If humankind never learned to play with its food, it would never have learned to play with its ingredients, and the world would be one bereft bowl of gruel. Taste the fruits of culinary creativity with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of upscale American cuisine for dinner at Lee Gribben's on Main in Emmaus.
The gourmet gurus at Lee Gribben's on Main conjure a robust menu of classic American cuisine, then add an upscale twist by revealing that the yacht captain is the real murderer. Subdue miniature hunger pangs by noshing on small plates such as steamed clams ($6.95) or cheese mongers mac 'n' cheese, with its mighty triumvirate of brie, swiss, and cheddar jack cheese ($7.95). Lee's meatloaf gravitates its plate with a savory mélange of roasted peppers and onions ($13.95), while the monolithic grilled portobello and fresh mozzarella tower ($14.95) lets herbivores play edible Jenga. The Chesapeake filet ($24) coated in a crab demi-glace lets diners sample the flavors of the ocean without the hassle of pilfering a mermaid's lunchbox, and segueways nicely into a dessert of blueberry cheesecake ($6).
Lee Gribben's gives native-born al frescans an umbrellaed outdoor patio that seasons repasts with fresh nocturnal air. Indoor eaters can entertain themselves vicariously with karaoke, trivia night, dramatic pro wrestler soliloquies, and other regular events.
Lee Gribben’s on Main
Ingredient sculptors at Lee Gribben's on Main sear up succulent seafood and steak while an in-house pastry chef dotes over decadent epilogues. Meat and seafood dishes share equal billing on the dinner menu, where they share a bunk in the surf 'n' turf plate. At lunch, chefs stuff chicken, roast beef, and veggies inside slices of bread or nearby UPS packages for quick delivery to the mouth. The deft pastry chefs at Lee Gribben's on Main handcraft an array of sinful desserts, including boston cream cake, cheesecake, and crème brûlée torched. Guests can dine inside, where vibrant, modern artwork pops against marbled green walls, or outside on the patio. Trivia and karaoke nights encourage guests to stick around and head to the full bar for after-dinner drinks.
194-198 Main St.
Emmaus, Pennsylvania 18049