit www.chefbrulee.com
Fruit of the Vine – Treat Dad royally like a king and gift him a selection of Queen Esther wines and brandy. These divine certified
kosher/organic products are produced at the oldest winery in Austria: House of Hafner. Queen Esther wines offer a broad array of sweet to dry, red and white varietals to suit every occasion, meal and mood! You can purchase these wines at many retail stores in metro Atlanta, or text for a retailer near you: 404-786-3874. Dad will also love an elegant Premium XO Brandy, aged 13 years. Ask for House of Hafner Premium XO Brandy in a gold satin-lined redwood box. All, surprisingly value priced, www.Grbinichwines.com
Compute This! Gift Dad a gift certificate to Computer House Calls, which is an insured, smart technology company dedicated to helping your computer system and other technological aspects of your home run smoothly. From streaming to laptop support, Nathaniel Lack is devoted to 100 percent satisfaction guaranteed, 770-527-3533, www.healthycomputer.com
The Thrill of The Grill – Dad will love Farmers & Fishermen Purveyors, a father-son business that is ideal for the dad who loves to grill, is a culinary connoisseur, or all-around food lover. Send him a Farmers & Fishermen e-gift card so he can be like a ‘little boy in the candy store’ and select from hundreds of unbelievable food products ranging from wagyu to wild game to fresh fish and kosher. Gifting a box of their USDA Prime Love-Me-Tenderloin Filets or barbecue box is a great option too! However you gift, Father’s Day and life’s many celebrations around great food will be made extra special with a complimentary home delivery from Farmers & Fishermen. Check out www.farmersandfishermen.com or call 770-441-1100 to place your order.
For The Tech Loving Dad – The PowerEgg X is a versatile and award-winning egg-shaped drone that features three different modes, including AI camera, handheld and drone modes, which help in capturing the specific images and footage you want. This drone is built to withstand the elements of wind and water and is considered waterproof and wind resistant. Touted as the world’s first drone with sync voice technology, it allows users to add sound to aerial video. It also includes automatic composition, facial recognition and deep learning, automatic obstacle avoidance, auto-tracking, automatic takeoff and return home, www.powervision.me.
Comfy Kicks – Tell Dad no one can fill his shoes! Atlanta-based Cobbler Union’s DUE shoe awaits you with a true vintage-inspired contemporary sneaker Dad will love. With maximum durability and comfort, it is fitted with some of the finest Italian leathers in the market. For a perfect fit, take Dad’s normal shoe size. Go up to the nearest whole size if he wears a half size. Available in six colors: Vintage Oak, Vintage Blue, Nero, Cognac Suede, Navy Suede and Blanco. If you aren’t sure of Dad’s size, the website offers gift cards for purchase, www.cobbler-union.com, or visit at Ponce City Market.