Five Star Chefs Will Cook Dinner for You at Pittsburgh Botanic Garden
Snag tickets now to the PBC's Sept. 21 garden-to-table dinner.
PHOTO BY LAURA PETRILLA
FIVE STAR CHEFS WILL COOK FOR YOU AT PITTSBURGH BOTANIC GARDEN
Not long after its official public opening, the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden fills its events calendar. On the agenda: a Sept. 21 garden-to-table dinner inside the PBC’s 1870s barn. Learn more about the garden, take a tour and dig in to the five-course family-style meal while seated in the great outdoors. With chef Justin Severino (pictured) and contemporaries Brian Pekarcik, Stephen Felder, Derek Stevens and Keith Fuller in charge of the menu, the dinner is bound to blow you away.
(Pinkerton Run Road, Oakdale; Sept. 21, 3-6:30 p.m.; $250 per person; advance registration required by Sept. 10: 412/444-4464 x223, pittsburghbotanicgarden.org)
CALLA MASTERS SOUTHERN-STYLE FARE
Having plenty of napkins is required when eating Aaron Calla’s barbecue. The owner of Fat Boys House of BBQ relocated his business to Pittsburgh several months ago after serving loyals in the Lehigh Valley. Calla, who says he hopes to open a
PICK YOUR OWN AT TRIPLE B FARMS
As summer fades away, get into the fall spirit by sourcing and cooking with plentiful crops. Triple B Farms is one of many worthy stops this time of year. Head there this weekend to pick your own gala and ginger gold apples for use in pies, crisps and other favorite recipes.
(823 Berry Lane, Forward Township; apple picking offered on weekends, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., through Oct. 31; 724/258-3557, triplebfarms.com)