Dining news: Hello Bistro, Quaker Steak & Lube win awards
The National Hamburger Festival honored Pittsburgh-based Eat'n Park Restaurants with a first place award at the eighth-annual festival and Best Burger Competition.
Eat'n Park's winning entry is from its sister restaurant, Hello Bistro. The Bistro Burger captured first place in the category of Best Cheeseburger. The burger is created with black Angus beef, topped with cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickle, ketchup and mustard and is only available at Hello Bistro.
Hello Bistro, the newest member of the Eat'n Park family, is located on 3605 Forbes Ave. in Oakland and 1922 East Carson St. in South Side. A third location is planned for Downtown.
QUAKER STEAK & LUBE
Quaker Steak & Lube, with multiple locations around the Pittsburgh region, won the Festival Favorite award at the 2013 National Buffalo Wing Festival in Buffalo, N.Y.
This marks the second year in a row that The Lube has been named Festival Favorite, and the third time overall. In addition, Quaker Steak & Lube also was recognized for its Triple Atomic wing sauce, winning first place in the Traditional Extra-Hot sauce category.
The National Buffalo Wing Festival is a two-day event annually during Labor Day weekend.
Owners of 61C Cafe have opened a new location, 61B, at 1108 South Braddock Ave. in Regent Square.
The cafe, open daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., will offer the same fare available at the original Squirrel Hill location, including pastries, pies, cakes and coffee.
Details: Find the 61B Cafe on Facebook
Notion, at 128 South Highland Ave., will host a fish-and-shellfish dinner Sept. 30.
The meal will consist of seven courses of wild, line-caught fish and shellfish.
Cost is $150 per person and includes wine pairings for each course.
Details: 412-361-1188 or www.notionrestaurant.com
Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill is hosting a stein-hoisting contest from 8 to 10 p.m. Oct. 2 at its Robinson and Cranberry locations.
Guests can sign up for the free test of strength to see who can straight-arm a full stein for the longest.
Winners will get to take home their steins and a free Samuel Adams sweatshirt.
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