The pizza margherita at Il Pizzaiolo in both Market Square and Mt. Lebanon is $15.

Dine: For $40, what do you get in Pittsburgh vs. New York City

From pizza to chicken to cured meats to burgers, here’s a look at what $40 or less can feed you in Pittsburgh eateries versus the Big Apple.

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 Of some 438 restaurant employees surveyed, 6 percent admitted to contaminating customers’ food.

Study tracks wait staff reaction to difficult customers

In the recent academic study “The Waiter Spit in My Soup!” 6 percent of restaurant workers admitted to contaminating customers’ food.

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 Pittsburgh Juice Company’s Witch’s Brew with some of its raw ingredients — cucumber, kale, spinach, celery, apple, lemon and ginger. The concoction was inspired by the movie “The Last Witch Hunter,” whose cast and crew enjoyed it while they were filming in Pittsburgh.

On the Table: From start to finish, 10 dishes that will please a vegetarian

You can find veg-friendly food in Pittsburgh even in January that's surprisingly satisfying. Check out these drinks, dishes and desserts.

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 Sous chefs Thomas Lonardo, Jessica Lewis, head chef Dennis Marron and sous chef Wyatt Lash, in the dining room of The Commoner in the new Hotel Monaco Downtown.

Dine: New Commoner restaurant at Hotel Monaco attracts seasoned lineup of chefs

In the kitchen and behind the bar at the Commoner, the Hotel Monaco restaurant opens this week.

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After U.S. complaint, Squirrel Hill restaurant agrees to pay back wages

The U.S. Department of Labor sued Sun Penang on Forbes Avenue and owner Hsiao Yen Wu under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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 Melissa and Joseph Tambellini at their Bryant Street restaurant in Highland Park.

Tambellini in Highland Park offers diners a slice of old Pittsburgh

Joseph Tambellini Restaurant offers the best of Old Pittsburgh without caricature: elegant service and classic Italian cuisine.

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 Fire Walk With Me and the Forty-Third Street cocktails at Tender Bar + Kitchen in Lawrenceville.

#SEENHotSpot: Tender Bar + Kitchen

Former bank building in Lawrenceville becomes a Pittsburgh hot spot as a cocktail bar.

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 So far, about two dozen food establishments statewide await licensing approval before they can deliver beer to customers. But as it turns out it's been legal all along for pizza parlors, Chinese restaurants and other eateries to deliver beer.

Who knew? Pittsburgh eateries selling beer can deliver six-packs

Pittsburgh-area pizza parlors and take-out food restaurants are seeking a license to deliver six packs now that they realize it’s legal.

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 Andrew Sherman of Point Breeze, left, John Hudock of Peters and Jeff Smillie of Squirrel Hill talk to Bar Marco waiter Justen Burrell of Lawrenceville, who has worked there for 2 1/2 years.

Hold that tip: Strip District restaurant Bar Marco to embrace national trend, but will Pittsburgh follow?

Bar Marco intends to pay servers a standard wage, plus benefits, and adjust prices upward to reflect the service charge.

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Dine: High-tech ways of dining out

Whether they're toys or tools, high-tech inventions are changing how we dine in Pittsburgh and beyond.

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 John Bowie, senior vice president of operations at Arby’s, talks in the interior at the new restaurant location on Liberty Avenue, Downtown, one of the first new Arby’s in an urban setting with an in-line restaurant format.

Arby’s continues rollout of revamped store design

On Liberty Avenue, the restaurant chain is opening a new, improved version Monday that will show off changes cooked up.

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Restaurants ask Pennsylvania to begin home delivery of beer

A ruling by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board allows businesses with retail liquor licenses to legally bring suds to the front door.

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Five Guys manager sues, says targeted for refusing to schedule more whites at Greensburg eatery

The manager says he was fired because he's black and refused to include more whites on shifts at his store to placate his supervisors.

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FDA cites McKees Rocks food warehouse

The warehouse owned by a New York-based company was cited for “significant violations” after an inspection found unsanitary conditions.

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 Asiatique Thai Bistro in Bakery Square offers lunch and dinner at reasonable prices.

Restaurant scene: Two new Thai restaurants offer accessible food for different markets

Asiatique Thai Bistro in Bakery Square and My Thai in Dormont put their own spins on greatest hits.

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 Abbey Stokes Miller, manager of Eat'n Park, talks with customers, Rhonda Liptak, 48, of Elizabeth and her mom, LaRue, 67, of McKeesport, at the restaurant Dec. 18.

McKeesport Eat'n Park gets a facelift

The Lysle Boulevard restaurant opened in 1952 and is the oldest location of all the Eat’n Park restaurants.

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 Chef and caterer Kate Romane with her truck, loading up behind Penn Mac in the Strip District.

People to meet in 2015: Chef and restaurant owner Kate Romane

The bumpy road to a life in food led to locally grown ingredients, unexpected environments and a Highland Park restaurant.

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After fire, Belvedere's staff sets up fundraising account

Belvedere’s employees launch GoFundMe account after fire closes the Pittsburgh club in Lawrenceville for an estimated three months.

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 With their 1977 book "The Taste of America," John and Karen Hess drew controversy for their critique of the state of American food.

How Karen Hess, food historian and caustic critic, lives on today

Karen Hess brought a sharp eye for accuracy to culinary history and gave scathing assessments of the contemporary food scene.

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