LOS ANGELES, Calif. (FOX 11) - Gretchen Connelie joined us on Good Day LA with ideas for a "Flashback Father’s Day celebration" from Tommy Bahama that uses the food, beverage, games and gifts to represent where your dad or husband grew up!
We’ve divided the country into four sections -- from the North East to the Southern Gulf Coast, from Southwest and SoCal up to the Pacific North West -- featuring food and beverage, DIY gifts and fashion!
#1 NEW ENGLAND & EAST
Food: Crab Cakes, Crab Bisque, Lobster Grilled Cheese
Drink: Cape Cod, Salty Dog, Madras Mixers in mason jars with recipe chalk-boards. Infused garnishes.
Demo: Drink Station –make it interactive, celebrate Dad’s regional favorite!
Hobby/gifts: Bar & Cigars: Beer Snob 6 Pack Carrier $26, Regatta Silver Cigar Cutter $79.50, Hula Floral Surfboard Shot Set $99.50
#2 SOUTHERN GULF COAST
Food: Coffee Rubbed Steak, Ribs, Pimento Cheese Dip, Peanut Butter Pie
Drink: Bahama Mama,
Demo: Coffee Rubbed Steak—an easy and delicious rub featuring one of Dad’s favorite ingredients …coffee!!
Hobby/Gifts: Grilling & BBQ: American Griller Denim Apron $44.50, American Griller Steak Knives $84.50, Mango Guava BBQ Sauce $16.50
#3 PACIFIC NORTHWEST
Food: Salmon Poke Bowl, Grilled Salmon
Drink: Washington Wine, IPA Beer
Demo: DIY Latitude & Longitude Sign, Home State Art piece…easy ways to make a quick, inexpensive and memorable gift for Dad. Fast, easy, good for all ages
Hobby/Gifts: Golf, outdoor fun: Flag Marlin Driver Cover $34.50, American Golfer Golf Ball Set $59.50, American Golfer Canvas Flask $19.50
#4 SOUTHWEST & SO CAL
Food: Fish Tacos, Veggie Tacos, Pina Colada Cake
Drink: Jalapeno Margarita - Infused Tequila
Demo: MLB, regional sports pride
Hobby/Gifts: So Cal Chillin, Beach Lover, Patio King MLB: Island Life Rolling Party Cooler $325, Island Life Beach Blanket $59.50, Tropical Marlin Solid Deluxe Backpack Beach Chair $69.50
Tim is our Tommy Bahama preppy look: Tropicool Spectator Polo $89.50, Mix Master Shorts $110, Aeonian Perforated Slip-On Shoes $150, Two Tone Stretch Webbed Belt $48
Amir: is our So Cal guy: MLB Dodgers Clutch Play Camp Shirt $175, Naples Printed Swim Trunks $74-89, Exodus Slip-On Shoes $65, Two-Tone Paper Braid Fedora $89.50
Tommy Bahama Airstream
Come see the Tommy Bahama Airstream June 16, 10:00am-5:00pm at Tommy Bahama Corona Del Mar Plaza. Tour the Tommy Bahama Airstream on display. Enter to win a $500 Tommy Bahama gift card and enjoy cocktails, mocktails and light bites.
Tommy Bahama Restaurant Locations:
-Tommy Bahama Island Grille Newport Beach
Corona del Mar Plaza
854 Avocado Ave
Newport Beach, CA 92660
-Tommy Bahama Bar & Grill Laguna Beach
400 S Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA 92651