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 Whiskey of America Museum logo.

Food Column: Whiskey of America Museum brewing in Pittsburgh

Kickstarter campaign funds first three exhibits, which will be unveiled at a pop-up party in November.

6 months ago

 Booth selling maple candies at last year's Mason-Dixon Frontier Festival.

Food Column: Vittles match the frontier theme at Mason-Dixon Park

Homemade cornbread and beans, biscuits and gravy, sassafras tea and salt-rising bread will be sold this weekend.

7 months ago

 A burger entered in last year's Pittsburgh Burger Bash.

Food column: Pittsburgh's best burger joints to vie for top honors at SouthSide Works

Twelve restaurants will compete using meats, cooking techniques and toppings of their choice.

7 months ago

 Guests mingle and try samples of drinks and small plates at eat.drink.PITTSBURGH, held last winter.

Food Column: Eat, drink and be merry in the great outdoors

“eat. drink” event at Lodge at North Park showcases foods and beverages from local establishments.

7 months ago

 Eat 'n Park now offers customized Smiley Cookies for Pittsburgh Cookie Tables at weddings and bridal showers.

Food Column: Pizzas, Italian and Lebanese foods celebrated at 3 festivals

Steel City Pizzafest, San Rocco Festa and Mahrajan will be held this month.

7 months ago

Food Column: Food, art to please palates at Crosstown Cookout

The first-time event at Mon Wharf parking lot is a fundraiser to promote Pittsburgh’s riverfronts.

8 months ago

 Vegfest logo.

Food Column: For its 2nd year, VegFest doubles vegan-friendly options

Nondairy ice cream, chili nachos, veggie dogs and wraps, pierogies and falafels will be among the options available.

8 months ago

 Guests arrive at a June farm-to-table dinner at Frankferd Farms in Clinton.

Food Column: 412 Food Rescue to sponsor Ugly CSA, 2 farm-to-table dinners

The group hopes to rescue healthy foods that otherwise would be discarded, with the two new programs.

8 months ago

 Douglas Derda prepares to fire up the grill in his Dormont yard. Mr. Derda recently created yinzlovebbq.com, a website listing local barbeque joints and events.

Food Column: Dormont man fires up barbecue website

Site features 40 area barbecue joints and events slated for this summer.

9 months ago

 Local maple syrup sold at Hurry Hill Maple Farm in Edinboro.

Food Column: Maple farm to host picnic, driving tour in Edinboro

Dinner and tour will highlight events from “Miracles on Maple Hill,” the Newbery Medal-winning children's book in 1957.

9 months ago

 WQED-TV's Rick Sebak with bake-off contestant Alyse Horn  at last year's Next 3 Days Festival in Troy Hill.

Food Column: Sample the best of Hilltop at Next 3 Days Festival

Mount Washington and Allentown to showcase their best home bakers, food, drinks, businesses and music Friday through Sunday.

9 months ago

 Chef Norman Peter Hart teaches at the new American Academy of Culinary Arts.

Food Column: Culinary school adds baking focus

Pittsburgh Technical Institute’s new baking and pastry certificate program can be completed in nine months.

10 months ago

 "Bonjour Kale"  by Kristen Beddard.

Food column : Former Pittsburgher chronicles kale crusade in memoir

Kristen Beddard tells her tale of bringing kale to France.

10 months ago

 The staff of Pittsburgh Food Review: From left, Dan Kitchen, Anthony DeSimone, Chris Mueller, Kendall Valan, Brittany Capozoli, Bailey Neale  and Sarah Swiss.

Food Column: Robert Morris students launch food website

The Pittsburgh Food Review site includes restaurant reviews, recipes, trends and unlikely discussions.

10 months ago

 Urbani competition: Samantha Santti and Rachel Walton created a duck breast with truffle mousseline forcemeat to win a truffle cooking competition in Italy.

Food Column: Art Institute culinary students win coveted trip to Italy

Samantha Santti and Rachel Walton net first prize in truffle competition.

11 months ago

 La Dorita's "kitchen share" space in Sharpsburg will be available for rent to local food entrepreneurs who want to expand their business savvy.

Food Column: 5 food entrepreneurs can get $70,000 worth of help

La Dorita in Sharpsburg is offering to assist five people seeking to expand their food business savvy.

11 months ago

 Macaroni and cheese samples from last year's MACC n' Cheese Bakeoff in Morningside are plated with wings and celery.

Food Column: Sample contestants' entries at MACC n' Cheese Bakeoff, and help a cause

The macaroni and cheese contest will be held at Morningside VFW on April 30 and proceeds will benefit the annual Morningside Mile.

11 months ago

 From left, Matthew Sheeler, Aden Whitlinger and Celeste Chitambo work on measuring sugar for oatmeal chocolate-chip cookies.

Food Column: Children get a lesson in basic kitchen skills

The classes in Sharpsburg teach proper boiling and draining techniques, egg preparations and using a knife properly.

11 months ago

Food column: Feast on pancakes, gumbo and live entertainment at local events

Maple Syrup Festival and Louisi-Ann’s GumboFest will held this weekend.

12 months ago

 Bartender Michael Anderson of Butcher and the Rye.

Food Column: Pittsburgher Michael Anderson has a shot at Bartender of the Year title

Butcher and the Rye’s Michael Anderson will face off with bartenders from New York and Boston in the contest.

1 year ago

 Mushroom Beef-Barley soup.

Squirrel Hill woman goes all local in homemade soup delivery business

Lori Kantor features one meat and one vegetarian soup each week, from fall through late spring.

1 year ago

 Church member Ron Maurer makes wild boar sausage in the kitchen of Northgate Church in preparation for its annual wild game dinner in 2014.

Food column: Wild Game Dinner to be held at Northgate Church

Northgate Church in Ross will hold its annual Wild Game Dinner Saturday, offering an opportunity to try venison, wild boar and even moose.

1 year ago

Food Column: Leap Year jam session planned at Union Pig

Also celebrate the extra day of this month by partying at Cornerstone at Tonidale.

1 year ago

 Anna Singer portrays Julia Child and will bake a French chocolate cake on stage.

Food Column: Sample food, humor, music, Julia Child and some Bach in 1 evening

Arts group Resonance Works’ fundraiser will feature food from Pittsburgh restaurants and bakeries.

1 year ago

Food Column : Removal of soda from kids' menus spurs no backlash

Advocacy group Mom Rising is behind the movement of having national chain restaurants dump soda from children’s menus.

1 year ago

 Chef Michael Gulotta of MOPHO, New Orleans, will serve up a Feast at Carnegie Museum of Art on Feb. 12.

Food Column: Carnegie Museum serves a feast of fine food and art

Chef Michael Gulotta will prepare a New Orleans-Vietnamese fusion meal to pair with a current museum exhibit for the Feb. 12 Feast.

1 year ago


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