If humankind never learned to play with its food, it would never have learned to play with its ingredients, and the world would be one bereft bowl of gruel. Taste the fruits of culinary creativity with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of upscale steakhouse cuisine and drinks at Passport Restaurant.
The chefs at Passport stay true to the restaurant's name by preparing a variety of appetizers, salads, and entrees. The dining experience unfurls amid a notably luxe atmosphere, with white tablecloths providing a crisp contrary to colorful plates and ideal canvases for celebrity portraits painted in wine. Diners can launch romantic feasts by enjoying stiff or flexible drinks under ceiling-strung drapes, then dive fork-first into juicy 8-ounce filet mignon ($28.95) or crunchy persian cucumber salad adorned with onions, tomatoes, and crunchy red-wine vinaigrette ($7.50). Patrons can bring special someones and boost the chances of one day appearing in their blogs by treating them to roasted duckling ($27.95), hoisin chicken ($24.95), curried singapore noodles ($21.95), or creamy servings of crème brûlée ($7.95).