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Girasole Restaurant Review: The owners of this restaurant in Shadyside named their venture Girasole (Italian for "sunflower"). Intimate in size, the rustic space shoehorns an upbeat clientele into close quarters. The menu delivers Italian comfort food for the modern palate. All is seasonal and homemade, with a roster of pastas, plus daily fish, chicken and meat specials. Regulars must choose between the gnocchi and meat of the day. The humble wine list features Italian labels. No reservations are taken, but a “name list” with a first-come, first-served policy is in operation.