Like attaching a fake mustache to a Halloween mask or cleverly changing your name from Obi-Wan Kenobi to Ben Kenobi, adding a new ingredient to something familiar can render it delightfully unrecognizable. Enjoy inventive eats with today’s Groupon to Muse in the Anchorage Museum. Choose between the following options:
- For $30, you get dinner for two, served Thursday–Saturday starting at 4 p.m. (up to a $70 total value). The dinner includes:
- One appetizer (up to a $14 value)
- Two entrees (up to a $28 value each)<p>
- For $17, you get lunch for two, served Tuesday–Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (up to a $39 total value). The lunch includes:
- Two entrees (up to a $15.50 value each)
- Two drinks (up to a $4 value each)<p>
Operated by The Marx Bros Café and led by chef de cuisine Jonah Cotter, Muse assembles an array of Pacific Northwestern dishes spiced with influences from Asia and Europe. At dinner, appetizers tickle tongues with inventive offerings such as ahi nachos, which piles marinated ahi tuna, tobiko, and wasabi-cream sauce atop fried wonton chips. Eyes wander to the entree menu to contemplate maple-glazed duck with cranberry-cognac demiglace and the seafood risotto, which conceals shrimp, scallops, and king crab in an ocean of creamy rice. The lunch menu’s sandwiches entrap toothsome aliments, from the Marx Bros BLT with smoked-salmon lox to the blackened-halibut sandwich, which helps tongues remember their days as Louisiana shrimpers with a Cajun remoulade. When not munching, diners sip on freshly squeezed lemonade or savor coffee creations such as a mocha or a cappuccino, and gaze at interiors characterized by strong vertical lines on the carmine walls and along floor-to-ceiling windows.
Since 1999, The Marx Bros. Café and chef de cuisine Jonah Cotter have joined forces at Muse to assemble Pacific Northwestern dishes spiced with influences from Asia and Europe. This culinary team drizzles bright, citrusy sauces over fresh coastal seafood, sears high-quality steaks and cuts of venison, and bakes decadent desserts in-house. Servers shuttle each carefully crafted plate to the vibrant, contemporary dining room, where floor-to-ceiling windows and candy-red pillars surround mod crimson chairs. This dramatic design is no doubt influenced by Muse’s location in the Anchorage Museum, where art, history, and science exhibits are designed to instill a deep understanding of the human experience. The restaurant encourages diners to schedule reservations that coordinate with museum events, or to rent the dining room for private parties and games of pin the tail on the Picasso.
625 C St.
Anchorage, Alaska 99501Get Directions