Dining out: In Pittsburgh, Il Pizzaiolo, Habitat offer varied choices
Il Pizzaiolo has opened a second location in Market Square. The restaurant's first location has enjoyed popularity in Mt. Lebanon for years.
The new location, 8 Market Square, will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays.
The menu features a variety of Neapolitan appetizers, handmade pizzas and pastas.
Details: 412-575-5858 or www.ilpizzaiolo.com.
Habitat restaurant at Fairmont Pittsburgh will host Easter Brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 31. Executive chef Jason Dalling has prepared a seasonal buffet menu for the holiday.
Brunch offerings include made-to-order eggs and omelets, Eggs Benedict, a selection of spring salads, charcuterie, house-smoked salmon, and local cheese displays. Carving stations of slow-roasted leg of lamb and apricot-glazed Virginia ham will be offered, along with entree selections of beef tenderloin with sweet pea and local goat cheese mousse, fire-roasted shrimp, whiskey-marinated salmon and organic chicken roulade.
Pastry chef James Wroblewski's selection of desserts will top off the meal.
Brunch is $75 per person and includes a mimosa, self-parking and entertainment from the Daniel May Trio. Children age 12 and under dine for half-price; children 5 and under dine for free.
Habitat will feature Easter dinner specials, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Call 412-773-8848 for reservations.
Habitat is at 510 Market St., Downtown. Details: www.habitatrestaurant.com.
PUB CHIP SHOP
Drew Topping, owner of Piper's Pub on the South Side, plans to open the Pub Chip Shop in the next six weeks in the space next door to his existing business, at 1828 E. Carson St.
Topping describes the new venture as a proper takeaway-and-pie shop, which will feature traditional British fare such as fried fish and chicken with chips, as well as vegetarian options. The restaurant will feature a Scottish bakery offering pork pies, sausage rolls and more.
There will be seating for about 12 people. Details: www.facebook.com/thepubchipshop
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