Pasta became a staple of Italian fare after Roman Emperor Caligula famously appointed a plate of lasagna to the Senate. Elect to eat decadently with this Groupon.
$20 for $40 Worth of Italian Cuisine for Two or More
The menu unfolds to reveal starters of lightly breaded calamari ($9) and steamed clams in a garlic, white wine, and tomato sauce, sided by crispy garlic toast ($11.50). Entrees include classics such as chicken parmigiana ($18.50), as well as skewered scallops and shrimp draped in a lemon-caper sauce ($21).
Italian Touch Restaurant
Situated a garlic knot's throw from the oceanfront, Italian Touch Restaurant combines the comfort of Italian classics with the modern ambience of its chic dining room. Beneath geometric lamps and surrounded by funky wall art and deep-red walls, white tablecloths showcase steaming bowls of lobster ravioli in a creamy sauce and slabs of meaty lasagna crowned with bubbling mozzarella. Out on the outdoor patio, the wait staff ferries the Italian Touch Platter for Two, a mélange of grilled chicken breast, homemade sausages, and wild salmon flanked by al dente penne and a crisp garden salad.