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Dish Osteria & Bar

128 S. 17th St. (Sarah St.) Send to Phone
412-390-2012 | Menu
Enjoy Dish's urban energy, Southern Italian food and a kitchen that cooks until midnight.
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Dish Osteria & Bar Restaurant Review

: With a pressed-tin ceiling and smart, minimalist décor, this diminutive spot beams an edgy Euro buzz. Owners Michele and Cindy Savoia attract both a hip bar crowd and food-focused diners. Small tables, closely spaced, plus frenetic activity on weekends may not set the stage for intimate conversation. To avoid the hustle, go early evening or mid-week. Open till midnight, the kitchen executes fresh, interesting seasonal food. The menu speaks stylish Southern Italian, especially Sicilian. Sicily-born Michele shops daily, seeking good products to express the dishes he grew up with. You can order a little (mixed olives, bruschetta, octopus salad) or a lot (pasta --- including homemade gnocchi with lamb ragù, duck or Bolognese --- and filet mignon in rosemary wine sauce). Don’t miss the mussels; beef carpaccio; and grilled sardines, served with sweet-and-sour caramelized fried onions. House-made desserts comfort with tiramisu, chocolate bread pudding and limoncello cheesecake. The wine list largely favors regional Italian labels, while spunky house cocktails include the Dirty Dish Martini, made with locally-distilled Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka.

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