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4 ways to treat Dad on Father’s Day

June 15, 2016 8:45 AM
Nola Couture, located at 2928 Magazine St. in New Orleans, is a great place to shop for your Father's Day needs. (Photo by Ryan Rivet)


On Sunday (June 19), families around the world will honor their proud papas, pops, grandpas and dads. If you still need ideas for how to make his day special, check out these local Father’s Day destinations.

Savor a steak at Chophouse New Orleans. (322 Magazine St.)

Established by Tulane University alumni Barbara and Jerry Greenbaum, Chophouse is a local haven for steak-lovers, serving up sizzling prime cuts with a side of nightly live entertainment. Dad can enjoy an aged Delmonico Steak, or indulge in a classic surf and turf spread complete with a fried lobster tail.   

Pick up a gift from NOLA Couture. (2928 Magazine St.)

NOLA Couture designs classic accessories with vibrant prints inspired by Crescent City culture. Their traditional ties dotted with streetcars, pocket squares speckled with second-line umbrellas and Green Wave–themed garb make perfect gifts for any dapper dad. While the flagship boutique sits on Magazine St., patrons can also pick up NOLA Couture designs at the Tulane University Bookstore located on the uptown campus.  

Cross the finish line at the Richard Newcomb Memorial Father's Day Race.

If your dad prefers an active start to his day, take on the annual Richard Newcomb Memorial Father's Day Race together. Taking place on Sunday (June 19), race registration opens at 7 a.m. at shelter no. 10 in Audubon Park. A half-mile run starts at 8 a.m., followed by a two-mile race at 8:20 a.m. After working up a sweat, runners are treated to refreshments.

Try a lavish lather and shave at Aidan Gill For Men. (2026 Magazine St.; 550 Fulton St.)

Step inside this vintage barbershop and pamper pop with an old-school shave, haircut and maybe even a glass of Irish whiskey from the shop’s curated collection. If you’re searching for a gift on-the-go, Aidan Gill also offers modern tools of the trade, including a sleek grooming set pairing a razor and badger-hair shaving brush in a stainless-steel stand.