Hungry stomachs are forced to contemplate cooking their own food while our brains are busy plotting ways to make Hollywood starlets fall in love with our ungainly cousins. Quell an insurgent appetite with today's Groupon to Mr. Chick. Choose between the following options:
- For $10, you get $21 worth of chicken and American fare.
- For $50, you get a catered picnic for 10 (a $100 value).
Mr. Chick seasons tasteless palates with a full menu of sandwiches, ribs, and specialty spit-roasted chicken. Starters such as Buffalo-style chicken tenders ($8.95) and fried zucchini ($5.95) prime the belly, and plates heaped with half of a flavorful roasted chicken arrive tableside after an entire night in a sauna of fresh garlic and savory herbs ($9.95; $10.95 for all white meat). Plates of tender, cooing baby back ribs ($13.95 for a half rack) can be accessorized with a greek salad, two side dishes, and italian bread, and the teriyaki chicken rice bowl packed with grilled chicken, hearty rice, and veggies ($7.95) cures hunger pains with containable sustenance. A winning ensemble of sides ($1.95 for a small, $3.95 for a large) includes french fries, mediterranean green beans, and roasted potatoes, with beer and wine also on hand to irrigate a poultry-stuffed food hatch.
On the catering side of the coop, Mr. Chick livens parties with a picnic spread suited for 10 gracious guests. Diners delight one helping each of a quarter rotisserie chicken plus three 15 oz. side dishes for communal consumption. Picnic parties also receive crisp Italian rolls, which are handy for absorbing every last ounce of friendship.
6618 Mission Gorge Rd.
San Diego, California 92120