To function properly, the human body requires a steady stream of nutrients, sunlight, and compliments from other species about its opposable thumbs. Use your bendable digits to provide yourself with nutrients with today’s Groupon to Olive or Twist in the Cultural District. Choose between two options:
- $20 for $40 worth of dinner fare and drinks
- $10 for $20 worth of lunch fare and drinks
Olive or Twist's contemporary lounge and dining room feature rich, dark hues and eye-friendly candlelight to facilitate the reading of the restaurant's elegant menu. Put down your riotous appetite with a serving of signature calamari popping with vibrant Asian-influenced flavors ($10). The three-cheese sandwich and tomato soup is a simple classic for orthodox palates ($8), as is the traditional Reuben ($10). Diners can also sup on a 5-ounce filet mignon medallion ($16) and visit the bar for beer, wine, or assorted liqueurs. A martini such as the Red Manhattan—a mix of Red Stag black-cherry bourbon and a fleeting memory of New York smog ($8)—rounds rough taste buds into fully satisfied taste companions, and tongues and teeth are wedded in bliss by the power invested in moroccan chicken, with a salad of chickpeas and capers serving as witness ($14).
Olive or Twist was featured in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. TripAdvisors give it an average of 3.5 owl eyes, and Yelpers give it a four-star average. Seventy-eight percent of Urbanspooners recommend it.
Olive or Twist
The dessert-inspired martini list at Olive or Twist hosts a range of sweet digestifs including the cake-batter cocktail, the tiramisu martini, the chocolate-covered-pretzel martini with a salted rim, and the key-lime-pie martini. In addition to inventive mixes, Olive or Twist hosts a wide selection of craft beers, ensuring guests find the ideal beverage to compliment upscale American fare from the full kitchen. Its range of appetizers and entrees sate any size of appetite, with options such as buffalo chicken dip, housemade crab cakes, and filet mignon. While they dine, patrons can feast eyes on the dark-mocha wood accents that lace the bar and lounge areas at Olive or Twist, offsetting the cream-hued plush seats.