Enjoying the cuisine of another country can inspire people to someday travel there, where they will undoubtedly eat a cheeseburger and immediately come home. Save yourself the trouble with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of island-inspired cuisine at Swell: The Local's Break in Virginia Beach.
Swell: The Local's Break’s chefs serve a menu of island-inspired dishes in a laid-back, family-friendly environment. The Banzai pork barbecue sandwich combines pulled pork with sweet, tangy sauce and asian slaw ($7.99), and the Local's Only Smashburger ($9.99) stacks crabmeat atop a char-grilled Angus beef patty, creating a veritable totem pole of deliciousness. Diners dig into Mom's Famous Lumpia ($7.99), which pairs Filipino-style egg rolls with a sweet chili sauce, or quell pescetarian cravings with a tuna club ($9.99), topped with applewood bacon and Swell Lava Sauce. Eaters can also enjoy video games and skee-ball while works by local artists dazzle eyes and live musicians serenade ears. Televised sports players celebrate victories on screen, letting fanatics live vicariously instead of spiking footballs into baskets of buffalo shrimp.