Spring's best food festival

Written by Bob Batz Jr. on


Pittsburgh's blooming food scene offers way too much to do again this first weekend of May.

But if you're out and about Saturday, you should try to check out one of Pittsburgh's very best food festivals:

The Korean Food Bazaar.

This is the 18th year for the extravaganza, organized as a mission fundraiser by the Korean Central Church of Pittsburgh at 821 S. Aiken Ave. in Shadyside.

From 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday (May 4), the church will be selling a most amazing array of Korean foods -- from gorgeous floral sushi rolls, above, to every kind of noodle dish, dumplings, pancakes, rice cakes, soups, barbecued meats, and crazy Korean desserts.

You can eat your fill there and take containers of food -- several different kind of kimchi, etc. -- home.

It's all lovingly made by church members.

One of our friends, who is running Sunday's Marathon, loves the festival so much that she doesn't trust herself to not overeat, and so she's having other friends pick up her favorites, such as sour noodles, to take away but keep away from her until after her big run.

Tony Tye/Post-Gazette photo

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