Sunday, August 7, 2022

Parlor Dim Sum offering take-out on August 10 as opening date nears.

The Parlor Dim Sum, a long-awaited restaurant from Roger Li coming soon to Lawrenceville, will be offering a first-come first-served take-out menu as the opening date nears. From its social media posts:
Who's ready to eat some @theparlordimsumpgh food?!
We know the IG posts aren't enough to satiate your cravings so we're gonna let chef @roger_li and his team feed some of you.
This Wednesday 8/10, we'll be running some takeout as we're still putting some final touches to our space and team.
2pm til 6pm
First come, first serve til sell out
Cash or Card (no pre-sale)
Your options are:
- Cantonese BBQ Rice Trio: 燒臘三拼: Roast Duck, Cha Siu, and Crispy Pork Belly, Side of Gai Lan ($22)
- Mapo Tofu: 麻婆豆腐 (Vegan): Silk Tofu, Wheat Gluten, Pickled Radish, Fresh Chili, Douban Sauce ($16)
Both served over rice.
The Parlor Dim Sum is located at 4401 Butler St. in Lawrenceville (map), the previous Ki Ramen spot.

Saturday, August 6, 2022

2022 film Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero (ドラゴンボール 超 スーパーヒーロー) in Pittsburgh, from August 18.

The 2022 film Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero (ドラゴンボール 超 スーパーヒーロー) will play in Pittsburgh from August 18 through 24.
The Red Ribbon Army was once destroyed by Son Goku. Individuals, who carry on its spirit, have created the ultimate Androids, Gamma 1 and Gamma 2. These two Androids call themselves “Super Heroes”. They start attacking Piccolo and Gohan… What is the New Red Ribbon Army’s objective? In the face of approaching danger, it is time to awaken, Super Hero!
The movie was the top-grossing film in Japan its opening weekend of June 11-12, and is the eighth-highest earning domestic film in Japan this year so far. It will play locally at the AMC theaters in Waterfront, Mt. Lebanon, South Hills; the Cinemark theaters in Monroeville, North Hills, and Robinson; and the Waterworks Cinemas. Tickets are available online.

Friday, August 5, 2022

Additional night of Kung Fu Hustle (功夫) at Row House Cinema, August 10.

Row House Cinema will present an additional screening of the 2004 film Kung Fu Hustle (功夫) on August 10, part of its Martial Arts Masterpieces film series.
Two hapless goofballs try to scam residents of an infamously decrepit neighborhood into thinking they’re members of the dreaded Axe Gang in this hilarious martial arts comedy. Things go sideways when the real gangsters show up and don’t take kindly to interlopers in this bombastic and nutty gem of a film.
It also played on August 5 as part of a "Brew and View" feature. The show starts at 9:30 pm and tickets are available online. The single-screen theater is located at 4115 Butler Street in Lawrenceville (map).

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

2021 Japanese film Inu-oh (犬王) at Row House Cinema, from August 12.

The 2021 Japanese film Inu-oh (犬王) will play at the Row House Cinema from August 12 through 18, part of its "In Case You Missed It" series.
From Masaaki Yuasa, one of the most brilliant minds in animation, comes a new rock opera following a superstar of the 14th century who suffers a family curse. When he meets a blind musician, they form a band loved by all of Japan. But when those in power threaten to divide them, Inu-oh and Tomona must dance and sing to uncover the truth behind their creative gifts.
Tickets are available online. The single-screen theater is located at 4115 Butler Street in Lawrenceville (map).

Monday, August 1, 2022

K-Town Snack Bar, from Mr. Bulgogi Food Truck team, opening August 15 in Oakland.

K-Town Snack Bar, a "Korean quick service restaurant" from the team behind the Mr. Bulgogi Food Truck, is opening August 15 in Oakland. It will open at 210 Oakland Ave. (map), which briefly and most recently held Wild Ninja Asian Grill.