Buffalo fried chicken balls at Emporio: A Meatball Joint

Emporio gives diners meatballs galore

At the restaurant, he makes four types of meatballs -- classic beef, spicy pork, vegetarian and chicken -- as well as a meatball of the day.

3 days ago

 Chefs Tim Fetter and Keith Coughenour review food choices during a planning session at the Duquesne Club for a dinner honoring Thomas Keller.

Dine: Four top Pittsburgh chefs get ready to fete culinary icon Thomas Keller

What do you cook for Thomas Keller, one of the most recognizable chefs in the world? A Pittsburgh Botanic Garden gala will provide answers.

1 week ago

Bridge Tap House padlocked for failing to pay drink tax

The Versailles bar and grille owes more than $53,759 in drink tax liability, Allegheny County officials said.

1 week ago

 Aryn Komaniak, Cecelia Price-Knight, owner and Desmond Knight, chef of  Impressionz.

At Impressionz, authentic Jamaican food is served in a friendly atmosphere

In East Liberty, Cecelia Price-Knight serves Jamaican warmth in the dining room and great food from her husband and chef, Desmond Knight.

1 week ago

Little Bites, local restaurant news

Fukuda serves lunch; NOLA chef cooks in other venues.

1 week ago

Open Bottle Bistro to open in Shadyside

Local wine expert Dave DeSimone's new restaurant will open Tuesday in the former La Casa.

1 week ago

 Jonathan Vlasic, executive chef and owner of Alla Famiglia in Pittsburgh’s Allentown neighborhood, prepares veal chop Milanese with lemon, pignoli and Indonesian blue lump crab.

Making a comeback, veal is star of Pittsburgh's priciest entree

At Alla Famiglia, the veal chop is $68 or $72, depending on the style. The image of veal has been helped by changes in its production.

2 weeks ago

 Neopolitan-style margherita pizza at Stone Pizzeria, Downtown.

Pittsburgh pizza continues to embrace regional styles

A handful of regional styles have been infiltrating the city's pizza landscape -- and the options are growing.

2 weeks ago

 A Meat Eater pizza awaits pickup at Blaze Pizza in Pasadena. The chain has six locations now in Southern California, with more coming this year.

Chains race for more slices of the pie

A new wave of customized pizza chains is moving across the country.

2 weeks ago

 Wendy's new Sriracha Fish Sandwich.

Options for when you want fish, fast

Make the most of fish-fry Fridays with three new sandwiches.

2 weeks ago

 Michael Passalacqua, owner of Angelo's Restaurant in Washington, Pa., talks with customers during his open house celebrating the restaurant's 75th anniversary. Left to right are Mark Lucas, Dennis McAteer and his wife Regina Lucas of Peters.

Angelo's Restaurant celebrates 75th anniversary

Decades of loyalty was rewarded with free food and beverages to help the Passalacqua family celebrate the Washington eatery's anniversary.

2 weeks ago

Little Bites: Local restaurant news

Bella Sera hosts "A Taste of Italy"; Dive Bar & Grill opens and A'Pizza Badamo expands.

3 weeks ago

 Ten Penny’s American clam bake ($28) is a rustic meal that’s big enough to share. Ingredients steamed in Yards Tavern Ale include little neck clams, PEI mussels, shrimp, crawfish, Italian sausage, corn on the cob, red potatoes and haricot vert

At Ten Penny, bar is well-stocked, but diners need to bring a discerning eye to the menu

With a handsome bar and dining room, Ten Penny is a place to go for cocktails and basic dishes before the theater or a game.

3 weeks ago

Eddie Merlot's will open Downtown in April

The 300-seat steakhouse Eddie Merlot's will open April 22 at Four Gateway Center in the space formerly occupied by Elements.

3 weeks ago

 Heather Rommes, left, and Ann Love enjoy the happy hour last Tuesday at a crowded TenPenny, which opened last Tuesday.

Dine: Getting that choice table in Pittsburgh becoming a tougher option

The most popular times and tables at desirable Pittsburgh restaurants -- and how to plan your strategy

4 weeks ago

Mineo's Pizza of Squirrel Hill expands

Mineo's, now with a full bar, is a third larger than when Giovanni "John" Mineo opened the place on Murray Avenue in 1958.

4 weeks ago


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