Kielbasa, bacon and the smell of fire is in the food section this week, with Dan Gigler's terrific article on Allegheny City Smokehouse. "I started thinking about the barbecue smokehouses from when we worked down South, but I also thought of kielbasa because we're in Western Pennsylvania," Jared Lordon. "It was like the sun shown down on me and I thought, 'Let's go with it.' "
For some rabbit is the new chicken, particularly when it shares the table with wings on Super Bowl Sunday. If rabbit isn't your thing, look here for ideas to add kick to your Super Bowl spread.
Over here is my ode to oatmeal and a look at Forbes Avenue Asian restaurants in Squirrel Hill. In the meantime, Dan Gigler looks at Truth in the South Side.
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