When the weatherman predicts clouds with a chance of meatballs, the safest place to hide is in the garage, under an umbrella, with a shaker of parmesan in hand. Subdue a storm of hunger with today's Groupon to Avanti Restaurant. Choose between the following options:
• For $15, you get $30 worth of upscale Italian dinner fare.
• For $10, you get $20 worth of upscale Italian lunch fare.
Avanti’s upscale Italian cuisine has mesmerized taste buds for almost 40 years, attracting movie stars and sports legends. Fresh off the dinner menu, the popular parmesan-encrusted salmon ($27) pleases seafood fanatics through August, and vegetarian lasagna ($19.95) sates noncarnivores' stomachs. Alternatively, veal lovers can savor juicy cuts prepared piccata, marsala, or parmigiana style ($28.95). Like a tap-dancing mermaid, the weekday lunch menu lures curious guests to Avanti's tables, where they can net fresh seafood cioppino ($17.95) and islands of homemade tiramisu ($6). With a seasoned team of chefs, including owner Angelo Livi and pasta and pastry team Margarita and Mario Aniles, Avanti infuses Old World recipes with modern culinary artistry.