Food & Drink in Davis

Indian and Nepali Cuisine at Kathmandu Kitchen (Half Off). Two Options Available.

Kathmandu Kitchen

Downtown Core

Free-range tandoori chicken; lamb in a cashew-based curry sauce; housemade cheese with fresh spinach and other Indian specialties

$20 $10

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$16 for $30 Worth of Desserts at Cupcake Craving

Cupcake Craving

Multiple Locations

Handcrafted cupcake flavors baked daily include champagne, red velvet, mint-chocolate & sugar-free varieties; cookies & ice cream available

$30 $16

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Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Cuisine at ChickPeas (Up to 40% Off). Two Options Available.

ChickPeas

Davis

Eatery featuring chickpeas serves falafel pitas, gyros, shawarma over hummus, salads, and rice with middle eastern beans

$20 $13

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$18 for $35 Worth of Cuisine for Two or More at Enju Sushi

Enju Sushi

Davis

Menu includes rolls with ingredients like spicy tuna, cream cheese, crab salad, and hot Cheetos, as well as bento boxes, udon, and ramen

$35 $18

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Winery Tour and Tasting for Two or Four at Berryessa Gap Vineyards (Up to $61 Off)

Berryessa Gap Vineyards

Multiple Locations

Tour the winery that started 50 years ago and enjoy sips of wine at two tasting rooms; selection of wine bottles to choose from

$63 $35

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$17 for $33 Worth of Delivered Organic Produce from Farm Fresh To You

Farm Fresh To You

Milpitas

Boxes of seasonal certified organic produce from local farms come with recipes and free delivery to your doorstep

$33 $17

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$12 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $5 Worth of Ice Cream and Treats at Alka Pure Water ($20 Value)

Alka Pure Water

West Sacramento

Gunther’s Ice Creams available in a dozen flavors, plus Merlino’s Fruit Freeze, coffee drinks and shaved ice made with real sugar

$5 $3

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$30 for Two Groupons, Each Good for a $20 Gift Card at The Green Boheme ($40 Value)

The Green Boheme

Old North Sacramento

Enjoy vegan “meatloaf” and other healthy dishes at the cafe, which serves lunch and offers classes and meal plans

$20 $15

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$12 for $20 Worth of Pub Cuisine and Drinks at University of Beer

University of Beer

Midtown

Pair more than 100 draft beers with food like spicy bacon macaroni and cheese, tacos, wings, asian fries, sliders, and breakfast burritos

$20 $12

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Slow-Cooked, Steel-Cut Oatmeal with Customizable Toppings and Optional Drinks at Jamba Juice (Up to 44% Off)

Jamba Juice

Multiple Locations

Kick-start your day with 100% organic, whole-grain oats slow-cooked with soy milk and topped with your choice of 36 topping combinations

$3.49 $2

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$12 for $20 Worth of Pub Food and Sandwiches at River City Saloon

River City Saloon

Central Sacramento

Sandwiches such as the Doc Holliday with roast beef, cheddar & cream cheese, BBQ sauce, bacon & mayo, plus “almost famous” garlic hot sauce

$20 $12

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Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society Presents Jazz Sunday at Elks Lodge #6, November 9–April 12 at Noon (Up to 50% Off)

Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society presents Jazz Sunday

Elks Lodge #6

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Explore three stages of simultaneous music, including an open-to-all jam session; upcoming acts include Dan Barrett and Duke Heitger

$30 $15

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Southern Comfort Food for Dine-In or Catering Pickup at Sandra Dee's BBQ (40% Off)

Sandra Dee's BBQ

Central Sacramento

Barbecue pork loin and fried catfish pair with hush puppies and corn-bread muffins made by a lifelong chef and her family

$25 $15

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Standup-Comedy Show for Two or Four on Friday–Sunday at Laughs Unlimited (Up to 88% Off)

Laughs Unlimited

Central Sacramento

Venerable club with alumni such as Jerry Seinfeld and Dennis Miller hosts established and rising comedians

$40 $10

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Standup Comedy at Sacramento Punch Line (Up to 76% Off)

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Sacramento Punch Line

Nationally touring comedians headline Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, including Steve Byrne, Shaun Latham and Fortune Feimster

$74 $18

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Japanese Dinner or Lunch at Nishiki Sushi (Up to 40% Off)

Nishiki Sushi

Midtown

More than three dozen specialty rolls share the menu with classic sashimi and nigiri and Japanese comfort foods

$20 $12

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Food, Drink, or Karaoke Rental, Two-Hour Karaoke-Room Rental, or Two-Hour VIP Room Rental at SKY KTV (Up to 52% Off)

SKY KTV

Sacramento

Inside intimate lounge, revelers unleash their inner pop star during private karaoke sessions

$30 $16

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Mexican Dinner or Lunch at Vallejo’s (Up to 50% Off)

Vallejo's

Multiple Locations

Mexican cuisine served at the business-casual 11th Street location or in the remodeled early-1920s building of the 4th Street location

$15 $7.49

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$10 for $20 Worth of Sushi at Ju Hachi by Taka

Ju Hachi by Taka

Central Sacramento

Classically trained sushi chef devises beef teriyaki, salmon-skin rolls, albacore sashimi with jalapeño, and ponzu

$20 $10

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$33 for $50 Worth of French Cuisine at Bistro Michel

Bistro Michel

Downtown

Chefs craft elevated cuisine using fresh, local ingredients and French cooking techniques, such as duck liver mousseline and trout almondine

$50 $33

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Two $25 or $50 Gift Cards for Upscale American Meals at Formoli's Bistro (20% Off)

Formoli's Bistro

East Sacramento

Classic American dishes with an upscale twist, such as burgers topped with habanero aioli and savory seafood bisque

$25 $20

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Indian Cuisine at Bombay Bar & Grill (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Bombay Bar & Grill

Midtown

Restaurant rated by Zagat uses an approachable amount of spices to make its seasonal Indian cuisine appealing to a broad range of palates

$20 $10

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$8.50 for $20 Worth of Sushi and Chinese Food at Lotus Fusion

Lotus Fusion

Natomas Corporate Center

20 specialty sushi rolls, such as the super veggie with fried yams, and Chinese entrees that include chow mein and bbq pork fried rice

$20 $8.50

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Wood-Fired Pizza for Takeout, Dine-In, or Catering at Cafe Napoli (Up to 45% Off). Five Options Available.

Cafe Napoli

Arden - Arcade

Wood-fired ovens bake crispy pizzas with all manner of toppings; other Italian classics include spaghetti and meatballs and chicken parm

$20 $12

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Wine and Small Plates for Two or Four at Revolution Wines (Up to 51% Off)

Revolution Wines

Central Sacramento

Urban winery pours out glasses of artisan red and white wines that are paired with small artisan plates of seasonal bistro fare

$40 $20

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Classic Diner Food at Eggie's Restaurant (45% Off). Two Options Available.

Eggie's Restaurant

Arden - Arcade

Since 1977, cooks at this downhome diner have been serving up four-egg omelets for breakfast and sandwiches and burgers for lunch

$20 $11

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Sushi Dinner for Two or Karaoke Party Room Rental with Drink Credit at Oishii Sushi Bar and Grill (Up to 51% Off)

Oishii Sushi Bar and Grill

Downtown

Cocktails complement menu of specialty rolls, fresh sashimi, and sushi and fuel karaoke performances in private rooms

$25 $16

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$45 for $75 Worth of Vegetarian Cuisine for Catering or Takeout at Andy Nguyen's Vegetarian Restaurant

Andy Nguyen's Vegetarian Restaurant

Curtis Park

Vegetarian cuisine with Vietnamese and Chinese influences includes a soy “beef” bistro burger and rice-noodle dishes with organic mushrooms

$75 $45

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Pizza and Italian Food During Lunch or Dinner at Strings Pizzeria (Up to 40% Off)

Strings Pizzeria

Rosemont

Casual pizzeria bakes up specialty pies, hearty calzones, and toasty sandwiches

$14 $8.49

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$18 for Two Hours of Pool for Up to 10 People and One Large Pizza at Blue Cue (Up to $36 Value)

Blue Cue

Midtown

Get the pool party started with help from a large thin-crust pizza

$36 $18

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$22 for $40 Worth of Mexican Dinner Cuisine, Valid Sunday–Friday at Mayahuel

Mayahuel

Downtown

The restaurant within a tequila museum showcases classic Mexican cuisine, such as tacos and mole poblano, as well as tequila cocktails

$40 $22

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Japanese Lunch or Dinner for Two or More at Jensai Sushi (40% Off)

Jensai Sushi

Central Sacramento

Artfully crafted sushi rolls alongside traditional Japanese dishes

$20 $12

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Seafood Dinner for Two or Four at Fins Market & Grill (Up to 46% Off)

Fins Market & Grill

Multiple Locations

Fins Market & Grill flies in fresh seafood such as salmon, mahi-mahi, and live Maine lobsters daily

$51.70 $28

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Craft Beer Flights and Appetizers at Plum Cafe & Bakery (Up to 33% Off). Two Options Available.

Plum Cafe & Bakery

Midtown

Flights assembled from new craft beer menu pair with appetizers such as nachos, bruschetta, and quesadillas

$30 $20

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$109 for a Sushi-Making Lesson with Sake Tasting for Two at Tokyo Fro's Rockin' Sushi ($270 Value)

Tokyo Fro's Rockin' Sushi

Arden - Arcade

One- to two-hour hands-on lesson helmed by expert chef; make traditional and dessert sushi; sake tasting and sushi voucher included

$270 $109

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Ethiopian Cuisine for Two, Four, or Take-Out at Habesha Restaurant (Up to 44% Off)

Habesha Restaurant

Arden - Arcade

Ethiopian dishes such as beef tips with berbere sauce and vegetarian split-pea stew with garlic and mild herbs

$20 $12

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$12 for Punch Card for Four Visits, Each Good for $5 Worth of Drinks at Tapioca Express ($20 Value)

Tapioca Express

Sacramento

Eatery creates tapioca drink, mochas and lattes that can be paired with snacks like tofu, rice plates, crispy chicken, & calamari rings

$20 $12

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$13 for One Groupon, Good for $25 Worth of Thai Food at Tuk Tuk Restaurant

Tuk Tuk Restaurant

Raley's Shopping Center

Thai street foods including curry, wok-fried pork with fresh garlic and white pepper, and Thai-style barbecued chicken

$25 $13

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$6.99 for Two Dozen Mini Donuts from Danny's Mini Donuts ($12 Value)

Danny's Mini Donuts

Old Sacramento

Hot, made-to-order mini donuts with chocolate, powdered sugar, or cinnamon

$12 $6.99

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Pizzeria Cuisine at Rico’s Italian Pizza (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Rico's Italian Pizza

Sacramento

Pizzas crowned with fresh cheese, canadian bacon, peppers, olives, and linguiça served alongside hot wings, lasagna, and baked sandwiches

$30 $18

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$15 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at Yo-Go Yogurt ($30 Total Value)

Yo-Go Yogurt

Natomas

Rotating flavors of frozen yogurt with 80 toppings, along with snow ice, smoothies, root beer floats, hot cocoa and tea

$10 $5

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$11 for $20 Worth of American Cuisine at Starlite Lounge

Starlite Lounge

Midtown

Charmingly kitschy lounge plays host to late-night parties throughout the week, with live DJs and a menu of sharable appetizers

$20 $11

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$15 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at Yogurt Garden ($30 Total Value)

Yogurt Garden

Natomas

Top fro-yo flavors such as cappuccino, Euro tart, and red velvet cake with candy, nuts, fruit, syrup, and salted caramel

$10 $5

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$9 for $16 Worth of Sandwiches and Sundaes at Leatherby’s Family Creamery

Leatherby's Family Creamery

Multiple Locations

Ice cream made in-house is scooped into sundaes, floats, and shakes and served alongside savory sandwiches, burgers, and salads

$16 $9

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Wine Tasting, Lunch, or Brunch at Cabana Winery and Bistro (Up to 44% Off)

Cabana Winery and Bistro

Sacramento

Wine tastings include seven Cabana wines and a cheese plate; brunch comes with two entrees and two brunch cocktails

$50 $29

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$22 for $40 Worth of American Cuisine at 3 Fires Lounge

3 Fires Lounge

Downtown

Variety of cuisine includes hummus, pizza, crab salad sandwiches, bbq salad, and fish and chips, all ready to be paired with drinks

$40 $22

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$85 for a Murder-Mystery Dinner Show and Mugs for Two from Dinner Detective Sacramento ($161.60 Value)

Dinner Detective Sacramento

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

Dinner party descends into wacky madness as an interactive murder mystery unfolds; improv actors play detectives and suspects

$161.60 $85

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Slow-Cooked, Steel-Cut Oatmeal with Customizable Toppings and Optional Drinks at Jamba Juice (Up to 44% Off)

Jamba Juice

Multiple Locations

Kick-start your day with 100% organic, whole-grain oats slow-cooked with soymilk and topped with your choice of 36 topping combinations

$3.49 $2

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Frozen Yogurt at Yogurt Zone Nut Tree (45% Off). Two Options Available.

Yogurt Zone Nut Tree

Vacaville

Top a mixture of yogurt flavors, such as cake batter and pistachio, with fruit, candy, granola, cereal, or nut toppings

$10 $5.50

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Indian Cuisine for Two or Four at Clay Oven Grill & Bar (Up to 40% Off)

Clay Oven Grill & Bar

Vacaville

Spiced dishes such as racks of lamb and marinated salmon cooked inside the heated clay depths of a clay tandoor oven

$25 $15

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$12 for $20 Worth of Burgers and Drinks at Squeeze Inn Hamburger in Vacaville

Squeeze Inn Hamburgers Vacaville

Vacaville

Independent California staple famous for the Squeezeburger, whose gooey layer of cheddar hangs out almost two inches off the bun

$20 $12

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Wine Tastings for Two or Four with Take-Home Bottles at Merlo Family Estate Vineyards (45% Off)

Merlo Family Estate Vineyards

Merlo Family Vineyards at the Old Sugar Mill

After tasting a four-wine flight, Chardonnay, Rose, Pinot Noir, Syrah, that includes cellar selections, pairs pick a bottle to take home

$40 $22

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Filipino-Style Meal for Two or Four at Savory Fried Chicken (Up to 44% Off)

Savory Fried Chicken

Elk Grove

Dishes include Filipino-style chicken served unbattered, Java rice, fried pairs, or veggie, pork, or chicken lumpias

$16 $9

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$17 for Four 10-Inch Cheesesteak Sandwiches at Cheese Steak Restaurant ($35.96 Value)

Cheese Steak Restaurant

Elk Grove

30+ varieties of cheesesteak, from classic to chicken philly cheesesteaks crowned with bacon or roasted chili pepper and salsa

$36 $17

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Tea-Time Sampler with Sandwiches and Scones for Two or Four at Dori's Tea Cottage (Up to 42% Off)

Dori's Tea Cottage

Groveland

Hearty sampler platters provide plenty of snacks to share while enjoying a pot of tea, such as cucumber sandwiches, scones, and cookies

$32.95 $19

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Russian Cuisine for Two or Four at Firebird Russian Restaurant (50% Off)

Firebird Russian Restaurant & Gallery

Carmichael

Hearty Russian feasts of cheese-stuffed blini, meaty vareniki dumplings, grilled chicken and lamb, and wholesome borsch

$25 $12.50

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$4 for Two Crazy Creamwiches at Crazy for Yogurt ($8 Value)

Crazy for Yogurt

Multiple Locations

Sink your teeth into a Creamwich, a delicious treat of a warm glazed donut nestling a creamy scoop of ice-cream

$8 $4

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$13 for $20 Worth of Barbecue and American Cuisine at Central Station Grill

Central Station Grill

Rancho Cordova

Comfort food served all day includes breakfast burritos, half-pound burgers, and barbecue such as hot links, pulled pork, and ribs

$20 $13

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Asian Food and Sushi at Samurai Sushi (Up to 44% Off). Two Options Available.

Samurai Sushi

Rancho Cordova

Japanese and Korean food such as tempura, bibimbap, and udon noodles; sushi rolls with fried shrimp, snow crab, tobiko, and lobster

$25 $14

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$12 for $20 Worth of Cafe Food and Drinks at Amore Cafe

Amore Cafe

Gold River

In-house recipes serve as the blueprint for breakfast specials, and Mediterranean kabobs and gyros

$20 $12

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Tour or Bottle of Extra Virgin Olive Oil at IL Fiorello Olive Oil Company (Up to 57% Off). Four Options Available.

IL Fiorello Olive Oil Company

Fairfield

Get a behind the scenes look at the making of gourmet olive oils, with stops at a state-of-the-art mill

$80 $35

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Cupcakes at Famous Creations (Up to 47% Off). Three Options Available.

Famous Creations

Fairfield

This bakeshop whips up cupcakes in more than 50 flavors, including red velvet, maple bacon, chunky monkey, and chicken and waffle

$20 $12

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Pizza, Sandwiches, and Pasta at Steve's Pizza (Half Off). Two Options Available.

Steve's Pizza

Fair Oaks

Founded by Steve Wilkinson in 1978, this California pizza chain serves up hot pies, Italian pastas, and hearty sandwiches

$20 $11

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Tour for Two, Four, or Eight with Tasting, Antipasti, and Bottles of Wine at Perry Creek Winery (Up to 55% Off)

Perry Creek Winery

South El Dorado

Sample wines from the barrel and bottle and nibbling on antipasti platters; go home with a bottle of Zinman Reserve

$42.50 $22

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Three or Six Groupons, Each Good for $5 Worth of Coffee and Treats at Java Johnny's (40% Off)

Java Johnny's

Fair Oaks

Drive-thru espresso bar's baristas whip up french vanilla and hazelnut lattes and Ghirardelli dark mochas; treats for pups given out, too

$5 $3

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$8 for $15 Towards Two Sandwiches at Deli Delicious

Deli Delicious

Multiple Locations

Contemporary, fast-casual restaurant specializing in premium sandwiches, salads, and lettuce wraps; available for dine-in or takeout

$15 $8

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Pub Lunch or Dinner for Two or More at The Couch (50% Off)

The Couch

Citrus Heights

Slow-roasted barbecue pulled pork, housemade fries, and plates of elevated bar fare served in sports lounge with 9 TVs and projector screens

$20 $10

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$8 for $15 Worth of Sandwiches and Burgers for Two or More at DJ’s Grill and Deli

DJ's Grill and Deli

Multiple Locations

Charbroiled burgers, grilled-chicken sandwiches, and triple-decker clubs served with hot, crispy fries

$15 $8

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$19 for a 16" Custom Cookie Cake at Mrs. Fields (Up to $29.99 Value)

Mrs. Fields

Multiple Locations

Bakers customize peanut butter, cinnamon sugar, and chocolate-chip cookie cakes with your special message

$29.99 $19

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Pizza or Sandwiches for Two or Four at Sundance Sandwich (Up to 50% Off)

Sundance Sandwich

Citrus Heights

Sandwiches named after celebrities and historical figures served hot or cold, as well as 12 in. specialty pizzas

$26 $13

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$15 for Five Groupons, Each Good for $6 Worth of Hot Dogs and Fries at Parker's Hot Dogs ($30 Value)

Parker's Hot Dogs of Santa Cruz

Douglas Blvd.

Old-fashioned all-beef hot dogs topped with bacon, freshly grated cheddar cheese, or chili; 5 lb. chili dog featured on Man v. Food

$6 $3

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$10 for Five Groupons, Each Good for One 10-Ounce Yogurt or Large Gelato at Yogurt Time Cafe Roseville ($20 Total Value)

Yogurt Time Cafe Roseville

The Brickyard

Flavors vary from week to week but popular varieties include country vanilla, mango sorbet, and peanut-butter cup, and cable Car Chocolate

$4 $2.50

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Peruvian Cuisine for Dinner or Lunch at La Huaca Restaurant (Up to 36% Off). Three Options Available.

La Huaca Restaurant

Roseville

Six types of fresh ceviche, duck confit in cilantro sauce, and filet mignon cooked with South American brandy

$25 $15.99

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Line-Dancing for Four with Optional Food and Jack Daniels at Opera House Saloon (Up to 66% Off)

Opera House Saloon

Roseville

Folks get together and line-dance to music in bar with a hoedown feel

$62 $21

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$13 for $20 Worth of Sushi — Umi Sushi

Umi Sushi

Roseville

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$20 $13

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Six Cupcakes or One-Dozen Advance-Order Gourmet Cupcakes at Cupcake A La Mode (Up to 43% Off)

Cupcake A La Mode

Roseville

Decadent cupcakes in flavors such as stuffed french toast, Bella Nutella, chocolate peppermint, and red velvet

$21 $12

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$9 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $5 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at TCBY ($15 Total Value)

TCBY

Multiple Locations

Decadent flavors such as caramel supreme and white-chocolate mousse swirl from self-serve machines before donning fruit or candy toppings

$5 $3.50

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Hibachi-Grill Fare, Sushi, & Drinks at Susumu Japanese Steakhouse in Roseville (40% Off).

Susumu Japanese Steakhouse

Roseville

Knife-twirling chefs dazzle diners, flipping teriyaki steak and building active onion volcanoes at tableside grills

$30 $18

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$12 for $20 Worth of Cookies at Kelli's Best Cookies

Kelli's Best Cookies

Multiple Locations

Inspired by her grandmother, Kelli bakes up gourmet cookies in over 20 varieties, including three sugar-free and four gluten-free options

$20 $12

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You won't find Let Them Eat Cake!'s indulgent cake recipes published anywhere, since founder Paulette Coffman and her daughters Brittany and Chelsea fiercely guard their culinary secrets from competitors and town criers. But an interview with Sacramento Press in 2010 reveals three signature flavors that are served each day: red velvet, Guinness Stout chocolate, and vanilla. "We’re really kind of geared towards childhood favorites,” Paulette divulged. "But we’re also a little bit more innovative…You can find your standard red velvet here, but you can also find a margarita cupcake here."

In fact, the mother-daughter trio's three staple flavors are joined by a weekly rotation of 24 flavors, and customers can also commission more than 80 other flavors—including vegan and gluten-free options—via special order. These desserts always include real butter, fruits, and pure vanilla, and forgo preservatives since they're baked fresh each morning. Paulette, Brittany, and Chelsea stack the cupcakes into towers, line them up in boxes, and fashion them together as specialty cakes, donating $2 of their Flavor of the Month sales each Wednesday to charity. Alongside steaming mugs of Ritual coffee and Mighty Leaf tea, the Coffman women also dole out scones, breakfast sandwiches, and gourmet cookies that, like hand weights divvied up in a divorce settlement, weigh in at a 1/4-pound each.

423 L St
Davis,
CA
US

Touting more than 50 flavors of low-calorie, flavor-packed frozen yogurt, Tutti Frutti earned a feature on CNBC and has continued to expand since opening its first shop in 2007. Inside each store, self-service yogurt machines unleash velvety-soft yogurt into accommodating cups or empty purses. Their constantly rotating flavors include royal red velvet, refreshing guava, or choco-peanut-butter. Most flavors fall within the range of 30–40 calories per ounce, with dairy-free options and no-sugar-added concoctions also available. A toppings bar allows eaters to further customize yogurt creations with a spoonful of fresh fruits or a sprinkling of nuts. Their flavors contain ample amounts of probiotics, known for potential health benefits that may include strengthening immune systems and lowering cholesterol and blood pressure.

1520 E Covell Blvd
Davis,
CA
US

If you ask chef Lek Saicheur where her recipes come from, she may regale you with stories of the bustling open-air markets of Bangkok, Thailand, where vendors peddle fiery noodles and sizzling fried fish. While pursuing her master's degree at U.C. Davis, Saicheur shared these dishes with her fellow students in Thai cooking classes. Their enthusiastic response compelled her to eventually open up her own Thai restaurant—Thai Recipes.

Deep in the kitchen, Saicheur and her sister whip up a variety of traditional curries and noodle dishes. The aromas of fresh basil, spicy peppers, and garlic flood the air as the sisters simmer meats in pure canola oil or liquid hot magma. They complement their plates of pad thai, green chicken curry, and stir-fried clams with bottles of imported Thai beer and glasses of cool coconut water. Thai Recipes also purifies it's water by using a reverse osmosis system.

132 E St
Davis,
CA
US

The chefs at Sushi Unlimited combine their eye for artistry with fresh ingredients to create sushi rolls and hearty entrees. Their signature rolls pay homage to elements of nature as well as local sports teams. For instance, chefs pack the Raiders roll with deep-fried shrimp and spicy tuna before hacking it into pieces with a cutlass and serving it on a wooden plank. As for traditional cooked dishes, the culinary team charbroils fresh salmon steaks for teriyaki plates and deep-fries tempura-style shrimp and vegetables.

At the Davis location, a red accent wall behind the bar vivifies the selection of Japanese sake and beer. The Folsom restaurant boasts a marble-topped sushi bar and wooden columns painted in a whimsical purple. Dotted with flat-screen televisions, the Roseville location has a casual vibe.

620 W Covell Blvd
Davis,
CA
US

Run by a duo of longtime friends with a mutual love for baking, Cupcake Craving rocketed to popularity from its modest beginnings?within a year of the first store?s grand opening, Sacramento Magazine awarded it the Diners? Choice Award for the area?s best cupcake. Since then, the bakery has become a mainstay on CityVoters and KCRA 3's top-five dessert lists, and its handcrafted creations continue to earn new fans. Artful swirls of buttercream or cream-cheese frosting top the bakery?s diminutive cupcakes, which come in more than 20 traditional and signature flavors. The bakery can also handle orders for large parties and special occasions; an on-site artist designs custom cupcake cakes with special flavors and decorations to celebrate birthdays and welcome new gallons of milk into the home.

113 E St.
Davis,
CA
US

At Kathmandu Kitchen, kebabs of free-range chicken, lamb, and other meats marinate in aromatic blends of yogurt, garlic, and herbs before they're roasted in the tandoor oven's mesquite-tinged heat. This adherence to iconic ingredients and cooking techniques helps to imbue Kathmandu's cuisine with the distinctive flavors that define Indian and Nepali food. In addition to cooking these meaty entrees, the chefs also demonstrate their mastery of the region's multitudinous vegetarian offerings, including housemade paneer cheese cooked with a vibrant assortment of herbs, vegetables, and spices.

Deep earth tones fill the entire dining room, which includes a functioning fireplace in the center of a solid brick hearth. From time to time, a live belly dancer will glide through the dining room, impressing patrons as she deftly rights crooked tables with a bump of her hip.

234 G Street
Davis,
CA
US