Summer 2015 Pittsburgh Restaurant Week Blogger Dinner

Framboise Cocktail
Framboise cocktail (courtesy of Brian) from The Grand Concourse- very refreshing!

*DISCLAIMER*: I do not seek monetary benefits from neither Brian McCollum, nor Pittsburgh Restaurant Week, and The Grand Concourse. I’m just a Pittsburgh foodie, who enjoys sharing her foodie adventures! Pictures captured on an iPhone 5s,and edited with Instagram. 

Monday, August 10th, Brian McCollum (Founder of Pittsburgh Restaurant Week) hosted the Summer 2015 Pittsburgh Restaurant Week Blogger Dinner at The Grand Concourse! I was particular excited to converse with the Pittsburgh Bloggers, and dine at a classic Pittsburgh restaurant!

Pictured above is my complimentary Framboise cocktail; this was heavenly!

Summer Chopped Salad
Summer Chopped Salad from The Grand Concourse

The salad was the highlight of the whole dinner! Besides mixed greens, it also contained: grilled peaches, walnuts, pecans, blackberries, and goat cheese. Talk about summer on a plate! 😀

Coconut Curried Vegetables
Coconut Curried Vegetables with Ginger Scented Bamboo Rice!

This dish reminded me of a vegetarian Pad Thai; it was sooooooo good!

Media Luna
Media Luna: chocolate-dipped croissant, filled with an almond pastry cream, with raspberry sauce drizzled on top

Do I really need to say much more? This was chocolate and pastry heaven on a plate!


*I chose all Pittsburgh Restaurant Week menu options. The only item that I did not see on the regular summer menu was the Summer Chopped Salad.


All in all, a sophisticated dinner, in an elegant restaurant, surrounded by friends = a good night!


Cheers to good food & health,



-Friendly Fitness Foodie


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