The bean proved to be one of Mexican cuisine's most versatile ingredients by taking on the roles of Iago, Roderigo, and Desdemona in an edible interpretation of Shakespeare's Othello. Admire a variety of tasty costume changes with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of Mexican fare and non-alcoholic drinks at Dos Perros in Durham.
Voted Best New Restaurant and Mexican/Latin American Restaurant in Durham County by Indy Week readers in 2010, Dos Perros uses locally farmed ingredients to achieve the authenticity of traditional Mexican taquerias. Chicharrón chasers can start by diving into a sweet potato empanada with chipotle and fig sauce ($6 for lunch, $7 for dinner) and cheese-and-jalapeno-stuffed plantain fritters with Oaxacan cream and salsa ($6 for lunch, $7 for dinner). From the lunch menu, the carnitas tacos ($2.50 per taco) beckon beaks with twice-cooked pork, chipotle, and tasty tomatillos, while the dinner menu unveils a Yucatan-style grilled swordfish accompanied by yucca hash and braised chayote squash ($18)., Dos Perros provides diners with a warm, inviting atmosphere complete with paintings and tapestries hanging from burnt-orange walls.
200 N Mangum St.
Durham, North Carolina 27701