Dining news: Cafe Moulin; Rodney's 701 Diner; City Dining Cards
Cafe Moulin is open at 732 Filbert St., Shadyside. The coffee shop also specializes in French crepes and waffles. Hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.
Rodney's 701 Diner
Rodney's 701 Diner is open at 701 Fifth Ave. in Coraopolis.
The restaurant features classic diner fare. Menu items include hot roast-beef sandwiches, a chicken-tender meal, tuna melt, BLT, chili fries, shakes, malts and more. There is a full breakfast menu and daily specials.
Hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. The restaurant is open 24 hours over the weekend, from 7 a.m. Fridays to 4 p.m. Sundays.
Details: 412-474-3707 or find Rodney's 701 Diner on Facebook.
City Dining Cards
City Dining Cards, dedicated to encouraging diners to eat locally, has released its 2013-14 Pittsburgh edition of discount dining cards.
One deck contains 50 discount cards to locally owned restaurants. Each is worth $10 off a food bill of $30 or more (tax, tip, and alcohol not included).
This year's deck features new eateries, including Luke Wholey's Wild Alaskan Grille and Verde Mexican Kitchen & Cantina, as well as old favorites like Square Café, Nine On Nine and Franktuary. Two wild cards hidden in the deck offer freebies at YinzBurgh BBQ and Espresso A Mano.
Five percent of all sales from City Dining Cards: Pittsburgh will be donated to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
Cards are valid through Dec. 31, 2014.
Tender Bar + Kitchen
Tender Bar + Kitchen, 4300 Butler St., Lawrence-ville, will hold its first official Repeal Day Dinner to celebrate the passing of the 21st Amendment, which ended Prohibition, at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 5.
In honor of this historical milestone, Tender will showcase spirits from Laird & Company, America's oldest commercial distillery. Lisa Laird, the company's owner and “world ambassador,” will be in attendance to share her knowledge, stories and tasting notes with guests.
The event will commence with a welcome cocktail and reception in Tender's Green room. Afterward, guests will be led to the Gold room to be served a four-course dinner featuring American comfort cuisine by Chef Steve Hebrank, in addition to spirit and cocktail pairings.
Established in 1780, Laird & Company is known for its natural, apple-based products. The distillery has been passed on through nine generations, and it survived Prohibition by producing “sweet cyder” and apple brandy for “medicinal purposes.” Today, Laird, which operates out of single distillery in Virginia, fills Tender's shelves with products such as their signature “bottled-in-bond” apple brandy, as well as the Lazzaroni line of liqueurs.
Tickets are $65. Advanced booking is required.
Details: 412-402-9522 or www.tenderpgh.com
Bella Donne is open at 461 Perry Highway, West View.
The eatery offers takeout and delivery for pizza, hoagies, wings, pasta, fried mozzarella and more.
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