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Hot list of events for the coming Labor Day weekend

A holiday weekend full of festivals, fairs and food.

3 months ago

 Cajun Shrimp Skewers, vegetable skewers and Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Skewers from "The Hungry Fan's Game Day Cookbook" by Daina Falk.

Kebobs: Stick to the sizzling skewered foods this holiday weekend

Skewered foods are perfect for a big crowd with varied diets.

3 months ago

 Blueberry cake.

Blueberries + zucchini = awesome cake

The best tastes come together at the end of summer in one, moist bite.

3 months ago

 Sarris Candies' "Election Coin" features a caricature of Donald Trump on one side and Hillary Clinton on the other.

Will it be Clinton or Trump? It's a chocolate toss-up

Canonsburg candy maker, Sarris Candies, creates chocolate coin for the presidential election.

3 months ago

 Bartender Javed Hashmi serves a drink to a customer at the Livermore in East Liberty. Experts cite employee makeup, rental agreement and target clientele as key determiners for a successful restaurant. And, of course: Location, location, location.

Several factors allow restaurants to stay open with empty tables

How restaurants can keep their doors open for years — even with less-than-stellar dine-in business.

3 months ago

 The Cafe at the Frick is featuring an 18-ounce grilled Kobe New York strip for dinner on Fridays through the end of August.

Is a steak worth $275? It is if it melts in your mouth

A food writer takes a fork and knife to an 18-ounce, A5-graded Japanese Kobe steak at the Cafe at the Frick.

3 months ago

 Heirloom Tomato and Pimiento Cheese Pie is a delicious invention from chef Matthew Krenz.

Miriam's Garden: Heirloom tomatoes burst in rainbow of colors and evocative names

Look beyond salads and sandwiches, and use the tomatoes in one-of-a-kind pies.

3 months ago

 Food activist and chef Bryant Terry will speak at the Three Day Blow Festival.

Food, drink, social justice converge at Three Day Blow Festival in Pittsburgh

Michael Solomonov and Bryant Terry will be among the speakers at the event, which will feature “breakout sessions and quirky programming.”

3 months ago

 Chefs participating in 412 Food Rescue benefit dinner.

Pittsburgh's top female chefs dish out dinner to help 412 Food Rescue

Eleven chefs will prepare an 8-course meal in North Point Breeze to raise money to fight food waste.

3 months ago

Know the volume of your baking pans

This way you can bake any batter in any size pan.

3 months ago

 Roasted Tomato Pierogies at The Foundry.

Little Bites: North Shore's The Foundry opens

A new North Shore dining option for those headed to Pirates and Steelers games and Stage AE shows opened Monday.

3 months ago

Roasted crickets for dinner, anyone?

Troy Hill restaurant to offer insects as an alternative protein source for a four-course menu.

3 months ago

 Fox's 'MasterChef' returns tonight with Slippery Rock native Nathan Barnhouse hard at work in the kitchen.

'MasterChef' Nathan won't be bullied in the kitchen

There’s much to master in the “MasterChef” kitchen. For Slippery Rock native Nathan Barnhouse, that includes making friends, and rice.

3 months ago

Food truck review: Sugar and Spice

Sugar and Spice is reaching a much bigger audience with its food truck and ice cream boat.

3 months ago

Food truck review: Foodoo

The Meadville-based brewery created the truck and sometimes sends it to festivals and other events around Erie and Crawford County.

3 months ago

Food truck review: Burgh Bites

The gloved servers were not only clean but very personable and the cashier made everyone laugh as he called out the orders.

3 months ago

Food truck review: BRGR

The BRGR food truck has many of the same gourmet burgers available at BRGR restaurants.

3 months ago


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