Il Tetto, Italian for "the roof," is at the top of the tri-level Sienna Mercato at 942 Penn Ave.

Dine: Bucs fans ought to stop here

Where to eat and drink before and after a Pirates home game.

1 day ago

 Pittsburgh-based Eat'n Park has sued Chicago American Sweet & Snacks, saying its cookies called "Smiley's" are a lot like Eat'n Park's best-seller, above.

Eat'n Park sues Chicago cookie-maker over Smiley trademark

The suit says Chicago American Sweet & Snacks sells cookies called "Smiley's" that Eat'n Park says are a lot like its product.

3 days ago

 Stephanie Steren-Ruta, from Tennessee, who was visiting her grad-student sister at the University of Pittsburgh, makes a stop at the Las Palmas taco stand outside the grocery store on Atwood Street in Oakland.

Dining scene: Las Palmas offers tacos to go and more

With four locations and growing, Las Palmas tacos build a community of frugal fans.

4 days ago

 The “E.O. Beef,” made with London port roast beef, with pickled onion, tomato and horseradish on a brioche bun at Arnold's Tea Shop and Cafe on the North Side.

Munch goes to Arnold's Tea Shop and Cafe on the North Side

The new North Side spot adds comfortable cheer to East Ohio Street.

4 days ago

 The 'Mac Attack' grilled cheese at The Yard in Shadyside, comprised of a house cheddar sauce, spiral pasta and soaked bacon lardons.

Owners opening second Yard restaurant Downtown

David Ondik, Michael Allen and Nirav Patel opened the first location of the Yard a year ago in what had been Pangea in Shadyside.

5 days ago

Fired ex-waitress sues Primanti Bros. on alcohol disability claim

In a complaint filed today in U.S. District Court, the ex-waitress says the chain violated the federal Americans with Disabilities Act.

5 days ago

Dine: Proper etiquette for a cafe stop

Should you sit and should you tip? Answers to reader questions on cafe etiquette.

1 week ago

Roger Li to open Umami restaurant in Lawrenceville

The izakaya, or Japanese pub, will feature, "traditional Japanese dishes using modern techniques and local ingredients.“

1 week ago

Little Bites: New chef at Donato's, Taco Truck at Gus’s Cafe

Local restaurant news: Donato Coluccio of Donato's in Fox Chapel area heads to Capital Grille; James Rich moves into Gus’s kitchen.

1 week ago

Sidelines restaurant owner to open Fire Side Pub in East Liberty

Robert Miller and Jessica Martin Adams will open The Fire Side Pub at 6290 Broad St. in the former Station Street Hot Dogs space.

1 week ago

 Dessert nachos.

Food Network's Guy Fieri to open burger restaurant at First Niagara Pavilion

The burger restaurant is one of 12 that will debut this season at stadiums affiliated with Live Nation around the country.

1 week ago

 The Mt. Washington view of Pittsburgh offers a signature view of the Steel City skyline. The Tin Angel restaurant has been one of the dining places where visitors could enjoy it while having a meal.

Mt. Washington restaurant Tin Angel to close at end of May

President Bill Clinton, British Prime Minister John Major, Cher and Russell Crowe are among more than 500,000 people who have dined there.

1 week ago

 Fries dressed with truffle aioli at Winghart's on Carson Street.

Dine: On a mission to find the best french fries in Pittsburgh

A group of friends set out to find  Pittsburgh’s best french fries — a quest that took three years.

2 weeks ago

Caribbean restaurant Pirata opening at Market Square

Pirata will feature food from South America, Puerto Rico, Cuba and Mexico, and offer more than 200 rums, the restaurant’s co-owner says.

2 weeks ago

 According to Health Department statistics, 20 percent of the 9,000 food facilities it inspects have had at least one high-risk code violation that could cause a food-borne illness.

County health board bringing back food safety committee

Despite county council’s 12-1 vote against the grading system, the health board voted to re-establish a food safety advisory committee.

2 weeks ago

 Sakari at Montery Bay.

On the Table: At Sakari, inside Monterey Bay Grotto, fantastic views upstage menu

Sakari at Monterey Bay Fish Grotto in Mount Washington has a breathtaking view, but the food falls flat.

2 weeks ago

 The Allegheny County Council on Tuesday rejected a plan to start posting health inspection grades on restaurant doors.

Controversial restaurant health-grading plan rejected

The measure requiring restaurants to post A-B-C letter grades on health inspections failed in a 12-1 vote of Allegheny County Council.

2 weeks ago

Toast in Shadyside to close, fate of Cibo in Regent Square unknown

Proof in Shadyside will close, but its owner does not know what he was going to do with the building.

2 weeks ago

 Darren Smith will Szmidt's deli next week at 957 Liberty Ave., Downtown.

Szmidt's Old World Deli to officially open next week Downtown Pittsburgh

With a menu of super stacked sandwiches, pierogies, sides and sweets, owner Darren Smith makes as much as he can in-house.

2 weeks ago

 Cure chef/proprietor Justin Severino.

Dine: Why does Pittsburgh come up short in the James Beard Awards?

Why the James Beard chef and restaurant awards could matter for Pittsburgh.

3 weeks ago

 New dining room and bar area at the Smoke Taqueria location in Lawrenceville.

On the Table: Smoke BBQ Taqueria puts together fine tacos, smoked meat dishes

The new Smoke Taqueria in Lawrenceville offers more seating, a central location, terrific tacos and smoked meat.

3 weeks ago

 Owners of a McDonald's franchise in Altoona instituted a policy against serving those under 18 after one of the owners says he was assaulted by teens.

McDonald's in Altoona bars youth after teen brawl

“We’re evaluating it day to day,” said one of the franchise owners. “We hope that it’s going to be a temporary thing.”

3 weeks ago

Coming soon? The Pittsburgh Porkrind Bike

The Pittsburgh mobile food scene looks to go up a notch this June, when the Pittsburgh Porkrind Bike hits the streets.

3 weeks ago

Restaurant grading proposal vote could come as early as next week

Allegheny County Council's committee on Health and Human Services voted to send the proposal to full council with a neutral recommendation.

3 weeks ago

Chipotle to stop serving food with genetically modified ingredients

The move to take GMOs out of its products is a first for a major restaurant chain.

4 weeks ago


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