Beef rose to prominence after mastodons refused to be coaxed into domesticity by promises of all-you-can-graze prairie and ice cream every night. Reap the results with today's Groupon: for $5, you get $10 worth of fast-food fare and drinks at Arby's. This deal is valid at four Winnipeg-area locations: Regent Avenue, Portage Avenue, Polo Park Shopping Centre, and Kildonan Place.
With an innovative emphasis on roast beef, Arby's rapidly prepares tasty toasted sandwiches, curly fries, and more. Send thoughts of cheeseburgers to Valhalla, feasting instead on a classic regular roast beef combo with curly fries ($5.19). The market fresh ham and swiss sandwich ($5.19) swindles tongues into tasting a wholesome treat with tomatoes, lettuce, red onions, and brown honey mustard buoyantly resting on thick slices of honey-wheat bread. For omnivores with little time to graze, the potatoes are available in bites ($2.99 for 5 pieces) or baked ($2.49) with butter and sour cream. Extra beef is available on any sandwich for $1.25, or save room for a blueberry or apple turnover ($1.09).
In 1964, brothers Leroy and Forrest Raffel banded together to come up with a new restaurant concept. Arby's took off almost immediately on the coattails of its hallmark roast-beef sandwich and the founders’ idea of providing customers with fast, quality food. Over the company's 48-year franchise history, its foundational pièce de résistance of thinly sliced, juicy beef has been served in a many permutations, and continues to be popular today, served at more than 3,500 stores in North America. Today’s menu still ignites appetites with traditional beef sandwiches, plus hot and seasoned curly fries, fresh-chopped salads, and desserts good for richly capping off meals or bribing any bridge trolls on the way home.