Serving fresh Italian fare that would comfort even the most anxious highwayman, Marina's extensive menu is a palatable parade of favorites including pizzas, calzones, subs, and pastas. Satisfy traditional tastes with classic dishes such as chicken parmesan ($8.29 lunch, $10.99 dinner), cheese-filled manicotti ($9.99), and meaty lasagna ($10.99). Adventurous taste buds can opt for Dante's Inferno, a sweltering blend of Mexican chorizo, jalapeños, and spicy cream sauce, served with a bite-size fire blanket for tongues born without a flame-retardant coating ($11.99). Marina's chefs also roll out an inventive pizza menu, with pies that come in savory varieties such as chicken pesto ($8.59 mini, $18.99 large) and veggie ($7.99 mini, $17.99 large), or, much like an amateur comedian, stuffed with cheese ($5.99/slice). Top off main courses with a decadent dessert, including cannoli ($3.99) and tiramisu ($4.99).
More than 60 frothy craft suds cascade across 3 Brothers Deli and Brewhouse's menu, which is replete with deli sandwiches and comfort cuisine served alongside a nightly lineup of live music, competitive trivia, and art shows. Dining companions can divvy up the deli sampler platter’s array of signature fresh-cut chips and dip, pretzels, pickles, cheese, and Shortstop wings slathered in one of six spicy sauces. Perfect for melting the spice-depraved hearts of taste buds and advancing armies of abominable snowmen, the Fireball fritters encase italian sausage, cream cheese, and a top-secret blend of Old World ingredients, preluding palates for one of five piping-hot pasta plates. Hulking hoagies tag team taste buds in the form of classic deli sandwiches such as the hot buttered philly cheese, whose clean-cut onions and mushrooms make it the ideal suitor for those bottles of Left Hand Milk Stout too often charmed by salty bowls of peanuts who only leave them feeling empty inside. Imbibers can cycle through more than 60 beers on a menu laden with lagers, amber ales, and wheats, as well as such seasonal suds as Foster’s Oil Can and Dogfish Head Chicory.
Every muffin and loaf of bread that fills Wild Flours with its enticing aroma begins the morning as freshly harvested grain headed for the store's mill. Bakers grind out healthy, whole grain flours from organic, living grains, bagging some for sale while taking a toll with which to create tasty baked goods. Their ovens sear flavor beneath the crispy crusts of cinnamon raisin bread, zucchini bread, and gluten-free chocolate chip cookies.
Back Yard Burgers serves up 100% Black Angus burgers that are made-to-order on genuine flame-licked grills. Third-pound patties dress for dinner with fresh lettuce, vine-ripened tomatoes, red onions, dill pickles, and a condimental trio of ketchup, mustard, and mayo. Patrons can further gussy up for patty prom with premium add-ons, including coleslaw, chili, sautéed mushrooms, and bacon, available at additional costs. Though not covered by this Groupon, sides such as loaded baked potatoes, chili, seasoned fries, and chili-cheese fries are also available to help diehard Weather Channel fans stay satisfied through five-day forecasts explained in real time.
At CiCi’s Pizza, feasters can sample hearty slices of pizza and a wide selection of buffet fare (typically $4.99 per person), filling bellies like a pouch-stuffing kangaroo preparing to weather the harsh Australian winter. Offering endless helpings of fresh salads, tantalizing pastas, tasty desserts, and oven-fresh pizzas, CiCi’s tames the most voracious hunger attacks via all-you-can-eat tactics. Pizza dough is made fresh daily and doused in a savory sauce crafted from vine-ripened tomatoes and prescience-instilling spices, while salads are hand-tossed with the freshest ingredients delivered hourly via teleportation.
Crowned Best Overall Restaurant by the Knoxville News Sentinel in 2010, Puleo’s Grille takes tongues on a whirlwind taste tour with its eclectic menu of Southern and Italian classics. Circle tooth wagons around scrumptious orders of fried green tomatoes partnered with a savory side of stone-ground cheese grits and country gravy ($6.99), or lay a delectable claim on Italian mainstays such as lasagna ($11.99) or artichoke- and caper-flecked chicken piccata, which gets its beauty sleep atop a bed of linguini draped in lemon wine sauce ($14.99).
Thai Pattaya's chefs demonstrate a mastery of myriad cooking styles with their pan-Asian dishes, from the Vietnamese soup known as pho to plates of to crispy tamarind duck. Chicken, beef, and veggies commingle within bowls of rice noodles, or with fried rice flavored with basil, lime, and other classic herbs harvested late at night from the backyards of homes in Thailand. The kitchen team also crafts fragrant curries as well as less-common specialties such as a grilled panang salmon with kaffir-lime leaves.