Food


 Kevin Hermann,  executive chef at The Porch at Schenley says  Weatherbury’s "stone-ground flours are amazing. I wanted something local with real soul to it."

Pittsburgh grain pioneers look to past for flavor

There are more local farmers planting more fields of these special organic grains and selling all they can produce

4 days ago


 Tomatillo

Miriam's Garden: Tomatillos

Tomatillos are what’s going on in my garden right now.

4 days ago


 Honey Cake Biscotti from "The Holiday Kosher Baker" by Paula Shoyer.

Rosh Hashanah is time for sweetening the new year

A favorite custom is to dip slices of apples into honey, celebrating the fruits of the season and ensuring that the new year will be sweet.

4 days ago


 The first of the cherry tomatoes at Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Westchester County, N.Y., a four-season farm, education center and restaurant.

Dine: How Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Hudson Valley influences U.S. food trends

Chef Dan Barber, author of “The Third Plate,” lures travelers with produce and policy to Blue Hill at Stone Barns outside New York City.

1 week ago


 Dan Barber, author of "The Third Plate."

Star chef plays 'The Third Plate'

Blue Hill at Stone Barns’ star chef Dan Barber reflects on changing how we cook and eat.

1 week ago


 Len Caric, the president and CEO of Uncle Charley's Sausage.

New owners of Uncle Charley's eye expansion

The sausage company based in Vandergrift looks to bring specialty brand into new regions

1 week ago


Post-Gazette wins two Association of Food Journalists awards

Food section editor Bob Batz Jr. and freelance writer Hal B. Klein were among 53 winners announced at a dinner Thursday in Memphis.

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 Vietnamese Beef with Rice Vermicelli and Crispy Vegetables from Diana Henry's new book, "A Change of Appetite: Where Healthy Meets Delicious."

A change of appetite: Eating healthfully more simply

Diana Henry’s new cookbook is still about good food, and it’s better for you

1 week ago


 A taco from the stand outside Reyna Foods in the Strip District.

There's still time for summer's bounty

Though our city may be known for pierogies and fries on sandwiches, now is a great time for Pittsburgh food that is a lot more diverse.

1 week ago


 Heirloom tomatoes from Miriam Rubin's garden.

Miriam's Garden: Tomato time, finally!

Our columnist shares a bunch of recipes.

2 weeks ago


One Good Recipe: Herby Green Mayonnaise

Herby Green Mayonnaise melds perfectly with tomatoes for one lip-smacking sandwich.

2 weeks ago


 Surrounded by ripe ones, a green tomato sits on a window sill, ready for frying.

Green tomatoes are great to cook with

Green tomatoes have something going for them -- a refreshing, acidic, clean taste and body that stands up to frying and baking.

2 weeks ago


 Beer Beignets served at the 2014 Steel City Big Pour.

One good recipe: Beer Beignets

A great recipe concocted for Steel City Big Pour beer, food and art festival.

2 weeks ago


Food Feedback

Readers liked Marlene's ice cream 'a latte.'

2 weeks ago


Expo to celebrate Healthy Foods & Wellness

Sept. 13 event at Robert Morris University includes local chocolate -- in moderation.

2 weeks ago


 Deep-fried pickles are a classic eat at the Minnesota State Fair.

The huge Minnesota State Fair is big on decadent food creations

Deep-fried and on a stick at the Minnesota State Fair are the popular offerings that draw nearly 2 million visitors a year.

3 weeks ago


 From left to right, Larry Marcello of Brentwood, Greg Neugebauer of Delmont, Nick Kennedy of Regent Square and Steve Benso of Shadyside tailgate Saturday on the North Shore, which was full of activity with University of Pittsburgh playing the University of Delaware at Heinz Field, the Pirates playing the Cincinnati Reds and the Kickoff and Rib Festival all happening.

Pittsburgh's North Shore survives trifecta of events

Pitt football, Pirates baseball and the all-day Rib Fest made traffic and parking tight on the North Shore, but planning prevailed.

3 weeks ago


 Tour guide John Funcheon inside one of Cincinnati's beer tunnels.

Cincinnati taps into its brewing heritage

This Ohio city’s Over-the-Rhine district is being revived as a beer haven.

3 weeks ago


 Family-owned Greenawalt Farms is one of many places that offers a variety of food items for your next picnic.

Stock up for your Labor Day picnic

There’s no shortage of unique markets throughout Pittsburgh to help you throw the perfect picnic.

3 weeks ago


 Nestle Toll House Spicy Party Mix.

Nestle’s Toll House teardrop chocolate morsel turns 75

For that simple, crunchy pleasure of a chocolate chip cookie, you have Ruth Wakefield and Nestle Toll House to thank.

3 weeks ago


 Ground cherries from the Trout Lake Farmers Market in Vancouver, Canada.

Ground cherries are having a moment

Fruit that originated in South America is spreading via farmers markets here.

3 weeks ago


 60-second coffee ice cream.

Quick as caffeine: Coffee latte ice cream

Make your own ice cream with four simple ingredients.

3 weeks ago


 Dianne Shenk calls attention to the condition of the cucumbers at her produce stand on Second Avenue in Hazelwood.

In Hazelwood, you can circle the wagon and get fresh produce

Second Avenue farm stand is just the first step in Dianne Shenk’s desire to turn a food desert into a food economy.

3 weeks ago


 "Chef" included a stop at Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas.  From left, Emjay Anthony, Jon Favreau, Aaron Franklin and John Leguizamo.

Feasts on film: Food plays key role in many movies this year

This year has brought a bounty of movies that entertain and have you salivate at the same time.

3 weeks ago


 Cherry Margaritas being served at Fred & Fuzzy's Waterfront Grill in Sister Bay, Wisc.

Food Feedback: With Wisconsin cherries on top

Enjoyed your piece about Door County.

3 weeks ago


 Dressed as Elvis Presley, Glenn Woods of Cranberry Township tries a pie by Gardner Pie Co. on Tuesday at Heinz Field.

Pittsburgh food festival celebrates all things tasty

Not just anybody could sneak into the Clover Mountain Foods show, but almost everybody in the region will eventually taste its products.

3 weeks ago


Napa rushes to fix quake damage as drought means early harvest

Wineries and hospitality businesses rushed to clean up rubble and broken glass ahead of the expected influx of tourists.

3 weeks ago


Dine: Fancy or family, good service is key

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

4 weeks ago



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