Cooking at home involves the risk of small burns, spilled liquids, and the advances of an oven in heat. Avoid stove-top suitors with today's Groupon to J.T. Johnson’s American Grill. Choose between the following options:
- For $15, you get $30 worth of dinner (3 p.m. to closing time).
- For $7, you get $15 worth of lunch (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.).
J.T. Johnson’s American Grill's flame wielders sizzle up artfully arranged spreads from a menu of hearty American staples and furnish a vast 25-foot salad bar with a panoply of leafy comestibles. Lasso your tongue around the 10-ounce, hand-prepared Firehouse burger that's adorned with smoked applewood-bacon strips, melted slices of pepper jack cheese, and chipotle mayo ($8.49), or take a tasty dip into a platter of beer-battered fish 'n' chips ($10.99). The seasoned slow-roasted prime rib ($14.29–17.49) is, like a spatula-mounted coup d’état, prepared overnight in the darkened kitchen. Or savor speared morsels of bacon-wrapped jumbo shrimp ($14.99), which are impaled on handheld skewers, char-grilled, and laid to rest on a bed of cushy pilaf and sweet potato.
Guests at J.T. Johnson’s American Grill nosh from the ensconced comfort of plush bench seats, lit by the warm glow of red and orange lanterns. Cutting a sizable swath in the middle of the room is the peninsular bar, serving up imbibable concoctions to patrons as they enjoy sports games or Monday-night lunar landings on the room’s many wide-screen televisions.