The best part about eating Asian food is the confidence that comes when more than one billion people tacitly support your culinary decision; the second-best part is that their bakers can see the future. Chew with the crowd with today’s Groupon to Asia Bistro, Zen Bistro & Wine Bar, or Saigon Saigon in Arlington’s Pentagon Row. Choose between the following options:
- For $15, you get $30 worth of dinner at Asia Bistro & Sushi Bar, Zen Bistro & Wine Bar, or Saigon Saigon.
- For $10, you get $20 worth of lunch at Asia Bistro & Sushi Bar, Zen Bistro & Wine Bar, or Saigon Saigon.
Asia Bistro & Sushi Bar tantalizes tongues with [dinner](http://www.asia-bistro.com/entreed.html) and [lunch](http://www.asia-bistro.com/entree.html) menus packed with sushi and pan-Asian cuisine. Dinner diners can dig into salmon teriyaki ($15) and Chinese stir-fried vegetables mixed with chicken ($13). Heat-seeking tongues hone in on spicy panang, which integrates chicken or shrimp with spicy Malaysian panang sauce and a penchant for arson ($10+). Zen Bistro & Wine Bar slings Asian tapas and entrees to guests lounging in a modern, Eastern-inspired storefront. Guests can choose between [menus](http://www.zen-bistro.com/menu.html) for small plates, lunch entrees, or dinner entrees. Shareable curry puffs, a blend of curried minced chicken, potatoes, and onions in fried wonton skin ($6), prep palates for entree action, with main attractions including five-spice duck, served with kimchi and rice ($13) and vegetarian pad thai ($11). Saigon Saigon's Vietnamese [lunch](http://saigonsaigonpentagonrow.com/Lunch_Menu.html) and [dinner](http://saigonsaigonpentagonrow.com/Dinner_Menu.html) menus import flavor from the Indochinese peninsula, with ginger-tofu lunch boxes ($8.95) and grilled lemon-chicken dinner entrees ($11.95) in tow. For a theatrical evening meal, select the specialty Red Volcano, with crisp-cooked soft-shell crab, shrimp, scallops, and calamari and spicy red penang curry ($17.95) ladled straight out of the Earth's magma.
Saigon Saigon's immersive Vietnamese menu features pho noodle soups, spicy curries, and entrees of lemongrass chicken or roast pork. Diners sip wine while nibbling small plates of shrimp-topped baguettes, mushroom-stuffed spring rolls, or skewers of marinated chicken satay. Main courses appease appetites with stir-fried noodle dishes, or Chef Vu's specialties of rice topped with Saigon sausage and lemongrass pork, flank steak in sizzling hot pots, and filets of ginger-infused salmon. Chefs garnish dishes with colorful fresh veggies and fragrant herbs, and diners enjoy their feasts amid the warm-colored walls and sprigs of bamboo of the interior or in the open air of the patio.