Known for its spices, Indian fare jolts the taste buds in a manner that kissing an electrical socket could never match. Enjoy shockingly good cuisine with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of Indian cuisine at Bombay Dreams Restaurant in Davis.
A giant mural of Buddha gazes upon diners at Bombay Dreams Restaurant, where chefs prepare both authentic and modern interpretations of Indian and Nepalese cuisine. Vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores alike can discover an appetite-quelling entree such as tender kadai lamb wallowing in spicy tomato gravy ($12.95) or the all-flora all-star chana masala, a roost of chickpeas twittering in an incubator of curry ($7.95). Like Midas visiting the YMCA, the chicken tikka masala ($11.95) swirls in a golden pool, and the palak paneer ($9.95) pairs cubes of cheese with curried spinach. With its vibrant red walls, sleek black chairs, and eclectic décor, this portal to the East provides a romantic ambiance for first dates and off-the-clock get-togethers between heroes and villains.