What You'll Get
Adding new ingredients to classic dishes can be exciting, like hosting a dinner party for professional wrestlers or mad-libbing a Jane Austen novel. Indulge your senses and sensibilities with today's Groupon: for $12, you get $26 worth of gourmet American comfort fare and drinks during dinner at Americana (formerly Table 219).
Owned by Jeffrey “Cheffrey” Wilson, the Culinary Institute of America-trained former chef of Table 219, Americana surprises palates with traditional American dishes modernized with cross-cultural influences. From the dinner menu, guests circle wagons around small plates including the mini tuna tartar tacos ($9), which boast a spicy sriracha aioli that heats up taste buds faster than an electric tongue blanket. Wild boar enchiladas with ancho-hibiscus sauce ($12) and sautéed crab cakes with apple and celery root slaw ($15) both satisfy guests on gluten-free diets. For dessert, vanilla ice cream and caramel and chocolate sauces accessorize the donut à la mode ($6), dressing up a humble classic without outfitting a Charles Dickens novel in a cummerbund.
Americana's dark woods and metallic tin tile accents create a rich, historical ambiance ideal for gatherings with friends or reenactments of pioneer speed-dating events. Bartenders also showcase their liquid-based artistry with innovative cocktails such as the cinnamon margarita, which is blended with house-infused cinnamon tequila, Grand Marnier, and muddled oranges ($9).
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Jan 19, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per table. Dine-in only. Not valid for 2/14, 4/8, 6/23, 12/25, 12/31, or special events. Valid only for dinner. Not valid with any other offer or discount. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
After 10 years cooking in the frenetic kitchens of New York City restaurants, Executive Chef Jeffrey "Cheffrey" Wilson moved to Seattle hoping to find room to freely express his culinary talents. The owners at Table 219 were impressed by his experience at Gramercy 24 and gave him that chance by asking him to develop their menu. He eventually became a partner of the business as he honed his own brand of New American fare, whipping up dishes such as bison burgers and mini tuna-tartar tacos. After taking the reins as sole owner, he renamed the restaurant Americana to reflect the eclectic cuisine and the eatery's interior design. Dark woods and tin-tile accents create a rich, historical ambiance ideal for gatherings with friends or reenactments of pioneer speed-dating events. Wilson relies on a team of mixologists to stir up specialty cocktails—such as the Lemon Meringue Pie with whipped-cream vodka—that also complement the stars-and-stripes vibe.