Restaurants


  Paella with lobster, mussels, clams, scallops, shrimp, chicken, Spanish sausage and rice with saffron at Mallorca.

On the Table: Mallorca needs to bring menu up to same level as setting and staff

A terrific space and a warm experience draw diners to this South Side stable; if only the food were better.

2 days ago


 Macy's announced July 13 that the company would close the Downtown Pittsburgh store.

Tic Toc, Arcade Bakery could live on after Macy’s leaves Downtown Pittsburgh site

The agreement under consideration would assign names, branding and intellectual property rights of the restaurant and bakery to the city.

2 days ago


 Todd Saulle of Pop Stop makes popsicles from scratch.

Check out the summer bucket list for Pittsburgh foodies

Explore these foods and dining venues before the curtain comes down on the season.

3 days ago


 A Second Breakfast Waffle Wagon customer walks into Coffee Buddha to eat after receiving her order from the food truck. The Waffle Wagon serves customers every Thursday in the parking lot of the Ross coffee shop.

Food trucks here have nowhere to go but up

With nearly 30 Pittsburgh-based food trucks, a growing fleet gets creative to navigate Pittsburgh ordinances.

6 days ago


 Pittsburgh is receiving a flurry of national media attention lately.

Why is Pittsburgh being called the new darling destination?

Last week’s flurry of national media attention on the city’s charms has become the new normal.

6 days ago


 The exterior of Pizzaiolo in Market Square.

Rooftop dining is among al fresco options Downtown

If you like eating in the out of doors, Downtown has spots high, low and in between.

6 days ago


 Gloria Fortunato, left, and Cathleen Enders are the owners of Wild Rosemary Bistro in Upper St. Clair.

Tables at Wild Rosemary Bistro in Upper St. Clair hardest to reserve

Wild Rosemary Bistro, a 28-seat BYOB restaurant run by Cathleen Enders and Gloria Fortunato, will celebrate its seventh anniversary.

1 week ago


Carnegie Museums sets a new course for food services

The new arrangement with Culinaire ends a 19-year relationship with Parkhurst Dining, a division of Eat’n Park Hospitality Group.

1 week ago


 Nancy and Ed Sullivan of Oakmont brought their grandchildren, visiting from South Carolina, to Klavon’s, where co-owner Jacob Hanchar was giving out free ice cream to celebrate National Ice Cream Day.

Klavon's offers Strip District-inspired ice creams

The Primanti Brother’s Ice Cream Sammich and Wholey’s Catch are among flavors offered at an old-time ice cream parlor.

1 week ago


 Under the revised policy, the size of the penalty would be based on a number of factors, such as size of the food facility, seriousness of the violation, willfulness and whether the violation was a repeat offense

Allegheny County eyes higher fines for food safety violations

The proposals follow a failed attempt to display health department grades on restaurant doors.

1 week ago


 Ray Auslander owns Wiener World on Smithfield Street.

Dine: Owner of Downtown's Wiener World reflects on changes as he puts business up for sale

Surrounded by Downtown Pittsburgh’s renewal, Wiener World celebrates its 50th anniversary.

1 week ago


 Andrew Garbarino plates a foie gras appetizer using brioche, foie gras, balsamic glaze, onion marmalade and nut butter.

Lively Twisted Frenchman serves old-world wine and modernist-inspired dishes

Andrew Garbarino’s East Liberty restaurant resonates as a fun, tailored spot with an ambitious chef who is confident yet eager to please.

2 weeks ago


 The view from Isabela on Grandview, atop Mount Washington, with a serving of honey-glazed blue marlin with fresh watermelon, pickled watermelon rind and a mint gastrique

Isabela on Grandview to close at month's end

"I'm so grateful to my wonderful employees, family, friends and loyal patrons,” owner George Merrick, 81, said in a press release.

2 weeks ago


 The Commoner Executive Chef Dennis Marron

Chef at Hotel Monaco leaves to pursue independent venture

Executive chef Dennis Marron of the Commoner at The Kimpton Hotel Monaco, Downtown, has left the position to pursue his own venture.

2 weeks ago


 Hot pot with lotus root being added with chopsticks at Top Shabu Shabu.

Restaurant Scene: The Asian influence

At eateries such as top shabu-shabu diners can find authentic regional cuisine.

3 weeks ago


 Why settle for just chocolate, vanilla and strawberry ice cream?

Here's the scoop on offbeat ice creams in Pittsburgh

Choose from fruity, floral and spicy flavors across the region.

3 weeks ago


Egg shortage cutting supplies at Rita's locations

The egg shortage from the avian flu outbreak is now cutting supplies of frozen custard at all Rita’s locations.

3 weeks ago


What's in store? Plenty of frozen treats

Local ice cream shops abound.

3 weeks ago


Taste of the Town: Summer desserts beckon

Sweet treats take you back in time.

3 weeks ago


 Owner Paul Krawiec works in the kitchen at Cafe du Jour.

Pittsburgh ranked top-10 foodie city for 2015

Livability.com editors cited Primanti Bros., Cafe Du Jour and Gaucho Parrilla Argentina as eateries offering a range of dining experiences.

3 weeks ago


 Christine Filipowski of Green Tree, left, and Annette Yayla of Moon Township, at Tako.

#SEENHotSpot: Tako

SEEN checks out downtown’s newest hotspot, Tako.

3 weeks ago


 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.

4 weeks 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.

1 month ago



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