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Child-UNfriendly restaurants in Providence

Just wanted to check back in -- we ended up eating at The Dorrance, where I most definitely will not be bringing my son, so good call on that.

We actually had some mixed feelings on it. The space -- you can't beat that. The only comparable-looking restaurant I can ever recall visiting was one in the base of the 59th Street Bridge in Manhattan. I'd recommend people eat here for the looks alone.

The food was respectable, but we thought it was a little disappointing for the price point. First off, the cocktails were as good as advertised -- mine had about eight ingredients, and yet they came together perfectly. My wife's wine was spectacular, too -- rare to drink a wine with no aftertaste whatsoever.

We had a small pasta appetizer that I have no complaints about at all. Both of us, though, had the duck a l'orange with ricotta spaetzle as an entree. While perfectly decent, the duck itself was overcooked and the ricotta spaetzle bore no trace of the ricotta -- actually, it was one of the more flavorless spaetzle dishes I've had. The duck's sauce was good, so I used it to give the spaetzle a little more kick.

Dessert was kind of weird. We got the zabaglione for two. It was the runniest zabaglione I've ever had, though tasty, but here was the frustrating thing -- it was served in a big bowl in the middle of the table. Imagine eating soup that you have to reach for with your spoon. Definitely a little messy.

Service was attentive and super friendly, but they did forget to bring our appetizer and ended up bringing it out with the entrees. Everyone was very apologetic, though no comps or anything. (By contrast, I just went to lunch got a free cookie at a sandwich shop because they screwed up my order and I had to wait another two or three minutes for the right one.)

So anyway, good experience, great setting, but I don't know if I'd go back with or without a small child when there are so many other places out there.

Thanks for the help, Rhody!

Child-UNfriendly restaurants in Providence

Thanks a lot for the tips, and for the welcome! These should probably do it, honestly. Sorry I wasn't more specific, but I don't think I was really looking for a specific cuisine this time around (last time I had said my only musts were Italian in Federal Hill and seafood). I'm on a generous expense account for this trip, so I suppose I was looking for something like your last two suggestions -- if you've got it, flaunt it, right?

What I'll do is take a look at all the menus, pick something that looks great and report back after I've done.

Child-UNfriendly restaurants in Providence

A few years ago, I posted here to ask about child-friendly restaurants in Providence. I had a 9-month-old kid at the time and wanted to eat at places that were great but wouldn't flinch at a squirmy baby sitting there and possibly getting ornery.

Well, that trip went so well that I'll be moving to Rhode Island along with my wife and my son, who is now almost 4, in a few weeks. We're making a trip this weekend to look for housing -- and we're leaving the kid at home.

And therefore I am in the position to ask the opposite of the question I've asked here several times about several cities: What are some great restaurants in Providence where kids WOULDN'T be appropriate? This may be the last chance we have for quite a while to have an adults-only dinner, so I'd love to hit a place that I won't be able to patronize for a while.

You didn't let me down before, so I know I'll get some good recommendations. Thanks!

Dinner with a 3-year-old

Well, better late than never -- I promised a report, so here it is!

Fork was pretty good. It wasn't great -- it was pretty good. I think everyone else in my party enjoyed it more than I did. (My father-in-law, who I have to say is somewhat famously given to hyperbole, declared his duck club to be one of the best sandwiches he'd ever had.) I have to say this: Maybe it's just because it was Mother's Day, but anyone predisposed to shooting dirty looks at people dining out with small children would have been shooting a lot of dirty looks that day -- there were kids everywhere.

The children's menu was great! I'm a sucker for a place with a creative and interesting children's menu. There was even an appetizer of Goldfish crackers that we had to hide from my son after a while because he was in danger of filling up and not eating his real dinner. We were also provided with crayons and a placemat upon arrival, the true sign of a child-friendly restaurant.

Anyway, I appreciated the large menu full of foie gras and various high-endy delights. We shared a bunch of appetizers and some cheese. My entree of salmon -- they have a different salmon preparation every day, which I found intriguing -- was a little disappointing. It was good, but the fish itself tasted like salmon often does in the hands of unambitious cooks (it can taste transcendent at the best restaurants), and the other ingredients (beets, mushrooms, pesto) proved to be an odd combination that just sort of seemed thrown together and didn't compliment the fish too well.

The big problem was that -- again, Mother's Day -- the service was very slow, which was particularly frustrating considering I had a 3-year-old whose bedtime was receding further and further into the past. But there was a silver lining to this: They brought us free dessert to apologize. (We never complained, by the way, so this was a proactive move on their part.) I REALLY appreciated that, because while the service was slow, and we were all definitely conscious of it, I wouldn't quite call it free-dessert slow, if you know what I mean.

Oh, yeah, and we left our doggie bag at the table and the waiter came running out after us, even somehow finding us around the corner.

So would I do it again? I'd probably seek out something else, honestly. But at the same time, I can't complain -- terrific service, great for kids, competent food, everybody left happy. I would recommend it with a few reservations and certainly would go along without complaint if someone else wanted to go.

Thanks a lot to everyone who weighed in! Fun trip overall, by the way.

May 25, 2013
masterofzen in Chicago Area

Dinner with a 3-year-old

So, please feel free to keep offering suggestions -- because you never know, and who knows who else might read this later -- but we just made reservations at Fork. The menu was terrific, and I'm thinking dinner on Mother's Day might be more kid-friendly than usual. Thanks for weighing in, everybody! I always check in after the trip to let everyone know what I thought.

May 04, 2013
masterofzen in Chicago Area

Dinner with a 3-year-old

The menu at Fork looks great, and my kid will definitely eat the macaroni and cheese (currently his most consistently eaten dish), but is it OK for kids? Yelp says no and there's no indication of any kids' menu or high chairs or anything on the website.

May 04, 2013
masterofzen in Chicago Area

Dinner with a 3-year-old

I LOVE Lincoln Square. One of my favorite Chicago neighborhoods. So that's a good call -- thanks!

May 04, 2013
masterofzen in Chicago Area

Dinner with a 3-year-old

Though I've posted on Chowhound a number of times before with similar questions (and gotten great feedback), I feel kind of strange doing it on the Chicago board because I went to college there, have been back many times since and know it better than anywhere except my hometown of New York. But I haven't been back since my 3-year-old was born, and though I know plenty of people in Chicago, I don't think any are really going to be able to give me good recommendations on this.

So this coming weekend, I'm going to be in Chicago with my wife, my son and my in-laws for a very close friend's wedding. (The in-laws are driving down from Michigan to babysit during the wedding). That's five of us. Friday is the rehearsal dinner, Saturday is the wedding. That leaves Sunday uncovered for dinner.

Where should we go? Cuisine doesn't really matter, but I'm looking for a place that's well-respected, well-liked, maybe a little hip -- and of course, completely appropriate for small children. My son is a very very picky eater, so ideally this will be a place that offers the standard kids' menu of chicken fingers, etc.

One more thing: I tried searching Chowhound before I posted, and I found a bunch of recommendations like, "Try this place, it's across from Millennium Park!" and "This one is an easy walk from Navy Pier!" I'm not looking for restaurants in the Loop or River North. I'd rather use the opportunity to visit neighborhoods that are less central -- like Bucktown or the West Loop (where we were going to be staying before our Airbnb fell through). Even well-trodden ground like Lincoln Park is fine, though I'd rather avoid Lakeview, where the rehearsal dinner is being held, and Andersonville, where we're staying and will definitely be enjoying brunch.

Specific enough for you? Oh, yeah, and don't forget that Sunday is Mother's Day. So even though my wife's 60-something mother will be with us, I'd like a place where people aren't as likely to take their 60-something mothers -- so no special menus and no need to make a reservation weeks in advance.

Thanks!

May 04, 2013
masterofzen in Chicago Area

Boston with a toddler

Heh, I mostly garaged it, but I did find a meter directly outside the entrance to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. I couldn't believe it.

I live in Queens, and you see loads of double parking here. Like I said, I try not to drive in Manhattan so I'm less conscious of what's going on there, but come to think of it, I think you may be right.

Boston with a toddler

Very appropriate that you should say that and then ask about driving. I drove everywhere (except for one ride on the T back to the car after a long day of walking), and like the friendliness situation, I found all the talk about how awful it is to drive in Boston to be overblown.

Was it uniformly a great experience? Nah, I got stuck in front of TD Garden for three or four green lights while trying to turn left because every time I'd get a green light, another truck would block the intersection until my light turned red. And I ran into some genuinely awful traffic in the West End once. But I've found it much harder to drive in DC, and I absolutely refuse to drive in Manhattan unless I have to pick up a cat tree from someone giving it away on Craigslist or something like that. (Bonus tip if you ever have to drive in New York City: Do not ever drive in the right lane, because every two or so blocks, a taxi or bus will stop in front of you. If possible, don't drive in the left lane, either, because there are no turning lights, so drivers trying to turn left will block you. Oh, and if there's a center lane, don't drive there, either, because you'll risk being hit by cars trying to escape the right and left lanes.)

Boston drivers seemed pretty considerate compared to what I'm used to. They often let me in when I had to quickly change lanes, for example. (This NEVER happens in New York. I mean that, literally never.) They were also slow to use the horn. Once I headed down a one-lane, one-way street and there was a car in front of me that was just stopped, just sitting there to wait for a parking space that would soon be vacated by another car. Though I thought this was really inconsiderate -- you're not allowed to stake out a parking space if you're impeding all traffic for minutes on end -- I was actually more struck by the fact that no other drivers seemed upset about it.

I think a lot of the smack talk about Boston driving probably comes from the confusing layout and lack of a grid, but it's 2012 and I have a GPS, so that certainly wasn't an issue.

Boston with a toddler

Chicken salad, which they warned us was made with wine. I thought that was considerate but strange -- were they concerned about us getting drunk while caring for a 2-year-old?

Boston with a toddler

I'm back from Boston, and we had a really excellent trip, our best in years. Thanks to everyone here for giving me such great advice, and thanks for representing such a great city.

We ended up going to all the restaurants I mentioned. Every one was spectacularly kid-friendly.

As someone said, Canary Square wasn't blow-you-away good, but it was very good. This was actually the only place where my picky son wouldn't eat -- we got him macaroni and cheese -- but that's not really the restaurant's fault; he was sick and had just been through a whirlwind day of travel and tourism, two circumstances that have impeded his desire to eat in the past. We ordered way too many appetizers here, but they were the best part, so that's OK. Drinks were good and strong.

Full Moon -- oh my God, why can't every town have a restaurant like this? We walked in, plonked our son (who was feeling much better by then) down in the play area and had a seat -- contrary to what we heard, there was no wait whatsoever and, in fact, the restaurant was half empty. Five to 10 minutes later, he came toddling over to find us. We put him in the high chair and he ate like a champ. The crayons and toy buckets didn't hurt, either. I love this place. As for the adult food, it's not going to win any James Beard awards, but it was tasty and portions were huge. In a sense, I thought it was a more enjoyable dining experience than Canary Square.

Sel de la Terre. OK, here's the deal. I'm from New York. In New York, there are kid-friendly restaurants and there are classy restaurants, and never the twain shall meet, really. I loved that this place was both, even though we were all underdressed after a long day of slogging around the city. (Consistent with the place's lack of attitude, nobody batted an eye. Anyway, we like to try and blend in on vacation, so we weren't wearing Tigger sweatshirts purchased at Disney World or anything.) The food here was just terrific, and the service was friendly, helpful and understanding. I really appreciated the opportunity to visit this kind of restaurant with a child.

The culinary highlight of the trip, though, was probably our last dinner at Myers and Chang. We ordered three items off the kids' dim sum menu, and guess what? My son ate ALL OF THEM, in an unprecedented display of gastronomic adventure. The grown-up food was unique and flavorful and satisfying. Special thumbs up to the homemade sodas. Service was a LITTLE wonky here, but still personable and certainly prompt.

What else? The '50s Diner in Dedham was a good call. Just like with Full Moon, we heard rumors of long waits here, and in fact did experience the only wait of our trip, but it was only five minutes or so. Quality diner breakfasts, though service was slow. And Flour was just as good as everyone says, with the added advantage of a primo location near the Children's Museum.

(About that Children's Museum! That may have been the best museum I've ever visited of any kind. It just goes on and on and on. We spent around three hours there, and by the end, my son was literally collapsing on the gift-shop floor. We could have spent two days there if he'd had the stamina.)

Other food highlights:

We tried Emack and Bolio's ice cream for the first time (even though they've got three locations in Manhattan now). I didn't love paying $7.50 for a Rice Krispies Treat cone, but I can't honestly say it wasn't worth it.

We also hit the food trucks at the Greenway (which is amazing, by the way; my favorite thing in Boston), but all I got was some chocolate rice pudding. (The vegetarian truck was out of sandwiches and recommended the barbecue truck instead. "I can't believe the vegetarian truck just sent me to the barbecue truck," I said. "And I'm a vegan, too," the vegetarian-truck guy replied. "But we're a community.")

And we had sandwiches at Nick Varano's Famous Deli, where we were the only customers due to the odd hour -- that was a great scene. Two really friendly guys -- one of whom I'm assuming was Nick -- making us huge sandwiches and chatting us up. I'd heard of this place, but we ended up just wandering in when we couldn't wait two hours for dinner, and I'm glad we did.

So yeah, great trip. And nice people! One of the reasons my wife wants to leave New York is that people here are jerks. When I tell people this, they invariably say, "Your wife wants to leave New York because people are jerks, and you're looking at BOSTON?" But we found a much more personable, upbeat, laid-back vibe in Boston -- everyone, absolutely everyone smiled at our son -- and we appreciated that as much as or more than the architecture and the food.

Boston with a toddler

I actually have Full Moon slated for Friday. Don't know if that will make a difference -- hopefully yes. I know Friday and Saturday are by far the biggest nights in the restaurant biz, but maybe that's different when you're talking about kids.

As for the Rose Kennedy Greenway, I'm a big urban-park enthusiast and have been dying to visit it ever since it opened. I have it penciled in as the first stop on the itinerary on the first full day in Boston. I did NOT know it had food trucks, but that's really awesome. I might push it to later in the day, farther away from breakfast, so I can take advantage.

Boston with a toddler

Thanks a lot for the great tips, everybody. I've been busy putting together an itinerary based on these suggestions, and I think we're set.

Sel de la Terre and Myers and Chang looked spectacular and were easy picks. Really appealing menus in both cases. Despite the lack of a kids' menu, Myers and Chang has a big-enough, diverse-enough menu that I was able to identify a few things my son will definitely eat. I wasn't sure about Full Moon, but after considering how many people recommended it, I gave it another look. I thought its focus on kids was going to amount to six crayons instead of the standard three, but we just can't pass up a restaurant with a dedicated play area and buckets of toys (or, as my wife put it, "buckets of germs").

Nobody mentioned it, but Canary Square in Jamaica Plain seems to be well liked and good for kids, so we're going to try that, too.

As for breakfast, we are going to the Children's Museum -- can't pass up a play area, remember? -- so we'll hit Flour first. And we'll brave the line at the '50s Diner in Dedham. Will probably wing it the other days.

As all of you with young children know, this is all extremely subject to change. (Though I will say we've done fairly well with hitting the restaurants we've planned on other trips in the past couple of years.)

I think I picked a suggestion from almost everyone who weighed in, so thanks again! I'll likely return after the trip to report on how it went.

Boston with a toddler

I'm leaving for a long weekend in Boston next week, along with my wife and 2 1/2-year-old son. I've done some looking around for child-friendly restaurants in the city but haven't really had a whole lot of luck. Chowhound has been terrific for this on other trips, so I'm trying again!

The important details: We're driving in on Thursday, driving back home on Monday. The toddler is a very picky eater despite our best efforts, so we need a place that not only has high chairs and a "welcome, we love your screechy child" attitude but also an actual children's menu, you know, with chicken fingers and such. (I found couple of Chowhound threads about kid-friendly Boston restaurants, but when I went to the restaurants' websites, I saw nothing about children's menus.)

Cuisine isn't important, but like I said, there should be a children's menu. In my experience, that usually rules out a lot of ethnic places. Extra points for places that are fun and hip and young and new while still tolerating kids -- and we don't like to sacrifice quality just because we need a high chair. We love a good diner, but not now -- we're on vacation. I'm looking for both dinner and breakfast/brunch suggestions.

We always like to use food as an excuse to see neighborhoods. For dinner, I've targeted:

Jamaica Plain
South Boston
Back Bay
South End

Breakfast or brunch is a little more open-ended. Allston? Charlestown? Cambridge? I'm open to suggestions.

Oh, also: We're going to start one of our days by checking out the south suburbs, to which we're considering relocating one of these years. The Dedham/Canton area, specifically. So if you have any ideas for a nice breakfast there (and because it's the suburbs, we're more open to dinerish options), let me know.

Thanks in advance! I'm really excited about this trip.

Montpelier/Barre with a near-2-year-old

Just a follow-up: The trip was great. We loved Vermont.

The first night we got into town later than expected and it was close to my son's bedtime, so we had dinner at Positive Pie -- the one in Plainfield, near our B&B, not the one in Montpelier, which we noticed the next night. I'm not a pizza guy, but my wife thought the pizza was excellent.

Second night we went to Main Street Grill, which I thought was very good. Very impressive that these were first-year culinary students running the kitchen. The food was a little uneven, but overall it was a winner. Desserts in particular were superb.

Everyone told us Sarducci's was the best restaurant in town. We went there the third night, and it was all right, but it didn't rock my world. I thought the goat cheese on my pasta was an odd pairing. My wife loved her seafood pasta, though.

We decided to go into Burlington the last night. We did some last-minute restaurant research and ended up at the Farmhouse, which was terrific. That was the opportunity I was looking for to get a big Vermont-centric cheese plate.

Thanks a lot for the tips -- they turned out well. Vermont is a really terrific place, not least because of the food.

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Main Street Grill and Bar
118 Main St., Montpelier, VT 05602

Sarducci's
3 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602

Positive Pie
69 Main St, Plainfield, VT 05667

Montpelier/Barre with a near-2-year-old

Wow! That's more than I was hoping for. Thanks a million -- I'm going to think about it and definitely try a few of these.

Montpelier/Barre with a near-2-year-old

My wife, 22-month-old son and I will be staying at a farm a short drive from Montpelier next week, and we're looking for some good places to eat. We don't need breakfast -- the farmers/innkeepers make it themselves using mostly foods they produce on the farm, which we're very excited about -- but dinner is always an issue. We normally take bigger-city vacations and I know the Montpelier area isn't going to be loaded with options, but maybe that makes this easier. We just need a few good places where we can have good earlyish dinners, places equipped with high chairs that don't mind hosting a kid who has been known to throw his food when the idea strikes his fancy.

This is usually where I give you a list of cuisines we're interested in, but you know what, we're open to anything. Points, though, for "only in Vermont"-type places, whatever that might entail.

Oh, yeah, and how do you pronounce "Barre"?

Smashing crabs with a hammer between DC and New York

Is smashing 'em really gauche? She desperately wants to smash. We actually went to a smashing place in Brooklyn a while back -- apparently the only place in New York City where you can do such a thing -- but it was winter and only cracking was acceptable. If you can't smash in Maryland, where on earth can you smash?

EDIT: Oh, wait, I didn't read closely enough. Just cracking the claws should be fine, as long as some mallet play is involved.

Smashing crabs with a hammer between DC and New York

Thanks for the suggestions! Annapolis seems to put me about 25 minutes out of the way -- I've long wanted to see Annapolis, so that might be worth it.

Smashing crabs with a hammer between DC and New York

My wife, 18-month-old son and I will be passing through Maryland next Tuesday afternoon on the way back to New York from DC. Because my wife has always wanted to smash crabs with a hammer, I figured stopping for lunch somewhere on the way (basically along I-95, I figure) would be a great opportunity. Any suggestions?

Toddler-friendly restaurants in DC

I'm planning a trip to DC in about three weeks with an 18-month-old, so I searched Chowhound and found this thread. These sound like great suggestions and I'll be checking them out, but I'm also looking for a couple of more-specific recommendations: I'd like to try something in Adams Morgan one night, and Old Town Alexandria (home to our hotel) the night we roll into town. Any ideas? I have tentative brunch plans in Alexandria at a pub-type place, but it didn't really light my world on fire, so if you have any alternative ideas, I'd love to hear them.

Providence with a baby

Just got back from my trip and wanted to report on what we ate.

We hit Modern Diner for the weekend menu -- it was terrific, especially the custard french toast, and we didn't even need that much cash.

Hemenway's was very good for dinner. It definitely didn't feel baby-friendly, and yet it was -- the waitstaff went out of their way to make us happy and check out the baby, who slept the whole time. Food was good -- I had some traditional New England baked scrod, and my wife gorged herself on local seafood.

Cassarino's, that was fun. I had a puttanesca the way it should be, though my wife reported too-salty snail salad and overcooked shrimp in her pasta dish. Lots of space there, even on the ground level -- it was nearly empty on a Monday night.

We meant to hit Waterman Grille, but you know, we have a baby on a schedule, we spent longer than we thought we would in Newport, and it just didn't happen. Oh, well, next time. The menu looked great.

Rhode Islanders are wonderful! Everybody was very accommodating about the baby and we never felt uncomfortable. You guys have a great city, certainly one of the most underrated I've ever visited, and we're thinking maybe one day we'll join you on a more-permanent basis.

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Waterman Grille
4 Richmond Square, Providence, RI 02906

Cassarino's Restaurant
177 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903

Modern Diner
364 East Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02860

Hemenway's
121 South Main Street, Providence, RI 02903

Providence with a baby

Great tips! Thanks a lot -- I'll try some of these.

Providence with a baby

Thanks a lot for the advice! I meant that we MUST have seafood and Federal Hill Italian. Rhode Island, it sounds to me, might be saturated enough with seafood that there aren't really many dedicated seafood restaurants like there might be elsewhere -- if not, that's fine; I'll just try a place that does it well along with other things.

At this point in his life, the baby has never sat in a high chair at a restaurant. We sadly don't go out to eat often anymore, but when we do, we always find a place where a stroller would work and roll that in. He's slow with the physical development, clearly taking after his uncoordinated parents, and he's only been sitting up independently in the last couple of weeks -- we didn't think standard restaurant high chairs offered enough support for his skill level. But he's getting good and he'll only be better when we take our trip, so that high chair might be a good idea to throw in the trunk.

Providence with a baby

My wife and I are headed to Providence over Labor Day weekend with our baby, who will be turning 9 months old while we're in town. We're looking for some good restaurant recommendations, for both dinner and breakfast, where we won't feel uncomfortable carting in our giant stroller. That means breathing room and a staff and clientele who are used to such things. As far as dinner is concerned, baby's bedtime is a very strict 8:30, so we also need places where we can eat on the early side.

I only have two must-dos: seafood and Italian in Federal Hill. Other than that, anything works, as long as it's great, but bonus points for things Rhode Island does better than others. We also love using restaurants as an excuse to see interesting neighborhoods. We're staying downtown, but we'd love to visit some areas a bit off the beaten track, even out of the city, provided it's not a super long drive. (I've heard that many Rhode Islanders, being residents of the smallest state, consider fairly short distances to be "a super long drive," so I should clarify that I'm willing to travel up to 15 miles or so for good food. But I don't really want to travel just for good food -- if I have to hit the road, it should be good food in a worthwhile place.)

Can anyone help? I've heard Providence is a great restaurant town, so I'm looking forward to eating on this trip.

Pittsburgh with (and without) a baby

Just got back from Pittsburgh -- thanks, everyone, for the help. Traveling with a baby is hard! As a result, we didn't get to do all the dining we wanted, even with the in-laws there to help out. The only restaurant mentioned here we managed to hit was Tamari, which was very very good. We didn't get there until about 6, and it was tight with the baby. Sitting outside wasn't a viable option with the blazing weather. Plus we got a couple of comments about the inappropriateness of taking a baby to such a refined place. Food and cocktails, however, were superb. We ODed on seafood there, all tapas.

We also tried Yo Rita on East Carson -- very baby-appropriate, especially sitting way in the back. Good overall, loved the salsas, but nothing topped the crispy eggplant tacos (with hot fries!).

Beyond that, we tried some of the Pittsburgh classics -- Pamela's, DeLuca's, Primanti's -- and were not disappointed. Had some surprisingly good pierogis at the Three Rivers Regatta, too! And then, on the night we were supposed to have our big romantic Grand Concourse dinner, we wound up getting ... takeout from Bob Evans. Oh, well, you roll with the punches.

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Yo Rita
1120 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Grand Concourse Restaurant
100 W Station Square Dr Ste 1, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Jul 09, 2010
masterofzen in Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh with (and without) a baby

I've had Lidia's antipasti in New York, actually, and if it's anything like that, it'd be well worth it.

Jun 28, 2010
masterofzen in Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh with (and without) a baby

Any recommendations for Sunday brunch, by the way? I really wanted Zenith but heard it's a bit of a madhouse.

Jun 27, 2010
masterofzen in Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh with (and without) a baby

Thanks for the recommendations! We definitely want to see Point Breeze, so Point Brugge in particular might be perfect. I'll see if we can fit in the others, too.

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Point Brugge Cafe
401 Hastings St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Jun 26, 2010
masterofzen in Pennsylvania