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 The dining area of Casellula @ Alphabet City on the North Side.

Casellula in the North Side to close in late December

The New York import lasted just under a year in Pittsburgh’s North Side.

about 16 hours ago

 The interior of the new Missing Links Brewery in Connoquenessing, Butler County.

Missing Links Brewery opening near Butler; CoStar buys in Etna

Brewpub located near the Butler Farm Market on Friday starts out serving 10 house beers, plus Pennsylvania wine, housemade soda and food.

3 days ago

 Anthony DiCio on the second floor of the Pennsylvania building facing 19th Street.

Food hall slated to open in former nuisance building in the Strip

The rehabbed Pennsylvania Building has rescued key vendors from the now closed Pittsburgh Public Market and it’s about to host more.

3 days ago

 Madeleine Bakery & Bistro opens Saturday in Wilkinsburg.

Regent Square, Wilkinsburg residents will soon be within walking distance of warm croissants

Plus, a new wine bar in Lawrenceville and a Thai restaurant on the South Side

3 days ago

 Adults can learn to make gingerbread houses with Fairmont Pittsburgh hotel pastry chefs in a class Dec. 19.

Food Column: Pancakes with Santa, gingerbread house making class for adults and more

There are still plenty of holiday food activities to keep you in the spirit.

3 days ago

 Gladys Fuentes, right, one of five female kitchen workers, in Boston speaks about her experiences while detailing a sexual harassment lawsuit the women are filing against McCormick & Schmick's, a national restaurant chain featuring seafood and steaks, on Dec. 12, 2017, in Boston.

Five female kitchen workers are suing the McCormick & Schmick’s seafood restaurant chain over lewd behavior

They say they were subjected to constant groping and lewd comments, and their complaints to the company were routinely ignored.

4 days ago

 In this April 19, 2017, file photo, chef Mario Batali attends an awards event in New York.

When the alcohol flowed, Mario Batali turned abusive, his workers say

After four anonymous allegations of sexual misconduct were published, the restaurateur and celebrity chef’s brand was thrown into turmoil.

4 days ago

 Tom Horstman, from Mount Washington, dines on wings at Bigham Tavern earlier this year.

'Food Paradise' from The Travel Channel makes a second visit to Pittsburgh

Crew will film at Bigham Tavern in Mount Washington Wednesday.

5 days ago

 Brisket sliders are one of the $5 options for the weekday happy hour from 5 to 7 p.m. at Pork & Beans Downtown.

Great brisket for $5 at a new happy hour, plus more food news

Plus, a new Thai noodle house opens on the South Side.

1 week ago

 Brewer Bryan McDowell holds his chin while brewing one of the first batches of beer in the brewhouse at the new CR Brewing Co. in Neshannock, Pa., near New Castle.

CR Brewing Co. aims to be a regional destination near New Castle

The Crane Room Grille, complete with a working 10-ton crane, adds a brewery that released its first two beers there this week.

1 week ago

 General view of the Starbucks Reserve Roastery outlet in Shanghai on December 6, 2017.

The world’s largest, most lavish Starbucks has opened in Shanghai

The nearly 30,000-square foot Starbucks Reserve Roastery does much more than simply serve coffee.

1 week ago

 The logo for Rare Ale, which is made exclusively for area BRGR outlets by Full Pint Brewing Co.

BRGR offers customers a Rare Ale

Full Pint Brewing Co. created this amber brew expressly to complement burgers, rare and otherwise.

1 week ago

 The interior of Cyclops Cafe in Bellevue.

One-stop shop for a java jolt and a tattoo

The Cyclops Cafe in Bellevue contains a tattoo parlor and bills itself as a coffee shop, art space, live music venue and co-working space.

1 week ago

 Restaurant owners, Dom Branduzzi, left, and Roger Li, at Ki Ramen.

The best dishes at Ki Ramen in Lawrenceville

The restaurant from neighborhood-favorite restaurateurs delivers value and a formula for a fun time.

1 week ago

 Crispy whole chicken with fried garlic at Vivo Kitchen in Sewickley.

The best dishes of 2017

The PG food staff praises their favorite dishes of the year in and around Pittsburgh.

1 week ago

 A growler of cider is filled at Knockin’ Noggin Cidery & Winery in Volant, Pa.

Food Column: Holiday cookie sales, pancake breakfasts with Santa and more

Wine trails and wine walks are among all the festivities taking place in the Pittsburgh region as we gear up for the holidays.

1 week ago

 Vellutata di Patate con Baccala al Nero di Seppia (Creamed Saffron Potato Soup with Baccala and Squid Ink Foam served with Julienne Vegetables), one of the "seven fishes" to be served on Christmas Eve at Senti in Lawrenceville.

Feasts of the Seven Fishes abound in the Pittsburgh area

Restaurants, a cooking school and an entire town prepare the Feast of the Seven Fishes, an Italian-American custom.

1 week ago

 The Rathskeller on Pugh Street in State College.

After serving generations of Penn State grads, 'Skeller' seems likely to close

The new landlords say they have another tenant for the location, meaning the institution is likely to close.

1 week ago

 A screenshot of the website for Piada Italian Street Food.

Piada opens second location, partners with BikePGH

The new location — at The Block Northway along McKnight Road — is the Italian Street Food chain’s 41st spot nationwide.

1 week ago

 A closeup of the Chocolate Chip and Cardamom cookies at the Gluten Free Goat Bakery Monday in Garfield.

One smart cookie: Artificial intelligence helps perfect a gluten-free treat

With the help of artificial intelligence, Google Pittsburgh cooks up a recipe for the best-tasting gluten-free chocolate chip cookies.

1 week ago

 Eggplant salad at Turkish Kebab House in Squirrel Hill.

The Best Dishes and Drinks in Pittsburgh Right Now

We go to Turkish Kebab House, a pop-up at Gaucho and the Crane Room Grille

1 week ago

 Federal Galley opens in Nova Place on the North Side on Tuesday. Over the weekend, the venue hosted friends-and-family opening with light bites.

Check out the menus at Federal Galley, opening Tuesday on the North Side

The debut of Provision PGH, El Lugar, Supper and Michigan & Trumbull under one roof

1 week ago

 Finishing repairs are made before the opening of Cinderlands Beer Co. on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 in Lawrenceville.

Cinderlands Beer Co. opens in Lawrenceville Saturday

New Butler Street brewpub, formerly Roasted Barrelhouse & Eatery, aims to marry its beer and its food in myriad ways.

2 weeks ago

 A colorful poke bowl from Pittsburgh Poke, includes spicy tuna, carrot, jalapeno, chili flakes and bright yellow oshinko, a pickled Japanese radish.

Munch goes to Pittsburgh Poke

Downtown is source of healthy fare and lousy wordplay for Munch columnist.

2 weeks ago

 Outside the Arby's on Liberty Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh.

Arby's buying Buffalo Wild Wings in deal valued at $2.4 billion

Arby's is buying casual dining chain Buffalo Wild Wings in a transaction valued at about $2.4 billion.

2 weeks ago

 Puerto Rican native Jamilka Borges is executive chef at Spoon in East Liberty.

A James Beard "Rising Star Chef" and her mother cook to raise funds for Puerto Rico . . . and more news

Also, Grinch-inspired cocktails wear marshmallows and Jell-O shot garnishes for the holiday

2 weeks ago

 The Philly tubesteak at Franktuary in Lawrenceville is Gretchen McKay's best dish this week.

The best dishes and drinks in Pittsburgh right now

We visit Franktuary,The Washington Brewing Company and Colonia

2 weeks ago

 Neil Blazin, pictured, and Justin Vetter of Driftwood Oven will move into Matteo's space at 3615 Butler St. on Dec. 1.

Naturally leavened pizza from Driftwood Oven will open in Lower Lawrenceville

A mobile pizza oven owner will move into what has been Matteo’s this week

2 weeks ago

 Raji Sankar, co-founder of Choolaah, an Indian barbecue fast-casual restaurant opening in East Liberty in January.

A burger empire teaches local entrepreneur how to roll out fast-casual Indian fare

Five Guys franchisee Raji Sankar applies what she’s learning to her own fast-casual concept, Choolaah Indian barbecue, opening in January

2 weeks ago

 People wait their turnn for a table at Everyday Noodles in Squirrel Hill on Thanksgiving.

Even on a holiday, some restaurants can pack the dining room

International spots offer alternatives to turkey.

3 weeks ago

 Owners Jim and Cheryl Riley in front of Riley's Pour House on East Main Street in Carnegie.

Life of Riley's: The Pour House is rich with history and family ties

A classic Irish pub on Carnegie’s Main Street has been a neighborhood gathering spot for nearly 40 years — no matter whose name was on it.

3 weeks ago

 The kofta tofu scramble at B52 Cafe in Lawrenceville.

Munch goes to B52 Cafe

After Thanksgiving excess, the the body will pine for  healthy, light fare like the all-vegan menu with heavy Middle Eastern accents at B52.

3 weeks ago

 Danielle Spinola runs Tupelo Honey Teas now located in Millvale.

Millvale invites you to its Holiday Drink Tour

For a $10 donation to the volunteer fire department, you get a cup and map to stops where you can fill it with tea, beer and other drinks.

3 weeks ago

 Customers enjoy drinks and food at 131 East restaurant in Carnegie.

Main Street eats: Carnegie offers a taste of the world

Carnegie has always been a crossroads for many ethnic groups and nationalities. That continues today in its small but vibrant food scene.

3 weeks ago

 "Jewel of the Lotus" won top honors for decoration at Let Them Eat Cake, The Midwife Center's annual fundraiser. The cake was crafted by Emma Lee Moore of Emmalee's Sweet Dreams.

Food Column: Build a gingerbread house, give feedback on Citiparks farmers markets

Polish-style Christmas with carols and dinner will be held in Oakland on Dec. 3.

3 weeks ago

 A whole roasted turkey with plum glaze.

Thanksgiving 911: Answers to last-minute turkey day questions

A meat-cutter, chef, pastry chef and wine sommelier come to your rescue for your holiday feast.

3 weeks ago

 Oh Jing Uh Bo Kum at Golden Pig in Cecil

The best dishes and drinks in Pittsburgh right now

We visit Golden Pig, Whitfield at the bar, and Las Velas

3 weeks ago

 Andrew "Drew" Garbarino, executive chef of the Bar Frenchman, talks with diners.

Dining review: Dress your steak in crab and custard at Bar Frenchman in East Liberty

The casual restaurant from Andrew Garbarino fancies up straightforward fare

3 weeks ago

 The Bad Santa cocktail features mulled red wine, tawny port, orange liqueur, golden raisins and spices.

Cheers to the season: Holiday pop-up bar will open in Market Square next week

Plus, a chocolate pop-up, a Lawrenceville bar opening and a new Dormont coffee shop

1 month ago

 Atelier de Fer will open on Smallman by the end of the year.

New cafe in Pittsburgh's Strip District will be a combination coffee roaster and wine bar

Atelier de Fer moves into the former 21st Street Coffee location

1 month ago

 Apple Whiskey Pie from Prohibition Pastries is made with  Aged Wheat Whiskey from Wigle Whiskey. Prohibition Pastries is taking Thanksgiving pie orders through Sunday, Nov. 19.

Want a stress-free Thanksgiving? Order dinner to go

You can get smoked turkeys, ham with pineapple glaze, sweet potato sugared pecan casserole, vegan quinoa, boozy pies and ice cream

1 month ago

 Alida's Woodfired Cucina opens with a full menu and lunch and dinner hours Nov. 24.

Owner of a once-beloved Oakland dive bar has joined family to open a new restaurant in Lawrenceville

Panther Hollow Inn owner Eugene DePasquale and his cousins has had a soft-opening for Alida’s Woodfired Cucina; Grand opening is Nov. 24.

1 month ago

 The two-drink minimum at Bar Frenchman in East Liberty.

The best dishes and drinks in Pittsburgh right now

We visit Eleven, Bar Frenchman and O’Leary’s

1 month ago

Seviche has closed in Downtown Pittsburgh

The restaurant that opened in 2007 was the longest running in the Big Y portfolio from Yves Carreau.

1 month ago

 The exterior of Federal Galley on the North Side, opening in early December.

Will a food hall give the North Side a boost?

Federal Galley opens in early December, followed by Galley Group food halls in Cleveland and Detroit.

1 month ago

 Wheel Deliver resided at 6524 Wilkins Ave. in Squirrel Hill.

Wheel Deliver restaurant delivery service claims clients and customer credit cards were stolen by competition

Wheel Deliver says it was absorbed by Happy Bellies, but the owner of the latter asserts it's not true.

1 month ago

 The Commonheart plays to the crowd on the final day of the 2017 Three Rivers Arts Festival.

Feeding their Soul: The Commonheart gets creative when eating on tour

The road goes on forever, but the dining options don’t for a young band working hard to make it big.

1 month ago

 Shrimp and crab cocktail with charred tomato cocktail sauce prepared by Dennis Marron at or,The Whale in the Distrikt Hotel, Downtown.

Dining Review: or, The Whale still getting its sea legs

Dennis Marron and Jessica Lewis have created a compelling option for Downtown Pittsburgh with a focus on brunch and seafood.

1 month ago

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