Long hailed for a mastery of ham far beyond the skills of mere mortal meat cookers, the meat mavens at HoneyBaked Ham invite you to put their newly honed turkey skills to the test with today's Groupon: a whole roasted turkey breast for $12 (an up to $25 value). Get your moist turkey breast unadulterated, or let the HoneyBaked masters finish your bird with crackling sweet glaze, which may or may not be cooled by having volunteer glaze-pixies fan it with their wings. Call one of HoneyBaked's participating locations (found here and in the sidebar to the right) to reserve your order, and pick up your juicy bird.
It’s not hard to find cuts of meat that rival those at restaurants—if you live near Findley’s. Whether grilling outdoors or searing steak on the stove, the butcher shop supplies quality cuts and wild game that boost your meal offerings at home. Angus beef, Berkshire pork, and Ashley Farms organic chicken are just a few of the shop’s markers of meat quality, though raw meat isn’t the only currently the team works with. Among of the central parts of Findley’s processes is a smokehouse that produces fresh jerky, smoked sausage, brisket, and other specialties.
Through a special-order program, the crew also packs customer coolers with items such as caviar, catfish, and fois gras. Alternatively, anyone with little time to spend in the kitchen can grab items from the shop’s selection of heat-and-eat foods such as baby back ribs and twice-baked potatoes. To give customers a unique insight into the shop’s processes, Findley’s also encourages new customers to take free tours of the shop’s backstage areas to see the processes Findley’s is so proud of and to get their bacon autographed.
The industrial facade of Madeline's Cafe and Bakery conceals an elegant, intimate atmosphere reminiscent of a Parisian sidewalk cafe. A palpable sense of European nostalgia permeates not just Madeline's interior, but also its cuisine. Chefs Gerard and Hector use recipes that have been passed down from their ancestors or culled from their own experiences, such as the time they had to eat their way out of a giant souffle. Along with a rustic soup of the day and several eclectic salads, the simple menu features sandwiches such as a chicken-salad croissant with cranberries and a muffaletta with creole-style mustard dressing. And while Madeline's food often takes center stage, it's perhaps best known for its bakery. Here, cases are lined with fresh-baked pastries, cupcakes, and 15 lavish special-occasion cakes.