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 Insomnia Cookies is now open in Oakland.

You can get sweets delivered to your door at 1 a.m. from now-open Insomnia Cookies

Plus: Fig & Ash to open this year in the North Side.

about 9 hours ago

 Moon & Mars American pale ale at Stick City Brewing Co. in Mars

The best dishes and drinks in Pittsburgh right now

You know those restaurant visits, when a single dish stands out from the rest: It’s the one your tablemates wish they’d ordered because

about 13 hours ago

 Starbucks will implement company-wide racial bias education training for an afternoon on May 29.

Now everyone can use the bathroom at Starbucks. So why is the company under fire again?

Local businesses consider how to implement anti-bias training in their restaurants and cafes.

about 11 hours ago

 Matt Christie, executive chef and owner of Streets on Carson on the South Side, prepares to chop vegetables.

'It's OK, I put her in the walk-in': Pittsburgh chefs share their stories of nights gone very wrong

Pittsburgh chefs share kitchen nightmares, mostly not of their own making.

3 days ago

 Stanley Tucci, left, and Tony Shalhoub star in "Big Night," the heartwarming story of two Italian immigrant brothers attempting to save their failing restaurant and attain the American dream.

Pittsburgh restaurants holding big dinner to celebrate 'Big Night,' a movie that continues to inspire

Spork in Bloomfield will host a dinner dedicated to the cult film “Big Night” while Stagioni on the South Side makes it part of its menu.

3 days ago

 Perfect Instant Ramen is doctored up with American cheese and a poached egg.

Let's Eat: The best bowl of ramen you will ever eat

This cheesy spin on ramen noodles is a guilty, silky pleasure.

3 days ago

Health code violations at A'Pizza Badamo in Mt. Lebanon trigger consumer alert

The Washington Road pizza shop was cited for the same problems in previous inspections.

4 days ago

 New canned beers at East End Brewing Co. are Fat Gary nut brown ale, seasonal Pedal Pale Ale and Monkey Boy hefeweizen.

Eastern Ohio's Hightower Brewing Co. celebrates its first birthday, East End launches new cans

Tiny brewery on the Ohio River at Rayland — between Steubenville and Wheeling, W.Va. — sells draft and cans and sells to a few local bars.

4 days ago

 The Whole Foods Market in Upper St. Clair in an Aug. 28, 2017 file photo.

Amazon to give Prime members extra discounts at Whole Foods

NEW YORK — It’s Prime time at Whole Foods: Amazon said it will give its Prime members extra discounts at the grocery chain.

5 days ago

 Smoked salmon eggs Benedict at Penn Ave. Fish Company in the Strip District is available for Sunday brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Why brunch has caught up with dinner as the most popular restaurant meal

Take a look at steak and eggs at Whitfield, congee at Sakura, smoked salmon eggs Benedict at Penn Ave. Fish Company and more.

5 days ago

 A Make-A-Wish volunteer serves chicken Waldorf salad on endive spears at the 2017 Grapevine: A Wine Tasting Event.

Bloody mary, brew, wine and food truck festivals on tap this week

Bloodys & Brunch, Country Brew & BBQ, First Choice Wine Festival and North Hills Food Truck Festival will be held in the Pittsburgh area.

5 days ago

 Condado Taco will be among the vendors at the Pittsburgh Taco Festival.

2nd Pittsburgh Taco Festival is all about being bigger, better and more

The festival will be held Saturday at Highmark Stadium to accommodate a larger crowd.

5 days ago

 From left, Christopher Hoffman, Christina Decker, Jewel Edwards and Sam Cobbett are the first four bakers-in-residence at The Bakery Society Pittsburgh in Mount Oliver.

First bakery incubator in the U.S. prepares to fire up its oven in Mount Oliver

Meet The Bakery Society Pittsburgh’s inaugural class of bakers-in-residence .

5 days ago

 Ginger-Rhubarb Scones are studded with tart bits of rhubarb and crystalized ginger, and gilded with a crunchy coarse sugar topping.

Tart and sweet rhubarb is spring's darling

The cold weather has delayed much of the rhubarb this spring, but recipes cake, compote and scones are worth waiting for.

5 days ago

 Kevi Lee Furgason, a pastry chef at Spork in Garfield, bakes her version of the royal wedding cake. Her riff on the recipe from Claire Ptak, owner of London’s Violet Bakery, includes white cake, lemon curd and elderflower buttercream. It will be served at the restaurant through May 19.

Now you can sample the royal wedding cake, too, at Spork in Garfield

Spork’s pastry chef will offer her version of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding cake through May 19.

5 days ago

 The Mansions of Fifth will be hosting a Burgh Brides royal wedding watch party May 19.

Your guide to royal wedding watch parties across Pittsburgh

From flannel PJ’s to fascinators, viewing Meghan and Prince Harry on their big day requires at least a little pomp.

6 days ago

 Wise County Biscuits at Wigle Whiskey.

Best dishes and drinks in Pittsburgh right now

The PG visits Lidia’s in the Strip, Burgh’ers in Harmony and Dinette in East Liberty

1 week ago

Persistent mouse infestation at Popeye's in Oakland triggers consumer alert

The fast food restaurant was cited for a persistent mouse infestation.

1 week ago

 Cleveland Kraut is one of five products involved in Kraft Heinz's first class of incubator start-ups.

Kraft Heinz chooses 5 food startups for its first incubator class

Springboard, first unveiled by Kraft Heinz in March, is meant to identify and nurture a lot of interesting ideas with speed.

1 week ago

 Ed Sheeran

There's a Heinz ketchup ice cream, and you can blame Ed Sheeran for it

The frozen treat was concocted in honor of the singer-songwriter.

1 week ago

 This Sunday from 11 a.m. on, mothers get a free sandwich or salad provided she's with someone who buys something, too.

Free Primanti's for Mom on Sunday — and more restaurant news around Pittsburgh

Plus, a sandwich contest, a new brunch and spruced-up airport eats

1 week ago

 Serve this Classic Ham and Bacon Quiche with a salad dressed in a vinaigrette.

A classic French quiche is always in style

Whether you’re serving brunch, packing for a picnic or simply want a light dinner, a flaky quiche Lorraine always pleases.

1 week ago

 Mancini's Bakery has closed in Market Square to make way for a Prantl's expansion.

Mancini's Bakery closes its Market Square shop as Prantl's expands

Prantl’s is expanding into the space vacated by Mancini’s on Market Street off Market Square, Downtown.

1 week ago

 A bowl of Salt & Pepper Tofu at Yuzu Kitchen, Downtown.

Munch goes to Yuzu Kitchen and soon to be Up Down Express

Ramen spot on Wood Street is a hip space with great drinks and tasty Japanese and Asian foods; upstairs lunch hot- and cold bars open soon.

1 week ago

 The Arabic coffee served after dinner is laced with cardamom.

A Pittsburgh restaurant stalwart reopens after a four-year hiatus

Closed since 2014, the original family has reopened Khalil’s in Bloomfield.

1 week ago

 To the far right, Kendall Koehn -- of Alpha Farms Produce of Homeworth, Ohio -- waits on customers during the first day of the 2017 Market Square Farmers Market.

Market Square and other city farmers markets are opening

Downtown’s Thursday Market opens this week with a couple of new vendors; the City of Pittsburgh’s Special Events markets are opening, too.

1 week ago

 Tom Glover, left, and Dave Hallam at the bar of the taproom at Abjuration Brewing Co. The former Parkway Theater in Stowe is also home to the Film Lounge and a screening room. The brewery now has its own license.

Abjuration Brewing is fully licensed and opening on Thursdays, too

Brewery and tasting room inside the Parkway Theater in Stowe to ease into more hours as owners work to make more beer.

1 week ago

 Courtney Scott, center, samples the Thai green curry she and her husband Derek Scott, left, both from Brookline, made while Piyo Boonyarat, right, watches during a cooking class in February at Thai Me Up restaurant on the South Side.

South Side restaurant gives lessons in Thai cuisine

Chef Jeeraporn “Noi” Chaisri doesn’t want people just to like her native fare, she wants people to understand it, too.

1 week ago

 Wigle Whiskey's Allison Burns, left, and the International Spy Museum's Shana Oltman present a night of spirits and spies on May 14 at Threadbare Cider on the North Side.

More Mother's Day events in Pittsburgh

From a wine walk to chocolate painting, there is still time to plan fun events with mom this week.

1 week ago

 The Mother's Day basket from Chantal's Cheese Shop in Bloomfield includes two types of cheese, jam, crackers, salted caramel, A519 chocolates and more.

Give Mom the gift of food or drink

Pittsburgh shops offer plenty of Mother’s Day gift ideas this week.

1 week ago

 Jessica Merchant of North Huntingdon prepares avocado toast with arugula, pickled onions and fried eggs at her home.

This Pittsburgh food blogger makes pretty dishes

Food blogger Jessica Merchant is crazy about easy-to-make, honest food. She shares 150 of her favorite recipes in a new cookbook.

1 week ago

 Jimmy John's lists calories on all items on its menu boards, Downtown.

Are you sure you want that 1,700-calorie Jimmy John's double roast beef sandwich?

A new federal law is banking on consumers making healthier choices when they know calorie counts.

1 week ago

 A stack of pallets and kegs at Rivertowne Brewing's production brewery in Export in 2016.

Rivertowne Brewing files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy but still looks to innovate

The Export brewery and restaurants in Verona, North Huntingdon, Monroeville and North Shore will continue to operate.

1 week ago

 The Tako taco includes grilled octopus, harissa aioli, preserved lemons, mizuna greens and herbs and pickled red onion.

The best tacos in Pennsylvania are right here in Downtown

Downtown Pittsburgh’s täko makes Thrillist’s list of “The Best Tacos in Every State.”

1 week ago

 Salumi at Cure in Lawrenceville, chef Justin Severino's mecca for cured meats.

Best dishes and drinks in Pittsburgh right now

Visits to Cure, Claudio’s and more

2 weeks ago

 John H. Prince, president of the McKeesport Candy Co., in an April 11, 2018 file photo.

Clark Bars are here to stay — for now

The troubled Revere, Mass.-based maker of Clark Bars, Necco Wafers and other iconic candies will continue operating past Sunday's plant

2 weeks ago

 Dog Daze Cafe, connected to Big Easy Animal Hospital in Lawrenceville, serves coffee from Grounds & Hounds, with proceeds going toward dog rescue.

A dog-friendly coffee shop has opened in Lawrenceville — and more news

Plus, Hello Bistro will open three more locations

2 weeks ago

 Beef and Bean Taquitos

Let's eat: Grab a cerveza and celebrate Cinco de Mayo with this favorite Mexican finger food

Taquitos are easy to make, don’t require a plate and will get you in the spirit of fiesta.

2 weeks ago

 The World Beer Cup medals were awarded on May 3 at Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn.

Pittsburgh breweries medal in the World Cup of Beer

In a competition of 8,000-plus brews, Penn Brewery’s Penn Gold lives up to its name; Roundabout wins silver; Rivertowne wins bronze.

2 weeks ago

 In this 2014 photo, a chocolate bunny is dressed with a bow tie before being packaged at the Sarris Candies store in Canonsburg.

Sarris heading to Pittsburgh airport

Canonsburg candy retailer will open May 22 in the airside building.

2 weeks ago

 Look for a menu of pho, rice bowls and Vietnamese vermicelli dishes at Two Sisters, opening late summer.

Two Sisters will open this summer, heralding an uptick in Vietnamese restaurants in Pittsburgh

This restaurant from two newcomers joins a growing array of Vietnamese restaurants in the city.

2 weeks ago

 The dessert tray at the Pie for Breakfast pop-up at Whitfield at the Ace Hotel Pittsburgh in East Liberty included chocolate mousse tarts and lemon rosewater poppyseed cookies.   :

Check out the food at Pie for Breakfast's opening in Pittsburgh

Pie for Breakfast, Oakland’s all-day comfort food spot will feature pies like mom would make if she had the time.

2 weeks ago

 Burnt Almond Torte from  Prantl's Bakery.

Best cake in Pennsylvania? Prantl's Burnt Almond Torte, of course.

Henry Prantl created the cake in the 1970s, and he’ll attend the celebration Thursday of Prantl’s grand opening in Greensburg.

2 weeks ago

 Master pizzaiolo Ron Molinaro has teamed up with Bob Wolfinger to buy serveral Big Y Properties, including Poros, which will become Molinaro Ristorante in June.

Giant, new Italian restaurant is taking over Poros space in Market Square

Italian native Domenico Cornacchia comes to Pittsburgh by way of Washington, D.C., where he racked up an impressive CV.

2 weeks ago

 Smithsonian curator Paula J. Johnson will visit Pittsburgh for "In Vino Veritas," a discussion of American wine history on Sunday at the Heinz History Center.

Get a taste of Ukrainian and Korean foods, Millvale's best recipes, fine wines

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with taco and tequila specials and some Derby thrown into the mix.

2 weeks ago

 Diple is a Greek pastry that is deep-fried and drenched in sugar syrup and sprinkled with ground nuts and cinnamon.

Get your fill of classic Greek foods at 7-day Oakland festival

The St. Nicholas Greek Food Festival kicks off Sunday and will run through May 12.

2 weeks ago

 Giada de Laurentiis was born in Rome and grew up in Los Angeles, where she now lives with her daughter, Jade.

Why Giada stands up for #MeToo and Calabrian chili paste

The celebrity TV chef/cookbook author will be opening her third restaurant in Baltimore on May 16.

2 weeks ago

 Dining out on Mother's Day: A guide.

Dining out on Mother's Day: A guide for the children, spouse or whoever is picking up the tab

Local restaurants offer everything from oysters and a pearl necklace for $6,125 to a $9 zucchini noodle salad for Mother’s Day.

2 weeks ago

 "Taste of Millvale" recipe book.

Millvale celebrates its 150 birthday with recipes

The Taste of Millvale on Saturday will offer samplings of residents’ recipes along with a cookbook so you can make them yourself.

2 weeks ago

 Chef David Racicot has left the Richard DeShantz Restaurant Group to join as a partner in Bridges & Bourbon, a new spot opening Downtown at 930 Penn Ave.

Star chef David Racicot leaves Poulet Bleu to lead Downtown's new Bridges & Bourbon restaurant

The chef is joining the team behind Bridges & Bourbon, opening in the former Seviche space this summer

3 weeks ago

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