Dining Out

Bakersfield adds Mexican flair to Penn Ave in Downtown

The 900 block of Penn Avenue, Downtown, is an eclectic one. A California wine bar, a sizzling Latin tapas restaurant, an Italian trifecta and a ...

Waffles Incaffeinated is coming to McCandless

The popular eatery Waffles Incaffeinated will open its third location in the fall in McCandless. The gourmet waffle restaurant has locations on Pittsburgh's South Side and ...

Dining news: Gathering of chefs, pig roast, Dormont food event, taco fest

Gathering of Chefs Nine of Pittsburgh's most noted chefs and restaurateurs will come together from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 18 for the first Gathering ...

For a great-tasting treat, Graeter's won't let you down

Area ice cream fans have a new place to chill. In July, Graeter's ice cream, which has been dishing up frozen treats in Ohio for ...

Pig Iron brothers bring something different to Cranberry

Cranberry needed a fresh flavor, and Pig Iron Public House served it up. The contemporary gastropub, nestled amid an area long-saturated with fast-food and restaurant ...

Harmony's Della Terra takes its name to heart

Some of the best restaurants in this city aren't in the city proper at all, but on a drive up north on Interstate 79. There's ...

Dining news: Tako's late-night menu; Pie for Breakfast; The Strip Market

Tako Tako, 214 Sixth St., Downtown, has a new late-night menu, available from midnight to 2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. It features $3 chicken, chorizo ...

Ditka's to replace Atria's in Pine

A Mike Ditka's steak and seafood house is set to replace the Atria Restaurant and Tavern at 12980 Perry Highway in Pine. Expect the ...

Spaghetti Warehouse in Strip District closing

The Spaghetti Warehouse is about to serve its last plate of pasta in Pittsburgh. The Dallas-based Italian restaurant chain will end a 28-year run in ...

Chengdu Gourmet's Sichuan menu stands out; Americanized dishes excite, too

Few things are more daunting than a menu from a Chinese restaurant. The options are seemingly endless for pork, poultry, seafood, beef and veggies. The ...

Dining news: Lidia's, Meat & Potatoes and an endless summer luau

Lidia's Guests are invited to join Lidia's Pittsburgh, 1400 Smallman St., in the Strip District, for a celebration of all things tomato at 6:30 ...

Restaurant Week falls during time of plentitude

August is the peak of the summer growing season for many Western Pennsylvania farmers, when fresh and local produce is abundant and flavorful. Brian McCollum, ...

Closure of Allegheny Building, Downtown, leaves Apollo Cafe in limbo

Tina Hammerling is thankful she has faithful customers and insurance. Hammerling, 43, has not been able to operate her business — the Apollo Cafe, Downtown, ...

Kavsar, Pittsburgh's only Uzbek eatery, will make you a fan

A grinning photo of Evgeni Malkin popped up on my Facebook timeline with the caption, "superstars like Malkin eat at Kavsar." Stanley Cup champions are ...

Customize your treat at Berry Fresh Frozen Yogurt

It's a good summer to be in the frozen yogurt business especially, as always in a retail venture, if you're in a good location. That's ...

Dining news: Winepalooza; Pittsburgh Restaurant Week

WineaPalooza Pittsburgh will be held Aug. 14 at Stage AE, 400 North Shore Drive. The event includes four sessions: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., noon to ...

You don't need to check in to check out the best hotel bars in Western Pa.

We have some amazing hotels in the Pittsburgh region and, though you may not find yourself checking into a room for a staycation, the lobby ...

Geppetto Cafe serves up scrumptious breakfast offerings

Breakfast. It's known for being the most important meal of the day. It's also known for being skipped. Except maybe on Sunday, and even then ...

Wildlife Lanes Grill bowls over diners

Some customers visit Wildlife Lanes in Lower Burrell not to bowl, but instead to eat. The extensive menu at Wildlife Lanes Grill offers a level of ...

Dining News: Crosstown Cookout, Johnny Gin release party

Crosstown Cookout The first Crosstown Cookout will be from 3 to 8 p.m. July 31, at the Monongahela Wharf, off Fort Pitt Boulevard, Downtown. ...