Dining Out

Former Lawrenceville funeral home finds new life as restaurant

If you're looking for some quality outside dining this summer, The Abbey on Butler Street is the place to be. It is home to one ...

Snacks N'At: Five Points focuses on necessities, neighborly feel

Five Points Artisan Bakeshop in Squirrel Hill isn't just a bakery. It's a neighborhood bakery, says its owner, Geof Comings. Comings didn't set out to create a ...

Dining news: New summer desserts at The Commoner

The Commoner at Hotel Monaco, 458 Strawberry Way, Downtown, has a new lineup of summer desserts. Selections include the Summer Pavlova with meringue nests, lime ...

At Kabob-G, you can taste the love in every bite

The only thing that seems open to debate when discussing Kabob-G Grill is: What's the best dish? Some say the only way to go is ...

From appetizers to pizza, Italian classics to dessert, Cucina Bella in Bridgeville is worth the trek

There aren't many things that will take me out of the city during rush hour. Pizza, though, will. Sure, we have pizza a'plenty within city ...

Dining News: New chef at Senti, Wigle's vodka release

New chef at Senti Senti Restaurant and Wine Bar, 3473 Butler St., Lawrenceville, has named Antonio Garcia as its new executive chef. Garcia has been part ...

Pasha Café and Lounge's tasty Mediterranean, Turkish fare delights on warm summer nights

The sun has finally decided to shine on Pittsburgh, meaning only one thing: It is time to dine outside. Shadyside, my neighborhood, has the highest ...

Bean & Baguette proud of its Mediterranean twist

The owners of the recently opened Bean & Baguette wanted to fill a void they saw on the Greensburg restaurant scene. "We thought the Greensburg ...

Dining News roundup: IKEA's Midsummer Smorgasbord, Senti, Blaze Pizza, National Martini Day

Midsummer Smorgasbord IKEA in Robinson Town Centre will host its annual Midsummer Smorgasbord on June 24. Midsummer is celebrated in many parts of the world as ...

Walking and eating: Saxonburg progressive dinners help support businesses

Stroll down Main Street and eat. Join the restaurants of historic Saxonburg on June 8 for a walking progressive dinner, with a different course at ...

From classic to over-the-top, Benjamin's knows how to make a tasty patty

If burgers were a food group, they'd be my favorite. I blame my grandfather. His burgers still top my all-time favorite list. It's hard to ...

Hidden Harbor shakes things up in Squirrel Hill

Hidden Harbor is hiding in plain sight, if it can be said to be hiding at all. Tiki bars aren't meant to be subtle, are ...

Dining news: Full-scale ice pop shop; Summer of Suds; Summer Solstice Party

Stickler's Stickler's Ice Pop Company has opened a full-scale pop shop at 1149 Evergreen Ave., Millvale. The shop offers a variety of small-batch ice pops ...

Off the Hook has boatloads of delectable options, from entrees to desserts

Off the Hook is in a strip mall right off the Warrendale exit on Interstate 79. Legend has it, many amazing places are tucked away ...

The scoop on Millie's: Simple, seasonal, organic, delicious

Usually, it's not the best strategy to open an ice-cream shop in Pittsburgh in the middle of March. Unless you have a product that's distinctive and ...

Pappy Jeff's offers finger-licking variety in bistro setting

With a name like Pappy Jeff's, we expected an old-fashioned diner with hair-netted waitresses, sticky counters and a menu heavy on meat loaf and mashed ...

Dining news: Enjoy a burger outside; specialty guacamoles; KayaFest

Bill's Bar & Burger Bill's Bar & Burger has opened an outdoor seating area, Bill's Garden, adjacent to its location at the Westin Hotel, Downtown. ...

Primanti's honors Penguins' HBK line with sandwich

The Penguins' third line of Carl Hagelin, Nick Bonino and Phil Kessel — the "HBK" line — has grown in popularity so much that it ...

Unpretentious, all-vegetarian Udipi Cafe a hub for Indian cuisine

The tall tales often ring true, that the most unsuspecting of restaurants, the "hole in the walls" if you will, serve some of the best ...

Bea Taco Town specializes in fresh, authentic Mexican fare

Alberto Martinez appreciates the opportunities of living in the United States. As owner of three locations of Bea Taco Town with his wife, Gricelda, they ...