1) It’s Pittsburgh Restaurant Week! Why is this important to you? More than 50 Pittsburgh restaurants are offering extra special deals through January 19, including multi-course meals or $20.20 specialties. Some of the participating restaurants are: Bonfire, Braddock’s Rebellion, Cinderlands, Pizzaiolo Primo, The Lemont, Silk Elephant, Superior Motors, Con Alma, Union Standard, The Vandal, Grand Concourse and Gandy Dancer Saloon, The Twisted Frenchman. To view all participating restaurants and for more information, visit Pittsburghrestaurantweek.com. Let’s get out there and support all our great Pittsburgh restaurants!
2) Looking for the perfect start of the day perk? Make a point to stop at Carnegie Coffee Company. Located in the former Carnegie Post Office, the coffeehouse specializes in the European coffee experience. Carnegie Coffee serves Italy’s Lavazza roasted coffee. Pair an espresso with locally made pastry or sandwich, and you’ll have the boost you need to get through the week. 132 E. Main St., Carnegie. (EC)