Dining news: Melting Pot fondue restaurant offers cheesy option
A holiday revered for its complete and utter cheesiness is coming up soon. In honor of National Cheese Fondue Day on April 11, The Melting Pot fondue restaurant will offer a special “Buy Cheese, Get Cheese” offer.
Guests who make reservations at The Melting Pot on April 11 and mention “National Cheese Fondue Day” or “BCGC” will have the opportunity to enjoy seconds on cheese fondue for free with the purchase of the first portion.
One “Buy Cheese, Get Cheese” offer is valid for every two guests, as the communal fondue-dining experience allows for up to four individual portions of cheese fondue to be shared in one fondue pot. When two guests redeem this offer, they will receive two individual portions of cheese fondue for the price of one, sharing both portions in one fondue pot.
Reservations are required to redeem the offer. The Melting Pot, at 125 W. Station Square Drive, can be reached at 412-261-3477.
BAHAMA BREEZE ISLAND GRILLE
Bahama Breeze Island Grille, 6100 Robinson Center Drive in Robinson, has a new line of rice bowls available on both the lunch and dinner menu, and can be ordered in advance as part of the restaurant's “To-Go” menu.
There are six options, including Shrimp Creole with tender shrimp sautéed in a Caribbean Creole sauce, chorizo sausage, sweet peppers, olives and tomatoes served over basmati rice; and Carnitas, slow roasted pork, sautéed with chorizo sausage, fresh corn, sweet plantains and garbanzo beans in a cumin-citrus sauce served over yellow rice.
Details: 412-788-5790 or www.bahamabreeze.com.
BRIDGE TEN BRASSERIE
At 6:30 p.m. April 22, guest Chef Toni Pais, creator of Baum Vivant, Café Zinho and Café Zao will join Bridge Ten's chef Matt Christie and Dreadnought Wines to collaborate on a French dinner for spring. The classic menu features quail eggs poached in red wine, warm oysters with beurre blanc sauce, duck confit with port-wine reduction, hanger steak in red-wine sauce with beef bone marrow and pear tatin. Each course will be paired with a French “vin de terroir.” The list includes a sparkling Loire rosé, a Loire Muscadet white, a Ventoux red, and a Madiran red plus a Cognac VSOP. Cost is $85 per person plus tax and gratuity. Reserve with credit card by calling 412-586-5033.
On April 28, Bridge Ten begins Sunday French brunch from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Guests can enjoy French country-style eggs, Charcuterie plate, French cheeses, French toast, sweet and savory crêpes, Croque Monsieur and Madam, steak tartare, smoked salmon, French sandwiches, salads and fresh bread, croissants and pain au chocolat.
Bridge Ten Brasserie is at 20 S. 10th St., South Side. Winter kitchen hours through April 27 are 4:30 to 10 p.m. Mondays; 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Tuesdays through Thursdays; 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Details: www.bridgeten.com.
Free valet at Shadyside eateries
Mixed in with the Road Closed and Detour signs on Ellsworth and South Highland avenues are some far-more-pleasing placards: free valet parking for brunch and dinner at Casbah and Mad Mex, and for dinner at Soba and Umi.
South Highland is open to Mad Mex and Casbah, and both restaurants are open regular hours. Ellsworth Avenue is closed where it runs below South Highland; follow the detour to get to Soba and Umi
Send dining news to email@example.com.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Pirates acquire pitcher Blanton from Royals for cash
- Starkey: Garoppolo baffles Steelers
- Peduto blasts Wolf’s plan to borrow $3B to shore up pensions
- Tight ends’ role in Steelers passing game continues to lessen but players remain selfless
- McCutchen, Pirates cruise to interleague victory over Twins
- Steelers notebook: LB Dupree sits out backs-on–backers drill
- Steelers’ Bell unsure why NFL reduced his suspension
- Inside the Steelers: Williams’ quickness out of backfield evident in drills
- Hempfield man serving life without parole for killing wife tells judge he’ll pay restitution when he’s released
- Extremes in weather hurt crops in Westmoreland
- 3 taken into custody after shots fired at East Park in Connellsville