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2104 E. Carson St. (21st St.) Send to Phone
Straightforward Italian dishes shine at Stagioni.


Lunch Tues.-Fri., Dinner nightly

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Stagioni Restaurant Review

: Simplicity is the theme at Stagioni, where ingredients are the least bit manipulated in signature and new dishes. Chef/co-owner Stephen Felder and partner Cara DelSignore slide effortlessly into the current coterie of Pittsburgh chefs who are passionate about seasonal, local and artisanal products. Young, generous and connected to farmers and other producers, these restaurateurs offer community involvement along with quality rustic Italian food. The small menu changes frequently. Find fresh salads, pastas, seafood --- particularly the cod --- and meat, including a pork chop. And always available is the signature house-made-to-order mozzarella --- sometimes served traditionally with tomatoes but frequently accompanied by prosciutto, roasted peppers, olive oil and a balsamic reduction, and good bread. Dessert options include tiramisu and an olive oil cake. Attention is paid to the drinks program, which also adheres to seasonality, and effort shapes the wine list to interesting selections of reasonably priced labels.

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