Dining Out

Family-friendly Carol & Dave's offers diverse menu

The story is a familiar one: after years in the restaurant business, Dave and Carol Cassler got tired of working for other people and decided ...

Enjoy a variety of craft sausages, schnitzels at North Side tavern that dates to 1903

Pittsburgh has seen a lot of long-standing restaurants come and go over the years. But one restaurant with old-world history is Max's Allegheny Tavern in ...

Dining News: Conflict Kitchen

Conflict Kitchen Conflict Kitchen, 221 Schenley Drive, Oakland, introduced a new Haudenosaunee iteration this week. The kitchen serves food from countries with which the United ...

At Union Pig & Chicken, the fried chicken is first-rate

Tucked away in East Liberty is Union Pig & Chicken, a barbecue joint serving some of the best fried chicken around town. There are two seating ...

Get your global fix at Adda Coffee & Tea House

Along the disputed border between East Liberty and Shadyside, a little coffee shop stands as a deliberate challenge to the typical view of coffee as ...

Dining News: Smallman Galley, Penn Brewery

Smallman Galley Smallman Galley, the country's first restaurant incubator, is accepting applications for its second class of four chefs. Applications can be submitted from Oct. ...

Totopo serves a variety of palate-pleasing dishes — and a few surprises, too

As a former Mt. Lebanon resident, I can share in the sentiment that the area was in desperate need of more ethnic fare. So I ...

Food still comes first at Grille 565, home to Bellevue's only liquor license

In 2015, a ban on liquor licenses in Bellevue was lifted. In December of the same year, Grille 565 became the first establishment in the ...

Dining news: NatuRoll Creamery is now open

NatuRoll NatuRoll Creamery is now open at 4318 Butler St., Lawrenceville. Forgoing scoops and cones, the shop specializes in hand-rolled ice cream popularized by street vendors ...

Girasole, a long-time Shadyside gem, features approachable Italian dishes

I have a distinct memory of dining at Girasole for the first time. A little over seven years ago, I moved into my first Pittsburgh ...

Dining news: The Foundry on the North Shore

The Foundry The Foundry, a new gastropub with a chef-driven menu, is now open next to the Jerome Bettis Grille 36 on the North ...

House of 1,000 Beers coming to Marshall

One thing Art Barbus knows about beer lovers is that you can never have too many brews on hand for them to sample. Offering customers 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...