Food


 Citrus tart.

Fresh citrus brightens winter meals

From oranges and tangerines to grapefruit, lemons and limes — they’re all available in spades now through late spring.

2 days ago


 The bar in the new pub which is being opened in the old Homestead municipal building by Meadville's Voodoo Brewery.

Voodoo opening pub in Homestead

The Meadville brewery is opening a pub to sell its brews closer to Pittsburgh.

2 days ago


 Anthony Zallo of the Bigelow Grille, who will be representing the Pittsburgh Steelers at the Taste of the NFL event on the eve of Super Bowl.

Pittsburgh chef serves elk at Taste of the NFL fundraiser

On Saturday, Chef Anthony Zallo will mark his seventh consecutive appearance at Taste of the NFL, a food-and-wine event for football fans.

2 days ago


 Jake Voelker poses for a picture at Voodoo Homestead.

Craft-beer destinations in Homestead, Bethel Park open Saturday

Public can visit Voodoo Homestead and Spoonwood Brewing Co. in Bethel Park.

2 days ago


 Scott Baker of 5 Generation Bakers shows off a rack of Jenny Lee cinnamon bread fresh from the oven. The company brought the Jenny Lee brand name out of retirement a few years ago and now sells the bread in stores across 20 states.

5 Generation Bakers finds sweet success with taste of Jenny Lee

The McKees Rocks bakery revived the Jenny Lee brand, after the company’s first iteration closed in 2010 following a devastating fire.

6 days ago


 Freelancer Nancy Hanst has for 54 years now kept little spiral-bound food diaries, recording everything she and her husband, Jim, cooked and ate -- and other observations.

Nancy Hanst has kept a food diary since 1962

Fifty-three spiral notebooks hold everything she and her husband, Jim, have cooked and eaten since shortly after her marriage.

1 week ago


 The logo for Spoonwood Brewing Co., opening at the end of January 2015 in Bethel Park.

Beer: Spoonwood Brewing set to bloom in Bethel Park

Several more brewpubs on the way as the foam continues to rise in the region.

1 week ago


 GBBO 5 Final

Competitive British baking show gives ‘Downton Abbey’ fans reason to tune in early

In March, one of these home bakers will be named the best.

1 week ago


'Grist from the Mill': One-woman storytelling show in Braddock puts new twist on dinner theater

Dog and Pony Show Theatricals makes the meal part of the performance, backed by the chef behind the forthcoming Superior Motors restaurant.

1 week ago


 Pistachio-crusted Salmon with Lemon Cream Sauce.

One Good Recipe: Pistachio-crusted Salmon with Lemon Cream Sauce

This dish is quick to make (about 20 minutes total) and tasty.

1 week ago


 Freelancer Nancy Hanst has for 51 years kept little spiral-bound food diaries, recording everything she and her husband, Jim, cooked and ate -- and other observations.

One memorable meal

Freelancer Nancy Hanst remembers a meal with Maestro Herbert Blomstedt.

1 week ago


 Tom DeVries, Giant Eagle executive in charge of Market District, sits in the cafe area in the remodeled Market District at the Waterworks Mall.

Giant Eagle's remodeled Waterworks Market District leads the way for Indiana

Giant Eagle brings a restaurant and bar to the Waterworks, tools the O’Hara grocer thinks Hoosier state shoppers will welcome, too.

1 week ago


 According to a study being published today in the journal Pediatrics, children and adolescents consume more calories on days when they eat pizza.

How unhealthy really is pizza for children?

A national pediatric report points to pizza as the latest culprit in contributing to obesity among children.

1 week ago


 The simple and nutritious Sweet Potato and Arugula Salad.

Eat like the Ikarians: the Greek secret to longevity?

Diane Kochilas’ new book, “Ikaria,” explores the Greek islanders’ recipe — and recipes — for living longer and better.

2 weeks ago


 Scenes of the 2014 ice wine harvest, which happened Nov. 18 and 19 at Mazza Vineyards in North East, Pa.

It's time for celebrating ice wine

Lake Erie wineries will pour several examples of this seasonal, regional delicacy.

2 weeks ago


 Lissa Guttman, who recently opened up a Jacques Torres pop-up store in Shadyside, adjusts some of the chocolate on the shelves.

Chocolate 'pop-up' sets up in Shadyside

Featuring Jacques Torres chocolate and Illy coffee, it’ll be open through Easter and then it’s gone.

2 weeks ago


 Kimchi, the Korean spicy pickled cabbage, has plenty of company in the fermented food boom.

The food trends of 2015: unpredictable

Will quinoa and chia peak? Will fermented foods boom? DIY ramen? Southern buttermilk biscuits over Cronuts? Culinary cannabis, anyone?

2 weeks ago


 Salmon Steaks with Wasabi-Mustard Marinade.

Kitchen Mailbox: A feast of two fish recipes

Her cousin shares a pair of recipes for what’s local to him: Salmon.

2 weeks ago


 Naturi yogurt.

Meet Naturi, a new Greek-style yogurt

The Greek-style yogurt is made with New York milk, but the brains behind it are from Carnegie Mellon University

2 weeks ago


 Tin Fish Gourmet by Barabara-Jo McIntosh.

Food Feedback: This recipe is a catch

Reader loved the sardines so much she plans to share them with her family.

2 weeks ago


 Frank, left, and Tommy Wong of Trey Yuen in Louisiana.

Who is General Tso? And why is the dish everywhere?

“The Search for General Tso” is a smart and sweet documentary.

3 weeks ago


 "Budget Bytes." by Beth Moncel.

Favorite cookbooks of the year

Food-pages contributors share some of their favorite cookbooks and recipes of the year.

3 weeks ago


 "Baking Chez Moi," by Dorie Greenspan.

One Good Recipe: Double-Chocolate Marble Cake

It's one of the casual "weekend cakes" in Dorie Greenspan's great new "Baking Chez Moi."

3 weeks ago


 Michele Vanek and Melissa Kaufold prepare to serve the main course at Wigilia, or Polish Christmas Eve Dinner, held by the Polish Falcons at the Sokol Club on the South Side.

Food Feedback: Memories of meatless Christmas Eve

One reader also sent a Christmas card for the good holiday cookie recipe.

3 weeks ago


Conventional control might not be best for Type 1 diabetics

The group whose diabetes was tightly controlled for the first seven years after diagnosis had a 33 percent reduction in deaths.

3 weeks ago


 From left, Shirley Gleditsch of Garfield, Kelly Moselle of Bloomfield and Mary Wilson of Garfield hold signs during a Dec. 22 rally outside the Bottom Dollar grocery store in Garfield.

Pittsburgh-area Bottom Dollar stores set to close Jan. 15

The $15 million sale to competitor Aldi is expected to close sometime in the first quarter, according to Bottom Dollar.

3 weeks ago


 A bowl of chicken and dumpling soup made by Carolyn Christian at CC's in Mt.  Lebanon.

Dishes to help kill a cold

Chicken soup isn’t the only food that helps ease cold symptoms.

3 weeks ago


 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.

3 weeks ago


 Market Street Grocery is under construction at 435 Market St., just off Market Square, Downtown.

Market Street Grocery set to fill much-needed niche for Downtown Pittsburgh

For Downtown residents, 2015 will start with another countdown — to the opening of a long-awaited grocery in Market Square.

1 month ago



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