Food is the cornerstone of human civilization, which explains why the ancient Egyptians would build such magnificent aluminum foil pyramids to house their leftovers. Honor the essentialness of edibles with today's Groupon to Carolina Cafe and Catering Company. Choose between the following options:
• For $4, you get $8 worth of lunch fare.
• For $12, you get $25 toward a catering order.
Carolina Cafe and Catering Company uses original recipes to whip up house-made bagels and sandwiches accompanied by daily-delivered fresh produce. Diners peruse the menu before sinking teeth into Carolina-themed sandwiches such as The Columbia, stacked with turkey breast and drenched in whole cranberry sauce ($5.95). The Georgetown packs bacon, swiss cheese, and turkey, ham, or roast beef into a bready satchel ($5.95). Enliven the morning with a house-made bagel that comes in 15 varieties, including cinnamon raisin and multigrain ($0.99 each), or study the effects of heat on deliciousness with an open-faced veggie melt, which arrives awash in a cheesy tidal wave flecked with onions, sprouts, and tomatoes ($5.95). The cafe delivers orders six days a week during delivery hours. Diners may feast at a table in the checker-floored interior or take meals outdoors so they can take advantage of cream cheese's sun-blocking properties.
The restaurant's catering menu equips congregations of partygoers, coworkers, or upwardly mobile raccoons with fare ready for delivery seven days a week. Sate collective hunger with a deluxe boxed lunch, which includes a sandwich, side, chips, dessert, and drink ($7.95/person). A continental pastry tray marries danishes, muffins, cinnamon rolls, and bagels and cream cheese ($3.75/person). Spruce up morning meetings with a dozen assorted muffins, bagels, or croissants ($14.95).
925 Sumter St.
Columbia, South Carolina 29201