Little Bites: 'Personal beer dinners' at Sharp Edge; Fukuda chef to leave town

Through Sept. 21, Sharp Edges are offering dinners marking the 35th birthday of Boulder Beer; Fukuda chef  T.J. Barney heads back West.

2 days ago

Dine: Fancy or family, good service is key

For family restaurants and fine dining, here are some additional suggestions for service.

6 days ago

 On Aug. 30,  The Brew Gentlemen Beer Co. -- the Braddock brewery co-founded by  Asa Foster (left) and Matt Katase -- is hosting a free Garden Party.

Little Bites: Downtown restaurants compete during gymnastics meet; garden party at Brew Gentlemen

Plus: A night of iconic Pittsburgh foods at Notion, Frontier Dinner at Christian Klay Winery, Twelve Oaks to open in Brownsville.

1 week ago

Pittsburgh beekeepers avoid colony collapse

A sweet natural remedy protects honey bees from having their colonies collapse.

1 week ago

 Master beekeeper Stephen Repasky checks on some of his hives at Dundee Farms in Sewickley.

Dine: Restaurants sweeten up with their own beehives

A handful of Pittsburgh restaurants are keeping busy as beekeepers.

1 week ago

 Owner Yong Kwon plates Bulgogi, a marinated beef dish, at Golden Pig, a Korean restaurant in Cecil.

On the Table: At Golden Pig, the cook and her spicy South Korean food bring out diners' adulation

In Cecil, the tiny Golden Pig delivers home cooking and heat.

2 weeks ago

Little Bites: restaurant news in Pittsburgh area

A roundup of events at local restaurants.

2 weeks ago

 The kitchen at Vivo in Sewickley.

On the Table: At Vivo Kitchen, the owner/chef takes a subtle approach

Vivo Kitchen opened as a destination and has become a neighborhood restaurant.

3 weeks ago

Little Bites: Local restaurant news

A roundup of events at local restaurants.

3 weeks ago

 A photo taken by a  food safety inspector for the Allegheny County Health Department, shows two plants blocking a yellow consumer alert warning posted at Chinatown Inn, Downtown.

Downtown Pittsburgh restaurant fined for hiding consumer health alert

Chinatown Inn was hit with the alert after a July 24 Allegheny County inspection turned up 13 critical health code violations.

3 weeks ago

 Black Angus cattle roam freely and graze on one of several pastures belonging to John and Audrene Burns, of Burns Angus Farm in New Wilmington, Pa.

Dine: From farm to table, the burger is now a star

With the rise of the foodie era, the image of the burger has transformed from backyard barbecue staple to glammed up fast-food fare.

3 weeks ago

 Gwen Manno and her grandson Gavin Parisi, 15, both of South Fayette, enjoy coffee at Carnegie Coffee, located in the old post office at 132 E. Main St. in downtown Carnegie.

Main Street in Carnegie lined with culinary charms

The stretch offers a few eateries to consider -- from sushi to pizza to kielbasa, including a “world fusion freestyle restaurant.”

1 month ago

 Chef Kate Romane  in the kitchen of E2 in Highland Park in 2011.

Restaurant Review: Informal and inviting, E2 stays busy

While the food can be uneven, E2 in Highland Park pleases with warm ambiance and service, and a brunch to die for.

1 month ago

 The "Mac Attack" grilled cheese at The Yard in Shadyside, comprised of a house cheddar sauce, spiral pasta and soaked bacon lardons.

Munch goes to The Yard

A novel grilled cheese menu makes for a fun outing.

1 month ago


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