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Savoy’s supper-club atmosphere makes it more of an event than a dine-n-dash

By Sarah Sudar
Savoy radiates a sexy and sophisticated vibe that can be picked up even before walking through the front door. This restaurant acts more like a supper club, offering food and, …

Snacks N’at: Dobra Tea, Squirrel Hill

By Rachel Weaver
Along Murray Avenue in Squirrel Hill awaits an oasis of tranquility, taste and tea. Dobra Tea, which opened in 2013, transports guests to a Moroccan …

Mama K’s Kitchen in Allegheny Township lives up to the name in the food it makes

By Bill West
Background She’s sorry to disappoint, but Kelly Smith looks nothing like the matronly woman many people imagine would own and embody Mama K’s Kitchen in …

Dining News: Notion plans six-course tasting menu in East Liberty

By Rachel Weaver
Chef Dave Racicot of Notion, 128 S. Highland Ave., East Liberty, will pay tribute to quintessential Pittsburgh fare with a special six-course tasting menu to …

Pittsburgh restaurants vie for title at Taste of the Championships

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
They won’t be swinging from parallel bars or trying to stay upright on a 4-inch-wide balance beam, but some local chefs will be involved in …

Snacks N’at: Bama’s Southern Kitchen, Brookline

By Kellie B. Gormly
Transplanted Southerners in Pittsburgh have been flocking to Brookline, where the new Bama’s Southern Kitchen is serving up homestyle barbecue, cornbread, greens and other casual …

Avenue B. in Shadyside may have a quaint atmosphere, but excels in taste

By Amanda Mcfadden
If you’re looking for a mid-day meal during the week, a place where you can get away and enjoy a leisurely, upscale lunch, look no …

Dining News: Sirena Taco Joint & Bar open now in Peters

By Rachel Weaver
Sirena Taco Joint & Bar is open at Donaldson’s Crossroad, 3909 Washington Road, Peters. The restaurant offers a variety of tacos but specializes in fish …

No one will go hungry at Heinz Field this year

By Michael Machosky
The Steelers may or may not post a winning season this year, but at least, they’ll keep their streak of “nobody starves to death at …

Rooftop hives link beekeeping with haute cuisine at Duquesne Club

By Bob Karlovits
Not too long ago, Sara Milarski was terrified of bees. Now, she works with 75,000 of them. Milarski and Keith Coughenour have added the task …

Mt. Washington dining gets another entry in the height of fine dining with Altius

By Laura Zorch
Mt. Washington dining has become synonymous with special occasions. With a view of the two rivers merging into the Ohio, complete with a sparkling city …

Frankly, The Hot Dog Guys of New Kensington are proud of their product

By Rex Rutkoski
Call most people “hot dogs” and they probably won’t take it kindly. Refer to New Kensington brothers Paul and Jim Barton as “The Hot Dog …

MacKenzie’s Pub provides both quality and quantity

By Eric Felack
Background When the words tavern, bar, pub or inn are associated with a business, the emphasis is usually on the alcohol. But at MacKenzie’s Pub …

Dining news: Open Bottle Bistro welcomes wine importer Joe Barsotti

By Rachel Weaver
Open Bottle Bistro, 5884 Ellsworth Ave., Shadyside, will welcome wine importer Joe Barsotti for a Sicilian Summer Wine Dinner, with Ryan Taylor providing guitar and singing entertainment, at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 13. The event will feature a first course of …

Strip District’s Dulcinea Bakeshop gives delicious twist to classics

By Michael Machosky
Lemon bars with candied rosemary ($2). Chai-infused oatmeal cream pie ($2). Bacon cinnamon rolls ($3.25). Doesn’t that make walking just a few blocks farther seem …

Teppanyaki Kyoto brings delicious and authentic Japanese food to Highland Park

By Amanda Mcfadden
I knew there was something special about Teppan–yaki Kyoto the moment I walked through the door. I slid past a few patrons who were waiting …

Dining News: Life is Sweet set for August opening in Mt. Lebanon

By Rachel Weaver
Life is Sweet Life is Sweet, a new bakery and cafe specializing in homemade sweets, will open in August at 1105 Bower Hill Road, Mt. …

South Side’s La Palapa Mexican Gourmet Kitchen puts its effort into what’s on the plate

By Julia Gongaware
Once just a tiny booth at Pittsburgh Public Market in the Strip, La Palapa Mexican Gourmet Kitchen expanded and opened a full-fledged storefront last year. …

Meadows Casino’s Band Wagon truck is no gamble for fun food

By Alice T. Carter
There are a lot of pluses fueling the food-truck fad. Menus often feature interesting innovative or uncommon items at affordable prices. Snack-sized portions make it …

Dining News: The Yard gastropub is now open in Shadyside

By Rachel Weaver
The Yard, a new gastropub specializing in locally sourced food, is open at 736 Bellefonte St. in Shadyside. The restaurant features American contemporary fare with …