Convenience spurred the invention of the sandwich, so that you could eat on the go, and the pizza, so that you could wheel chunks of sausage from town to town. Transport your palate with this Groupon.
$15 for $30 Worth of Italian Fare and Drinks
The dinner menu includes starters such as steamed mussels in white wine ($8.50), which segue into creamy chicken-and-prosciutto tortellini with peas and mushrooms ($14.95). Sicilian-style breaded tilapia with tomato tapenade ($20.95) steams beside an 8-ounce, center-cut beef fillet with mushroom demi-glace ($23.95). The lunch menu is also valid for this Groupon.
Italian murals line the walls at Trattoria Branica, setting the mood with warm Tuscan accents. After admiring the premises, diners can turn to a diverse menu of Italian dishes and a wine list featuring more than 300 wines by the bottle.
Under the dining room's modern chandelier, plates of seafood in brandy cream, marsala wine, and lemon zest sit next to fuchsia napkins, illuminated by wall sconces. Veal chops, fillets, and strip steaks swim in mushroom cognac and demi-glace as patrons sample rich red wines, dry whites, or shot glasses full of an opera singer's tears.