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 People wait their turnn for a table at Everyday Noodles in Squirrel Hill on Thanksgiving.

Even on a holiday, some restaurants can pack the dining room

International spots offer alternatives to turkey.

about 10 hours ago

 The kofta tofu scramble at B52 Cafe in Lawrenceville.

Munch goes to B52 Cafe

After Thanksgiving excess, the the body will pine for  healthy, light fare like the all-vegan menu with heavy Middle Eastern accents at B52.

2 days ago

 Danielle Spinola runs Tupelo Honey Teas now located in Millvale.

Millvale invites you to its Holiday Drink Tour

For a $10 donation to the volunteer fire department, you get a cup and map to stops where you can fill it with tea, beer and other drinks.

2 days ago

 Owners Jim and Cheryl Riley in front of Riley's Pour House on East Main Street in Carnegie.

Life of Riley's: The Pour House is rich with history and family ties

A classic Irish pub on Carnegie’s Main Street has been a neighborhood gathering spot for nearly 40 years — no matter whose name was on it.

2 days ago

 Customers enjoy drinks and food at 131 East restaurant in Carnegie.

Main Street eats: Carnegie offers a taste of the world

Carnegie has always been a crossroads for many ethnic groups and nationalities. That continues today in its small but vibrant food scene.

1 day ago

 "Jewel of the Lotus" won top honors for decoration at Let Them Eat Cake, The Midwife Center's annual fundraiser. The cake was crafted by Emma Lee Moore of Emmalee's Sweet Dreams.

Food Column: Build a gingerbread house, give feedback on Citiparks farmers markets

Polish-style Christmas with carols and dinner will be held in Oakland on Dec. 3.

2 days ago

 A whole roasted turkey with plum glaze.

Thanksgiving 911: Answers to last-minute turkey day questions

A meat-cutter, chef, pastry chef and wine sommelier come to your rescue for your holiday feast.

about 23 hours ago

 Oh Jing Uh Bo Kum at Golden Pig in Cecil

The best dishes and drinks in Pittsburgh right now

We visit Golden Pig, Whitfield at the bar, and Las Velas

3 days ago

 Andrew "Drew" Garbarino, executive chef of the Bar Frenchman, talks with diners.

Dining review: Dress your steak in crab and custard at Bar Frenchman in East Liberty

The casual restaurant from Andrew Garbarino fancies up straightforward fare

3 days ago

 In this Oct. 2, 2016 file photo, San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick, left, and safety Eric Reid kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Santa Clara, Calif.

Papa John's apologizes for criticizing NFL anthem protests

Papa John's apologizes for comments made by CEO John Schnatter blaming sluggish pizza sales on NFL players kneeling during national anthem.

1 week ago

 The Bad Santa cocktail features mulled red wine, tawny port, orange liqueur, golden raisins and spices.

Cheers to the season: Holiday pop-up bar will open in Market Square next week

Plus, a chocolate pop-up, a Lawrenceville bar opening and a new Dormont coffee shop

1 week ago

 Atelier de Fer will open on Smallman by the end of the year.

New cafe in Pittsburgh's Strip District will be a combination coffee roaster and wine bar

Atelier de Fer moves into the former 21st Street Coffee location

1 week ago

 Apple Whiskey Pie from Prohibition Pastries is made with  Aged Wheat Whiskey from Wigle Whiskey. Prohibition Pastries is taking Thanksgiving pie orders through Sunday, Nov. 19.

Want a stress-free Thanksgiving? Order dinner to go

You can get smoked turkeys, ham with pineapple glaze, sweet potato sugared pecan casserole, vegan quinoa, boozy pies and ice cream

1 week ago

 Alida's Woodfired Cucina opens with a full menu and lunch and dinner hours Nov. 24.

Owner of a once-beloved Oakland dive bar has joined family to open a new restaurant in Lawrenceville

Panther Hollow Inn owner Eugene DePasquale and his cousins has had a soft-opening for Alida’s Woodfired Cucina; Grand opening is Nov. 24.

1 week ago

 The two-drink minimum at Bar Frenchman in East Liberty.

The best dishes and drinks in Pittsburgh right now

We visit Eleven, Bar Frenchman and O’Leary’s

1 week ago

Seviche has closed in Downtown Pittsburgh

The restaurant that opened in 2007 was the longest running in the Big Y portfolio from Yves Carreau.

1 week ago

 The exterior of Federal Galley on the North Side, opening in early December.

Will a food hall give the North Side a boost?

Federal Galley opens in early December, followed by Galley Group food halls in Cleveland and Detroit.

1 week ago

 Wheel Deliver resided at 6524 Wilkins Ave. in Squirrel Hill.

Wheel Deliver restaurant delivery service claims clients and customer credit cards were stolen by competition

Wheel Deliver says it was absorbed by Happy Bellies, but the owner of the latter asserts it's not true.

2 weeks ago

 The Commonheart plays to the crowd on the final day of the 2017 Three Rivers Arts Festival.

Feeding their Soul: The Commonheart gets creative when eating on tour

The road goes on forever, but the dining options don’t for a young band working hard to make it big.

2 weeks ago

 Shrimp and crab cocktail with charred tomato cocktail sauce prepared by Dennis Marron at or,The Whale in the Distrikt Hotel, Downtown.

Dining Review: or, The Whale still getting its sea legs

Dennis Marron and Jessica Lewis have created a compelling option for Downtown Pittsburgh with a focus on brunch and seafood.

2 weeks ago

 Chad and Lauren Townsend, founders of Millie's Homemade Ice Cream, have recently bought a truck that will allow them to offer mobile soft-serve.

Millie's Ice Cream to roll out soft-serve with a new truck

Moroccan restaurant to reopen in Mt. Lebanon and founder of Jeni’s ice cream to come to town.

2 weeks ago

 Pulled pork from Morgan's Barbecue in Brooklyn's Prospect Heights.

Here's the status of the Brooklyn takeover on this Lawrenceville stretch

Morgan's Barbecue moves ahead, along with a spot from Brooklyn-based Crow Hill, but a second New York-based dining deal has fallen through.

2 weeks ago

Papa John's in Bethel Park ordered closed by health department

The pizza shop was operating during the boil water advisory without taking precautions.

2 weeks ago

 Spaghetti dinners will be held in Carrick and Penn Hills on Saturday.

Food Column: Sample wine, cheese, beer and oysters at festivals

Lessons in making pies and nutritional food for children will be held and so will dinners for charity.

2 weeks ago

 Eddie V's will feature sliced turkey, roast sage dressing and cranberry chutney as part of its traditional Thanksgiving dinner.

Hate cooking for Thanksgiving? Then dine out in Pittsburgh

Forget the cooking and cleaning that comes with the Thanksgiving feast. Let the restaurant do that for you.

2 weeks ago

 Active military members and veterans will get freebies and discounts at several restaurants leading up to and beyond Veterans Day.

Restaurants offer free, discounted meals to mark Veterans Day

Pittsburgh-area restaurants honor veterans and active military members by giving freebies and special deals.

2 weeks ago

 Derek Stevens runs along Crafton Boulevard in preparation for the JFK 50-mile ultramarathon in Maryland to raise money for the 5p- Society. His daughter Helena was born with a rare genetic syndrome.

Chef to compete in 50-mile ultramarathon to raise money for charity

Union Standard chef Derek Stevens to run a 50-mile race to support a group for families of people with a rare genetic syndrome.

2 weeks ago

 It's the first anniversary of DiAnoia's Eatery in the Strip this week.

The best dishes and drinks in Pittsburgh right now

We visit DiAnoia’s Eatery, Black Market Deli and Sakura.

2 weeks ago

 The huevos al gusto at La Catrina in Beechview prepared over easy on a bed of refried beans and a fried tortilla with fresh salsa and cheese.

Munch goes to La Catrina

A promising start for colorful Beechview BYOB Mexican restaurant.

3 weeks ago

 From left brothers Shawn, Tony and Matt Lang stand where the future Pittsburgh Food Truck Park will be along the Riverfront Trail in Millvale.

Get an advance peek at the Pittsburgh Food Truck Park

Millvale riverfront attraction is to open in the spring, but Friday you can get a taste of eight trucks, a dozen local beers and two wines.

3 weeks ago

 Bitter Ends Luncheonette opens in Bloomfield on Nov. 8. Hours will be 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

It cost this James Beard-nominated chef less than $20K to open a restaurant in Pittsburgh

The 10-seat takeout/lunch counter/bakery/cafe is a better place to stop in for a pastry or to order a sandwich to go.

3 weeks ago

 Fried chicken and empanadas are on the menu at Ki Pollo restaurant, now open in Lawrenceville.

Korean fried chicken and empanadas hit Lawrenceville

Ki Pollo in Lawrenceville is now open next to Ki Ramen. It’s a partnership with Domenic Branduzzi of Piccolo Forno and Richard Li of Umami.

3 weeks ago

 Dave Anoia and Aimee DiAndrea are expanding the current location to include a pizzeria by summer if all goes well.

DiAnoia's Eatery will open a pizzeria by summer

The expanded space at its Strip District location will have a separate entrance, a pizza parlor vibe and pizza by the slice

3 weeks ago

 These are some of the items a subscriber might find in a winter CSA box from Penn's Corner Farm Alliance. The winter subscription includes nine biweekly deliveries to pickup locations around the city, available from mid-November through mid-March. Boxes will hold items such as winter squash, potatoes, apples, greens, eggs, honey and maple syrup from local farms.

Food Column: Eat cakes, slurp soups, and drink wine, mead and rum for a cause

Pittsburgh Opera is holding a cake contest; Maggie’s Farm Rum and KingView Mead are raising money for South Park.

3 weeks ago

 Justin Severino, chef for Cure in Lawrenceville, works with his "buddy," Abby Molinaro, from Hampton, while cooking gazpacho at the restaurant.

Pittsburgh's best-known chefs to team with 'buddy' sous chefs

The 21 professionals will cook along with young adults with disabilities for the Best Buddies fundraiser on Nov. 8 in Downtown Pittsburgh.

3 weeks ago

 Stuart Day of Stuart Day Guitars shows participants his workshop during the Burgh Bits & Bites practice run through the Allentown neighborhood of Pittsburgh.

The city's Allentown neighborhood has a food tour?

In a sign that this South Side hilltop neighborhood is coming back, ’Burgh Bits & Bites adds a tour of a half dozen of its eateries.

3 weeks ago

 Espresso a Mano has opened at 1506 E. Carson Street on the South Side.

Lawrenceville specialty coffee pioneer opens South Side cafe -- with daytime meals

Espresso a Mano debuts on East Carson Street  with a range of specialty brews and a kitchen for breakfast and lunch items.

3 weeks ago

 French pastry chef  David Piquard of "Gaby et Jules" has to deal with his immigrant visa application being denied and may have to take his family back to France in April.

Visa rejection puts immigration status of Gaby et Jules pastry chef in jeopardy in Pittsburgh

David Piquard, the chef behind the pastries at Gaby et Jules, may have to return to France in April due to an immigration issue.

3 weeks ago

 Whether it's temporarily or permanently closed, Wheel Deliver resides at 6524 Wilkins Ave. in Squirrel Hill.

Wheel Deliver in Pittsburgh claims it will reopen, but partner restaurants are still owed thousands of dollars

The longtime restaurant meal delivery service said it will reopen in early November with new owners.

3 weeks ago

 From left: Matthew Sterne, Alyssa Sinicrope and Steve Gillespie.

#SEENHotSpot: fl. 2

Was the anticipation worth the wait to be #SEEN at the Fairmont Hotel’s newest restaurant, fl. 2?

3 weeks ago

 Smoked and grilled killer wings at Fat Head's Saloon

The best dishes and drinks in Pittsburgh right now

We stop by Fat Head’s, Iron Born Pizza and Chengdu Gourmet

3 weeks ago

 Salma Fowler, left, and Debbie Sevcik talk at a Cake & Whiskey networking event at Wigle Whiskey.

WorkZone: Let them eat cake | Networking beyond the power breakfast

Women’s networks like Cake & Whiskey thrive as members share struggles of climbing the career ladder in male-dominated businesses. 

3 weeks ago

 Lot 17 is one of the restaurants that had partnered with Wheel Deliver and has not heard from the company in at least a week.

Pittsburgh meal delivery company Wheel Deliver has rolled off the grid, owing thousands of dollars to restaurants

The home-grown business was ahead of the curve when it was established more than 24 years ago to deliver restaurant meals to customers.

3 weeks ago

 Peter McKay prefers to order appetizers as his main dish as a way of controlling the size of the bill. Here are some from Ruth's Chris Steak House.

Can’t we all just ... get apps?

That’s in “appetizers” — a great way to control the restaurant bill from soaring and keep my anxiety level down.

3 weeks ago

 The crabcake sandwich at RedWood Cafe in Mt. Lebanon.

Munch goes to RedWood Cafe

Mt. Lebanon lunch counter inspired by a bygone fine dining spot in the Mon Valley

4 weeks ago

 The logo for Abjuration Brewing Co., which aims to open by early next year in the Parkway Theater in McKees Rocks.

Abjuration Brewing holding open house in Parkway Theater in Stowe

Beer aficionados are invited to the back door for an advance peek, samples and growlers filled with a farmhouse ale or an American blonde.

4 weeks ago

 Pork belly with garlic mojo, cilantro, radish and queso fresco.

What's for dinner at Fairmont's new restaurant?

Garlicky chicken, 28-ounce ribeye, creamy lobster and citrus-bruleed pudding are among offerings at Fl.2, which opens at 4 p.m. Friday.

4 weeks ago

 Bethany Zozula, executive chef at Whitfield at the Ace Hotel in East Liberty.

Little Bites: Former chef duo teams up for a night at Whitfield

Former Eleven pair Bethany Zozula of Whitfield and Derek Stevens of Union Standard collaborate on Nov. 1.

4 weeks ago

 Nicole Battle, president of the Pittsburgh chapter of the U.S. Bartenders Guild, is spearheading a training program with Pittsburgh Action Against Rape to prevent sexual harassment in local restaurants and bars.

Harassment touches Pittsburgh's restaurant industry

The local bartenders’ union is developing a program to train bar and restaurant workers to deal with sexual harassment in the workplace.

4 weeks ago



Munch goes to B52 Cafe

After Thanksgiving excess, the the body will pine for  healthy, light fare like the all-vegan menu with heavy Middle Eastern accents at B52.

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