Dining news: Mother's Day at Enrico Biscotti Cafe an option
By The Tribune-Review
Published: Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 8:26 p.m.
Enrico Biscotti Cafe
Guests are invited to celebrate Mother's Day with Dreadnought Wines and Enrico's Biscotti Café at 2022 Penn Ave. in the Strip District, from 6 to 8 p.m. May 11. The evening will feature a five-course meal paired with boutique Italian wines from Dreadnought's portfolio.
Cost is $70 per person plus gratuity. Seating is limited. Pre-paid reservations is required. Details: 412-391-1709 or www.dreadnoughtwines.com.
Rumfish Grille is open at 1155 Washington Pike, Bridgeville. It features an open-concept kitchen and a chef-driven menu with fresh seafood and fish, locally sourced and organic.
Restaurant hours are 4 to 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 4 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; and 4 to 9 p.m. Details: 412-914-8013 or www.rumfishpgh.com.
Six Penn Kitchen
Six Penn Kitchen, at 146 Sixth St., Downtown, has a new spring lunch menu. It includes a TBLT, pan-seared trout, bacon, lettuce and tomato on a toasted sourdough bun with a malt vinegar aioli. Served with crispy sweet chips, this dish is a great choice for rooftop deck diners.
The smoked chicken salad sandwich features pulled, smoked chicken mixed with celery, onions, green olives and sunflower seeds tossed in a homemade Dijon aioli and finished with a balsamic glaze.
Sous Chef Marty Ellenberger has taken a new position as executive chef at the Carnegie Science Center. Chef Cory Hughes will replace him.
Texas de Brazil
Texas de Brazil opened May 1 in Station Square. The menu features southern Brazilian cuisine served with the spirit of Texas. The restaurant will feature a main dining area with carver cooking areas viewable to guests, and an interchangeable bar and patio space with river views.
Customers are invited to stop by May 6 to 10 for a complimentary caipirinha, the restaurant's signature cocktail made with fresh limes, sugar and Cachaca (Brazilian rum) for a refreshing drink experience. Guests wishing to experience the restaurant's full menu can take advantage of Texas de Brazil's opening offer, which includes complimentary guest's choice dessert included in the regular dinner menu and price.
Menu options include Brazilian sausage, chicken breast wrapped in bacon, rack of lamb and the house specialty, picanha, all prepared in the traditional Brazilian method, over an open flame and carved tableside by the restaurant's authentically costumed Brazilian cowboys or “gauchos.”
Accompaniments include garlic mashed potatoes, Brazilian cheese bread and sweet-fried bananas. The restaurant features a gourmet salad area containing more than 50 items, which include Brazilian black beans with pork, imported cheeses, marinated Portobello mushrooms, hearts of palm, tangy Tabbouleh and house-made lobster bisque.
The restaurant's wine and cocktail lists are created with an emphasis on South American varietals, rare wines and signature cocktails.
Texas de Brazil at Station Square will be open for dinner from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 5 to 10 p.m. Fridays; 4:30 to 10 p.m. Saturdays; and 4 to 9 p.m. Sundays.
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