We like to stop in here for a drink before dinner at Quartino. A Great place for a drink especially if you are a champagne fan.  Don’t scoff at the cocktails, […]

This has been on out to try list for a longish time so on our 2013 trip we stopped in before dinner at Del Frisco’s.  We sat in the library/fireplace […]

Tried it out for lunch. The salads looked fantastic. You could tell they are training all the folks there about all aspects of working a restaurant; prep, cleaning, service, etc… […]

It’s a shame we didn’t post this earlier since Avenue B is in the ‘top tier’ of the Pittsburgh restaurants right now. Service is always good and it’s not so […]

So we only had coffee and desert. Coffee was…eehh. Desert was both the ancho chili & chocolate pot de creme (good, but a bit light on the chili) and the […]

“A dry martini,” [Bond] said. “One. In a deep champagne goblet.” “Oui, monsieur.” “Just a moment. Three measures of Gordon’s, one of vodka, half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake […]

INGREDIENTS 1 bunch basil 1/2 lemon 2/3 oz simple syrup 3 oz gin (Hendrick’s) INSTRUCTIONS Stuff the basil into a cocktail shaker, followed by the lemon. Muddle the lemon and […]

INGREDIENTS 2 oz. Gin 1 oz. simple syrup (or 2 tsp. superfine sugar) 1 oz. lemon juice Brut Champagne or other dry sparkling wine INSTRUCTIONS Combine gin, sugar, and lemon […]