Although most historians assume his flying machines were built to loft man into the heavens, all Leonardo really wanted was a faster way to get to his local trattoria. Glide in for dinner with today's deal: for $10, you get $20 worth of Italian dining and drinks at E-22 Café, located in Emeryville.
E-22's menu spans the toe and heel of boot-shaped fare with savory specimens of Southern Italian cooking. Launch your meal with a light opener such as the insalata Ustica, with Sicilian tuna, blood oranges, caper berries, and red onions in an aged balsamic dressing ($9), or break down the gates of appetite with a hot, pressed battering ram of powerful panini, such as the specialita di Guiseppe (slow-roasted pork shoulder braised with rosemary, garlic, grilled onion, and red-wine-roast jus, $8). Pair a hot Illy cappuccino ($3) with a classic individual pizza, such as the margherita (tomato, oregano, fresh basil, mozzarella di bufala, and extra-virgin olive oil, $7), or quaff an imported barley brew such as Italian Birra Moretti or La Rossa ($4.50 each) alongside a dinner entree of salsicce (Italian fennel sausage, roasted red pepper, grilled onions, and roasted tomatoes with a side salad, lemon-garlic spinach, and roasted eggplant caponata crostini, $11.99). Make sure to ask your server about the current drink specials and for the latest oenophiliac updates from the wine bar.
E-22's heated outdoor patio and live music on alternating Fridays keeps the atmosphere casual, lively, and climate-controlled, so perch wherever the mood strikes you with the greatest confidence.
You must purchase a food item with the Groupon. This deal is valid for dine-in only.
Yelpers give E-22 Café an average of 3.5 stars:
1366 Powell St.
Emeryville, California 94608Get Directions