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 The ceiling at Senyai in Shadyside is inspired by the vaulted geometry of ancient Thai architecture.

Thai restaurant Senyai opens in Shadyside

The tiny restaurant features some unusual dishes in an attractive space.

1 day ago

 A  hamburger and fries prepared by Chef Fiore Moletz inside Burgh'ers in Lawrenceville.

Burgh'ers offers a bite of Shadyside, Fox Chapel, Bloomfield

A new Lawrenceville restaurant features burgers named after Pittsburgh neighborhoods and communities.

1 day ago

 Bottles of Wigle wheat whiskey and rye whiskey sit on a shelf in a local bar April 17, 2014.

Wigle opens shop in Omni William Penn lobby

It’s the distillery’s third location in town and the first one Downtown.

1 day ago

 The ropa vielo arepas with a side of black beans at The Colombian Spot, on the South Side.

Munch goes to The Colombian Spot

The city’s only — if not first — purveyor of Colombian cuisine delivers delicious South American dishes.

3 days ago

 Scott Smith of East End Brewing pours a beer at Penn Brewery Restaurant.

Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week starts on Friday and runs 10 days

Ten-day promotion of craft beer and the places and people who make and serve it happens at venues across the city and region.

3 days ago

 Block 292 will serve roast beef with sugar snap peas, roasted carrots and a wedge of bread pudding at its first Sunday Roast.

Have a Sunday Roast, the Pittsburgh way, at Block 292

The supper will feature roast beef, plenty of vegetables, savory bread pudding and beef dressing.

2 days ago

 Thu Dinh cooks filling for a lemon meringue pie during a molecular gastronomy class.

Chemistry and cooking collide in a new course at Carlow

Monique Hockman created a class in molecular gastronomy that uses science to explain everyday phenomena in cooking.

4 days ago

 Sabudana khichdi is made with tapioca pearls, cubed potatoes, peanuts, green chilies and lime juice, garnished with cilantro.

Simple tapioca pearls dress up breakfast and beyond

They are tossed with cumin seeds, chilies, coconut, peanuts and lemon juice in sabudana khichdi.

4 days ago

 Snacks and beverages from the Market District sit near the cashier at the GetGo in Verona.

Convenience stores like GetGo, Sheetz try to sell healthier foods

In Verona, GetGo razed its older building to built a larger store that is using Market District chefs to enhance its food offerings.

4 days ago

 Bacon and cheddar twists.

Build a bountiful brunch for spring

Include seasonal favorites in the menu, and don’t forget the cocktail for a lively brunch.

4 days ago

Food Column: Spring festivals, Scottish Tartan Day, Cuban food abound in the Pittsburgh area

A listing of festivals and food events scheduled for the coming weeks.

4 days ago

 Meyer lemon roasted cedar plank salmon is one of six recipes created by chef Justin Severino of Cure and Morcilla for Sunkist's Pop-Up Citrus Grove event.

Pop-up citrus grove blooms in Schenley Plaza

Sunkist promotion offers free food samples and bags of citrus to take home

4 days ago

 The Seattle chain says its "Unicorn Frappuccino" starts as a purple drink with blue swirls that tastes sweet and fruity, before changing to pink with a tangy and tart taste with a stir of the straw.

Starbucks calls shifting-color drink a "Unicorn Frappuccino"

The company says the drink is available for a limited time while supplies last, from April 19 to April 23, 2017.

4 days ago

 Becca Hegarty, chef de cuisine at The Cafe Carnegie, is one of 60 finalists in Zagat's 2017 "30 Under 30 National" program. She also was a 2017 semifinalist for a James Beard Award.

Pittsburgh chef named semifinalist in Zagat "30 Under 30" program

Becca Hegarty is the chef de cuisine at The Cafe Carnegie in the Carnegie Museum of Art.

4 days ago

 Salt and Pepper Chocolate Sables will be gobbled up in no time.

Let's eat: Chocolate, Salt and Pepper Sables

This grown-up chocolate treat for Easter must be shared, so make several batches. They’ll disappear quickly.

1 week ago

 Mr. Eichner at the entrance to the farm market that is part of Eichner's Family Farm in McCandless.

Eichner’s Family Farm brings products to customers' doors

For 75 years, a North Hills farm has brought eggs to customers' doors.

1 week ago

 Cobblehaus Brewing Co. in Coraopolis will hold its grand opening on Friday, April 14.

Cobblehaus Brewing Co. opens Friday in Coraopolis

The region gets it next brewery Friday as Cobblehaus Brewing Co. holds its grand opening on the main drag of Fifth Avenue in Coraopolis.

1 week ago

 Clockwise from left, Smelly crispy bean curd, Green tea with mango milk and tapioca, Kimchi hot pot with vegetable and bean curd, Steamed mini soup pork buns, Scallion pancake with beef and Squid with Basil in Casserole by Cafe 33 in Squirrel Hill.

Cafe 33 in Squirrel Hill serves authenticity, consistency

The small Taiwanese restaurant sits in the space of a former laundromat near a busy corner in Pittsburgh.

1 week ago

 Pasta with Abruzzi-style Lamb Sauce.

A global feast for Easter

Serve traditions and recipes from around the world at your holiday table.

1 week ago

 Mario Batali arrived at the Giant Eagle Market District in Robinson in his signature outfit: a black vest over a shirt with rolled-up sleeves, Bermuda shorts, blue socks and orange Crocs.

For Mario Batali, good food and loud music lead to a curated experience

The chef/restaurateur/cookbook author says old recipes excite him, and so do simple and elaborate ones.

1 week ago

 Silky smooth and refreshingly cold, Sour Cream Panna Cotta with red wine-strawberry sauce contains no eggs.

Where panna cotta is cool, creamy and winey

The cooked cream is served with a red wine-strawberry sauce and is refreshingly smooth and cold.

1 week ago

 Chef Chad Rapp of Market Street Grocery is one of three caterers cooking for "La Vie en Vert," this year's capstone event for the Pittsburgh Earth Day Festivities.

Celebrate Earth Day in Pittsburgh with high-end dinner, pub crawl

La Vie en Vert will feature local and sustainable foods, and the pub crawl will stop at seven Downtown bars.

1 week ago

 Pan-Fried Rainbow Trout with Crispy Sage and Brown Butter.

Kick off trout season with no mess or fuss

Panfry or broil a rainbow trout and top it crisp sage, pecans and orange zest.

1 week ago

 Turner Dairy Farms was founded in 1930.

Food Column: Give a toast to home brewers and vintage cocktails

North Hills Brewfest and Cocktails & Camaraderie will be held this weekend.

1 week ago

 Adam Rubritz, 7, of Scott presents his home-made holey bread to chef Mario Batali at an autograph session for his latest cookbook Saturday at the Settler’s Ridge Market District store in Robinson. At left is Adam's mother, Julie, and sister, Charlotte, 4.

Chef Mario Batali likes Pittsburgh’s gastro scene

The restaurateur and chef met 700 fans and signed copies of his latest book, “Big American Cookbook.”

2 weeks ago

 KFC Georgia Gold fried chicken.

KFC to stop buying chickens containing antibiotics used by humans

With KFC’s shift, more than half of the nation’s poultry supply chain will be antibiotic-free in the near future, activist said.

2 weeks ago

 Jefferson Hills Mayor Jan Cmar, right,  and her identical twin sister, Joan Basden, help residents to make apricot and nut rolls for Easter at Jefferson Hills Municipal Center.

Jefferson Hills mayor and twin sister double up to teach nut roll basics

Jan Cmar and Joan Basden have their own ideas about baking, but both enjoy making 30 to 40 nut rolls each Easter season.

2 weeks ago

 A platter of pierogies at Mindful Brewing in Castle Shannon.

Munch goes to Southern Tier and Mindful Brewing

Cool settings and great suds make new breweries worth a stop, even if the food is uneven

2 weeks ago

 Dreamy Lemon Cheesecake.

When life gives you lemons, bake a cake

A puckish/sweet dessert is the way to break the Lenten fast.

2 weeks ago

 Rabbis at Manischewitz Co. looking at Passover matzo dough.

How complicated is it to make the 2-ingredient Passover matzo? Very

The unleavened flatbread must be mixed, shaped and baked within 18 minutes under close observation by supervisors.

2 weeks ago

 The Easter brunch spread at the National Aviary, North Side.

Dining-out options for Team Ham and Team Lamb on Easter Sunday

Restaurants are pulling out all the stops for a holiday feast that will please both camps.

2 weeks ago

 A group enjoys brunch at Smallman Galley, the restaurant incubator/food hall in the Strip District.

Smallman Galley to open second location on North Side

The popular Strip District food hall and restaurant incubator will open a second location later this year in the Nova Place development.

2 weeks ago

 Amanda DiCola of Erie and Neven Kosic of Hermitage celebrate finishing 30 miles at last year's inaugural Tour de Donut around New Wilmington, Lawrence County.

Down a dozen on the Tour de Donut

The second annual June bike ride around New Wilmington, Lawrence County, comes with a “donut-eating challenge” and “donut medallions.”

3 weeks ago

 Carnegie Museum of Art collaborated with Sarris Candies to dupe people into believing they had created a chocolate copy of Alberto Giacometti’s famous Walking Man I statue.

April Fools! Sarris 'Walking Man' chocolate sculpture is a joke!

Carnegie Museum of Art, for the fourth year in a row, pulls annual prank and it fools public, some media outlets.

3 weeks ago

 Chef Scott Hudak shares a laugh with Chartiers Valley Intermediate School 4th graders Charlotte Winslow, left, and Chanel Paige during lunch at school.

Chartiers Valley students gather around the table for new lunchtime program

New lunchtime program introduces youngsters to different foods, emphasizes nutrition and table manners.

3 weeks ago

 Nick Miller of the Black Forge Coffee House in Pittsburgh's Allentown neighborhood holds a punch card featuring President Donald Trump and nine other conservative politicians and media icons. The card has caused a mini-furor with the shop receiving a deluge of phone calls and online comments, both of disparagement and support from around the country.

Pittsburgh coffee shop bombarded with backlash after controversy over political punch card

“We are definitely not advocating violence,” Black Forge co-owner Nick Miller said. “This is purely political satire statement.”

3 weeks ago

 Ariel Scalise creates a cocktail at Tender Bar in Lawrenceville.

Lawrenceville's Tender Bar to close in April

The upscale Lawrenceville cocktail bar will close on April 22.

3 weeks ago

 McDonald's Chef Mike Haracz adds onions on top of the signature sauce as he demonstrates making a Grand Mac at the McDonalds in Beechview on Monday, Jan. 23. The Grand Mac and Mac Jr. are bigger and smaller sizes respectively of the restaurants Big Mac sandwich that will be offered at the restaurant chain nationwide.

'Fresh beef' - McDonald's quarter pounders try to compete with Wendy's

The fast food giant is attempting to compete with Wendy’s signature offering.

3 weeks ago

 Pimiento Cheese sandwich.

Pimento cheese: Spreading the Southern love

Whether you spell it pimento or pimiento, get acquainted with the sandwich spread that is a tradition at the Augusta Masters.

3 weeks ago

 A selection of appetizers at Calabria's in Castle Shannon.

Calabria's restaurant celebrates 25 years in South Hills

Churches and loyal customers helped the Calabria family through perpetual road closures that hindered access to the restaurant for years.

3 weeks ago

 Peas & Carrots Mac 'N' Cheese.

Add spring flavor, color to mac ’n' cheese with peas, carrots

′The vegetable combo along with roasted garlic and a double dose of cheese make the pasta dish special.

3 weeks ago

 Cherry Cola Mayonnaise Sauerkraut Chocolate Cake.

Cherry cola, mayo, sauerkraut, chocolate cake? April Fools!

Somehow all these ingredients work together to create a cake with lightness and a punch of flavor.

3 weeks ago

 New signs, like the one at this Kings Family Restaurant in was part of a TV and marketing campaign the company launched in 2014.

Kings closes 5 Pittsburgh-area restaurants; revamp planned

Signs were posted Sunday at the company’s restaurants in Wexford, Bridgeville, Imperial, Harmarville, and Altoona.

3 weeks ago

 Chef Michele Savoia stands in front of the bar at Dish Osteria and Bar on South 17th Street in the South Side in 2014.

Dish Osteria closing as owners look toward 'next chapter'

The popular South Side restaurant will close its doors on April 22 after 17 years in business.

3 weeks ago

 Owner Fabien Moreau works on a batch of croissants.

La Gourmandine's third location gives Hazelwood an authentic French bakery

The popular pastry shop that started in Lawrenceville will now have four times the production space with the new location.

1 month ago

 Three of Starkist's new flavors are on grocery shelves now: Thai Chili Style, Jalapeno and Hot Buffalo Style. Two more — Sriracha and Tapatio — will come to stores in September.

StarKist targets snack trends as it seeks to feed tuna to millennials

StarKist unveils five new flavors of its tuna in a pouch as it aims to reach customers looking for different flavors and convenience.

1 month ago

Rose Tea Cafe Express hit with another consumer alert

It was the second time in 15 months that an alert was posted at the Oakland eatery.

1 month ago

 Chuck Prophet.

Hot list of events for March 23-26

Pittsburgh Symphony performances, Alabama indie-rocker Waxahatchee, Cold War Kids and Chuck Prophet are on the list of weekend performances.

1 month ago

 Buried Avocado Chocolate Mousse.

Cut down on food waste and save money in the process

At a time when one in eight families struggles to put dinner on the table, 40 percent of the food produced in the country never gets eaten.

1 month ago

 Super Submarine Sandwich with Olive-Pepper Relish.

Whether they are heroes, subs or Zeps, they are sandwiches

Sandwiches can be served hot or cold but need to be loaded with filling.

1 month ago


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