Restaurants


 The owner of New York’s Casellula Cheese & Wine Cafe is considering opening a restaurant in the former Masonic Hall in conjunction with nonprofit City of Asylum in Central North Side.

N.Y. cafe considering location in North Side

Casellula Cheese & Wine Cafe is looking at the former Masonic Hall in conjunction with nonprofit City of Asylum in Central Northside.

1 day ago


 The Tako -- grilled octopus, harissa aioli, preserved lemons, mizuna and pickled red onion prepared at Tako on Sixth Avenue Downtown.

On the Table: Tako reaches out to the adventurous

Tako Downtown offers a top-notch staff and creative dishes.

3 days ago


Muddy Waters Oyster Bar to open in East Liberty late fall

The eatery will feature a Cajun-inspired menu, with craft cocktails, bourbon, beer and wine.

5 days ago


No, I’m not finished. What’s the rush, waiter?

Clearing plates when some diners haven’t finished turns a group meal into a group exercise in guilt.

1 week ago


 Customers dine outside at Tako on Sixth Street, Downtown.

Summer 2015 dining guide: 12 reasons to dine out this season

Learn how to dine like an insider with these spots, which are building momentum and excitement in Pittsburgh’s growing restaurant scene.

1 week ago


 In this 2010 file photo, Salt of the Earth chef Kevin Sousa and his team of line cooks prepare for the evening at the Garfield restaurant.

Garfield's Salt of the Earth to close its doors in August

The first of several eateries from chef Kevin Sousa, it had been a partnership between the chef and architects Doug and Liza Cruze.

1 week ago


 The Raw Deal: from left, hanger steak nigiri with seaweed salad and spice aioli, salmon sashimi with torched lemon, yuzu ponzu and scallions, and tuna tartare with garlic scapes, garbanzo bean wasabi hummus and lotus root chips.

Restaurant review: Avenue B, a bold bistro with menus and service to please all

At the busy Shadyside BYOB, the seasonal menu features crowdpleasers, while a chalkboard menu offers a palette of creative dishes.

2 weeks ago


Taste of the town: Salads with an Italian accent

From caprese to panzanella, they are light, colorful and ready to eat at local restaurants.

2 weeks ago


 Curtis Gamble, former chef de cuisine at Grit & Grace Downtown, along with Justin Janosko and John Pieranunzi of Craftwork Kitchen, will open Station in Bloomfield by early August.

Restaurant Scene: A number of new Pittsburgh eateries poised to debut this summer

Although Mediterranean menus remain a common thread, owners are diversifying beyond Italian restaurants.

3 weeks ago


Late-night dining is a fickle scene in Pittsburgh

Some Downtown spots that launched with late hours have retrenched, but you can still find sustenance around midnight in Pittsburgh.

4 weeks ago



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