Although Columbus famously "discovered" India by landing at Lexington and Concord and proudly ringing the Liberty Bell, the actual location of India remains a mystery. Follow the best lead the world's had in centuries with today's Groupon: for $12, you get $25 worth of Indian fare at Spice South Indian Cuisine.
The practiced chef at Spice South crafts authentic Indian dishes from imported ingredients. To start, diners can break in new bibs with the keema samosa, which features spiced potatoes and ground lamb covered in a cozy pastry blanket ($8). The chicken tikka masala steeps boneless-poultry tidbits in a creamy tomato sauce ($15), and the jhinga dilruba's jumbo shrimp, marinated in yogurt ($17), practice Bikram yoga in the restaurant's clay oven. Vegetarian guests can nosh on the vegetable biryani ($12), which bedecks slow-cooked basmati rice in zesty, herbivorous morsels.
8145 Ardrey Kell Rd.
Charlotte, North Carolina 28277