Taste buds can easily turn into viciously passive-aggressive taste frenemies without proper attention. Keep your tongue from gossiping behind your back with today's Groupon at Four Wood Grille, located within P.D.'s Pub in Squirrel Hill. Cultivating a warm, inviting atmosphere with crystal sconces and a cozy fireplace for intimate dinners, Four Wood Grille satisfies grumbling stomachs with upscale American dishes. Wrap hands around the extensive menu, which features steaks, saucy ribs, gourmet burgers, and pastas to share with family, friends and polydactyl cats migrating from the upstairs bowling alley.
- … One starter that stood out: Italian eggroll, filled with "Mom's special mixture." We put our faith in Mom, and she came through with a savory, well-balanced combination of sausage, peppers, onions and melted cheese. The oversized roll had a crisp, deep-fried wrapper and was sauced with an above-average marinara. – Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth, Pittsburgh City Paper
- Order a full rack of the Baby Back Ribs ($19.99), and you'll understand why Pasquarelli counts Steelers among his repeat customers. What arrives is a huge mountain of mahogany-colored, chewy-but-tender ribs, shiny with sauce. – Alice T. Carter, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Frankie's Squirrel Hill
The owners of Frankie's Squirrel Hill believe in variety. That’s why customers get the ultimate in choice everywhere in the restaurant, from the diverse local and national musical acts that visit to more than 150 beers that span microbrews, imports, and craft suds. To go along with the brew selection, the menu boasts pizza, hoagies, hefty burgers, and entrees such as chicken marsala and dry-rubbed baby-back ribs. But just like an airplane, Frankie's Squirrel Hill might be best appreciated for its wings, which come tossed in one of roughly 25 house sauces such as chinese hot, garlic butter, and honey habanero. Customers exercise decision-making skills for a final time after dinner, when they can choose to watch programming on 1 of 11 TVs or play at pool tables and dartboards.