Cooking food over an open flame can impart smoky flavor and seal in savoury juices, but cooking food over an eternal flame can get a bobsledding team kicked out of the Olympics. Get your fill of flame-cooked fare with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of casual dining and drinks at Citrine Restaurant and Lounge in the Devonshire Mall.
Citrine Restaurant and Lounge whisks together upscale cuisine and a casual lounge atmosphere into a satisfying soufflé of hospitality. Chompers indulge in appetizers such as panko-crusted calamari in a sweet chili sauce ($11.95) or crispy spring rolls ($9.95) for a more delicious tongue warm-up than the oral launching of toothpick javelins. Meals crescendo to their climactic apexes in the form of gulp-worthy entrees such as crab-stuffed Atlantic salmon ($21.95), dijon-crusted lamb rack ($25.95), or sandwiches such as the stuffed cheeseburger draped in crispy onions, blue cheese, and roasted garlic spread ($11.95). A menu for wee ones—children 12 and under eat free Tuesdays with an adult entree purchase—complement the restaurant's victual variety, and a diverse wine selection provides a venue for provincial sipping rituals for adults, from the 18th-century swirl-and-smell method to the Mesozoic pinky-up technique.
Citrine's high ceilings, exposed brick walls, and contemporary artwork comprise an environment suitable for any-occasion meals. Guests can gather to sway along to live acoustic tunes on Thursdays and Fridays in high-backed booths or compare beer-shaped tattoos while reclining in cushy leather couches in the lounge area.