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 The Pittsburgh Food Truck Park during its preview party in November.

Pittsburgh Food Truck Park announces April 6 opening

New outdoor Millvale food and drinks spot will start with limited Friday and Saturday hours, just in case the weather cooperates.

about 23 hours ago

 Brugge on North at Alphabet City will open in the former Casellula location, the New York import that had been open for less than a year.

A new Belgian restaurant is opening soon on the North Side

Brugge on North will debut in Alphabet City in less than two months.

about 23 hours ago

 Union Standard resides in the Union Trust Building, with an entrance on the corner of William Penn Place and Oliver Avenue Downtown.

A year after opening, Union Standard has become the Downtown mainstay

Derek Stevens’ first solo restaurant is a crowd-pleaser; it’s the first independently owned restaurant in the revived Union Trust Building.

1 day ago

 The Sunion is a tearless and sweet onion that is grown in Nevada and Washington.

Are you a crybaby when it comes to cutting onions? Then get Sunions

Tearless Sunions are sweet and crunchy, and are not genetically modified.

1 day ago

 Atria's will serve a variety of colorful bites with a backdrop of birds at the National Aviary's "Welcome to the Jungle" event on Feb. 23.

It's a week of tropical cocktails, winter beer fest and Puccini lunch

National Aviary to hold rainforest-inspired soiree; winter beer fest at the convention center; Pittsburgh Opera presents a Puccini lunch.

1 day ago

 Bert Mooney IV checks the condition of a beer barrel aging at Strange Roots Experimental Ales in West Deer.

Goodbye, Draai Laag Brewing; Hello, Strange Roots Experimental Ales

Millvale’s “weird little brewery” expands into a big West Deer brewery and taproom and a much wider variety of brews instead of just sours.

1 day ago

 The World of Sausage

Sausage speaks many global languages

Variations of the ground meat — with different spices, toppings and ratio of pork to beef — can be found all over the world.

1 day ago

 Blood Sausage

Sausages feature different types of meats, seasonings

Generally made with seasoned meat, poultry or fish that is ground or chopped, a sausage is stuffed into a casing.

1 day ago

 Jeffrey Cohan, executive director of Jewish Veg, will discuss vegetarianism and how it intersects with Judaism on Feb. 21 at Rodef Shalom in Oakland.

How the Jewish vegan movement was born in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh native becomes vegan after reading a passage at the synagogue and now heads Jewish Veg, which promotes plant-based diets.

2 days ago

 Penn Brewery on the North Side will open the pet-friendly patio today.

Here's where to eat and drink when it's 70 degrees in February

A rundown of where to bask in the warmth before winter returns

2 days ago

 The fried chicken dinner at Carmi in its new location on the South Side.

The best dishes and drinks in Pittsburgh right now

Visits to Burgh’ers, Pirata and the new Carmi.

3 days ago

 Neil Blazin from Driftwood Oven tosses dough during the Polish Hill Arts Festival in 2016.

With abbreviated hours, Driftwood Oven has soft-opened in Lawrenceville

Expect naturally leavened pizza and eventually sandwiches, calzones and more at the brick-and-mortar location.

3 days ago

 Dry-fried green beans

Let's eat: Dry-fried green beans

While you wait for spring’s lettuces and asparagus to arrive, green beans will feed your desire for something green.

5 days ago

 Baked goods are now available at La Gourmandine Downtown at 308 Forbes Ave. The 15-seat cafe is open weekdays only.

La Gourmandine has opened in Downtown Pittsburgh. Bon appetit!

It’s the bakery’s fourth outpost in Pittsburgh. It’s in the former Penn Ave. Fish Co. spot on Forbes Avenue.

6 days ago

 Bethany Zozula, executive chef at Whitfield at the Ace Hotel is a contender for Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic for this year's James Beard awards.

These are Pittsburgh's James Beard chef and restaurateur semifinalists for 2018

The city’s restaurants land many nods this year.

1 week ago

 The central open bar at The Lot at Edgewater serves 500 bottles of scotch, whiskey and bourbon.

A diner-steakhouse, The Lot at Edgewater, opens in Oakmont

The new 140-seat restaurant also bills itself as a drinkery and cigar bar.

1 week ago

 Chocolate maker George Cadbury.

The world owes its sinful Valentine’s Day chocolates to the prudish, self-denying Cadburys

Richard and George Cadbury, who made Valentine’s Day sweet and rich, grew up in a home described as “ascetic, disciplined, and severe.”

1 week ago

 Guests enjoy food from Bigham's Tavern at the 2015 History Uncorked event at the Heinz History Center.

Uncork history with food and drinks and join in a fermented food contest

History Uncorked will be held at the Heinz History Center and a Fermentation Festival will be held in Lawrenceville.

1 week ago

 Blaze Pizza is on track to open the third location in the area by May.

LeBron James-backed pizza chain will open third Pittsburgh-area location in South Fayette

Blaze Pizza is known for its design-your-own pizza that has embraced a Chipotle-style ordering.

1 week ago

 Pineapple tarts.

Ring in prosperity for the Chinese New Year with pineapple tarts

Pineapple tarts are fragrant, delicious and meaningful — what’s not to love about them?

1 week ago

 Stir-Fried Rice Cake with Chicken and Chinese Broccoli.

Chinese New Year: Soul food is filled with comfort and symbolism

The menu on Chinese New Year reflects foods that have auspicious qualities.

1 week ago

 Sauteed cabbage with apple and mashed potatoes. The apple adds just a touch of acidity and sweetness.

Down-to-earth potatoes and cabbage make hearty meals

With dinnertime coming earlier during winter, potatoes and cabbage help a meal come together faster and with less fuss.

1 week ago

 Fish sandwich at Primanti Bros.

Spend $5, get a free fish sandwich at Primanti Bros. on Fridays

Primanti Bros. is offering a free fish sandwich deal during Lent, sort of.

1 week ago

 Angela Earley and Henry Dewey, owners of Penn Ave. Fish Company, have opened their grab-and-go restaurant and wine shop at 245 Seventh St., Downtown. This week's hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

New fast-casual seafood restaurant in Downtown Pittsburgh is also an interesting wine store — and a bar

The project from the Penn Avenue Fish Company owners has opened in the Clark Building.

1 week ago

Looking for a fish fry? Try our interactive map

To find a fish fry, hours and menu in your area click here:

1 week ago

 Shrimp and More Shrimp at Eat'n Park features shrimp scampi, crispy butterflied shrimp and cocktail sauce.

Pittsburgh restaurants are hooked on Lenten fish fries, too

Some are naming sandwiches with fishy puns and offering them at discounted prices.

1 week ago

Looking for a fish fry? Try our interactive map

To find a fish fry, hours and menu in your area click here:

1 week ago

 People sit at the counter while Jung Liu throws and stretches a long strand of dough to make noodles at  Everyday Noodles in Squirrel Hill.

Squirrel Hill offers some of the city's most captivating fare for Chinese New Year

It’s the Year of the Dog, and this is a good time to explore the Pittsburgh neighborhood’s regional Chinese cuisine.

1 week ago

 A King Cake sits ready for packaging on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at the Oakmont Bakery.

Fit for a king: Behind the scenes of Oakmont Bakery's Mardi Gras King Cake

During last year's Fat Tuesday, the Oakmont Bakery sold 480 cakes.

1 week ago

 A choux a la pistache, or pistachio pastry, from La Gourmandine in Mt. Lebanon.

Best Dishes and Drinks in Pittsburgh Right now

This week’s visits include La Gourmandine, Spoon and the new Poulet Bleu

1 week ago

 Chris and Jennifer Bonfili at their restaurant, Avenue B on Centre Avenue, in 2010.

Avenue B restaurant in Shadyside is closing

Chris and Jennifer Bonfili will open a different restaurant with a new concept in the near future.

1 week ago

 Burnt almond torte from  Prantl's bakery.

The newest, biggest retail location for Prantl's will open in late February

Plus, Caliente opens in Aspinwall and Pittsburgh hotels line up AAA rankings

2 weeks ago

 City Works is featuring a King Cake that could win you a $250 Visa gift card.

Celebrate Mardi Gras the Pittsburgh way

For Fat Tuesday parties, diners can don their beads and eat king cakes and po’boys.

1 week ago

 Amazon Prime Now bags full of groceries are loaded for delivery by a part-time worker outside a Whole Foods store, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in Cincinnati.

Kale to go? Amazon has begun rolling out delivery at Whole Foods.

Deliveries started Thursday in Austin, Texas; Cincinnati; Dallas; and Virginia Beach, Virginia; and is set to expand nationwide this year.

2 weeks ago

 Saladworks specializes in made-to-order salads.

Seven locations of Saladworks are on track to open in Pittsburgh

Out-of-town healthy chains are shaking up the local market.

2 weeks ago

 In this file photo, Lohmann Brown chickens stand outside a barn on Aug. 4, 2015, in Sheffield, Illinois.

Can Americans eat more chicken? The industry is betting on growth.

Production of the nation’s most-popular meat is headed for the biggest growth spurt in more than a decade.

2 weeks ago

 Crepes with fruit and chocolate sauce at Gino's Petit Dejeuner, a French/Turkish breakfast-and-lunch place that opened in November in a shopping plaza in Harmar.

Munch goes to Gino's Petit Dejeuner

In a Harmar shopping plaza, across from Alpha Ice Complex, a new restaurant serves beautiful and delicious breakfasts and lunch.

2 weeks ago

A wedding cake is an ‘artistic expression’ that the baker may deny to a same-sex couple, a California judge ruled

As a result, a state anti-discrimination law does not apply to the baker of the cake in question, who happens to be in Bakersfield.

2 weeks ago

 The heritage chicken comes from Pennsylvania's FreeBird farm and is available as a family-style dish.

Luscious meats anchor family-style plates at Fl.2 -- a restaurant with an exasperating name and a stunning design

A rebrand and an earlier chef departure shook things up at the Pittsburgh Fairmont, but a new head chef points to good things ahead.

2 weeks ago

 Creamy shrimp salad with radish and cucumber.

Quit obsessing that all foods should be heart-shaped for Valentine's Day

Not all foods need to be shaped into a heart; some express love just the way they are.

2 weeks ago

  Paczki, a Polish filled doughnut, is a popular treat on Fat Tuesday,  the day of indulgence before the Christian fast known as Lent. The selections from Oakmont  Bakery in Oakmont include (clockwise from left) blueberry, apple, raspberry, maple bacon, and cookies and cream.

On Fat Tuesday, it's all about stuffing up on paczki

Before you start fasting for Lent, eat your fair share of paczki, the deep-fried Polish doughnuts filled with cream or fruit.

2 weeks ago

 Steak Tartare is on the Valentine menu at Braddock's Pittsburgh Brasserie.

Best pairings for Valentine's Day when dining out in Pittsburgh

Not only can you get a meal filled with love but also pair it with something else to do when you visit these restaurants.

2 weeks ago

 Prohibition agents pour confiscated liquor into a sewer in New York City following a raid, circa 1921. Although agents often made a dramatic show of dumping alcohol, lasting enforcement proved difficult. A traveling exhibit tracing the rise and fall of Prohibition opens Saturday the Heinz History Center, Strip District.

It's a week of American spirits and Pittsburgh foods

A traveling exhibit tracing the rise and fall of Prohibition stops by at the Heinz History Center.

2 weeks ago

 Brownie sandwiches with raspberry cream.

A Valentine's Day dinner that screams love for the entire family

Heart-shaped foods doesn’t mean just dinner for two; they also are fit for kids, mom, grandma, sibs and friends.

2 weeks ago

 Poulet Bleu from the Richard DeShantz Group opens Tuesday for dinner in Lawrenceville.

New Poulet Bleu bistro opens in Lawrenceville Tuesday, serving a giant chocolate souffle made to order

The French-inspired restaurant, from the Richard DeShantz Group, opens on Butler Street.

2 weeks ago

 The Vernor Vegan pizza at the Michigan & Trumbull booth in Smallman Galley is topped with eggplant, romesco sauce and cilantro.

Best dishes and drinks in Pittsburgh right now

Check out Streets on Carson, Michigan & Trumbull, and Sarafino’s.

2 weeks ago

 Clerk Menzie Althoff, left, checks out Suzee and Jeana Talerico Sunday at the UnCommon Market in Upper St. Clair, which is closing on Feb. 25.

Specialty grocery, The Uncommon Market, is down to its last days in Bethel Park

Upper St. Clair specialty food store, which was ahead of its time when it opened in 1986, is closing Feb. 25.

2 weeks ago

 This file photo shows a triple cheeseburger combo at a Wendy's restaurant in Littleton, Colorado, on April 24, 2008.

As the NAFTA talks continue, does the hamburger hang in the balance?

Few meals are more American than a burger and fries, but the affordability of that classic meal depends on a free-trade agreement.

2 weeks ago

 Dan Rooney’s Garlic Rub Chicken Wings

Let's eat: Dan Rooney’s Garlic Rub Chicken Wings

It wouldn’t be the Super Bowl without some super-good wings. These forgo the traditional buffalo sauce for a garlicky dry rub.

2 weeks ago

 The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is sponsoring a pie-baking contest in honor of "Waitress," the stage production at the Benedum Center, Downtown, March 6-11.

Bake a whimsical pie and win 4 tickets to see 'Waitress'

Contestants are encouraged to bake from the heart and express their hopes, dreams, fears or frustrations in their pie creations.

2 weeks ago

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