Dining news: Muscle Maker Grill coming to SouthSide Works
Muscle Maker Grill, a franchise serving freshly prepared meals with patrons' health in mind, will open in May at 2767 E. Carson St. in SouthSide Works.
The menu features lean, protein-based dishes including salads, wraps, sandwiches, power pastas and guiltless entrees, as well as fruit smoothies and protein shakes in an assortment of flavors. Each restaurant offers catering, take-out and delivery services.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; and noon to 6 p.m. Sundays. Details: www.musclemakergrill.com.
Vallozzi's Pittsburgh, the Downtown Italian wine and tapas eatery, will be the site for “La Dolce Vita” to benefit the Western Pennsylvania & West Virginia Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
From 6 to 9 p.m. April 22, guests can experience a night filled with Italian food, drink and music, all which will be surrounded by movie imagery from the Federico Fellini film “La Dolce Vita.”
The evening's cuisine will feature Italian hors d'oeuvres, including arrancini marinara, chicken parmesan skewers, Tuscan melon and prosciutto. Guests can also partake in a “Taste of Italy” at Vallozzi's signature Mozzarella Bar. They'll also be able to enjoy a complimentary Bellini cocktail.
Part of the festivities will include a charity auction highlighted by gift baskets. While there, people can meet Racheallee Lacek, one of this year's candidates for the “Man & Woman of the Year 2013” Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Tickets are $20 at the door. The restaurant is located at 220 Fifth Ave. Details: RachealleeLacek@gmail.com.
Club Colony, a restaurant with a focus on Italian-inspired dishes, will open for dinner in early May at 1928 Cochran Road in Scott.
Menu options include a chophouse burger, pastas and a bleu cheese-encrusted filet.
The restaurant also is available for banquets and private parties. Hours are 5 to 11:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Details: 412-668-0903 or www.theclubcolony.com
LIFE IS SWEET
The “Best Buddies: Life is Sweet Chef Showcase” will be from 6 to 9 p.m. April 25, at the August Wilson Center, Downtown.
Local chefs will embody the Best Buddies mission of social inclusion for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The evening features six local chefs partnered with a buddy sous chef to prepare gourmet small plates for guests. The chefs are Kevin Sousa of Salt of the Earth, Meghann Walsh of Cioppino, Domenic Branduzzi of Piccolo Forno, Andrew Hebson of Nola on the Square, Kate Romane of e Squared and Nick Mineo of Sausalido.
Tickets are $75. Details: www.bestbuddiespennsylvania.org.
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