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Dining News: Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza

| Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, 4:33 p.m.
Dan Marino (left) and Anthony Bruno of Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza.
Dan Marino (left) and Anthony Bruno of Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza.

Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza

Through Dec. 31, Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza, with several Pittsburgh locations, will again donate 10 percent of all holiday gift card sales to the Dan Marino Foundation, dedicated to empowering individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Last year, Anthony's raised $50,000 for the foundation during its annual holiday gift card donation program. NFL Hall of Fame legend Dan Marino is a partner in the restaurant chain.

Customers who spend $100 to $499 in gift cards receive a bonus gift card valued at 10 percent of their purchase.

Customers who spend $500 or more receive a 20 percent bonus card. Gift cards do not expire.


The Commoner

The Commoner at Hotel Monaco, 458 Strawberry Way, Downtown, has a lineup of several festive upcoming events.

On Dec. 2, the restaurant will host the second annual Repeal Day Soiree from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. to celebrate the end of Prohibition with 1930s-era costumes and decor, live music from the Boilermaker Jazz Band, Prohibition cocktails, whiskey tastings, even a speakeasy-style entrance. Tickets are $20 and available online.

On Dec. 15, The Commoner invites guests to don their ugliest holiday sweaters while enjoying “National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation”-themed cocktails, food specials, a deejay and other party favors. The judges' pick for the evening's most hideous getup wins dinner for two at The Commoner and people's choice wins a fruitcake. The event begins at 10 p.m. There is no cover charge. Santa and his reindeer will make their way to the hotel's rooftop 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 17. After a festive holiday brunch spread, complete with cookie decorating, ornament making, a hot cocoa bar and holiday cocktails for parents, Santa will be available for photos. Reservations required and can be made online. Cost is $38, $18 for children and free for children age 3 and under.

Details: 412-230-4800 or

Il Tetto New Year

Guests are invited to ring in 2017 with a New Year's party at Il Tetto, Sienna Mercato's rooftop beer garden, 942 Penn Ave., Downtown, beginning at 8 p.m. Dec. 31.

The celebration will include unique crafted New Year's cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, a photo booth, bubbly bar, champagne toast at midnight and free party favors. The event is for guests age 21 and older.

Standing room only tickets cost $120.

Reserved seating tickets are $150. Reservations can be made by contacting

Details: 412-867-0177 or

Christmas wine dinner

Narcisi Winery, 457 Gibsonia Road, will host a wine dinner focusing on authentic Italian Christmas cuisine and traditions at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 13.

Tickets cost $55 each plus tax and gratuity.

Details: 724-444-4744 or

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