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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.
what-s-dishing-on-the-blogs-thanksgiving-ideas
With Thanksgiving looming, our local bloggers are rounding up their favorite recipes. Here's what's dishing on the blogs we follow:The Brown Eyed Baker shared a tasty Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta, Cranberries & Pine Nuts recipe, and Jessica from How Sweet It Is whipped up...
second-breakfast-opens-in-the-public-market-tomorrow
Second Breakfast will open at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the Pittsburgh Public Market. It's a stylish stand with a retro logo and weathered wood accents put together by owner Thomas Wood. Named for the reference in J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit," the stand offers a cross-cultural...
what-s-dishing-on-the-blogs-pumpkin-feast
This week, we have pumpkin recipes and local food events. Here's what's dishing on the blogs we follow:It's impossible to ignore the pumpkin bonanza around us. Jessica from How Sweet It Is churned an incredible Pumpkin Gelato with Candied Ginger and Dark Chocolate. Haute Pepper...
learn-to-be-a-savvy-wine-consumer
Let's face it: When it comes to buying wine, a lot of us just wing it and guess what wine we might like, often going by the label. That's why Post-Gazette wine columnist Elizabeth Downer's columns are so popular. She's an expert on good wines and good values that you can...
oyster-fest-at-wholey-s
Love oysters?You're in luck. Wholey's in the Strip District is celebrating the briny bivalves in a big way in the days leading to Thanksgiving.Oyster Fest kicks off Friday at the Penn Avenue fish market with sales and offers on oysters, along with recipes for everything...
a-korean-restaurant-nagwon-opened-in-oakland-on-saturday
A new Korean restaurant opened at 5506 Centre Ave. in Shadyside on Saturday. Nak Won Garden is run by Chung-Chu Yi, his sister, Yang-Suk Beondy, and her daughter, Christina Beondy. I spoke with Ms. Beondy, who told me she moved back from Los Angeles four months ago to help...
what-s-dishing-on-the-blogs-sweets-and-fall-favorites
This week, the menu is laden with sweet treats and fall favorites. Here's what's dishing on the blogs we follow:Since we're in the midst of apple season, I baked a wonderful and ridiculously easy Apple Sharlotka at Simply Romanesco. Katy focused on peanut butter and came up with...
the-elbow-room-will-close-nov-16
UPDATE: Mr. DiFiore called to announce that the last day of The Elbow Room will be Sunday, Nov. 16. Afterward, the restaurant will be dark for a couple weeks during renovation and as the PLCB liquor license transfer goes through.  "I'd be remiss if I did not thank the many...
conflict-kitchen-continued
Below you'll find proprietor Jon Rubin's response to my questions regarding today's article, Conflict Kitchen wrappers spark conversation on foundation's role.I contacted Mr. Rubin during the day on Nov. 4. His responses were submitted just before 5 p.m. yesterday, more than 24...
what-s-dishing-on-the-blogs-halloween-treats
This week, we have Halloween treats and an assortment of meaty and vegetarian options. Here's what's dishing on the blogs we follow:Let's start with dessert! The Brown Eyed Baker made adorable Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting while Katy opted for Red Velvet Cupcakes...
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