As Julia Child always said, “No one is born a great cook—one learns by doing and, of course, deep-frying everything in sight.” Indulge in good advice with today’s Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of American fare and drinks at Wishbone Restaurant in Westminster.
Verdant flora ensconces Wishbone’s expansive brick-walled eatery, where up to 300 diners can indulge in a menu of home-cooked fare that’s been delighting diners for nearly half a century. Bursting with cream cheese, jalapeño poppers ($6.95) prime taste buds for gravy-smothered cuts of chicken-fried chicken ($9.50) that, like Boutros Boutros-Ghali, allows the redundancy of its name to speak for the integrity of its character. Diners can cycle through 11 different chicken dinners laden with drumsticks, thighs, or chicken gizzards ($7.50+) or plunge golden morsels of fried shrimp into waiting pots of cocktail sauce ($9.25+). Mini bowls of mac ‘n’ cheese ($4.50) tag-team pint-size tongues with chicken nuggets ($5.50), both located on Wishbone’s children’s menu. Slices of oven-fresh pumpkin pie ($3.05) and oreo mousse cake ($3.95) work to conclude nosh fests with more American swagger than Lyndon B. Johnson at a cowboy-hat convention.
Hardwood accents complement homespun décor in Wishbone’s dining room, where whirling fans cool off piping-hot dishes or dragons moonlighting as maitre d’s.