Even with their sights set on eternal glory, the well-greaved Achaeans besieging Troy had to break for dinner. Today's Groupon brings bounteous Hellenic fare across the wine-dark sea and straight into your mouth, the skilled breaker of horses: for $10, you get $20 worth of authentic Greek fare at one of My Big Fat Greek Restaurant's locations on Broadway Boulevard or North La Cholla. Since 2002, My Big Fat Greek Restaurant has been combining authentic Greek cuisine with an exhilarating dining atmosphere. At your table, servers will use a blazing ball to light the flaming saganaki and flaming feta, creating sumptuous melty cheese appetizers encased in a crispy fire-heated shell. Alongside classic gyros, hummus, falafel, and souvlaki, traditional Greek dishes take a theatrical twist as the wait staff often accompany busy evening meals with live entertainment including fire blowing, traditional Greek village dancing, and traditional Greek reenactments of Garfield comic strips. The flambé baklava and chocolate mousse add a sugary finish to an evening of feasting and frolicking.
My Big Fat Greek Restaurant
At My Big Fat Greek Restaurant, cooks browse timeless Greek recipes before grilling, broiling, and baking the food that has powered the Hellenic Republic for generations. Although they source ingredients from local producers and grind their own beef in-house whenever possible, they also spotlight the region's iconic flavors by importing kasseri cheese and doling out draft pours of Greek beers.
After carving tender slices of lamb and beef off the towering rotisseries for gyros, the cooks spend their evenings roasting skewers of chicken, shrimp, and vegetables and baking meticulously layered pans of moussaka. Throughout mealtimes, the restaurant keeps diners immersed in the Mediterranean experience by playing a mixture of traditional and modern Greek music while dancers navigate the tables and fire blowers relight any out-of-reach chandeliers.