Dining news: Salt of the Earth bringing back ramen brunch
By The Tribune-Review
Published: Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, 7:13 p.m.
Salt of the Earth, 5523 Penn Ave. in Garfield, will again serve its ramen brunch on the third Sunday of each month.
The menu features pork, vegetarian and vegan options. A full wine and beer menu is available, as well as saki.
Brunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Details: 412-441-7258 or saltpgh.com
EatPGH and the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership will present an Urban Supper from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 14, outside 919 Liberty Ave., Downtown.
Rick DeShantz of Meat and Potatoes and Keith Fuller of Root 174 will present a meal under skyscrapers and stars.
The menu includes fried chicken with chicken skin, mezcal compressed watermelon and lime salt; pork terrine with pork tongue, pickled red cabbage and whole grain mustard; chilled soup of corn, watermelon and creme fraiche; smoked shrimp with harrissa, farro salad and heirloom tomato; bruschetta with whipped goat cheese, heirloom beets and pickled fennel; barbecue duck with baked bean sauce, sweet corn custard and house pickles; and a “Dirt Dessert,” of vanilla bean custard and chocolate soil.
Tickets are $125.
Atria's Oktoberfest will be from Sept. 4 through Oct. 13.
Guests can receive a $3 Yuengling Oktoberfest draft with the purchase of an Oktoberfest entree (dine-in only).
Atria's has various locations throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania.
The 17th Street Cafe
The 17th Street Cafe, 75 S. 17th St. on the South Side, welcomes South Side BBQ Company, which will be serving savory brisket, pulled pork and ribs paired with whiskey and shine throughout September in addition to the cafe's regular menu.
Also, during Pirates games, guests can enjoy “The Cutch” and “Argh Matey” cocktails for $4.
Details: 412-381-4566 or 17thstreetcafe.com
After 13 years in Shadyside, Crepes Parisiennes is consolidating its business at 207 S. Craig St., Oakland.
The South Craig Street location has been open for seven years and offers an expanded menu, which, in addition to sweet and savory crepes, includes panini sandwiches, Liege Waffles and an assortment of baked goods.
Future plans include expanded hours and increased seating with an outdoor patio area.
Wigle Whiskey, 2401 Smallman St. in the Strip District, will host an Organic Bitters release party with two sessions from 6 to 8 p.m. and 8 to 10 p.m. Sept. 13.
Guests are invited to get a first taste and smell of their Aromatic and Rosemary Lavender varieties.
Tickets are $20 and include two cocktails designed by Wes Shonk of Meat & Potatoes/Butcher in the Rye and Chris Kuhn of Social at Bakery Square, small bites, a botanical illustration exhibit of artists from the Allegheny Highlands Botanical Art Society, and an exhibit of live plants from the bitters provided by Phipps Conservatory.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Phipps Conservatory.
Details: 412-224-2827 or wiglewhiskey.com
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