Steak is the breakfast of champions, the lunch of kings, the dinner of industrial barons, and the dessert of T. rexes. Enjoy high-quality cuts regardless of social or philosophical status with today's Groupon: for $25, you get $50 worth of upscale steak-house fare and drinks at Mozambique Restaurant in Laguna Beach.
At Mozambique Restaurant, spice savants infuse artfully arranged platters with the exotic zest of South African cuisine, hatching a diverse menu of grilled steaks, seafood, and specialty platters. Sealed in by the flickering caress of a hardwood grill, savory juices seek shelter inside a 9-ounce center-cut filet mignon ($34), and pearled couscous cradles fresh cuts of wild salmon cloaked in a saffron wine sauce ($22). Transport tongues to foreign shores with a starter plate of shelled peri-peri prawns ($12) before diving fork-first into the piquant tides of seafood curry, which arrives stacked with shrimp, lobster, and scallops ($27). Set the mood for a first date or send a message to rival grapes by ordering from a cavalcade of aged wines, which includes white, red, and full-bodied selections.
Multiple spacious dining areas provide guests with a range of backdrops for their nosh fests, including indoor spaces bedecked in sharp colors and an outdoor garden patio. A full schedule of live music adds to the festive atmosphere, delivering an eclectic spectrum of musical styles and quantum-physics-themed lectures on Friday and Saturday, as well as reggae tunes every Sunday.