Tamari restaurant, at 3519 Butler St. in Lawrenceville, is closing in early May.

Tamari restaurant in Lawrenceville to close in May

The restaurant that had been one of the pioneering businesses in the neighborhood's revival will hold its last service May 2.

2 days ago

 Kevin Sousa talks in February about the greenhouse in Superior Motors, a new restaurant scheduled to open in Braddock.

Pittsburgh restaurateur Kevin Sousa facing more legal troubles

The owners of the property where Kevin Sousa operated Station Street Hot Dogs have sued the chef and his wife for a total of $60,425.98.

2 days ago

 Del's Bar & Ristorante DelPizzo in Bloomfield will close May 2.

Del's Bar & Ristorante DelPizzo in Bloomfield to close

The DelPizzo family sold the building, at 4428 Liberty Ave., to Herky Pollock, an executive vice president with CBRE.

2 days ago

 Pianist-composer Frederic Rzewski performs Saturday at Wholey's in the Strip District.

Rzewski plays Wholey's: The renowned pianist performs his signature composition in the fish emporium

The eminent composer Frederic Rzewski performed his “The People United Will Never Be Defeated” at Wholey’s, where one of his sons works.

1 week ago

 Co-owner and brewer Justin Waters brews a batch of single-hop (nugget) pale ale at Milkman Brewing Co. in the Strip District in July.

Strip District's Milkman Brewing Co. will close at month's end

Justin Waters, one of three partners in the craft brewery, called the business “an amazing experience.”

1 week ago

New restaurant coming to Peters

Salvatore Plescia, who owns the Open German Italian Flair Restaurant, plans to open an eatery at the former Center Plate site.

1 week ago

 A variety of salads and vegetables line the table of the buffet at the Zenith Cafe on the South Side for Sunday brunch.

What are Pittsburgh's most eclectic restaurants?

The city that brought the world fries on sandwiches and beers brewed on a church altar has no shortage of places that reflect its heritage.

1 week ago

 The Hotel Monaco at 620 William Penn Place, Downtown, will feature a rooftop restaurant and Biergarten in May.

Outdoor rooftop restaurant Biergarten to open at Hotel Monaco in May

There's no kitchen, but there will be carts serving homemade pretzels with mustard, bratwurst and currywurst.

1 week ago

4 a.m. bar closings proposed to stem 'brain drain' in Pennsylvania

The measure is not aimed at neighborhood bars, but at "designated entertainment zones away from residential neighborhoods."

1 week ago

 The interior of St. Lawrence Market.

A taste of Toronto: Restaurant fare is tantalizing in the cosmopolitan city

Dining around Toronto -- Canada’s most international city -- on a balmy weekend.

2 weeks ago

Eatery, brewhouse coming to South Hills Village

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse is set to be located between the Bonefish Grill and Jared, The Galleria of Jewelry.

2 weeks ago

 The 250-seat Bill's Bar & Burger will be opening in what had been the Original Fish Market on April 18 in the Westin Convention Center hotel Downtown.  This is the company's first restaurant in Pittsburgh.

Bill's Bar & Burger to serve specialty blends at Westin in Downtown Pittsburgh

The new venture, from a New York restaurant group, replaces the Original Fish Market, which closed in November.

2 weeks ago

 Heart-transplant patient Allie Sklarew, on her recent annual checkup, ate as she always does at her favorite Pittsburgh eatery: Lulu's Noodles in Oakland.

For a heart-transplant patient and her family, Pittsburgh’s food helps heal

Allie Sklarew, and her family, enjoys Lulu’s Noodles and other Pittsburgh restaurants during yearly check-up visit.

2 weeks ago

Students — of all ages — welcomed at her Greensburg cafe

College students hold a story time for preschoolers each month at Amber Kunselman’s The White Rabbit Cafe and Patisserie in Greensburg.

3 weeks ago

 Kevin Konn, left, and executive chef Richie Sphatt stand at the hand-built, wood-fired pizza oven at Il Pizzaiolo in Market Square.

Groomed staff takes the helm at Il Pizzaiolo Market Square

If Ron Molinaro isn’t cooking at Il Pizzaiolo in Market Square, who is?

3 weeks ago

 Food workers will no longer be allowed to handle ready-to-eat foods with their bare hands. Instead, they’ll be required to use utensils, single-use gloves or dispensing equipment.

Health Department softens safety standards for Allegheny County eateries

The revisions were mandated by the state so that restaurant inspections in the county conform to state and federal food codes.

3 weeks ago

 Gonzalo Cembrero plans to open Pallantia Tapas y Paella in Shadyside in May.

Spanish native to open a tapas restaurant in Shadyside by early May

Pallantia Tapas y Paella will offer a different paella every day of the week, from chicken to seafood or vegetable.

3 weeks ago

 A new fine-dining restaurant is coming to East Liberty: The Twisted Frenchman is set to open at 128 S. Highland Ave. by mid-April.

The Twisted Frenchman restaurant to open in East Liberty

Danielle DiNardo, formerly at Eleven in the Strip District, will be the general manager for the new restaurant on South Highland Avenue.

3 weeks ago

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.

4 weeks 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.

4 weeks 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.

1 month ago


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