PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – If you’re a foodie then the 2016 eat. drink. PITTSBURGH event is one you won’t want to miss!

The popular event returns to the Wyndham Grand Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh for their annual event on March 19th.

What better event, then one where you can eat and drink the night away, with great music, and great friends.

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It’s a culinary escaped featuring delicious bites and drinks from many of Pittsburgh’s finest restaurants and chefs.

Tickets sell out to the event, so you’ll want to get yours before they’re gone.

Dozens of restaurants will be present at this year’s event and with a little help from our friends at Yelp Pittsburgh, here are some that we’re looking forward to!

Bethel Bakery: Known as the “cake place” they have bragging rights to one of the best buttercream icing around ‘tahn. They put it on everything from their cakes to donuts, so you can enjoy it on a variety of different items.

Check this out! Bethel Bakery, and Prantl’s Bakery Made Our List Of Pittsburgh’s Best Bakeries!

Prantl’s Bakery: Their burnt almond is nationally known as the best treat in American, they even ship nationally so everyone across the country can enjoy their famous treats.

Braddock’s: Freshly made pierogis are all the rage here, with the specialty being a short rib pierogi.

Local: If their newly renovated rooftop deck doesn’t tempt you (open year-round), their menu includes an outrageously delicious triple decker Rueben. Or join them for their awesome daily specials, including Tuesday Pint night with $3 drafts.

Mercurio’s: Not only are they known for their 40 different varieties of house made gelato, but they make delicious Neapolitan pizza right before your eyes in their brick oven. Try the Pizza Del Re (truffle spread, mushrooms and prosciutto, a popular choice.

Picca Dilly Organic Yogurt: Completely organic, good for you frozen yogurt with a fresh toppings bar that includes a plethora of fruit options, as well as some sweet treats to satisfy any sweet tooth. They also offer a handful of dairy-free options (made with coconut milk) for those who are lactose intolerant.

SMOQ Pitt: People rave about their freshly smoked ribs. All meats are sourced locally and smoked in house. Add a house made tangy sauce for extra oomph.

Steel Cactus: While their outrageous margaritas with a side of corona can surely tempt you, you can nosh on a plethora of Mexican food options including tacos, their popular dip trio, and don’t forget their special pineapple salsa. They were also voted one of the best bars to celebrate Cinco De Mayo at.

Ten Penny & Penn Society: A casual dining experience with a modern menu. Popular items include their mega meatball, truffle fries and Brussel sprouts. Or become a member at their exclusive Penn Society, where downstairs from Ten Penny they’re serving up a variety of classic cocktails and a classy environment.

That’s just the beginning… to check out the rest of the restaurants who are coming, click here for more details.

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