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  • Discovering Hidden Harvest
    Jessica Server goes on one of the first pickings with a new local group that harvests fruit and nuts and shares them with hungry people, the tree owners and volunteers.
  • Cafe Diyor
    If you're up for an adventure, writes dining critic Melissa McCart, get introduced to Uzbek food at this new Downtown cafe.
  • Munch goes to San Lorenzo
    Munch, aka Dan Gigler, goes with his dad to San Lorenzo Ristorante, a "fine addition of Roman flair" to Lawrenceville.
  • A gift of 300 Crock-Pots
    Bob Batz Jr. visits Milkman Brewing as it opens in the Strip District and checks out the Crowlers at Hough's in Greenfield.
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Kevin Sousa fans champing at the bit to sample the eats at Superior Motors, his much-anticipated Kickstarter-funded restaurant in Braddock, are in luck. This past Wednesday, the Pittsburgh chef announced a series of "R & D" pop-up dinners  to be offered this...
what-s-dishing-on-the-blogs-bread-and-pizza
This week, we uncovered the best bread in Pittsburgh and ate pizza for breakfast. Here's what's dishing on the blogs we follow:On the local restaurant scene, Pittsburgh Magazine found the Best Baguette in Pittsburgh at Five Points Artisan Bakeshop in Squirrel Hill; Good Food...
senti-soft-opens-tomorrow-in-lawrenceville
Senti Restaurant from Franco Braccia and his wife Annette Ishida will soft-open tomorrow with a limited lunch-and-dinner menu and a 25-percent discount. In exchange, they're asking diners to give feedback on food and service. The new restaurant is one of several Italian...
what-s-dishing-on-the-blogs-haute-pepper-bites-and-comfort-food
This week, we have lots of tasty comfort food, but first I'd like to introduce you all to one of our blogger buddies – Samantha Hartzman from Haute Pepper Bites. Here's what's dishing on the blogs we follow:Sam Hartzman is the voice behind Haute Pepper Bites, a delicious local...
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For your Friday round-up, here are a few bits of news: 1) Plans are moving along for a coffee shop close to one of my favorite places in the city, the art house La Hutte Royal in Troy Hill.  At yesterday's zoning board hearing, attendees learned a little of...
what-s-dishing-on-the-blogs-sinful-and-sophisticated
This week, we're welcoming the new year with a sinful display of sweet treats and sophisticated dishes. Here's what's dishing on the blogs we follow:At Simply Romanesco, I baked beautiful Sugar Snails to comemorate twenty five years since the tumultous Romanian Revolution. Katy...
lunch-lust-sirloin-hash-and-detroit-style-pizza
Is it just me, or does this cold weather make you ravenous, too? It doesn't help to be stuck at your desk here at The Forks headquarters while public-relations firms and others bombard you with food porn. Most of it doesn't merit a second look, but some of it is powerfully...
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American Healthcare Group, which puts on regular tasteful Farm to Table Pittsburgh events, is doing its first Winter Local Food Tasting. This "For the Love of Pittsburgh" event is to run from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 8, at the Pittsburgh Public Market, where the group says it...
staghorn-garden-cafe-has-opened-in-greenfield
The week before Christmas, Mark and Kate Morris opened Staghorn Home & Garden Cafe, a retail store and coffee shop at 517 Greenfield Ave., a couple blocks from their home. Named for the animal and the fern, the new place lets Kate expand her side business, Road to the...
notion-in-east-liberty-is-for-sale
For the past few weeks, I've been talking with chef owner David Racicot about Notion, his fine dining outpost in East Liberty; he maintains his restaurant is not closed yet. "We have decided to put the restaurant on the market," he said. "We are being proactive and keeping our...
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