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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.
It's Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week, April 17 through 26, and there is a huge slate of events and special collaborative brews. I was able to make it today to one event that captured the spirit of #PCBW on multiple levels: The Hardway Homebrew Competition at Hitchhiker Brewing...
This week, we have an eclectic roundup sprinkled with bright Mexican flavors and pizza news. Here's what's dishing on the blogs we follow:The Hungry Hounds introduced us to a smokey Charred Ancho Mexican Red Rice and Jessica from How Sweet It Is whipped up wonderfully Easy...
The barbecue restaurant Smoq Pitt opened on Saturday iat 600 Brookline Blvd. in Brookline in what had been Bama's Southern Kitchen. Chicagoan Mitch Liebovich is the proprietor. He's living at his in-laws in New Sewickley Township before his wife, Linda, wraps up her...
The former owner of the Mighty Oak Barrel in Oakmont, Grainne Trainor, opened what had been Blue Dining and what's now Blue North in McCandless this past Thursday night. The images, above and below, are sample menus. The final can be accessed at the website,...
This week, we have spring ideas and restaurant news. Here's what's dishing on the blogs we follow:With the weather warming up, our blogger friends are sharing their delicious spring recipes. Jessica from How Sweet It Is prepared her favorite Greek Salad with Homemade Whole Wheat...
Yesterday my article ran about Bill's Bar & Burger in the Westin Convention Center hotel Downtown. Today, we received an update that the restaurant is pushing the opening from Friday, April 18 at 11 a.m. to Wednesday, April 22 at 11 a.m. the pre-grand opening party and the...
UPDATE: Below, you'll find the menu for the April 11 pop-up at Thin Man Sandwich Shop. Tickets are $100 and are available by calling 724-882-0561 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Station pop-up at Thin ManFirst: Beet, citrus, goat cheese,...
This week, we have fantastic cakes, elaborate meals and restaurant news. Here's what's dishing on the blogs we follow:The Brown Eyed Baker spoiled us with the exquisite Mrs. Dill's Chocolate Cake. At Simply Romanesco, I shared with you homemade Chocolate Coconut Date Bars....
Got a nice email earlier this week from Tomasz Skowronski, who, with his girlfriend, Kate Lasky, put on the regular Pierogi Night pop-up dinners at the Stephen Foster Community Center in Lawrenceville. They're hosting what looks to be their biggest from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. this...
Gaucho in the Strip District will close April 4 through the end of the month for renovations. The restaurant will expand to the building next door at 1605 Penn Ave., nearly doubling the size of its dining room to include more countertop seating as well as tables and chairs....
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