Before fishermen discovered the edibility of fish, they used each catch as bait for larger species, hoping in the end to hook the biggest fish of all—friendship. Cast your line with today’s Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of southern comfort fare at Scales Café.
At Scales Café, chefs fry up a menu of farm-raised catfish and blend 14 varieties of fresh fruit smoothies. A dusting of seasoned cornmeal prepares catfish fillets to swim laps in the deep fryer before emerging triumphantly with either a crispy golden coat or a gold medal ($9.99). Diners can also opt for Cajun or ranch spice blends with their fish ($10.99) or forego the crispy crust in favor of a grilled or skillet-blackened fillet ($10.99). Although homemade hushpuppies, french fries, and coleslaw accompany most entrees to the table, patrons can smother lingering hunger pangs with eight different side options, including velvety mac ‘n’ cheese and sweet potato fries ($1.99 each). Straws plumb the creamy depths of smoothies such as the Hawaiian pineapple paradise’s tangy pineapple offset by silken coconut ($4.99), and the Cardio Freeway fuels wind sprints up the down escalator with soy protein and flax seed oil ($5.25).
Our customers loved this deal last year, earning Scales Café a spot on Groupon’s Best of 2011 list.
Offering diners a varying selection of Southern classics and 14 protein-and fruit-packed smoothies, the chefs at Scales Café whip up healthy snacks and filling dishes anchored around farm-raised catfish. A dusting of seasoned cornmeal prepares their signature catfish fillets to swim laps in the deep fryer before emerging triumphantly with either a crispy golden coat or a gold medal. Cajun or ranch spice blends can flavor the fresh fish, or diners can forgo the crispy crust in favor of a grilled or skillet-blackened fillet. Although house-made hush puppies, french fries, and coleslaw accompany most entrees to the table, eight other side options, including velvety mac 'n' cheese and sweet-potato fries, can smother hunger like a mother who cleans her son’s dorm room. Straws plumb the creamy depths of Scales Café's smoothies, which are made from fresh fruits, crushed fruit concentrates, and protein boosts. Each sippable meal is packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, but steers clear of fat, lactose, and artificial flavors.