Archive For The “Good Wine Selection” Category

The Sonoma Grille

By | November 30, 2010

The Sonoma Grille 947 Penn Ave Downtown, 15222 (412) 697-1336 www.thesonomagrille.com (Full Menu) Open Daily: Lunch 11-3; Dinner 5-11 So a funny thing happened to me on the way to the internet forum. I got asked to do a tasting for a restaurant! Like, it gets paid for and I get a $25 gift certificate […]

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The Café at the Frick

By | June 21, 2006

The Café at the Frick 7227 Reynolds Street Point Breeze, 15208 412-371-0600 Tu-Sun: Lunch11-5; Tea 2:30-5 This place is bombasticular! No seriously, it’s rockin’ like dokken. It’s in the zone, off the hook, over the wall, and under the radar. In other words, it’s a quiet little spot with bitchin’ food that doesn’t get the […]

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Ibiza

By | April 3, 2006

Ibiza 2224 E Carson St South Side        15203 412-325-2227 M-Sat 4pm-2am I’ll tell you straight up, I am a tapas-skeptic.  Every time I have them, the portion is too small and the price too high, leaving both the stomach and the wallet too empty.  They might be delightfully delicious, but most of the time I […]

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Follow-up: Il Pizzaiolo

By | March 21, 2006

Il Pizzaiolo 703 Washington Rd Mt Lebanon, PA 15228-2004 Phone: (412) 344-4123 Mon-Thu 12-10; Fri-Sat 12-11; Sun 12-9 Well, well, well….maybe they didn’t read our review after all! Went back to Il Pizzaiolo again this weekend (did I mention that I am obsessed?) and EVERYTHING’S CHANGED!!! Well, not everything, but they changed the menu, both […]

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Follow-up: Il Pizzaiolo

By | March 3, 2006

Il Pizzaiolo 703 Washington Rd Mt Lebanon, PA 15228-2004 Phone: (412) 344-4123 Mon-Thu 12-10; Fri-Sat 12-11; Sun 12-9 Well we just went to Il Pizzaiolo again this week, and it’s like they read our review or something! In any case it seemed that way, as two very specific notes I had mentioned in my original […]

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Point Brugge Café

By | March 1, 2006

Point Brugge Café 401 Hastings Street Point Breeze 412-441-3334 T-Sat 11am-10pm; Sun Noon-9pm There was a time not too long ago when I really discovered the wonderful neighborhood of Point Breeze. I never knew there was that strip of shops on Reynolds or the few dotted along the pathway to Frick Mansion. I’d already been […]

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Il Pizzaiolo

By | January 13, 2006

Il Pizzaiolo 703 Washington Rd Mt Lebanon, PA 15228-2004 Phone: (412) 344-4123 Mon-Thu 12-10; Fri-Sat 12-11; Sun 12-9 Pasta – I could literally eat it every night. After moving to the ‘Burgh, I complained for the first 7 years that there wasn’t a decent Italian pasta place around. I tried Alexander’s Pasta Express, Mariani’s Pleasure […]

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