Tuesday, February 12, 2013
The former Oakmont restaurant is up for rent.
About a year after opening, 314 Pasta & Prime restaurant in Oakmont has closed. Chef Dave Racicot, owner of the restaurant and the former Notion restaurant at that location, is reopening Notion at 128 S. Highland Avenue in East Liberty some time this month, according to the Post-Gazette. What should go in this location? Another restaurant? Something different? Tell us in the comments! _______________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Vote for your favorite in the poll below!
We're looking for the best of everything in the Plum-Oakmont area, and this week, we want to know what your favorite family-friendly restaurant is. We asked you to nominate your favorites, and they've been included in the poll below. Now, it's time to submit those votes—will it be Somma Pizza in Plum, Uncle Buckles in Plum or 314 Pasta & Prime in Oakmont? Polls close at noon on Friday, and a winner will be announced that afternoon. The winner will receive a Readers' Choice certificate from Plum-Oakmont Patch. If your favorite family-friendly restaurant is missing from the poll, email firstname.lastname@example.org or tell us in the comments to have it added. _______________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't …
Friday, January 13, 2012
Chef David Racicot's vision for 314 Pasta & Prime is community-oriented, kid-friendly.
When Chef David Racicot opened Notion on Allegheny River Boulevard in Oakmont at the end of 2010, he knew it was temporary. "We always knew we'd want to move Notion," he said. "Oakmont wasn't meant to be its final spot." Notion, a restaurant devoted to fine, modern dining aimed for adults, isn't what Racicot envisioned for the small community. Since March 2011, Racicot and his team have been working on a plan that would move Notion to East Liberty and open a new family-oriented restaurant in its Oakmont location. When Notion closed on Dec. 17, 314 Pasta & Prime was born. Racicot, whose three children currently attend Tenth Street Elementary, said he has at least 11 years left in Oakmont, so he wanted to create something longstanding. "We …