Gallins Gourmet Coffee, a division of family-owned Gallins Foods, roasts its own private label of carefully culled beans and extends an array of popular brand-name coffees from around the world. Turn cold cups into cauldrons of bewitching brew with a selection of coffees in single-cup and fractional-pack servings, and ensure that coffee isn't lonely with an entourage of complementary products and accessories. Taste antennas receive sumptuous signals with Gallins-brand GGC Colombian Rich ($25 for 36) or Seattle's Best ($29.95 for 18). Exploratory taste buds with a penchant for travelling can take off with Douwe Egberts Kona Blend ($26.95 for 42) or Timothy's Caramel Vanilla Nut in single-cup servings ($13.28 for 24).
Scan the menu with precision before zeroing in on a taste-bud-blaster such as Ghassan’s signature hot sub—the steak and cheese ($4.99 for six-inch, $5.69 for eight-inch), topped with grilled steak and melted provolone and served with chips and a pickle. Diners can expand appetite appeasing by getting either size of the sub with a platter of fries and a salad ($7.29 for six-inch, $7.79 for eight-inch). Treat your cardiopulmonary system to a tasty, beneficial treat with a heart-healthy chicken kebab platter ($6.49), opting for the Lebanese salad instead of the fries in the platter to give your bloodpump an extra high-five, or take in a traditionally delectable gyro ($5.99 for sandwich, $7.89 for platter), with grilled beef and lamb slices on a grilled pita with shredded lettuce, tomatoes, and homemade cucumber sauce. Herbivoyeurs can hit the jackpot with hummus on a pita sandwich ($5.29 sandwich, $7.49 platter) or combine all the veggie options with the vegetarian plate ($7.49), which features falafel, hummus, salad, pita bread, and a pickle.
Create A Cake Catering designs custom made-from-scratch treats for special occasions of all stripes. Designers work with clients to create cakes, cupcakes, or cookie designs to match birthdays, weddings, or masterpiece Lego sculpture sketches. Testing tasters can pick up an unfrosted bundt to sample the shop's specialty pound cake ($14). Cake squares, delicate delights covered in icing, make great finger foods for block parties, square dances, and other quadrilateral festivities ($14 per dozen, with a minimum of two dozen). Specialty cakes can be shaped like basketballs, hamburgers, or any other non-pastry items ($55). Though not included in this Groupon, for an additional fee, Create A Cake will deliver goods throughout Guilford County ($10+).
The Professional Bartending Institute sets aspiring bartenders apart from the pack with in-depth courses that cover all aspects of the job. Certified bartenders helm hands-on workshops in a simulated-bar atmosphere, honing students’ speed and organizational skills while teaching them to mix cocktails, comply with state alcohol laws, and provide customer service that goes beyond sticking their hand in drinks to ensure they’re wet. Once students have completed their training and obtained their bartending certificates, the center’s job placement experts help place them in bar settings that suit their credentials and personalities.
Cedar's Restaurant's chefs specialize in Italian American eats, especially those popularized in New York City. They prepare baked ziti, lobster ravioli, and five different kinds of stromboli. Of course, they also have New York?style pizzas. For their signature pie, they top their foldable crust with pepperoni,?sausage,?canadian bacon,?and variety of veggies included mash onion.?
Lavell's BBQ and Catering doesn't just make barbecue, it prepares "food with soul." This soul food restaurant serves all the classic comfort dishes including ribs, chicken, and fish plates. Pair a slab of turkey ribs or a chunk of fried perch with a variety of filling sides including candied yams, collard greens, and black-eyed peas. If you can't pick just one side, you can supplement your meal with a pair of Soul Rolls, which are collards, barbecue baked beans, and mac and cheese all cuddled up together in an egg roll, making each nibble a mini tour of the menu. For a quicker bite, grab a pulled pork or shrimp po' boy sandwich, both of which can fit neatly in a pocket if your pocket is large and lined with foil.