Guys!! Looking for a super cute BYOB spot? Perhaps somewhere to take your love interest? Some of the best charcuterie in town? Then head to the Crested Duck Charcuterie Restaurant in Beechview. The menu at this intimate restaurant is filled with various hot and cold plates including pate, pickles, bruschetta, steak, and pork belly, and the must-order dish is the charcuterie plate, obviously. Executive Chef Kevin Costa shows off his talent for curing meats by presenting a charcuterie board filled with his creations. Last Friday evening when I visited, the charcuterie plate was elegantly presented with his Penn Avenue salami, duck… Read More →
Tickets for the South Side Soup contest 2014 are now on sale! Be sure to get yours early as this event usually is a sell-out. Why? Traveling up and down Carson Street and sampling soups made from a variety of restaurants and bars and voting for your favorite “Best Soup” in the freezing temps is what we Pittsburghers love to do. The deets: When: Saturday, February 22, 2014, from 12 – 3 pm. Tickets: $25 and can be purchased here. Participating restaurants this year include Piper’s Pub, The Pub Chip Shop, Cafe du Jour, Hello Bistro, Mario’s, The Smiling Moose,… Read More →
Thinking about Sunday Brunch? I’m always thinking about Sunday Brunch as well as Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday Brunch. It’s really my favorite meal; a meal where you can have breakfast and lunch at the same damn time. Amazing. Well if you are specifically thinking about Sunday Brunch, think about Stagioni (Stagioni only serves up brunch on Sundays). I paid a visit this past weekend with some of my gal pals and here is a sampling of what we ordered: Café au lait When I go to brunch with some of my fancy ladyfriends, I always order a… Read More →
Pies, pasty, and charm.
Chicken Tenders + Waffle + Banger Sausage Gravy. Need I say any more?!