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 The exterior of Robbie's Super Stuff Super-Licious BBQ on Ardmore Boulevard in Forest Hills.

Munch goes to Robbie’s Super Stuff Super-Licious BBQ

Robert Chambers Jr. first opened the joint in Homewood in the late 1980s and moved it to this roadside spot a decade ago.

1 day ago

 Jackfruit tacos are now on the menu at Bahama Breeze restaurants.

Where to find jackfruit on Pittsburgh-area menus

“Young” jackfruit is mostly used as a filling in tacos but also makes its way as a topping on nachos and inside a sandwich.

2 days ago

 Village Pizza in Hazelwood was hit with a consumer alert.

Two area restaurants hit with consumer alerts

Village Pizza and Leon’s Caribbean Restaurant were cited for numerous health code violations.

4 days ago

 It is best to sear a rack of lamb on both sides in a skillet on a stove top before cooking it in the oven.

All-star chefs to compete in the 1st Western Pa. Lamb Festival + Cook-Off

Twenty-four chefs will be divided into 8 teams to cook some of the country’s best lamb on Sunday at Ace Hotel Pittsburgh.

1 week ago

 An employee at Fuel & Fuddle does a balancing act while serving up piping hot pizza and fries.

Oakland Restaurant Week offers $6 lunches for 6 days

In addition to deals on pizzas, sushi, sandwiches and chicken from July 24-29, diners can win 1 month’s worth of free lunches.

1 week ago

 Jennifer Shearer, right, with Amanda Freitag last month at the General Mills headquarters in Minneapolis.

Johnstown restaurateur wins $50,000, visit from Amanda Freitag

The Food Network chef will be visiting Press Bistro on Thursday.

1 week ago

 Adnan Pehlivan, owner of Istanbul Sofra, with customers in  June 2016.

Ryan’s Pub to close in Regent Square; neighboring Istanbul Sofra to open new concept there

Longtime bar will make way for sister location of Turkish restaurant near the corner of Forbes and Braddock avenues.

1 week ago

 The grilled peach pizza with feta cheese, arugula and crispy proscuitto at Eighth & Hays in Homestead.

Munch goes to Eighth & Hays

Homestead spot has upscale ambition minus a stuffy atmosphere.

1 week ago

 Prepared picnic foods sit in a display case at a deli in Pittsburgh.

Health department posts consumer alert at Isaly's on North Side

An inspector turned up more than a dozen violations, many of them recurring.

1 week ago

 Pittsburgh Steak Salad is a new item on the menu at Hard Rock Cafe Pittsburgh.

Hard Rock Cafe Pittsburgh goes a little yinzer

New features on the menu are Pittsburgh Steak Salad, Pittsburgh Local Legendary Burger and Pittsburgh Pierogies and Kielbasa.

1 week ago

 Daniel Walker, the new chef at Lidia's Pittsburgh, stands for a portrait in the restaurant's kitchen.

At Lidia's, new chef brings more than just a resume to the table

Lidia Bastianich says a chef needs to be creative and collaborative, and Daniel Walker understands it.

1 week ago

 An octopus appetizer on the night of the grand opening of Superior Motors on Saturday.

Finally, the much-anticipated opening of Superior Motors

First Look: Kevin Sousa opens his long-awaited restaurant in Braddock Saturday night to a full house.

1 week ago

 Superior Motors on the night of its grand opening on Saturday in Braddock.

Superior Motors revs up

The long-awaited Braddock restaurant from Kevin Sousa opened its doors to the public Saturday night.

1 week ago

 Head chef and owner Richard DeShantz at Tako, one of his restaurants in the Cultural District, Downtown.

Prolific Downtown restauranteur DeShantz to open French bistro in Lawrenceville

It will be the fifth restaurant in Richard DeShantz’s portfolio, and his first outside of the Golden Triangle.

1 week ago

 Former Steeler Wes Lyons, right, and his business partner and University of Pittsburgh graduate Amber Greene at their new business, Cakery Square, in The Waterfront shopping center in Homestead.

Cakery Square opens in The Waterfront -- and will give back

Wesley Lyons’ bakery in Homestead not only offers sweet treats but also creates jobs for under-served youth through his Pursuit Program.

2 weeks ago

 The wine wall at Altius in Mount Washington.

Restaurant news: 19 Pittsburgh-area restaurants recognized for wine lists

Wine Spectator honorees include The Carlton, Poros, Altius, Alla Famiglia and Spoon.

2 weeks ago

 Finikia cookies  are flavored with cinnamon, dipped in warm honey syrup and topped with walnuts.

Beer, rib & wing, wine and Greek festivals are on tap

Pittsburgh Summer Beerfest, Rib & Wing Festival, Harvest Wine Festival and Greek Food Festival to be held this week.

2 weeks ago

 The colorful window at Klavon's in 1999.

Klavon’s holds new national ice cream competition with Ice Cream Day festival

This Sunday, 50 small ice cream shops around the country will be competing in Pittsburgh’s Strip District for the best ice cream crown.

2 weeks ago

 Condado Tacos, Downtown, boasts a colorful interior.

Munch goes to Condado Tacos

The number of combinations is astronomical at funky Downtown spot Condado Tacos.

2 weeks ago

 Millie's blueberry goat's milk ice cream sundae with buttery pecan brittle topped with fresh whipped cream.

There's good reason to twist and shout on National Ice Cream Day

Here’s a sampling of Pittsburgh-area ice cream shops that are offering deals on Sunday.

2 weeks ago

 Entrées served at a soft opening Wednesday for Superior Motors in Braddock included lamb served with romesco, lentils and summer squash. It opens to the public on Saturday.

Kevin Sousa's Superior Motors starts its engine in Braddock

The long-awaited restaurant by Kevin Sousa finally opens its doors to an invite-only crowd Wednesday; it prepares for the public Saturday.

2 weeks ago

 Chad and Lauren Townsend founded Millie's Ice Cream in a mural-covered building on Lynn Way in Point Breeze. Millie's buys milk and cream straight from the dairy and pasteurizes its own ice cream.

Millie's Homemade Ice Cream to open Downtown on Sunday

The acclaimed ice cream shop by Chad Townsend will open its second location with free birthday cake ice cream

2 weeks ago

Consumer alert issued for Baltimore House in Pleasant Hills

Allegheny County Health Department inspector found more than a dozen food safety violations at The Baltimore House on Curry Hollow Road.

2 weeks ago

 A bowl of the pimento mac and cheese at Honest John's in Homestead.

Munch goes to Honest John’s

Homestead restaurant honors labor leader and serves well-prepared classics.

3 weeks ago

 Chef Lily Tran at Soba in Shadyside will present a Vietnamese summer menu Monday through July 14.

Little Bites: Soba hosts Vietnamese summer menu

Also, new wine dinner series at Casbah and Vietnamese summer menu at Soba.

3 weeks ago

 Sonja Finn of Dinette in East Liberty displays a pasta with pesto sauce.

Dinette adopts no tipping policy

The East Liberty restaurant is the latest to ban gratuities and play servers and staff a guaranteed wage and benefits.

3 weeks ago

New street fest gives a nod to Italian restaurants, heritage in Pittsburgh

Italian StrEAT Festival, Downtown, will highlight restaurant foods, cooking demonstrations and games.

3 weeks ago

 A fire at Nicholas Coffee in Market Square on Friday caused minor smoke damage at NOLA restaurant next door.

NOLA on the Square restaurant reopens after fire

The New Orleans-inspired restaurant is slated to reopen Thursday for lunch.

3 weeks ago

 Stop for a bite on the rooftop at the Biergarten at Hotel Monaco, Downtown, on the Fourth of July. It's only a short stroll from the fireworks at the Point.

Places to wine and dine before Fourth of July fireworks

With fireworks offered at the Point, at Kennywood and in various suburbs, there are a lot of options for dining before the pyrotechnics.

3 weeks ago

 A Donburi bowl of sashimi at Tan Izakaya in Shadyside.

Munch goes to Tan Izakaya

Japanese gastropub delivers quality fare at reasonable prices.

4 weeks ago

 The vegetarian Shiitake Mushroom & Roasted Tofu is one of the Broth Bowl options, and includes ginger, lemongrass, kale and almonds.

New CoreLife Eatery brings bowls of clean flavors, active lifestyle messages

The restaurant with plenty of vibe opens in Ross Friday.

4 weeks ago

 Alex Greco (with back turned) jokes with employees and reporters on the 10th floor terrace during a media tour of the soon-to-open Distrikt Hotel on the Boulevard of the Allies, Downtown. The hotel will house a restaurant with a nautical theme called, "or, The Whale." Mr. Greco is the restaurant general manager.

or, The Whale -- new Pittsburgh Distrikt Hotel restaurant unveils peculiar name

Nautical-themed restaurant in new boutique hotel continues Downtown’s dining boom.

4 weeks ago

 Kevin Joyce, owner of The Carlton Restaurant in Downtown.

The Carlton named one of America's 100 best wine restaurants

The Downtown landmark is the only restaurant in Pittsburgh to make the Wine Enthusiast’s 2017 list ... again.

1 month ago

 Smoked 'Shroom & Swiss Burger is Cioppino's entry for the Blended Burger Project competition.

Five restaurants creatively blend burgers for James Beard contest

Blended Burger Project promotes mushroom-meat blends for health and sustainability.

1 month ago

Ramen and Scoops festivals slated for this week

Have free samples of ramen to live rock in Lawrenceville and $3 ice cream sundaes in Carrick.

1 month ago

 The veal prime rib from Cocothe is topped with a veal demi-glaze and is served with a bone marrow custard, hollandaise sauce and a salad with lemon vinegarette.

French, Italian cuisine seasons Sewickley in summer

A pair of young gun chefs and a wily old ranger lead a small but deep dining scene that should be the envy of any community.

1 month ago

 Chicken barbecue is cooked in a 600-degree tandoor oven and served with a side of tikka masala along with naan.

Choolaah to bring Indian barbecue to Pittsburgh

The restaurant is scheduled to open in East Liberty in the fall and will feature meat, vegetarian, vegan and gluten- and dairy-free options.

1 month ago

Free Primanti sandwiches and Duck Donuts is open in Pittsburgh

Little Bites: Duck Donuts opens in Upper St. Clair, Free Primanti’s, Ballpark night at Eleven

1 month ago

 A group of St. Thomas High School graduates of 1977 have a reunion at Portogallo Peppers N'at on Saturday in Braddock.

New places to dine outdoors in Pittsburgh

From Braddock to Downtown to Sewickley to the North Shore, there are several new spots to eat with a view this summer.

1 month ago

 McDonald's is partnering with UberEATS to launch "McDelivery" at 44 Pittsburgh locations in the Pittsburgh area.

McDonald's delivery in Pittsburgh? UberEATS McDelivery now available

“McDelivery” will launch at 44 locations in the Pittsburgh area, with UberEATS charging a $5 flat fee for restaurant-to-door service.

1 month ago

 A view of the Mansions on Fifth Hotel in Shadyside.

Mansions on Fifth reopens with new menu, furnishings

June 28 is the grand reopening of the 22-room hotel in Shadyside that was purchased by the Priory Hospitality Group last year.

1 month ago

 An interior view looking out to Seventh Street from one of the bars at Social House 7, Downtown.

Munch goes to Social House 7

A gorgeous space with hit-or-miss food at Asian-themed Downtown hotspot.

1 month ago

 Logo for Missing Links Brewery.

Beer: Butler Downtown Beerfest brings together area breweries, including a forthcoming one

Two guys offer tastes of Missing Links Brewery that they hope to open by this fall near the Butler Farm Market in Connoquenessing Township.

1 month ago

 A CoreLife Eatery grain bowl

CoreLife Eatery to open at The Block Northway

Fast-casual chain’s first local outlet will serve green bowls, grain bowls (including tuna poke) and broth bowls in remodeled Ross mall.

1 month ago

 Luther,4, is the pet miniature donkey of Destiny Hill Farm owners Nancy and Jim Cameron. “He never misses an event at the farm and crawls under the fence to meet guests. He is our rock star,” the Camerons said.

Field to Vase Dinner to be served at Washington, Pa., farm

Destiny Hill Farm is hosting a four-course dinner for $175 against a backdrop of lavender fields.

1 month ago

 The inaugural Stip Search 2017: Sammich Showdown is a food festival in search of Pittsburgh's best sandwiches.

Sammich Showdown seeks best sandwich in Pittsburgh

Restaurants and food trucks will compete on Saturday in the Strip District.

1 month ago

 Pork tamale comes with sides of yellow rice and refried beans.

Mesa replaces Conflict Kitchen in Oakland

The takeout restaurant, which opened Monday, offers staples from New Mexico.

1 month ago

 Bartender Lou DiDonato with a bottle of Sweet Lou's Brosé made by Pittsburgh Winery.

Rosé has its day, the longest one of the year

Previously maligned pink wines enjoying their moment in the sun, and it just might last all summer long.

1 month ago

 Southern Tier Brewing Co., located between PNC Park and Heinz Field, provides the North Shore with all the beer options it can handle.

13 food options around PNC Park

There are plenty of places to get a beer and a burger on the North Shore before or after Pirates games.

1 month ago

 foodie restaurants illustration 0618 hilston Libercus Media Files, Next desk

Palate & pun

A parody on some new dining concepts for Pittsburgh’s too-hip foodie scene.

1 month ago


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