Rock concerts feature pyrotechnics more often than aquatechnics, mostly due to the danger of electrocution and the water solubility of drummers. Stay abreast of modern stage strategies with today’s Groupon to Rock and Roll Hotel. Choose between the following options:
- For $15, you get a $30 credit toward one ticket, and the remainder of the credit can be used toward international small plates, sandwiches, and drinks.
- For $20, you get $40 worth of international small plates, sandwiches, and drinks.
At Rock and Roll Hotel, cooks sling eclectic, global fare in an edifice animated with live-music performances and flecked with rock ‘n’ roll posters and decorative guitars. Rock and Roll Hotel’s musical lineup sates showmanship cravings with acts such as Jay Brannan ($14/ticket) and N’Dea Davenport of Brand New Heavies ($20/ticket).
Guests can order from a menu of casual, international fare, sampling eats from overseas kitchens without fear of being discovered by cagey guard dogs. Diminutive appetites can reach satiation with small plates, such as the chips and salsa ($6) or the shoestring french fries with garlic mayonnaise ($6). For more filling fare, the Fidel sandwich bolsters stomach linings with pork, ham, and swiss cheese ($9), and a dozen sweet-and-sour Rosedale wings storm mouths in a V formation ($10). Rail cocktails ($6) and 16-ounce Pabst Blue Ribbons ($4) provide backing instrumentation for the edibles’ lead. Visitors nab an eyeful of the venue’s rock ‘n’ roll décor, which includes plush seating, wall-mounted guitars, and posters of rock heroes.