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 Danielle Spinola runs Tupelo Honey Teas now located in Millvale.

Millvale invites you to its Holiday Drink Tour

For a $10 donation to the volunteer fire department, you get a cup and map to stops where you can fill it with tea, beer and other drinks.

about 8 hours ago

 "Jewel of the Lotus" won top honors for decoration at Let Them Eat Cake, The Midwife Center's annual fundraiser. The cake was crafted by Emma Lee Moore of Emmalee's Sweet Dreams.

Food Column: Build a gingerbread house, give feedback on Citiparks farmers markets

Polish-style Christmas with carols and dinner will be held in Oakland on Dec. 3.

about 20 hours ago

 Intergenerational discussion groups gather around lunch tables at the East Liberty Presbyterian Church's  Great Exchange event.

'Tis the season of traditions, conversations to integrate generations

East Liberty Presbyterian Church to hold a discussion that will focus on traditions this holiday season.

1 day ago

 A whole roasted turkey with plum glaze.

Thanksgiving 911: Answers to last-minute turkey day questions

A meat-cutter, chef, pastry chef and wine sommelier come to your rescue for your holiday feast.

2 days ago

 Maple Nut Tart.

A nut pie that is everything it’s cracked up to be for Thanksgiving

Pecans and walnuts are tossed together with brown sugar and maple syrup for an irresistible pie.

2 days ago

 Paired with barbecue sauce, leftover Thanksgiving turkey makes a great topping for pizza.

What to do with your Thanksgiving leftovers

Why settle for a turkey sandwich when it’s easy to reinvent your Thanksgiving leftovers into something more fabulous?

2 days ago

 Skillet Mac 'n Cheese with Gouda and Bacon

Let's eat: Skillet Mac 'n Cheese with Bacon and Gouda

Want to get dinner on the table in a flash? Let a one-pot meal come to the rescue.

4 days ago

 Paula Deen has come out with her 18th cookbook, "At the Southern Table With Paula Deen."

Paula Deen’s visit to Pittsburgh rescheduled

The cookbook author will come to town in January to promote her latest cookbook.

4 days ago

 President Barack Obama, with daughter Sasha, carries on the Thanksgiving tradition of saving a turkey from the dinner table with a presidential pardon of 'Cheese' in the White House.

'Yes We Cran': A brief history of the presidential turkey pardon

Before it’s Donald Trump’s turn to spare a turkey on Thanksgiving, we looked back at some of the best presidential turkey pardons.

4 days ago

 Abbas Elfatlawi, left, and Jean McHenry are served meals at the Jubilee Soup Kitchen. The Uptown center serves about 100 meals a day to the needy.

How Pittsburgh soup kitchens prepare to feed the needy on Thanksgiving

Volunteers team up at local shelters and soup kitchens  to make sure no one goes hungry or without companionship on the national holiday.

5 days ago

 Jim and Irene Rozum of Imperial enjoy a moment, and tastes of his nephew Mark Rozum's wines at Mark Rozum's new tasting room in North Fayette for his Black Dog Wine Co.

Black Dog Wine Co. opens a tasting room in North Fayette

New winery is leasing Half Crown Hill Orchard market building until it builds its own permanent production and tasting room location.

6 days ago

 Rose sangria with cherries from "Cherry Bombe" is pictured on Thursday, November 9, 2017 in Oakmont. The recipe is submitted by Kerry Diamond and Claudia Wu.

Best of 2017: Feasting with authors for Thanksgiving

Top 10 cookbooks of the year, which have recipes that will be appearing again and again at my daily and special-occasion dinners.

1 week ago

 VegFeast, Pittsburgh's annual vegan Thanksgiving dinner, will be held Saturday.

Food column: Former 'Chopped' contestant to cook at pop-up dinner in Pittsburgh

Chef Giovanna Delli Compagni to cook a dinner hosted by Underground Kitchen at a secret location.

1 week ago

 Arash Mokhtar carves a turkey on stage  at Pittsburgh Public Theater.

Thanksgiving feast takes center stage in 'The Humans'

Actors cut, carve, eat and drink real food in real time on stage in the Tony-Award winning one-act play.

1 week ago

 The red pepper, pomegranate and walnut dip, also known as muhammara, is sweet and tangy.

“Bringing it Home” by Gail Simmons with Mindy Fox: Red pepper-pomegranate dip

“Bringing it Home” by Gail Simmons with Mindy Fox

1 week ago

 The top 10 cookbook for 2017 are: "Desserts"; "Onions Etcetera"; "Cooking at Home With Bridget & Julia"; "Christopher Kimball Milk Street"; "Cherry Bombe: The Cookbook"; "Tree of Life"; Lidia's Celebrate Like an Italian"; "Rasika"; "The Haven's Kitchen Cooking School"; and "Bringing it Home."

Feasting with authors for Thanksgiving

This year has brought a spate of great cookbooks that blend cuisines without going over the top and are as intriguing as straightforward.

1 week ago

 Shrimp with orange zest is topped with nigella seeds, also known as black onion seeds. Cumin seeds could be used instead of the nigella seeds.

“Tree of Life: Turkish Home Cooking” by Joy E. Stocke and Angie Brenner: Shrimp with orange zest

“Tree of Life: Turkish Home Cooking” by Joy E. Stocke and Angie Brenner

1 week ago

 Green beans is spiced with green chili and red pepper flakes in the recipe from the cookbook, "Rasika."

“Rasika: Flavors of India” by Ashok Bajaj, Vikram Sunderam and David Hagedorn: Green beans

“Rasika: Flavors of India” by Ashok Bajaj, Vikram Sunderam and David Hagedorn

1 week ago

 Cauliflower florets are roasted with tahini sauce brightened with lemon juice and cayenne pepper.

“Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street” by Christopher Kimball: Cauliflower with tahini

“Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street” by Christopher Kimball

1 week ago

 Sweet potatoes are roasted and dressed with an herby hazelnut gremolata.

“The Haven’s Kitchen Cooking School” by Alison Cayne: Sweet potato with gremolata

“The Haven’s Kitchen Cooking School” by Alison Cayne

1 week ago

 Barley, Kale and Butternut Squash Risotto from "Lidia's Celebrate Like an Italian."

“Lidia's Celebrate Like an Italian” by Lidia Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali: Barley risotto

“Lidia's Celebrate Like an Italian” by Lidia Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali

1 week ago

 Bistec Palomillo from "Onions Etcetra" is a Cuban dish made with steak, white onion and garlic.

“Onions Etcetera” by Kate Winslow and Guy Ambrosino: Bistec Palomillo

“Onions Etcetera: The Essential Allium Cookbook” by Kate Winslow and Guy Ambrosino

1 week ago

 Rose sangria with cherries is from "Cherry Bombe: The Cookbook" by Kerry Diamond and Claudia Wu.

“Cherry Bombe: The Cookbook” by Kerry Diamond and Claudia Wu: Rose sangria

“Cherry Bombe: The Cookbook” by Kerry Diamond and Claudia Wu

1 week ago

 Turkey meatballs flavored with pesto and served along with spaghetti.

“Cooking at Home With Bridget & Julia” by America’s Test Kitchen: Turkey-pesto meatballs

“Cooking at Home With Bridget & Julia” by America’s Test Kitchen

1 week ago

 This upside-down apple cake is studded with cranberries and super moist.

“Desserts” by the editors of Food & Wine: Apple cake with cranberries

“Desserts” by the editors of Food & Wine

1 week ago

 Apple Whiskey Pie from Prohibition Pastries is made with  Aged Wheat Whiskey from Wigle Whiskey. Prohibition Pastries is taking Thanksgiving pie orders through Sunday, Nov. 19.

Want a stress-free Thanksgiving? Order dinner to go

You can get smoked turkeys, ham with pineapple glaze, sweet potato sugared pecan casserole, vegan quinoa, boozy pies and ice cream

1 week ago

 Timothy Price, left, of Verona and Charlie Seay of the East Hills chat after running into each other during a brunch for veterans Saturday at Rivers Casino on the North Side. The casino offered their brunch free to veterans. The men, who both served in the Army, went to grade school together.

A free Primanti's sandwich or Sheetz car wash? Businesses offer thanks for vets' service

Two dozen restaurant chains offered some sort of Veterans Day promotion, in what has become as much of a tradition as the Downtown parade.

1 week ago

 Roasted Pumpkin Tacos

Let's eat: Roasted Pumpkin Tacos

Our take on a “Guerrilla Taco” from the streets of Los Angeles.

1 week ago

 Varol Ablak, the CEO of Ablak Holdings.

Green Tree-based franchise operator buys Turkish foods website

Established in 2003, Tulumba.com offers Turkish foods, home and personal accessories, gifts and flowers, and more.

1 week ago

 The Commonheart plays to the crowd on the final day of the 2017 Three Rivers Arts Festival.

Feeding their Soul: The Commonheart gets creative when eating on tour

The road goes on forever, but the dining options don’t for a young band working hard to make it big.

1 week ago

 Glistening with plum glaze, turkey is plated with roasted carrots and spinach.

Have it both ways for Thanksgiving: Butter-baste the turkey, serve leftovers with glazes

A traditional butter-basted turkey is a must and so are scrumptious glazes for leftovers, or a second bird.

2 weeks ago

 In this April 2017, photo, a passer-by walks near an entrance to a Panera Bread restaurant location, in Natick, Mass.

Together again: Panera Bread to buy Au Bon Pain

They were part of the same came company in the 1990s, until Au Bon Pain was sold to a private equity firm and Panera became the focus

1 week ago

 Spaghetti dinners will be held in Carrick and Penn Hills on Saturday.

Food Column: Sample wine, cheese, beer and oysters at festivals

Lessons in making pies and nutritional food for children will be held and so will dinners for charity.

1 week ago

 Eddie V's will feature sliced turkey, roast sage dressing and cranberry chutney as part of its traditional Thanksgiving dinner.

Hate cooking for Thanksgiving? Then dine out in Pittsburgh

Forget the cooking and cleaning that comes with the Thanksgiving feast. Let the restaurant do that for you.

2 weeks ago

 Freshly shucked oysters add  a mild seafood flavor to a Thanksgiving stuffing.

Oyster stuffing isn't just for seafood lovers

Fresh-shucked oysters add flavor and moisture to Thanksgiving stuffing, and no, it won’t make side taste fishy.

2 weeks ago

 Sue Bumer and her husband Bob Bumer pose for a portrait with their grandchildren, from left to right, Morgan Bumer, 7, Chloe Spikula, 14, Brooke Bumer, 9, and Mason Spikula, 11.

Family meals rebranded for a new age

It takes more creativity to pull together multigenerational meals with different eating preferences, but encourage everyone to pitch in.

2 weeks ago

 Primanti Bros. Pastrami sandwich.

Airport patrons chew over loss of TGI Fridays. Would Primantis be a good replacement?

Suggestions on social media for replacement restaurants offering a taste of Pittsburgh include Primantis, Eat’n Park and a perogies vendor.

2 weeks ago

 Mexican Beef and Pork Chili.

Let's eat: Mexican Beef Chili

What better way to warm up on a chilly football Sunday than with a hot bowl of authentic Mexican chili?

2 weeks ago

 Patrons line up around the Dancing Gnome Brewing Company for the release of their new brew, Double Lustra Wednesday, October 11, 2017 in Sharpsburg.

Western Pa. towns are brewing up business

Pittsburgh-area towns and townships welcome breweries as catalysts for community and redevelopment.

2 weeks ago

 Waffles, INCaffeinated is set to become the first restaurant to open in the former Macy’s/Kaufmann’s department store Downtown. The building, a fixture at Fifth Ave. and Smithfield St. for well over a century, is being redeveloped.

Waffles, INCaffeinated inks deal to open in former Macy’s department store Downtown

Restaurant is the first to be signed for the Kaufmann’s Grand on Fifth Avenue development.

2 weeks ago

 From left brothers Shawn, Tony and Matt Lang stand where the future Pittsburgh Food Truck Park will be along the Riverfront Trail in Millvale.

Get an advance peek at the Pittsburgh Food Truck Park

Millvale riverfront attraction is to open in the spring, but Friday you can get a taste of eight trucks, a dozen local beers and two wines.

2 weeks ago

 Roasted buttered brussels sprouts from "The Farmhouse Chef" by Jamie DeMent

Which side are you on this Thanksgiving? Dishes can be creative or traditional

Whether you go the traditional or the nontraditional route, sides play a starring role for a Thanksgiving feast.

2 weeks ago

Papa John’s blames NFL anthem ‘debacle’ for hurting its pizza sales

The remarks follow a controversy over NFL football players protesting during the national anthem, a movement that started last season.

2 weeks ago

 These are some of the items a subscriber might find in a winter CSA box from Penn's Corner Farm Alliance. The winter subscription includes nine biweekly deliveries to pickup locations around the city, available from mid-November through mid-March. Boxes will hold items such as winter squash, potatoes, apples, greens, eggs, honey and maple syrup from local farms.

Food Column: Eat cakes, slurp soups, and drink wine, mead and rum for a cause

Pittsburgh Opera is holding a cake contest; Maggie’s Farm Rum and KingView Mead are raising money for South Park.

2 weeks ago

 Justin Severino, chef for Cure in Lawrenceville, works with his "buddy," Abby Molinaro, from Hampton, while cooking gazpacho at the restaurant.

Pittsburgh's best-known chefs to team with 'buddy' sous chefs

The 21 professionals will cook along with young adults with disabilities for the Best Buddies fundraiser on Nov. 8 in Downtown Pittsburgh.

2 weeks ago

 Espresso a Mano has opened at 1506 E. Carson Street on the South Side.

Lawrenceville specialty coffee pioneer opens South Side cafe -- with daytime meals

Espresso a Mano debuts on East Carson Street  with a range of specialty brews and a kitchen for breakfast and lunch items.

3 weeks ago

 Stuart Day of Stuart Day Guitars shows participants his workshop during the Burgh Bits & Bites practice run through the Allentown neighborhood of Pittsburgh.

The city's Allentown neighborhood has a food tour?

In a sign that this South Side hilltop neighborhood is coming back, ’Burgh Bits & Bites adds a tour of a half dozen of its eateries.

3 weeks ago

 This Feb. 16, 2017, file photo shows the ingredients label for soy milk at a grocery store in New York.

FDA moves to remove claim for heart benefits from soy milk, tofu and other foods

Monday’s announcement marks the first time the agency has moved to revoke a health food claim since it began approving such statements.

3 weeks ago

 Smoked and grilled killer wings at Fat Head's Saloon

The best dishes and drinks in Pittsburgh right now

We stop by Fat Head’s, Iron Born Pizza and Chengdu Gourmet

3 weeks ago

 Iberico pigs at White Oak Pastures in Bluffton, Ga., where farmer Will Harris III worries about the possible long-term effects of a genetically modified pig.

Chinese scientists genetically engineered a low-fat pig. But for whose benefit?

The pig can better regulate its body temperature by burning fat in cold months. The side benefit? The hog ends up with leaner meat.

3 weeks ago



Munch goes to B52 Cafe

After Thanksgiving excess, the the body will pine for  healthy, light fare like the all-vegan menu with heavy Middle Eastern accents at B52.


Munch goes to B52 Cafe

After Thanksgiving excess, the the body will pine for  healthy, light fare like the all-vegan menu with heavy Middle Eastern accents at B52.

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