So popular is Asian fare today that its influence is seen in all reaches of global cuisine, from wasabi mayo on sandwiches to the use of chopsticks when eating tacos. Get back to Asian cuisine basics with today’s Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of Chinese and Japanese fare at Lily’s in Chinatown.
Lily’s presents local diners with quick, authentic Asian fare, presenting a multicultural cuisine collage on its expansive menu. Beloved standards such as fried rice ($8.95) re-energize taste buds threatening to retire, and peking duck comes with an accompaniment of scallion and cucumber pancakes ($16.95/$29.95). House specialties such as hunan-style shrimp ($12.95) and the shrimp, chicken, beef, and pork in garlic sauce ($12.95) bring spicier comforts to diners who prefer piquant flavors. Lily’s fast, effective service ensures delivery to tables that’s so speedy it inspires consideration for a new superhero category.