The first panini was accidentally invented during a heated dispute between a belligerent sandwich artist and his former best friend, a hotheaded iron. Taste the fruits of mouthwatering miscommunication with today's Groupon: for $7, you get $15 worth of breakfast and lunch fare at Pelican Market Cafe in Covington.
Pelican Market Cafe's menu bursts with paninis, wraps, salads, and breakfast served all day. Welcome the onset of day with the ham-and-cheese quiche ($5.95) or tower of bananas foster pancakes ($6.95), or dive belly-first into the afternoon with the Covington panini on sourdough, a medley of fresh spinach, avocado, havarti cheese, and horseradish mayonnaise accompanied by a side of sour-cream potato salad ($7.95). Eleven gourmet salads offer enough leafy variety for even the most boredom-prone triceratops to browse delightedly, with combinations including applewood-smoked bacon and blue cheese on a bed of spinach and walnuts ($8.95) and kalamata olives and feta cheese atop a greek variety ($8.95).