Food & Drink in Truckee

$7 for $15 Worth of Gourmet Deli Sandwiches and Salads at Nothing To It! Culinary Center

Nothing To It! Culinary Center

Meadowood Mall Area

Gourmet deli housed inside an avocational cooking school serves up fresh, flavorful weekday lunches; outdoor patio open in the summer

$15 $7

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One or Two Large Pizzas, Each with a Pitcher of Beer or Soda at Verdi Grill & Pizzeria (Up to 44% Off)

Verdi Grill & Pizzeria

East Sierra

Pitchers of cold, refreshing beer or soda help wash down large pizzas with a choice of topping

$26 $15

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$12 for $20 Worth of Beer and Mixed Drinks and a Game of Pool at The Waterfall

The Waterfall

The Waterfall

Find your favorite beer out of 24 domestic and international brews on tap, such as Stella, Hangar 24 Orange Wheat & Wyder’s Dry Pear Cider

$20 $12

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$11 forTwo Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Italian Deli Fare at Paisan's Old World Deli ($20 Value)

Paisan's Old World Deli

Reno

Passionate cooks assemble deli sandwiches between freshly baked bread, as well as serve up baked goods, homemade soups, and homemade salads

$10 $5.50

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Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Crepes for Dine-In or Take-Out Service at Crepe N' Roll (50% Off)

Crepe N' Roll

Reno

Japanese-style sweet and savory crepes are topped with a choice of more than 60 toppings; Japanese teas and ice cream are also available

$10 $5

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Pizza for Two or Four at Red Rock Pizza Factory (50% Off)

Pizza Factory

Red Rock

Chefs craft pizza dough from scratch daily, topping it with fresh vegetables and premium meats, as well as gourmet ingredients

$20 $10

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Pasta, Seafood, and Italian Cuisine at Bella Italia (Up to 45% Off)

Bella Italia

Reno

Menu includes 16 pasta entrees, such as rigatoni with meat sauce, as well as risotto with porcini mushrooms and seven veal entrees

$20 $11

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$12 for $20 Worth of Pizza and Wings at Pizza Baron

Pizza Baron

Reno

Nutrient-rich dough supports fresh toppings & cholesterol free vegetable oil begets flavorful wings & crispy sides

$20 $12

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$17 for $30 Worth of Sushi and Japanese Cuisine at Sushi Club

Sushi Club

Reno Southeast

Chefs fold fresh fish into creative maki and then drizzle on savory sauces or whip up traditional Japanese dishes such as teriyaki

$30 $17

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$11 for $20 Worth of Homestyle Food and Baked Goods for Two at Postal Cafe

Postal Cafe

New Washoe City

Community institution roasts its own turkey and beef for sandwiches, makes country gravy from scratch, and features sweets by a pastry chef

$20 $11

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Choice of Five Breakfast Baked Goods or $10 for $18 Worth of Breakfast for Two at Dee’s Bakery & Cafe

Dee’s Bakery & Cafe

Stanford Industrial Park

At breakfast, diners can dig in to plates of pancakes or breakfast burritos, or they can get it to go with baked goods like croissants

$18 $10

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Pub Food at The Bullpen at Aspen Glen (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

The Bullpen at Aspen Glen

Vista Las Altos

Chow down on pub eats such as wings, 1/2 pound specialty burgers, soups, sandwiches, and risotto balls all made from scratch

$20 $12

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Three-Course Dinner and Hot-Springs Dip for Two or Four at 1862 David Walley's Restaurant & Hot Springs (54% Off)

1862 David Walley's Restaurant & Hot Springs

Genoa-Jacks Valley

Unwind in the hot springs and enjoy a three-course meal with blue-cheese-crusted sirloin steak, salmon, or spinach-and-mushroom penne pasta

$195 $90

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Wine Tasting and Bistro Plates for Two or Four at Naggiar Vineyards and Winery (Up to 48% Off)

Naggiar Vineyards and Winery

Naggiar Vineyards & Winery

During tastings of the winery’s varietals in the Tuscan-style tasting room, visitors savor bistro plates such as pork-loin sandwiches

$42 $22

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Winery Tour and Tasting with Shared Plates and Bottles of Wine for Two or Four at Crystal Basin Cellars (Up to 53% Off)

Crystal Basin Cellars

Camino

After a tour of the winery’s barrel room and a tasting of some award-winning wines, visitors head next door for bistro-style shared plates

$88 $43

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Wine Tastings for 2, 4, or 6–10 at Jodar Vineyards (Up to 58% Off)

Jodar Vineyards

Camino

During reserve wine tastings guests taste four wines and food pairings; groups of 6–10 can taste with the winemaker on Thursday or Friday

$60 $28

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Wine Tasting Experience for Two or Four at Renegade Winery (Up to 41% Off)

Renegade Winery

Mokelumne Hill

Groups tipple seven varietals and pair them with meat and cheese during tasting that includes take-home bottle of wine

$57 $34

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$11 for $20 Worth of Food at Strings Italian Cafe

Strings Italian Cafe

North Auburn

Classic Italian dishes like chicken picatta, meat lasagna, and veal parmesan served in a comfortable, casual atmosphere

$20 $11

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Wine Tasting and Tapas for Two or Four at Viña Castellano (Up to 47% Off)

Viña Castellano

Auburn

Spanish wines accompany a tapas platter loaded with Marcona almonds, Mediterranean olives, and tapenade

$72 $38

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$43 for Tour and Tasting with Four Bottles of Wine at Montoliva Vineyard and Winery ($100 Value)

Montoliva Vineyard and Winery

Chicago Park

Winemaker with appreciation for traditional Italian methods oversees a collection of award-winning varietals

$100 $43

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$16.50 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Sandwiches at Mr. Pickle's Sandwich Shop Granite Bay ($30 Value)

Mr. Pickle's Sandwich Shop Granite Bay

Granite Bay

Specialty sandwiches with chicken, bacon, avocado, and melted jack cheese or hot pastrami, cream cheese, and avocado

$10 $5.50

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One, Two, or Four Dozen Regular, Mixed, Jelly, or Fancy Donuts at The Pink Box Donut Shop (Up to 50% Off)

The Pink Box Donut Shop

Multiple Locations

Fresh-baked donuts made every day are topped with handmade icing and include zero trans fats

$15.50 $8

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Wine and Food Pairing with a Winery Tour for Two or Four at Wise Villa Winery (Up to 51% Off)

Wise Villa Winery

Lincoln

Embark on tours of the winery, sample award-winning wines, and indulge in food and wine pairings post-tasting

$62 $33

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$12 for $20 Worth of Pizzeria and Italian Food at The Pizza Place

The Pizza Place

Rocklin

Pizzas with toppings such as bacon, pepperoni, fresh vegetables, garlic, and salami delight diners who lounge inside or on the terrace

$20 $12

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$12 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $5 Worth of Treats at BAMBU Desserts and Drinks ($20 Value)

BAMBU Desserts and Drinks

Rocklin

Asian-inspired sweets and drinks include milk teas with tapioca pearls, chilled pandan, and a bevy of coffee and chai beverages

$5 $3

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$18 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $8 Worth of Mexican Food at Taqueria Los Cabos ($32 Value)

Taqueria Los Cabos

Rocklin

Tacos, burritos, sopes, and tortas gain flavor from a stocked salsa bar

$8 $4.50

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Pizza Meal for Two or $10 for $20 Worth of Pizza and Italian Food at Pizza Factory

Pizza Factory

Loomis

Cooks bake pizzas with housemade dough and 100% mozzarella cheese, and whip up meatball subs and pastas

$20 $10

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Lunch or Dinner for Two or Four at Cha-Cha's Cocina Mexicana (35% Off)

Cha-Cha's Cocina Mexicana

Rocklin

Grilled chicken covered with oaxacan cheese and tomatillo-serrano salsa, braised pork with rice and beans, classic deep-fried chimichangas

$20 $13

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One Large Signature Pizza for Lunch or $11 for $20 Worth of Lunch at Pete's Restaurant & Brewhouse

Pete's Restaurant & Brewhouse

Highland Reserve North Village

Eatery serves everything from salads and wraps to burgers and pasta; signature pizzas include The Veghead with tons of veggies and cheese

$20 $11

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$12 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Carnival Sweets at Fancy Funnel Cakes ($20 Total Value)

FancY FunneLCakeS

Rocklin

Gourmet funnel cakes topped with delectable ingredients such as peach cobbler ice cream, or treats such as funnel-cake-wrapped mini sausages

$10 $6

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$12 for $20 Worth of Italian Food at zpizza

zpizza

Folsom

Organic or gluten-free pizza dough covered in low-fat or vegan cheese, organic sauce, and MSG-free ingredients

$20 $12

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Chinese Cuisine at Lotus 8 (44% Off). Two Options Available.

Lotus 8

Folsom

Dishes prepared with seasonal ingredients maintain authentic flavors with less oil and salt than traditional Chinese cooking

$25 $14

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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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Indian Cuisine for Dine-In or Take-Out at India House (50% Off)

India House

Broadstone

Butter chicken, lamb curry and okra masala from kitchen lauded by Folsom Living and Folsom Telegraph

$40 $20

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$10 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 $10

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$10.50 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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$12 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $5 Worth of Asian Snacks and Drinks at Tapioca Express ($20 Value)

Tapioca Express

Roseville

Boba tea and coffee drinks match with crispy chicken, tempura, and Osaka curry-chicken steak

$5 $3

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$8 for $16 Worth of Cream Puffs and Baked Goods at Beard Papa's

Beard Papa's

Galleria

All-natural cream puffs, fondants, and pastries in flavors such as vanilla, chocolate and cookies & cream

$16 $8

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$17.50 for Five Groupons, Each Good for $6 Worth of Hot Dogs and Fries at Parker's Hot Dogs of Santa Cruz ($30 Value)

Parker's Hot Dogs of Santa Cruz

Sunrise 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 $3.50

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$12.50 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 28% 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 $18

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$10 for Two Burger Combo Meals at Colorado Grill ($16 Value)

Colorado Grill - Roseville

Roseville

Burgers include toppings like mustard, mayo, onion, pickle, lettuce, and tomato; meals include steak fries and soda or iced tea

$16 $10

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Line-Dancing for Four with Optional Food and Jack Daniels at Opera House Saloon (Up to 55% Off)

Opera House Saloon

Roseville

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

$62 $28

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$11 for $20 Worth of Mexican Cuisine at Carmelita's Restaurant

Carmelita's Restaurant

Multiple Locations

Freshly made guacamole, soft tacos stuffed with tender shredded pork, and Angus New York steak and vegetables sizzle in fajita skillets

$20 $11

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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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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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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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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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$13 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 $13

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$11 for $20 Worth of Treats at Cookie Connection and Cookie Company

Cookie Connection and Cookie Company

Multiple Locations

Original recipes and preservative-free ingredients form 16 daily cookie varieties, plus rotating flavors such as molasses and lemon drop

$20 $11

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Homestyle Cuisine at Annie's Breakfast & Steaks (35% Off)

Annie's Breakfast & Steaks

Orangevale

Old-fashioned omelets and classic steak breakfasts precede later meals of burgers and pork chops in classic American eatery.

$20 $13

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Pub Lunch or Dinner for Two or More at The Couch (47% 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 $11

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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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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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$11 for $20 Worth of Pizza, Salads, Sides, and Drinks at Godfather's Pizza in Fair Oaks

Godfather's Pizza

Carmichael

Rich, golden crusts house combos of pepperoni, green peppers & sausage alongside salad bar access & breadsticks

$20 $11

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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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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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$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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$15 for Five Groupons, Each Good for $5 Towards Coffee, Tea, and Pastries at Insight Coffee Roasters ($25 Total Value)

Insight Coffee Roasters

Insight Coffee - Capitol Cafe

Freshly roasted coffee, served alongside tea, kombucha, specialty drinks, and treats such as pastries, granola, and chocolates

$5 $3

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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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Friday, Saturday, or Sunday Standup-Comedy Show for Two or Four 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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Anti-Cooperation League Improv for Two at Sacramento Comedy Spot Through June 27 (50% Off)

"Anti-Cooperation League"

Sacramento Comedy Spot

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Comics interview a local personality, then improvise SNL-style scenes with the information they’ve gleaned

$24 $12

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

Sacramento Punch Line Sacramento

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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French Cuisine for Lunch or Dinner at Bistro Michel (Up to 33% Off)

Bistro Michel

Downtown

Chefs craft elevated fare using fresh, local ingredients and French cooking techniques

$30 $20

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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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Weekday Lunch or Pub Fare at Pete's Restaurant and Brewhouse (Up to 50% Off)

Pete's Restaurant and Brewhouse

Pete’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

Enjoy pub fare such as pizzas and fish tacos paired with hand-crafted beers

$14 $7

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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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$94 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 $94

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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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$14 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 $14

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Jerk and Fried Chicken for One or Two People at Sacto Chicken Co. (Up to 36% Off)

Sacto Chicken Co.

Sacramento

Tasty sides pair with jerk and fried chicken, wings, sandwiches, and family meals

$10 $7.50

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Sushi and Japanese Food for Two or Four People at Osaka Sushi (50% Off)

Osaka Sushi

Sacramento

Alaskan crab roll, Spider roll, vegan maki combo, Tiger roll, spicy tuna temaki, teriyaki chicken, tempura shrimp, and tempura lobster tail

$30 $15

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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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$11 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 $11

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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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Property Location
With a stay at Sunnyside Restaurant & Lodge in Tahoe City, you'll be on a lake and close to Gatekeeper's Museum and Tahoe City Golf Course. This lodge is within close proximity of Watson Cabin Museum and Tahoe City Marina.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 23 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring DVD players and CD players. Your bed comes with cotton sheets and down comforters. Rooms have private balconies where you can take in lake and garden views. 32-inch flat-panel televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature deep soaking bathtubs and designer toiletries.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare. Additional features include ski storage, wedding services, and a fireplace in the lobby.

Dining
Satisfy your appetite at one of the lodge's 2 restaurants.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include audiovisual equipment, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk. Planning an event in Tahoe City? This lodge has 1500 square feet (139 square meters) of space consisting of banquet facilities and a meeting/conference room. Free parking is available onsite.

1850 W Lake Blvd
Tahoe City,
CA
US

With its gleaming marble demonstration counter, wooden cabinets topped with carved grapevines, and overhead televisions, the teaching kitchen at Nothing To It! Culinary Center would look perfectly at home on a film set. Instead, it sets the stage for the school’s master chefs to share the secrets to baking a flaky, golden pie crust or simmering a fragrant Moroccan stew with more than 500 students each month. Under the helm of Culinary Director, Chef Lara Ritchie, a graduate of New England Culinary Institute in Essex, Vermont, expert gourmands constantly add new hands-on and demonstration classes to their already encyclopedic schedule. Budding Boyardees hoping for a comprehensive approach can take the eight-level techniques series, which starts with knife skills and finishes with advanced techniques such as rendering an emulsified aioli or soft-boiling an egg with telekinesis. Pupils interested in more specific, contained lessons join hot-topic sessions, which delve into gluten-free cooking or sausage making, or international classes that explore Lebanese cuisine’s spices or Spain’s rustic charcoal-fired meats. Over the holidays, the 6,000-square-foot center fills with apprentices who learn to craft seasonal edibles such as truffles or gingerbread houses.

Nothing To It! also feeds visitors feasts they don’t have to cook. Its Napa Valley–style Gourmet Deli layers sandwiches with lavish ingredients such as imported cambozola-cheese pesto and flavors salads with creamy curried-mango chutney.

225 Crummer Ln.
Reno,
NV
US

A science lab calls to mind test tubes, bubbling flasks of chemicals, maniacally laughing men in white coats—but rarely ice cream. But that's exactly where Curt Jones, chairman and founder of Dippin' Dots, came upon the inspiration for the tiny flash-frozen beads of ice cream. A microbiologist, Jones spearheaded the flash-freezing process of cryogenic encapsulation, a method capable of trapping flavor and freshness.

Beginning as a retail shop in Lexington, Kentucky, the ice cream quickly began to quell the tantrums of Fortune 500 CEOs all over the country. Having won numerous awards since he created a new way to enjoy an old treat, Jones stays true to Dippin' Dots’ roots, making the ice cream at the company headquarters in Paducah, Kentucky. New additions to the Dippin' Dots family include Dots ‘n Cream, a treat similar to traditional ice cream.

5000 Meadowood Mall Circle
Reno,
NV
US

The Hop's hands-on owner, Dee Dee La Rue, can be found in the kitchen of her retro 1950s malt shop, whipping up classic American fare to feed Reno's nostalgia-starved diners. More than 45 flavors of KaleidoScoops ice cream take center stage as soda jerks blend malts and scoop out kosher, gluten-free, and no-sugar-added flavors that range from Birthday Cake to Candy Factory. Besides ice cream, the retro shop serves up classics such as hand-dipped corndogs and chicken strips, and specialty ice-cream cakes can be used to hilariously smother a clown’s hair fire. The décor, which was sourced directly from Dee Dee's garage according to KTVN, and the staff's old-fashioned uniforms celebrate nostalgia and 1950s malt-shop culture.

95 N Sierra St
Reno,
NV
US

Mthai—located next to Scolari’s—is like a culinary ambassador for Thailand. Staples such as ginger-flavored stir-fries and five curries mix and mingle with American influence to the point that entirely new plates are born. The Mthai spaghetti, for instance, mixes noodles with chicken and basil leaves, and Americanized fried rice tops a medley of ham, sausage, and raisins with a sunny-side-up egg.

Still, anyone seeking authentic fare won't be disappointed. The owner sources her classic recipes from Thailand to create fresh pad see eew and steamed jumbo prawns. And to meet individual tastes and satisfy those who believe they've transformed into a lion, most dishes let diners choose their protein: chicken, pork, beef, tofu, seafood, or a combination.

4786 Caughlin Parkway
Reno,
NV
US

When they graduated from the University of Nevada, the owners of Archie’s Giant Hamburgers & Breakfast didn’t move far. They planted their restaurant near their college campus, a short walk from Mackay Stadium, to suppress the hungry howls of students and locals with mammoth burgers and breakfast served around the clock.

Archie’s is split between two stories—a diner on the bottom and a memorabilia-packed sports bar on top. Exposed steel rafters and brushed metal walls absorb the game-day cheers that ricochet through the upper level equipped with plasma TVs, a pool table, and a jukebox. Below, forks dig through flapjacks amid ‘50s-style decor befitting of Grease, a film titled for the bacon fat teens once used to slick back their hair.

2195 N Virginia St
Reno,
NV
US