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Your Guide to the Guides: Father's Day

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Tomorrow is Father's Day, and while that definitely doesn't mean the same thing to everyone, there may be some of you who need some help navigating the city tomorrow in terms of what to do...or what not to do. This is your guide to the guides for Father's Day.

Make it official/Get help with words
Not sure what to say on that card, gift tag for that box of gourmet BBQ sauces or necktie, or at the brunch table? Here's what President Obama has to say about Father's Day, and a whole bunch of quotable quotes assembled on the subject, in case you need that nudge of inspiration.

Feed your Father
Dad might like to be taken out to eat tomorrow, and there are several restaurants in the Los Angeles area with Dad's day specials you might be able to take advantage of. One of our favorite guides is from Eater LA, who have their list of last minute Father's Day dining deals. If you're eating at home or at a backyard gathering, this list of recipes focused on Fathers from Sunset magazine might do the trick.

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Do something with Dad that Dad would like
Obviously this is dependent on just who your Daddy is and what he likes to do, but if you're not sure how to pass the time with your pop tomorrow, Citysearch has a comprehensive guide that includes "Bonding Time" activities (and restaurant and gift tips, too). We also like this list of things to do put together by LA Natives.

Buy Him Some Stuff!
Still need to shop for Dad? NBC Los Angeles has a style-specific guide for what to get Dad. Their "Definitive Gift Guide" will help you shop for a Dad who is a Dreamer, Rocker, Betty (White) Lover, Traveling Man, or Carnivore and more. There are also some great lists for Dads who love gadgets, being green, the good life, and chowing down.

Happy Father's Day!