Sizzler proves that in the 1950’s, a little money went a long way to making the American dream happen. Opened by Del and Helen Johnson in Culver County with a lot of hope and a few bucks, Sizzler Family Steak House has thrived on America’s love for good food at affordable prices. Over the years Americans have loved their prime choice meats, health conscious choices (18 items meet the exceptional standards of Healthy Dining Options) and pricing so much that Sizzler locations are all over the west coast and even in Kissimmee, Florida and Forest City, New York! All of Sizzler’s steaks are USDA Choice steaks and hand-cut so that Sizzler’s diners get the best steak possible. Dining out is an experience, and if it’s one worth having, Sizzler believes that it should involve the best choice in meats! The same can be said for their seafood and ribs! Sizzler also offers juicy burgers, meals just for kids, and a selection of flavorful sides. If quality is important and at a good price, go to Sizzler!
Dominic's fresh, authentic Italian cuisine, served at lunch and dinner, pairs with a countryside wall mural, vines creeping down grotto-like archways, and red-and-white-checkered table cloths for a charming dining experience. For lunch, diners can partake in traditional plates, such as cheese ravioli ($8.75) and Ma's breaded chicken breast ($9.95), share a 12-inch pepperoni pizza pie ($9.95), or two-hand a classic muffaletta piled with ham, salami, cheese, and garnish galore ($8.99 for a whole sandwich). Dinner dishes support hefty helpings of lasagna ($12.95), chicken parmigiana ($14.95), and veal piccata sautéed in lemon-butter sauce ($19.95), like a tightrope supports a tightrope walker carrying a refrigerator, and can be paired with wine, such as a glass of Santa Cristina sangiovese ($5).
Joe's Glass Shack provides patrons with all the tools, materials, and guidance needed to craft novel pieces of glass artwork in an educational, constructive atmosphere. During the individually paced session, glass-whisperer Joseph Perez guides pupils through all the steps necessary to fashion a fused-glass vase or bowl, which are ideal for holding flowers or for use as a Cyclops's colored contact lens. Surrounded by the art studio's '50s-themed decor, students can unleash their creative talents onto the supplies included in the workshop or choose to pay extra for an upgraded arsenal of materials and tools. Workshops are typically scheduled Tuesday–Saturday, and customers should call ahead to schedule a time based on Joseph's availability and daily horoscope.
Though he didn't work in the restaurant industry, the very first time Rick Covert set foot in The Sand Crab Tavern—established in 1988—he knew that one day it would be his. Some 22 years later, he finally bought it, and though he's made a couple of changes, Rick has maintained the restaurant’s defining traits. A primary change was the addition of Rick's Black Pearl, a twice-weekly spread of raw oysters on the half-shell. What he hasn't changed, though, have been some of the faces customers have gotten to know before he took the helm: cook Lucy has been boiling crawfish at the tavern for more than 15 years, and server Kim has been doting on guests in the lantern-lit space for more than 19 years.
Perhaps almost as important as The Sand Crab’s food and faces are its surrounds. Dangling in the net that’s suspended from the ceiling, like delicious constellations hover starfish, shells, and realistic crabs. And, mimicking the barnacle-coated sides of a whale, the walls are encrusted with sepia-toned photos, nautical memorabilia, and navy patches. Wooden booths host enough dunking of Maine lobsters and king crabs into melted butter to be considered basketball courts. The Sand Crab Tavern hosts live blues music during Sunday brunch, but that's not the only time musicians visit. They're a common sight and sound in the warmly lit dining room, where guests can fill their ears while grabbing frosty bottles of beer sourced from local microbreweries.
Today's Groupon dresses you like a crabber and puts a stick of butter in each hand. For $20, you get $50 worth of Cajun food and drink at Auggie’s House of Crab, a restaurant unrelated to Auggie’s Crab Inn, Auggie’s Hostel for Crabs, and Auggie's Crab and Cabin Builders. Follow @Groupon_Says on Twitter.
The bright, colorful interior of Off the Hook Seafood Grill beckons passersby inside the casual and unpretentious restaurant just a shells-throw from the ocean. Each day, up to a dozen options are listed on the daily catch menu, sometimes including swordfish, halibut, snapper, and a spouse who is both intelligent and handsome. The chefs also prepare a host of fried seafood, including coconut shrimp, calamari, and clam strips, as well as chicken available in sandwiches, salads, bowls, and on a plate with veggies and rice.