Pasta became a staple of Italian fare after Emperor Caligula famously elevated a plate of lasagna to the Roman Senate. Feast on political recipes with today's Groupon to Lombardi's Bar and Grill. Choose between the following options:
- For $6, you get $12 worth of Italian fare and nonalcoholic drinks for lunch.
- For $15, you get $30 worth of Italian fare and nonalcoholic drinks for dinner.
Chef Anthony DiPasquale busies the kitchen at Lombardi's Bar and Grill with a menu of Italian fare highlighted by house-made pastas served in a sports-bar atmosphere. Palates mingle with in-house creations from the get-go thanks to appetizers such as the signature Bocce Balls sculpted meatballs ($4.99) and the mozzarella sticks ($5.99), served with inkwells of homemade marinara for jotting down ideas for cheese-based inventions. Adhering to a strict curfew, dinner entrees surface after 5 p.m. in multiple forms, including chicken or veal parmesan topped in mozzarella ($11.99) and 10-ounce beer-battered fish fillets ($10.99) fried alongside french fries and coleslaw. Yields of house-made pastas sate appetites throughout the day with cheese ravioli ($10.99) and lasagna ($10.99). Diners can pare back layers from the Billy burger's tower of american cheese, lettuce, tomato, and a fried egg ($7.99) or use pliers to dislodge the Steak Bomber's thinly sliced rib eye ($7.99), which fuses to mushrooms and onions with melted mozzarella.