Little Bites: 04/22/10
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• Mantini's Wood Fired, South Side, is holding a martini infusion dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Five courses will each be paired with a specialty martini, such as an appetizer of fresh smoked salmon, shrimp and seared scallops with a cucumber martini. $60 per person, tax and gratuity included; www.mantiniswoodfired.com, 412-488-3560.
• "Let Them Eat Cake," the fifth annual cake decorating and tasting contest, takes place Saturday at the Children's Museum Grand Hall from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Tickets cost $40 in advance or $50 at the door and proceeds benefit The Midwife Center for Birth and Women's Health. VIP tickets are $65 and include access to a VIP baker's reception from 6:30-7:30 p.m.; www.midwifecenter.org, 412-321-6884.
• Cornerstone Restaurant and Bar, Aspinwall, has a new spring menu that includes shrimp chopped salad ($13), mac & cheese with leeks and sugar snap peas ($15), and osso buco with safron risotto and asparagus ($24); www.cornerstonepgh.com, 412-408-3420.
• Stagioni, Bloomfield, has a new spring menu that includes lemon-scented ricotta with basil-mint puree, peas and garlic toast ($6), and risotto with fava beans, artichokes, goat cheese, parmesan broth and seasoned bread crumbs ($16); www.stagionipgh.com, 412-687-5775.
First Published April 22, 2010 12:00 am