A well-timed dose of cupcakes can make a dull winter bright, bring a smile to the face of a child, and even play a pivotal role in diffusing tensions during an XYZ Affair. Resolve your own diplomatic crisis by appeasing your sweet tooth with today's Groupon. For $6, you get a 12-pack of mini cupcakes from LA Sweets in South Miami, a $12.84 value. There is no purchase limit, so addiction is imminent. However, there is a limit of one redemption per visit to help curb any ensuing mini-cupcake dependency.
Slow down and watch the world go by with today's Groupon: $10 buys you $20 worth of lunch, dinner, and/or drinks at GreenStreet Cafe, the outdoor lounge and catch-all restaurant in Coconut Grove. Owners Sylvano and Maida Bignon have created a relaxed haven where folks of all stripes (and occasionally plaids) stop for food, libations, and conversation from early morning until the wee hours; GreenStreet's lively European patio is open until 3 a.m. Thursday through Saturday, drawing diners all day long as well as those just stopping in for a mango martini or pama mojito. This deal is only valid at the Miami location and for food and libations from 3 p.m. to 3 a.m., the 12-hour period known to the ancient Greeks as The Nap of Sophrosyne. Follow @Groupon_Says on Twitter.
Her predictions are certainties, her present is the future, her sight is foresight, and for unrelated reasons, her Sprite is Dr. Pepper. Today's Groupon is your trans-dimensional ticket to a reading from Mrs. Fifi, in the future. For $19, you get one-on-one access to her abilities in an ESP psychic reading, an intangible $60 value. She'll peer deep into your mind and the space-time continuum, bringing her 30 years of experience along for the ride. Your Groupon is only good for in-person readings, so astronauts wondering if they'll make it home okay, hang in there and don't let the hyper monkey get at the controls.
At last year's Grovetoberfest, more than 6,500 beer enthusiasts descended on Peacock Park for a celebration of seasonal beer, delicious food, and live music. This time around, the festival ratchets up the good times with an even bigger selection of beers to sample—more than 200, to be exact. Like the festival's guests, they come from all over the world, along with plenty of domestic craft brews as well. And besides sampling a world's worth of autumnal potions, attendees can ply their own wares in the Best Homebrew Contest, and learn to incorporate beer into their cooking routine in Milam's Kitchen Lab.
Enjoy a meal on the go at BannaStrow's, where the chefs work their magic in front of your anticipatory pupils and breakfast is served all day. Start by selecting a crepe, wrep (wrapped crepe), or salad as your edible canvas. Then, throw down your choice of four fresh veggies, a refreshing dressing, and one highly pleasing cheese to complete your creation ($5.95). If for some reason you hit a creperie block, feel free to enjoy any signature item, including good morning breakfast crepes (eggs, mozzarella, cheese, and ham; $3.99), a sweet crepe (strudel supreme with cinnamon apples, caramel sauce, and vanilla ice cream; $6.15), or classic California salads (spring mixed lettuce, tomatoes, croutons, raisins, parmesan, and olive oil; $4.35). By the time your food's prepped, your eyes will have already basted your face in tears of joy and hunger.
Simplicity, freshness, and flavor. 1909 Café builds its massive menu of creative cuisine on these three tenets. Working almost entirely from house-made recipes, the culinary team crafts a bulk of the menu from scratch, ranging from fresh-baked baguettes to mustards and spreads. Chockfull of proteins, 1909’s sandwiches run the gamut from smoked turkey with apricot mayo to smoked marlin with house-made vinaigrette. For vegetarians, cooks infuse portobella mushrooms with garlic-parsley sauce and pack four cheeses into their grilled cheese, including mozzarella and brie. Aside from sandwiches, the 1909 crew tosses salads, whips up lattes and smoothies, and even serves sweets from Misha’s Cupcakes.