As the morning sun streams through Lemon Grove Deli’s windows, diners ponder the ultimate breakfast choice: sweet or savory. If they choose the former, they’ll excavate a belgian waffle from beneath an avalanche of strawberries and whipped cream. If the latter, they’ll bury bacon-and-cheese omelets under dollops of salsa, or enjoy a plate of huevos rancheros. The smoky scent of the grill signals the onset of lunchtime, when the eatery’s wooden tables fill with sandwiches inspired by flavors from California to New England, ranging from grilled pastrami to california cheesesteaks. Customers can also choose from their selection of loaded fries, including loaded gyros fries.
Equinox Laser Tag is helmed by a team of laser-tag aficionados who have been playing since the sport's inception in the mid-80s. In their 7,000-square-foot indoor arena, they let visitors choose from a wide range of scenarios to play games of capture-the-flag, humans vs. zombies, or kittens vs. laser pointers among a variety of inflatable obstacles. Their facility also features outdoor battlefields where players can raid a mobile laser-tag trailer, equipped with enough barricades and infrared taggers to create a tactically challenging combat zone that suits up to 20 combatants.
With more than 29 years of vice-clamping and drip-drying experience, husband and wife team Johnny and Terri Ciampoli oversee the fast and friendly water wards of TCP. TCP tackles a plethora of home-plumbing issues, and Groupon holders can indulge in its sage services for general-plumbing inspection and labor ($81/hour Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.) or get on-site estimates for larger remodeling projects (verbal estimates given for jobs under $500). No matter what the service, TCP will deftly maneuver to return toilets, tubs, and aqueducts to their pristine and clean-piped existence.
The technology tinkerers at 619 Computer Repair will arrive at the scene of computer crimes within three hours to exile viruses or just streamline the functionality of a Mac or PC. They can also set up wireless Internet connections so that you can bypass judgmental movie store clerks by streaming Happy Feet online.
For 15 years, Pearl Car Wash has pampered vehicular surfaces with an array of doting services performed by expert auto aestheticians. Entrust four-wheel friends to the indulgent care of a gold wash to buff up fiberglass panels and erase mud-drawn effigies of Mr. Rogers. This thorough treatment begins with a full-service hand wash, an underbody tickle session, and a stylish tire-and-exterior dressing. Then, car-care professionals step inside each auto to vacuum the carpets of pebbles and stray G.I. Joe limbs, scrub the dash and console, and desmudge the windows. Finally, every car is coated in a flattering rainbow wax and clear-coat protection.