The restaurant is scheduled to open in Upper St. Clair this winter.
The Upper St. Clair commissioners unanimously approved outdoor dining for the future Bonefish Grill in the township. The restaurant's plan for outdoor dining is in compliance with the township's ordinance, including its hours of operation to end at 10 p.m. Commissioners gave approval for the construction of the restaurant in May. It will be located near the new Target that is being constructed in South Hills Village. An engineer representing Bonefish Grill said officials hope to open the restaurant in December 2012.
Arlecchino also dishes out fresh-baked pastries and coffees for the morning crowd.
Jonathan and Brandy Vlasic have always had a passion for restoring old buildings. They own the historic Alla Famiglia restaurant on Mt. Washington, and purchased a historic farm house in Eighty Four, which has been a work in progress. When Jonathan and Brandy heard that the former Classroom Restaurant in Peters Township was available, there was little question in their minds what their next project would be. “It was appealing to me because it was this 100-plus-year-old schoolhouse,” Jonathan said. “Alla Famiglia is 130 years old, and we live in a 220-year-old farm house. We like things with character.” After completely refurbishing the building, the Vlasic couple opened Arlecchino Ristorante in September, which the couple said gives the …