Convenience spurred the invention of the sandwich, so that you could eat on the go, and the pizza, so that you could wheel chunks of sausage from town to town. Transport your palate with this Groupon.
$10 for $20 Worth of Café Food and Drinks
For breakfast, cooks prepare frittatas ($5.25+) with zucchini, ricotta, pepperoni, and other savory toppings and griddle pancakes ($5.95+) with blueberries, bananas, or chocolate chips. For lunch, they assemble sandwiches such as the open-faced baguettes with smoked prosciutto and fontina cheese ($9.50). Hearty pasta dishes such as spaghetti with Sardinian caviar ($17.95) emerge from the kitchen at dinner.
With its cheery red awnings, cool marble tabletops, and bustling coffee bar, Café Americano wouldn't be out of place on the narrow side streets of Europe's great capitals. Instead, it brings that same sense of continental sophistication to the artsy avenues of Sarasota's historic Five Points neighborhood. Here, diners pass the breakfast, lunch, and dinner hours with Mediterranean cuisine ranging from prosciutto and gorgonzola omelets to classic steak frites and grilled whole sea bass. As they dine, servers slip past them to a cellar brimming with 300 wines, sourced from renowned growing regions around the globe.