People love eating at restaurants because the food is as delicious as a home-cooked meal, but you don't have to eat at a table with your 14 strong, hungry teenage brothers. Get some eating room with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $12 for $25 worth of American bistro cuisine for dinner
- $10 for $20 worth of American bistro cuisine for lunch
The menu includes a blackened-fish sandwich with dill-citrus mayo ($15), a white pizza with chicken, spinach, roasted shallots, truffle béchamel sauce, and a balsamic reduction ($12), and dinner portions of tomato-braised chicken and mushroom ravioli ($16).
State and Allen
State and Allen’s chefs grill 8-ounce burger patties of fresh ground beef, brine chicken in salt and sugar water for at least eight hours, and crown their signature salad with "a tart balsamic vinaigrette and a creamy Caesar that … come together in perfect harmony," according to a 2009 article in the Dallas Observer. They also infuse the food with distinctive, premium ingredients, such as local Texas cheeses and imported salts from the Sea of Tranquility. Diners can pair their meals with State and Allen's extensive wine and scotch offerings, or order a handcrafted drink from the bar. But what impresses guests—apart from the upscale comfort food—is that you can get it to go in biodegradable, plant-derived containers and that State and Allen donates food scraps for a volunteer-run community garden to use as compost.
The certified-green restaurant’s dining room also uses reclaimed wooden panels taken from the sides of bordeaux wine cases. In 2009, State and Allen recycled 67,604 tons of material, and it participates in Earth Hour, turning its lights off for one hour every year to hide from the vengeful Captain Planet.