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Yelp Heats Things Up And Lets Loose!



Forget having a case of the Mondays, this last Monday Burgh Elites kicked those bad feelings to the curb and gathered for Yelp's Adventure to Alma at Alma Pan-Latin Kitchen in beautiful Regent Square.

Alma - People
Kerri M loved the "fresh ingredients" in the passed hors d'oeuvres and "really enjoyed the pork skewer
with pineapple" aka chuletas with sweet mashed potatoes and grilled pineapple that had a "great
flavor and melted in my mouth." Along with the popular chuletas, the crowd also feasted on gazpacho in a half sweet pepper, roma tomatoes stuffed with quinoa salad, guava with queso fresco cheese and lime and torrejitas de frijolitos with cilantro-lime and sarsa. Plus, we mustn't forget the sweet treats that included coconut flan and "tres leche that was so delicate that it tasted like a dessert fit for the gods" commented Lucretiz C. "The drinks were
delicious and refreshing for the season. I probably would have consumed a
gallon of the Guanabana margarita. The owners of Alma have really added a cultural bright spot to Pittsburgh cuisine" Rich C proudly proclaims. Thanks to the Hornitos Lime Shot, guests were also able to sample some delish tequila punch and walk away with some sweet margarita glasses!

Alma - Food

Joining us to spice things up was Salsa Pittsburgh aka husband and wife team Jeff and Colleen Shirey. "An Elite event with dancing?? YES PLEASE!" remarked Jenn T. "Even better, Rachel and Linda helped me talk my husband into dancing,
too! I am DEFINITELY going to be checking out the Friday night salsa
parties in the Cultural District! I had such a great time dancing the night away at this event." Elites and guests joined in for two sessions where they learned to mumba and salsa. Dancing with the Stars here we come!

Alma - Dancing
Amanda W
noted that "the wait staff was so incredible. They were friendly and
engaging and made sure that everyone tried each of the amazing tapas.
The owners told us about the inspiration for their restaurant, which was
really cool. I felt like a true insider."

A big thank you to Alma Pan-Latin Kitchen, owners James Wallace and Heather Brent and the incredible staff for treating Yelpers to such an amazing evening! Also,
thanks to Ray Miles Creative for the fab photo's that you can check out here. And last, but certainly not least, thanks to Southern Wines and Spirits for providing the fantastic tequila.

If you want to catch more of the event buzz, hop over to the event listing to read all about the excitement from your fellow yelpers.

Always shakin' the booty,

13-5-Yelp-Pan-Alma-49

Rachel C

Pittsburgh Community Manager

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