We spoke with a Medieval Times knight to get a better idea of what it's like to be a bonafide protector of the realm.
Mel's Drive In is more than just an old diner. It's also a California iconic, famous for "American Graffiti," Googie architecture, and now, inventive food.
We're on an ongoing quest to find the best burgers in every major U.S. and Canadian city. Did your favorite spot make our list?
From the traffic-light-inspired service, to the seemingly endless array of meats, here's what to expect when you dine at a Brazilian steakhouse.
Upgrade your favorite coffee-lovers' at-home setup with ideas from this list of 10 coffee accessories.
This microwave staple morphed into a decade-long gourmet trend. But just what is ramen and how did it become such a hit?
We take a peek at the history and flavors of this popular Chinese meal to help anyone who’s ever wondered: just what is dim sum exactly?
Munch on gourmet hot dogs, giant pastrami sandwiches, and machaca burritos with this list of "Cheap Eats Phoenix" champions.
What four flavors pack a punch in every bite of Malaysian food? Chef John Petry, formerly of New York's Fatty Crab, clues us in.
We break down this colorful Filipino dessert, perfect for pretending you're in the tropics even in the dead of winter.
If you follow foodie news, you might be asking "What is an Instant Pot?" We'll answer that and help you decide if you need one.
The "Nectar of the Gods," the oldest drink known to man: here's why mead is experiencing a renaissance.
The sandwich begins with no ordinary pork roast, but a porchetta, made according to a classic Italian recipe.
Chow down on massive cheesesteaks, acclaimed Indonesian, creative omelettes, and more "Cheap Eats Philadelphia" favorites.
Munch on grilled Mission burritos, sandwiches smothered in Dirty Sauce, and more "Cheap Eats San Francisco" favorites.
Shirataki noodles are a low-carb pasta that with nearly zero calories. Learn how to cook, eat, and enjoy this miracle ingredient.
Your lunch break may mean a respite from the office, but for restaurants that cater to the weekday lunch crowd, like Revival Food Hall in Chicago, it means a lot prep.
When it comes to Italian restaurants, NYC has some of the best in the country—many of which are located in Manhattan’s Little Italy neighborhood. But with so many delicious options within a few blocks, how can you choose just one?
We dreamed up the best possible Chicago pizza by combining the best crust, sauce, cheese, and toppings from pizzerias across the city (pizza dreams are the best dreams).
It’s definitely not parsley, and it’s kind of coriander. Before your next order of tacos or batch of green curry, brush up your knowledge of this divisive herb.
If you’ve ever eaten meat or cheese, you’ve probably tasted umami. But what is the flavor, exactly, and why did it take scientists so long to discover it?
How is espresso made and why does it get that foamy stuff on top? Our guide gives you insight into your daily jolt.
What is chorizo? What's in it? Why is it so red? A butcher gives us the low-down on the spiced, surprisingly familiar sausage.
Knowing how to make grilled cheese is required knowledge. Learn how with this simple recipe, plus a few bonus flourishes informed by chefs from around the country.
Let the jolt of caffeine and the rushing sounds of the L fuel you on this coffee run through Chicago's business district.
We set out to see how many iconic Chicago dining experiences we could squeeze into one weekend, all using the new Groupon+ deals.
Is he paying or are you going dutch? Can you use a Groupon at dinner? Our respondents didn’t hold back when sharing their opinions about the cost of a date.
Families traditionally feast at home on Thanksgiving, but dining out on November’s fourth Thursday has its own rewards.
Our beer breakdown features ale vs lager, two beer styles with fundamentally different brewing processes and histories. It might surprise you which is older.
We take a peek at the history and tastes of this popular Chinese meal to help anyone who’s ever wondered: just what is dim sum exactly?
Homemade kimchi is a refreshing snack when eaten on its own, and its bright flavors stand out beautifully when it’s paired with meat, simmered in soup, or griddled into savory pancakes at a Korean restaurant. But there’s more to like about kimchi than just its taste. Skip to the kimchi recipe or read more about the superfood first “The health b
Some state-fair foods are better than others.
We break down this colorful Filipino dessert, perfect for pretending you're in the tropics in the dead of winter.
A dim-sum chef gives us the scoop on siu mai, chicken feet, and how to ask for more tea.
It’s weirdly liberating to eat whatever you’re served.
The super-substance helps to cook eggs just as well as it fends off diaper rash.
The owners of Nellie's in Chicago show us how to make mofongo, a classic Puerto Rican mashed and fried plantain dish.
To many Chicagoans, the neighborhoods south of Roosevelt Road seem to be a culinary wasteland. To Jimalita Tillman, Chicago native and executive director of the Harold Washington Cultural Center and Performing Arts Theatre
(4701 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Dr.), fine-dining opportunities definitely exist on the South Side—if you give them a chance.
From lemon juice to neutral-colored plates, Taste of Groupon Award-winner Chef Roque Heidler knows all the tricks for improving your food photography.
Easter-egg dyeing only happens once a year—so it’s no surprise if you find yourself short a few necessary tools. Here’s how we improvised an impromptu slotted spoon to dip eggs in spring colors without leaving a mark. (That’s what happens to us whenever we use tongs alone.)
People, plants, then profits. That’s the hierarchy of concerns for Irv Cernauskas and Shelly Herman, whose eco-conscious grocery service, Fresh Picks
, delivers roughly 20,000 pounds of local and organic produce weekly to homes across Chicagoland. Though they fill out their selection with out-of-state organic purchases, many of Fresh Picks’ suppliers are local. In 2012, Shelly said, they purchased more than $750,000 worth of produce directly from small area farms
. For instance, on their website, customers can currently order sweet scarlet or gold turnips from Harmony Valley Farm in Viroqua, Wisconsin, and russet or yukon gold potatoes from Igl Farms in Antigo, Wisconsin.
Be the top detective with our tips on solving the case at your first murder mystery dinner.
If they make your favorite restaurant special, we want to honor them. Groupon's Love Local Food Awards is celebration of everyone who makes the restaurant great: from the chefs and the bartenders, to the servers, the hosts, the busboys, and the house band.
Want to find the best Cuban food in Miami? This handy itinerary takes you on a tasty stroll down Calle Ocho to eight of the best Little Havana restaurants.
Flower petals and bottles of bubbly may be flashy, but Chef Mark Cox’s romantic restaurant proves setting and service are just as important.
The Top Chef’s cooking style is one part mom’s Filipino cooking, one part American fast food, and 100% delicious.
Our Taste of Groupon Awards winner talks about her Motor City pride and what it was like to fall down on national TV
America is apparently about to get to know Filipino food. A whole bunch of foodie prognosticators have it listed as a hot trend for 2014.
While on location for his TV show in Oaxaca, Mexico, the celebrity chef talked to us about guacamole, the next big food trend, and 5 ways to make a margarita taste better.
Think you know about Italian food? This guide might make you think again.