Coffee is one of the most popular things to hatch from a bean, aside from fairy-tale beanstalks and Grover Cleveland. Enjoy brewed-bean bliss with today’s Groupon: for $10, you get a cup of rare kopi luwak arabica coffee at Jezalin's (a $29.99 value).
Originally launched as an online gourmet-shopping outpost, Jezalin's has since captivated continental palates with its diverse menu of gourmet sandwiches and exotic bean brews in a trendy café location. Kopi luwak coffee harbors the freshly ground beans of exotic coffee cherries, each plucked and cleansed after riding the digestive rollycoaster of adorable asian palm civets and their overly caffeinated brethren. Like failed actors and repeat divorcées, the beans relinquish their bitterness when infused with the stomach's proteolytic enzymes, resulting in an aromatic concoction that can sell for as much as $600 per pound in some countries. Though not included in today's Groupon, wide-eyed diners can indulge in Jezalin's well-seasoned roster of cured meats and more than 75 varieties of small-farm cheese. Jezalin's also offers an array of artisan sandwiches, including the Taste of Milan with thinly sliced Genoa salami, provolone, and pickled red cherry peppers on a crispy baguette ($7.99).
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