Dine: How to send back a dish

How to get what you want in a restaurant without being a jerk to the staff or your dining companions.

1 day ago

 A diner en blanc event in 2012 in Montreal at Place des Art. Pittsburgh will be the setting for one these dinners this summer.

Le Diner en Blanc is coming to Pittsburgh this summer

International series of “secret” dinners to hit Pittsburgh in summer of 2015.

2 days ago

 The Twelve Oaks Restaurant and Tavern, owned by Susan and David Yurkovich, in Brownsville.

Restaurant owners find historic home in Brownsville

The new Twelve Oaks Restaurant & Tavern in Brownsville is an upscale eatery and boutique in a mansion in the historic river town.

3 days ago

 Myat Theingi and Aye Yee, owners of Royal Myanmar restaurant in West View.

Burmese restaurant Royal Myanmar opens in West View

Pittsburgh’s only Burmese restaurant, Royal Myanmar offers traditional dishes on a pan-Asian menu.

4 days ago

 Chef Emeril Lagasse poses with Oysters Julia and Andouille Crusted Redfish, left, and Darian's Chicken & Waffles, right, at  Emeril's Restaurant in New Orleans.

Emeril Lagasse marks 25 years in New Orleans

One of the first celebrity chefs made a big impression on that city and beyond.

5 days ago

 NoWait CEO Ware Sykes.

Oakland-based app NoWait inks deal with First Watch restaurants

The collaboration brings NoWait to 113 new restaurants in 11 states.

5 days ago

 Chris Cunningham, private chef for the Chait family, prepares a lobster consomme.

Dine: How Chris Cunningham became the private chef to Giant Eagle founders

Chris Cunningham has cooked for two governors, two senators and a king, now he’s private chef for the Chait family.

1 week ago

 On March 27, IKEA stores nationwide, including the one in Robinson, are hosting a Paskbord feast of traditional spring Swedish dishes.

IKEA invites you to a traditional spring feast

Paskbord dinner features a buffet of Swedish specialties

1 week ago

 The macaron display at Gaby et Jules in Squirrel Hill.

Gaby et Jules to lease space in Market Street Grocery, opening April 22

Partner Frederic Rongier plans on selling macarons, cakes, croissants, baguettes and the rare-in-Pittsburgh canele, brought Downtown daily.

1 week ago

 Franco Braccia and his wife, Annette Ishida, are the owners of Senti in Lawrenceville.

On the Table: Senti in Lawrenceville offers elegant Italian cuisine and unusual way to sample wine

Senti, the fourth sit-down Italian place on Butler Street, is shaping up to be a good neighborhood restaurant.

1 week ago

 Customers line the counter during a recent lunch rush at Parker's PGH in Dormont.

Parker’s sandwich shop in Dormont keeps Pittsburgh flavor on the menu

“I wanted to bring some of the best things Pittsburgh has to offer,” said owner Luke Parker.

1 week ago

 A street view of Big Guy's Pizza and Pasta on Brownsville Road in Carrick.

Pittsburgh may not be big enough for two 'Big Guys'

Pizza shops in Bridgeville and Carrick with similar names are headed to court in a trademark dispute.

2 weeks ago

 Tim Tobitsch and Megan Lindsey own Franktuary.

Franktuary to open in Market Square, replacing Fat Tommy's

The new Franktuary, which already has a restaurant in Lawrenceville, will be at 115 Forbes Ave., between McDonald’s and Dunkin’ Donuts.

2 weeks ago

 Jack Brusick, 87, owns the Elbow Room restaurant in McKeesport.

87-year-old McKeesport restaurant owner: 'This place is my life'

John “Jack” Brusick of McKeesport has owned and operated The Elbow Room in his hometown since 1957.

3 weeks ago

Allegheny County deputies padlock The Heidelway bar in Heidelberg

The bar was padlocked for a failure to pay the county drink tax.

3 weeks ago

 The Brick Chicken is served with roasted garlic potatoes, burnt leek puree and Brussels sprouts.

On the Table: Hotel Monaco's The Commoner meets high expectations

At the new boutique hotel Downtown, an ambitious team of experienced cooks turns out American tavern fare made with top-tier ingredients.

3 weeks ago

 Kevin Sousa stands inside the construction zone that is Superior Motors, a new restaurant he's opening in Braddock.

Kevin Sousa, a visionary chef with fiscal issues on his plate

Debts dogged previous ventures, but he’s clearing them while building a Braddock venue with foundation, nonprofit and crowdsourced support.

4 weeks ago

 Jeremy and Jessica Nolen of Philadelphia's Brauhaus Schmitz, and authors of "New German Cooking."

Dine: Pennsylvania’s German social clubs are the roots for this new cookbook

Jeremy Nolen shows the influences of growing up in Pennsylvania Dutch country in “New German Cooking,” written with his wife, Jessica.

4 weeks ago


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