The sudden onset of hunger pains is the leading cause of unfinished novels, canceled duels, and tied soccer matches. Cut down on unfinished business with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of fine Italian cuisine at Juliana's Italian Restaurant.
Featuring classic Italian recipes prepared by experienced chef Michael Giraldi, Juliana's Italian Restaurant boasts an ever-changing menu with creative Tuscan influences. Pastas such as lobster ravioli, squid ink pasta stuffed with lobster and ricotta smothered in a slightly creamed tomato sauce ($17.50), or penne al vodka, penne pasta comingled with pancetta and a vodka cream sauce ($14), serve as elegant twirling grounds for forks and mermaid hair combs. Knives can slice into entrée items including the veal saltimboca, sautéed veal dressed with mozzarella, fresh sage, and prosciutto in a white-wine sauce ($21), 8 oz filet mignon ($23.50), or crab cakes, two jumbo lumps of crustacean goodness lightly breaded and pan fried ($20.50). Reversitarians can continue eating against the grain by ending meals with scrumptious appetizers such as fried calamari served with marinara and banana peppers ($7) and mussels sautéed in olive oil, garlic, spices and slathered in red or white sauce ($7).