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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.
friday-s-fish-fry-marks-opening-weekend-at-spirit-in-lawrenceville
Keep Pittsburgh Fishy, an event promoted with this Warholian fish sandwich, will be this Friday, beginning at 5 p.m. at Spirit in Lawrenceville at 242 51st St. in the former Lawrenceville Moose Lodge.The evening is a benefit for the Persad Center, an advocacy group that...
james-beard-finalists-announced
This morning, the awards committee announced James Beard AWARD finalists as well as this year's cookbook and journalism awards. Pittsburgh chefs who were semi-finalists did not make short lists. Among them, executive chef of Bar Marco in the Strip District, Jamilka Borges,...
happy-macaron-day
Tomorrow is not only the first day of spring, but also Macaron Day.Or Jour du Macaron, as it was called when it started a decade ago by La Maison Pierre Herme Paris  and the Relais Desserts association. Several years ago it spread to New York City, and now...
bakn-will-open-in-carnegie-in-may
Upscale casual breakfast and lunch spot, Bakn will open in May in the Carnegie Granite Works building at 335 E. Main St. in Carnegie. Chef Randy Tozzie and partner Susan McMahon have been looking for a space for three years and are pleased to have landed in this spot. Mr. Tozzie...
winery-releases-maple-liqueur
Here's a new twist on the region's maple-syrup production.Johnson Estate Winery -- just over the border in Westfield, N.Y. -- has released a maple-infused liqueur, made by winemaker Jeff Murphy with local maple syrup and a blend of Vidal Blanc wine and neutral grape spirits....
bill-s-bar-burger-to-open-in-the-westin-in-april
Restaurateurs are still betting on burgers in the Pittsburgh market: Bill's Bar & Burger will open mid-April in the Westin Convention Center Hotel, Downtown. It's the first location outside of the New York-New Jersey area.Bill's Bar & Burger comes here via BR Guest...
ikea-assembling-a-spring-paskbord-feast
I'd never heard of a "Påskbord feast" and now I'm craving one. According to IKEA, which is hosting the feed at most of its U.S. store restaurants on Friday, March 27, it's a Swedish feast of traditional spring dishes.  IKEA stores, including ours in Robinson, are...
green-beer-colored-with-kale
I've never been a fan of green beer, but I am intrigued by Hop Farm Brewing's St. Patty's time offering. The Lawrenceville brewpub will be pouring the Barleystone, an India pale ale naturally colored with kale and other juices.  The brew, which is REALLY green, is a...
curtis-gamble-station-pop-up
Those eager for a preview of Curtis Gamble's upcoming Bloomfield restaurant called Station should know this: Though the March 15 dive-bar pop-up has been cancelled, he'll host a dinner at Thin Man Sandwich Shop in the Strip District at 7:30 p.m. on April 11. The five-course...
beer-beignets-for-a-good-cause
At March 28's 10th annual Recipe For Hope, the idea was to raise some dough, but two of us from the Post-Gazette were frying it. Food writer Gretchen McKay and myself (publicized as "Munch"), above, were among dozens of local media personalities and culinary professionals...
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