Pix Patisserie, 3901 N Williams, 282-6539, Sun June 18, 11 am-3 pm, $14.95-19.95

Pix Patisserie North is rolling out the brown carpet for Father's Day, and if that sounds gross, read on. The Pix-ies have come up with one of their weirdest ideas yet: a chocolate- and bacon-themed brunch. The buffet-style spread promises chocolate mousse, chocolate ice cream, chocolate meringue, and chocolate beer—not to mention beer floats with chocolate ice cream, and bacon, of course. AH

Fratelli,1230 NW Hoyt, 241-8800, Sun June 18, 11:30 am, $25

Chef Robert Reynolds rolls into Fratelli to whip up a three-course Father's Day brunch, offering a three-course menu that includes French toast, poached eggs, and housemade sausage. Reynolds will also be reading from his new book, An Excuse to Be Together, which includes stories and recipes from Reynolds' stint as a chef in France, and is sure to provide an entertaining accompaniment to a mouth-watering brunch. AH

Eola Hills Winery and Vineyards, 501 South Pacific Highway 99W, Rickreall, 623-2405, Sun June 18, 9 am-4 pm, $12.95-29.95

Enjoy quality drunk-time with Dad in Oregon's idyllic wine country. Eola Hills' Father's Day brunch comes with wine or champagne, scrumptious eats, and some of the best scenery Oregon has to offer. AH

Portland Nursery Strawberry Social, Portland Nursery on Division, 9000 SE Division, Sat-Sun June 17-18, 9 am-5 pm

If brunch isn't Dad's thing, how about an afternoon at the Portland Nursery's Strawberry Social? Basically a garden party, the event features fresh strawberry shortcake, live music, cooking demonstrations, and a clown. AH