Jeremy and Jessica Nolen of Philadelphia's Brauhaus Schmitz, and authors of "New German Cooking."

Dine: Pennsylvania’s German social clubs are the roots for this new cookbook

Jeremy Nolen shows the influences of growing up in Pennsylvania Dutch country in “New German Cooking,” written with his wife, Jessica.

about 14 hours ago

 Kevin Sousa stands inside the construction zone that is Superior Motors, a new restaurant he's opening in Braddock.

Kevin Sousa, a visionary chef with fiscal issues on his plate

Debts dogged previous ventures, but he’s clearing them while building a Braddock venue with foundation, nonprofit and crowdsourced support.

about 14 hours ago

 Restaurateur Grainne Trainor has bought the Blue Dining restaurant in McCandless and plans to turn it into a contemporary American restaurant with a focus on wine.

Former Mighty Oak Barrel owner to take over McCandless restaurant

Grainne Trainor plans to transition Blue Dining, a restaurant and martini bar, into a contemporary American restaurant with a focus on wine.

3 days ago

 The jerk shrimp from Leon's Caribbean Restaurant on Warrington Avenue in Allentown.

Munch goes to Leon's Caribbean Restaurant

Allentown spot is chock full of favorites from the Greater Antilles like oxtail stew, Jamaican patties and brown stew fish.

3 days ago

 Kevin Joyce, owner of The Carlton in Downtown Pittsburgh, shows a selection of French and Italian wines.

Restaurant review: The Carlton remains a class act and competitor in a changing dining scene

With top service, compelling wine list, clubby bar and “unapologetically conservative” menu, The Carlton reflects its owner, Kevin Joyce.

3 days ago

 Markie Maraugha, the new owner of the  reopened Nancy's East End Diner on South Avenue in Wilkinsburg.

Nancy's East End Diner reopens in Wilkinsburg

The borough takes stock of its food assets, including newly reopened Nancy’s East End Diner, so it can promote them.

4 days ago

 Dinner Lab Pittsburgh will host at least one event a week at different venues around the city with two seatings of 60 people a night.

Dinner Lab uses pop-ups to cook up Pittsburgh presence

A subscription-event service called Dinner Lab that aims to spotlight new chefs launches in Pittsburgh today.

6 days ago

 Jonathan Danial, a business analyst and an opinionated Yelper who lives in Observatory Hill, at the bar of Tender in Lawrenceville.

Dine: Getting to know Pittsburgh Yelpers

Elite Yelpers aren’t short of opinions, but they have different sweet spots,  Our columnist meets three.

1 week ago

Italian Oven eatery coming to Monroeville

A veteran restaurateur hopes to capitalize on the fast casual food trend and the popularity of Monroeville’s business district.

1 week ago

 Double cooked sliced pork belly at Chengdu Gourmet.

On the Table: Bold Sichuan cooking makes Chengdu Gourmet stand out

This modest spot in Squirrel Hill, with a range of magical dishes inspired by the Sichuan province, is one of the best restaurants in town.

1 week ago

Giovanni’s Pizza on Sixth Street, Downtown slapped with consumer alert

Inspection reports for county restaurants are available online at​Restaurant/.

1 week ago

 Pittsburgher Tim Ryan is president of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y.

Pittsburgher Tim Ryan helps shape careers of future chefs at America's premier culinary school

The East Liberty native and Central Catholic High School graduate leads the Culinary Institute of America in New York.

1 week ago

Culinary Institute alumni key players in Pittsburgh restaurant, hospitality scene

Chances are, you’ve eaten food from some of more than 40 graduates of the Culinary Institute of America.

1 week ago

 Bruster's CEO Jim Sahene and store owner Carolyn Cimato in Mrs. Cimato's Ross store on Lowries Run Road.

Bruster's develops strategy to manage growth in changing business climate

The Bridgewater company is adding franchises again after drawing down during the recession.

2 weeks ago

 The margherita pizza, Neopolitan-style baked in a wood-fired oven, is a specialty at Stone Neapolitan Pizzeria, and for the price it's the best in the city.

Dine: Reviving the Downtown desk lunch

Sizing up the salads, sandwiches and pizza for takeout in Downtown Pittsburgh.

2 weeks ago

 A selection of French and Italian wines at The Carlton in Downtown Pittsburgh.

Table: Seven last-minute restaurant suggestions for every kind of Valentine

A quarter of Americans dine out with their Valentines, according to the National Restaurant Association.  Here’s a few places to go.

2 weeks ago

 The pot roast at Tavern on the Square in New Wilmington.

Restaurant Scene: Tavern on the Square's down-to-earth meals draw a following

An Amish tour and comfort food can be found at the Tavern on the Square in New Wilmington, Lawrence County.

3 weeks ago

Samantha Bennett: Cardiff, Wales, restaurant has its pros and cons

This dining establishment doesn’t have a bar; it has lots of them.

3 weeks ago

 Cappuccino pairs espresso with steaming milk.

Dine: Pittsburgh shops join coffee klatch as more Americans give espresso a shot

Places such as Commonplace Coffee in Squirrel Hill, Commonplace Voluto in Garfield and Espresso a Mano have helped fuel the espresso

4 weeks ago


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