Kickoff Party Winter 2016Pittsburgh, PA, January 8, 2016:  During the Pittsburgh Restaurant Week Kickoff Party presented by Reinhart® at the Pittsburgh Glass Center a group of restaurants participating in Pittsburgh Restaurant Week Winter 2016 provided passed samplings to a crowd of nearly 200 foodies.  With hopes of luring customers to their restaurant for restaurant week, restaurants also competed for the #BESTPREVIEW PRABBY (Pittsburgh Restaurant Awarded Best By Yinz) award.

The restaurants which competed for #BESTPREVIEW included Bangkok Balcony, Bill’s Bar and Burger, Chaz & Odette, Istanbul Sofra, Mansions on Fifth, Matteo’s, Prairie, Senti, Silk Elephant and Texas de Brazil.

With every restaurant receiving votes from the party guests, the #BESTPREVIEW honor goes to first-time participant, Prairie in Garfield.  Prairie offered delicious chicken skewers as a preview to their Chicken and Biscuits entree.  During Pittsburgh Restaurant Week, Prairie is offering a $30.16 Multi-Course Dinner.


Best Preview Winter 2016

Photo courtesy of Parmesan Princess.

Istanbul Sofra and Bill’s Bar and Burger also earned high honors in the voting from the guests.  Online voting continues for the #MostMouthwatering award category at or

Our new friends Missy and Ryan of 4 the 412 were there to sample themselves and talk to all the foodies as they get excited for Pittsburgh Restaurant Week.