Dining news: Quiet Storm leaving its location in Friendship
After 12 years, the Quiet Storm will leave its location at 5430 Penn Ave., Friendship, by the end of October.
According to the eatery's Facebook page, owners are “looking for a fresh start, whether it be in a new home, as a partner to an existing establishment, in a yurt, or on wheels.”
The cafe, specializing in vegetarian and vegan fare, has been recognized as a business that helped contribute to the revitalization of the city's East End.
Details: 412-661-9355 or www.qspgh.com
Guests are invited to join Jen Mico, co-owner at Pino's, and Milko Miladinov from the Winebow as they kick off the fall series of wine dinners at the Point Breeze restaurant with “Pinot Noir: Four Wines, Four Continents, Four Plates” from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 15.
The event will focus on a single varietal pinot noir. Chef/owner Joseph Mico (a.k.a. “Pino”) has prepared a menu to pair with each wine course.
The first course will feature Vina Leyda Classic Pinot Noir, Chile, 2012, paired with butternut squash puree. Second course: Cooper's Creek Hawkes Bay Pinot Noir, New Zealand, 2012, with grilled squid and shallots with Swiss chard, spinach and baby kale. Third course: 24 Knots Pinot Noir, Monterey, Cailf., 2010, with roasted chicken with golden raisin and pignoli agridolce. Fourth course: Domaine Jean Chartron Clos de la Combe, Burgundy, 2010, with pasta escargot.
Cost is $55 per person and includes tax and gratuity. Pino's is at 6738 Reynolds St. Prepaid reservations required.
Details: 412-361-1336 or www.chefpino.com
PITTSBURGH LEBANESE FOOD FESTIVAL
The Pittsburgh Lebanese Food Festival will be from Sept. 20 to 22 at Our Lady of Victory Maronite Catholic Church, 1000 Lindsay Road, Scott.
The event will feature entertainment, games and raffles, in addition to an extensive menu of Mediterranean fare, including kibbee, tabbouli, hummus, spinach and feta pies, roasted chicken, grape leaves, fresh saj bread, lamb kabob, falafel, lubia and rice and pastries.
Takeout is available.
Details: 412-278-0841 or www.pghlebanesefestival.com
Mad Mex, with locations around Pittsburgh, will celebrate its 20th anniversary this fall by teaming up with Fat Head's Brewery to offer a Dos Decades IPA.
The IPA has a passion fruity backbone, piney citrus notes and serious hop flavor.
It will be available for a limited time beginning the second week of October.
Soba, at 5847 Ellsworth Ave., Shadyside, will have its Chuseok Harvest Festival from Sept. 16 to 19.
Each year, Chef Danielle Cain creates a seasonal tasting menu inspired by the Korean harvest festival of “the great middle of autumn.”
Traditional Korean dishes such as songpyeon will share the table with innovative and locally sourced dishes.
Details: 412-362-5656 or www.sobapa.com
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