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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.
in-homestead-dorothy-six-will-open-mid-october
Since April 2012, Olivia Crocker and Tom Kazar have been working on the Homestead building at 224 E. 8th Ave.On Oct. 18, they'll officially open Dorothy Six Blast Furnace Cafe, named for Duquesne Steel Works furnace that residents fought to save from demolition. In the meantime,...
canning-and-cocktails
Pittsburgh Canning Exchange and Wigle Whiskey team up to present "Canning for Cocktails" at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the Wigle Whiskey Barrelhouse on Spring Garden Avenue in the North Side.You can learn to make apple jelly, get your hands in on the jelly-making process, sip...
morton-s-steakhouse-downtown-will-reopen-in-october
Repairs are underway following the fire that closed Morton's The Steakhouse Downtown on Sept. 6. City public-safety spokeswoman Sonya Toler said that a representative from the fire department was not available for comment because of contract negotiations. And when I...
san-giorgio-celebrates-its-100th
San Giorgio, the Harrisburg-based pasta company, will celebrate its 100th anniversary by giving away free pasta from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Market Square, Downtown.Dawn Moore of Warren (above) won a Pittsburgh-area cook-off earlier this month. Servings of her...
fukuda-in-bloomfield-will-close-on-sunday
I'm disappointed to report that Fukuda in Bloomfield, one of my favorite restaurants in Pittsburgh, will close Sunday night.  For two years, owner Hoon Kim had been steering an ambitious sushi destination in a very small space. His chef, T.J. Barney, who brought experience...
an-update-on-fall-restaurant-openings
Mezzo is scheduled to open on Monday, confirms general manager Chris Clark. The middle floor of Sienna Mercato will offer a menu of wood-fired pizza, charcuterie and cheeses, pasta and entrees. And, like Emporio and Il Tetto, the restaurant has been designed with outdoor...
a-hop-pickin-party
Meet, if you haven't already, the Church Brew Works Brew Crew: from left, Donald Caldwell, Mike Escourt, Jeff Ellena, Justin Viale and Garth Dellinger. The Lawrenceville brewpub-in-a-former-church is inviting the public to come work with them there, for just a little...
carmella-s-plates-pints-drafts-austin-chef
Carmella Salem has been celebrating the one-year anniversary of her Carmella's Plates & Pints on the South Side. Meanwhile, she's been building a kitchen so the place can offer a full menu by mid-October. Through a serendipitous turn of events, she has drafted...
usps-releasing-very-tasteful-postage-stamps
On Friday the U.S. Postal Service is going to release some extremely tasteful stamps -- a sheet of Forever stamps honoring late, great celebrity chefs James Beard, Julia Child, Joyce Chen, Edna Lewis and Felipe Rojas-Lombardi for having "made a lasting and invaluable impact on...
chuck-s-eat-the-street-with-a-focus-on-pittsburgh-airs-thursday
"Chuck's Eat the Street" filmed in Pittsburgh a few months ago and their findings will air at 10 p.m. Thursday on the Cooking Channel. Hosted by Montreal restaurateur, Chuck Hughes, "Chuck's Eat the Street" focuses on unusual dishes in cities around the world. Season three...
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