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Snacks n’at: Yetter’s in Millvale

By Alice T. Carter
For nearly 65 years, Yetter’s in Millvale has been serving up ice-cream treats and handmade candies six days a week. “That’s a lot of milkshakes,” says ...

Maddio’s Pizza and Subs deserves taste-contest rep and is ‘all about the food,’ not the decor

By Eric Felack
BACKGROUND After Maddio’s Pizza and Subs beat out more than  70 Western Pennsylvania pizzerias in a radio station’s taste contest (40,000 votes from listeners, second ...

Dining news: Burgatory to open new location in Murrysville

By Rachel Weaver
Burgatory will open its newest Pittsburgh-area spot Nov. 20 at the Blue Spruce Shoppes in Murrysville. The new spot joins three other Burgatory locations — in Robinson, the Waterfront and near Aspinwall — plus service in Heinz Field and Consol ...

Restaurateur abandons plans for North Side’s Garden Theater

By Sam Spatter
Domenic Branduzzi’s decision to scrap plans for a new restaurant in the Garden Theater on the North Side marks another setback for an area long considered an eyesore. “The proposition to open another restaurant after two years of waiting for important ...

Chef Severino plans new Spanish tapas restaurant in Lawrenceville

By Rachel Weaver
Since Justin Severino’s popular Lawrenceville spot Cure opened almost three years ago, Pittsburghers have wondered what other ideas he might have marinating for the local ...

Kaleidoscope Cafe might be nontraditional, but that allows for artistic culinary creativity

By Sarah Sudar
Dining at Kaleidoscope Cafe is like stepping into a work of art. From the hand-painted mural on the building’s exterior to the originality displayed in ...

Snacks N’At: The Kitchen on Main, Ligonier

By Shirley Mcmarlin
How to face a bowl of cereal once you’ve indulged in the rich and chunky smoked-salmon hash from The Kitchen on Main in Ligonier? It’s ...

Dining news: Pittsburgh-area restaurants offer Thanksgiving cooking

By Rachel Weaver
Is cooking and cleaning not your definition of a holiday? Several Pittsburgh-area restaurants are offering to do all the heavy lifting this Thanksgiving. Habitat ...

Roethlisberger, partner plan to open sports restaurant

By Katelyn Ferral
Ben Roethlisberger is looking to bring his restaurant venture to Pittsburgh. The Steelers quarterback and a restaurant developer are scouting spaces in the North Hills ...

Snacks N’At: Casa Rasta, East Liberty

By Mark Kanny
Expansion is the natural next step for a successful business, and it’s occurred twice in just a few years for Casa Rasta. Three years ago, ...

Cafe Zinho in Shadyside scores some notable tasty hits, but has areas where it shines most

By Amanda Mcfadden
Tony Pias is no stranger to the Pittsburgh food scene. With a plethora of endeavors under his belt, he has become as synonymous with our ...

Crouse’s Family Diner has theme out of the 1950s, but plenty to tempt modern patrons

By Liz Hayes
BACKGROUND Crouse’s Family Diner may be relatively new to Lower Burrell, but stepping across the threshold will make diners think time has stood still since ...

Dining news: Pittsburgh’s Wigle Whiskey hosts Cocktail vs. Beer dinner

By Rachel Weaver
Wigle Whiskey will host a Cocktail vs. Beer dinner with chef Trevett Hooper of Legume at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 19, at the Wigle Barrelhouse, 1055 Spring Garden Ave., North Side. The multi-course dinner among whiskey barrels will feature a Wigle ...

Chef Sousa closing Station Street Hot Dogs

By Rachel Weaver
Chef Kevin Sousa will not renew the lease for Station Street Hot Dogs and plans to close the East Liberty shop on Nov. 22. “Unless a new buyer moves in right away, we might do a couple pop-up days, like ...

Snacks N’At: Pittsburgh Pretzel Cafe, Baldwin

By Bob Karlovits
Jason Trent is giving the pretzel business a fresh look without twisting it too far. The owner of Pittsburgh Pretzel Cafe in Baldwin avoids some overly ...

You’re barking up the right ... bistro if you look to Tartine to re-create French tastes, atmosphere

By Laura Zorch
I have a photograph of my sister standing in a back alley of Paris, crouching down to give a small dog a pat on the ...

Dining news: Uncle Charley’s, Square Cafe team up for food truck

By Rachel Weaver
Uncle Charley’s Sausage and Square Cafe in Regent Square are collaborating on a food truck to serve brunch foods around the region. The Uncle Charley’s + ...

Primanti Bros. to mail sandwiches nationwide

By The Associated Press
The Pittsburgh restaurant that stuffs its iconic sandwiches with French fries and cole slaw will be stuffing those fixins in the mail. Primanti Bros. is …

Pittsburgh Bottleshop in Bridgeville more than just a place for brews

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
The dinner plates at Pittsburgh Bottleshop Cafe in the Collier Town Square plaza in Bridgeville are lined with pictures of 98 beer bottles, suggesting that ...

Mezzo might be the youngest in Sienna Mercato family, but it earns identity

By Julia Gongaware
I am the oldest of two. Growing up, my younger brother was lucky enough to have a path blazed for him from my blood, sweat ...