Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Organic Pizza Fusion Chain Set for Area

IN THE NEWS: Pizza Fusion, a Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based franchise that claims to be the country's first organic pizza chain, has established its first franchisee in the Pittsburgh area, Pittsburgh Business Times reports. Wende Goncz, a anesthesiologist who lives in Pine Township, signed on with the franchise last month. She expects to have a lease in place for the region's first Pizza Fusion location slated for Pine by the end of the week. ... The Post-Gazette's Bruce Dobler reviews Marzoni's Brick Oven & Brewing Co. (4643 Route 8, Hampton), while Munch goes to Eat Unique (305 S. Craig St., Oakland). post-gazette.com ... The Tribune-Review's Sally Quinn reviews Jerome Bettis' Grille 36 (393 North Shore Drive), while Michael Machosky considers The Cafe (2516 E. Carson St.) and Kellie Gormley weighs in on Muriel's (856 Western Ave., muriels.net) ... The paper notes that Capital Grille, which has nearly 30 restaurant locations nationwide, is making its Pittsburgh debut Aug. 27 in in Piatt Place at 301 Fifth Ave., downtown. pittsburghlive.com ... City Paper reviews The Shiloh (123 Shiloh St., Mount Washington). pittsburghcitypaper.ws

Compiled by Pat Embry, WhereTheLocalsEat.com

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