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 Pimiento Cheese sandwich.

Pimento cheese: Spreading the Southern love

Whether you spell it pimento or pimiento, get acquainted with the sandwich spread that is a tradition at the Augusta Masters.

about 23 hours ago

 A selection of appetizers at Calabria's in Castle Shannon.

Calabria's restaurant celebrates 25 years in South Hills

Churches and loyal customers helped the Calabria family through perpetual road closures that hindered access to the restaurant for years.

about 23 hours ago

 Peas & Carrots Mac 'N' Cheese.

Add spring flavor, color to mac ’n' cheese with peas, carrots

′The vegetable combo along with roasted garlic and a double dose of cheese make the pasta dish special.

about 23 hours ago

 Cherry Cola Mayonnaise Sauerkraut Chocolate Cake.

Cherry cola, mayo, sauerkraut, chocolate cake? April Fools!

Somehow all these ingredients work together to create a cake with lightness and a punch of flavor.

about 23 hours ago

 New signs, like the one at this Kings Family Restaurant in was part of a TV and marketing campaign the company launched in 2014.

Kings closes 5 Pittsburgh-area restaurants; revamp planned

Signs were posted Sunday at the company’s restaurants in Wexford, Bridgeville, Imperial, Harmarville, and Altoona.

2 days ago

 Chef Michele Savoia stands in front of the bar at Dish Osteria and Bar on South 17th Street in the South Side in 2014.

Dish Osteria closing as owners look toward 'next chapter'

The popular South Side restaurant will close its doors on April 22 after 17 years in business.

3 days ago

 Owner Fabien Moreau works on a batch of croissants.

La Gourmandine's third location gives Hazelwood an authentic French bakery

The popular pastry shop that started in Lawrenceville will now have four times the production space with the new location.

6 days ago

 Three of Starkist's new flavors are on grocery shelves now: Thai Chili Style, Jalapeno and Hot Buffalo Style. Two more — Sriracha and Tapatio — will come to stores in September.

StarKist targets snack trends as it seeks to feed tuna to millennials

StarKist unveils five new flavors of its tuna in a pouch as it aims to reach customers looking for different flavors and convenience.

6 days ago

Rose Tea Cafe Express hit with another consumer alert

It was the second time in 15 months that an alert was posted at the Oakland eatery.

6 days ago

 Chuck Prophet.

Hot list of events for March 23-26

Pittsburgh Symphony performances, Alabama indie-rocker Waxahatchee, Cold War Kids and Chuck Prophet are on the list of weekend performances.

6 days ago

 Buried Avocado Chocolate Mousse.

Cut down on food waste and save money in the process

At a time when one in eight families struggles to put dinner on the table, 40 percent of the food produced in the country never gets eaten.

1 week ago

 Super Submarine Sandwich with Olive-Pepper Relish.

Whether they are heroes, subs or Zeps, they are sandwiches

Sandwiches can be served hot or cold but need to be loaded with filling.

1 week ago

 The bar area at the newly opened Talia Cucina & Rosticceria in the old Alcoa Building, Downtown.

First Bite: Talia Cucina & Rosticceria in Downtown

New Downtown Pittsburgh spot offers Italian with fun and flair.

1 week ago

 Spring Green Pilaf , with asparagus, edamame and leeks, in a bowl.

One Good Meatless Recipe: Embrace spring with a green pilaf

Toss in asparagus, edamame, leeks, dill and pistachios, and don’t worry about how much.

1 week ago

Restaurants cut down on food waste to help the bottom line

Conscious restaurants practice root-to-stem and nose-to-tail cooking.

1 week ago

Tips to help cut down on food waste

Resist temptation, freeze foods, be creative and always consider donating.

1 week ago

 People wait in line during lunch hour at Conflict Kitchen in Oakland on Friday.

Conflict Kitchen closing Schenley Plaza eatery, but continuing mission

Controversial Oakland restaurant of many flavors may not be finished starting dialogue, arguments and “spaces for empathy and action.”

1 week ago

 Chef Jesse Barlass, with help from Marisa Cantelli, makes final preparations during a cook off at Smallman Galley in the Strip District on Monday. Mr. Barlass was one of eight candidates auditioning for one of four openings at the restaurant incubator.

Smallman Galley holds final audition for its new class of chefs

Strip District’s Smallman Galley in Pittsburgh has its final audition for its new class of chefs in this restaurant incubator.

1 week ago

 Tony Giaramita, owner of Pizza Taglio in East Liberty, who was formerly an attorney before undertaking his new career.

Pizza makers find true calling in the dough

Several local men give up other careers to become pizza shop owners.

1 week ago

 Conflict Kitchen's last day in Schenley Plaza will be May 31.

Conflict Kitchen to close Oakland location

The restaurant described the closure of its brick-and-mortar shop as “a new phase in the life of the project.”

1 week ago

 Roasted white potatoes with mint and preserved lemon.

Potatoes in an herb state of mind

Dress up the down-to-earth potato with chic down-to-earth herbs.

2 weeks ago

 Guinness stew with beef and spring vegetables.

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a Guinness beef stew

The stout, which is high in iron and minerals, and considered something of a health tonic.

2 weeks ago

 Klavon's Shamrock milkshake is made with mint-chocolate ice cream.

Ice cream scoop: Celebrate spring with free ices, milkshakes and cones

Klavon’s will offer free milkshakes on St. Patrick’s Day. Dairy Queen and Rita’s will hand out frozen treats on Monday.

2 weeks ago

Turkey Hill's cold blast from the past

Company asks customers to vote for their favorite flavor from the past.

2 weeks ago

 Spinach and Feta Quiche With Quinoa Crust.

One meatless recipe: Quinoa is godsend for making gluten-free quiche crust

Protein-packed quiche is loaded with spinach, feta and deliciousness.

2 weeks ago

 French Toast Pancakes.

Now that the winter storm didn't happen, what do you do with the bread?

Make the boozy French toasts or a cheesy corn pudding for starters. Or simply convert them to crumbs or croutons.

2 weeks ago

 The bar area at Condado Taqueria bursts with a colorful Day of the Dead look.

Condado Taqueria offers free tacos on opening day in Pittsburgh

The Ohio-based chain offers a long list of tacos and alcoholic beverages.

2 weeks ago

 Isaly's ice cream flavors will include Maricopa -- vanilla ice cream with butterscotch swirl -- and Whitehouse Cherry -- a nod to the presidential mansion with vanilla ice cream and maraschino cherries (rather than cherry blossoms).

Here's the scoop: Isaly’s ice cream is back

Prepare for nostalgia overload with six flavors that are being made available, including Whitehouse Cherry and Maricopa.

2 weeks ago

 Maple sugar candies are just one of many maple products sold in the restaurant at Sweet Traditions near Corry in Erie County.

Tis the season for maple festivals, tours, walks and feeds

Park programs, tours, festivals and feeds celebrate Pennsylvania’s maple sugaring season and tradition.

2 weeks ago

 April Gruver shows off her bakery Vanilla Pastry Studio after moving from the West End to East Liberty in 2008.

Vanilla Pastry Studio in Regent Square closing permanently Sunday

April Gruver, who owns the bakery specializing in cupcakes, says she is moving on to new opportunity.

2 weeks ago

 Matt Nee and his wife Lauren with son Dexter at their 2016 St. Patrick's Parade Day Party at Buford's, Uptown.

Annual St. Patrick's Parade Day blowout raises money for scholarships

Buford’s Kitchen will be the site of this Saturday’s party.

2 weeks ago

 Food Culinary team leader Michael Hendricks and assistant team leader Jenny Rump at Whole Foods' Upper St. Clair store.

New Whole Foods bakes breads from scratch

The Upper St. Clair location is the first in the Pittsburgh area to feature a scratch bakery.

3 weeks ago

 Broccoli + Red Pepper + Pesto Galette.

One Good Meatless Recipe: The forgiving galette is unforgettable

The laid-back pie has a loosey-goosey attitude when it comes to the crust, filling and technique.

3 weeks ago

 Spicy Asian Wings:  The sauce is a combo of fresh ginger, ketchup, brown sugar and a hit of sriracha, adding a mix of heat and sweet to these wings.

Wing it for March Madness with flavorful sauces

Glaze baked wings with a spicy Asian, honey-mustard or tikka masala sauce.

3 weeks ago

 Bishop David Zubik has lifted -- for this week only -- the ban on eating meat and said Pittsburgh's Catholics can enjoy meat as part of their St. Patrick's Day celebrations. The dispensation is aimed primarily at Irish Catholics, whose St. Patrick's Day celebration often include corned beef.

Bishops Zubik, Malesic lift meat ban on St. Patrick's Day

Corned beef can be on the menu even though the holiday falls on a Friday in Lent, when Catholics usually abstain from meat.

3 weeks ago

 The 34th annual American Wine Society's Pittsburgh Wine Conference features seminars and tastings along with an amateur wine competition.

Wine tasters and winemakers blend at Pittsburgh Wine Conference

The 34th annual event will be held on March 19 at Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Center.

3 weeks ago

 Leona's Ice Cream pints come in five flavors.

Leona's Homemade Ice Cream available by the pint

The flavors are vanilla, chocolate, fresh mint chocolate, coffee and cinnamon-oatmeal lace.

3 weeks ago

 James Beard Foundation Cherfs Boot Camp for Policy and Change brings together chefs from across the country to study the important issues and challenges facing the food industry.

Local chefs participate in James Beard Foundation food waste reduction workshop

Kevin Sousa and Justin Severino will be among 15 chefs from around the country at the boot camp in Georgia.

3 weeks ago

 Mediterra's red fife bread is made with wheat grown in Arizona and Holmes County, Ohio.

East meets West at Mediterra Bakery

The Robinson bakery has a second location in Arizona.

3 weeks ago

RMU study finds lead at high levels in fast food toys

The levels found in the scientific study were high enough to be classified as hazardous waste

3 weeks ago

 Freshly-iced Eat n' Park Smiley Cookies await packaging in the company's Robinson bakery.

Obituary: Paul Leo Crowe / Regional director of Eat'n Park restaurants

Crowe, who in 44 years worked his way to become an influential regional director for the chain, died Friday of natural causes. He was 86.

3 weeks ago

 The organizers of the recent Women’s March on Washington are calling for a national “Day Without a Woman” strike on Wednesday.

On 'Day Without A Woman,' Troy Hill restaurant gives female workers Wed. off

For the “Day Without A Woman,” Scratch F&B is having a fundraiser for Planned Parenthood and partnering with Farm to Table Pittsburgh.

3 weeks ago

 Yoplait Greek yogurt on display at a supermarket in Port Chester, N.Y. A lawsuit in 2012 said Yoplait Greek was misleadingly marketed because it contained an ingredient not listed in the federal standard of identity for yogurt.

Mayo, wings, butter: 'Fake milk' is the latest food fight

The dairy industry's accusations calling soy, almond and rice drinks "fake milk" is just the latest in the history of food fights.

3 weeks ago

Ohio company recalls more than 40,000 pounds of veal; some sold in Pa.

Officials say the products were shipped to distributors in Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Illinois, N. Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas and Canada.

3 weeks ago

 New upscale seafood restaurant Eddie V's in the Union Trust Building.

Eddie V's joins the upscale dining wave in the Union Trust Building

The upscale seafood and steak chain will open Monday in the southeast quadrant.

3 weeks ago

Little Bites: 3.2.17

Local restaurant news.

3 weeks ago

 Top pan-seared shrimp with a slightly sweet sherry vinegar-shallot sauce before serving them with Parmesan polenta.

Plunge into the art of seafood cooking for Lent

Many are intimidated but local fishmongers say fear is unfounded. Seafood is simple and need not be quite so costly.

4 weeks ago

 A touch of honey in the dressing highlights the sweetness of the oranges in this citrus salad with mixed greens and avocado.

Seasonal oranges add color, zest to salads

It’s best to combine the sweet cara caras and tart blood oranges.

4 weeks ago

 Mac and cheese with fol epi, comte, cheddar and chevre cheeses with lardons and onions at Casellula, the new restaurant at City of Asylum's Alphabet City, on the North Side .

Who's got the cheese? Casellula, of course

At Alphabet City on the North Side, Brian Keyser will walk anyone through the ABC’s of cheese tasting.

4 weeks ago

 It's easier than you think to make dumplings at home.

Throw a dumpling party, but don't sweat it

All you need is a commercially bought wrapper and a tasty filling.

4 weeks ago


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