M&J Bistro, on the South Side, offers excellent sushi and Asian-inspired fusion dishes

M&J Bistro, on the South Side, offers excellent sushi and Asian-inspired fusion dishes

Nothing about our meal was ordinary, and the highlights were superb


Scone Thugs & Harmony: Lemon Lavender Scone

I shoved a so-fresh-it-was-OMG-still-warm scone into my gob while rushing to a meeting

Derek Stevens Opens Union Standard in Union Trust Building

Some drinks are named for the building’s architectural details

Onion Maiden graduates from a food cart to a restaurant in Allentown

Baked goods, vegan hot dogs and “Asian-American fusion” fare are modern comfort food

Tsingtao Lager


Don’t Buy New, Just Swap (Seeds, That Is)

Every spring garden starts with just a tiny seed

Bruneaux, a fine-dining French restaurant, opens in Sewickley

The menu here is formal and traditional, but not mired in the past

The Best Tuna Salad (on a Salad)

Think of this tuna salad like it is the first Tinder message you send to a prospective date

The Bloody Mary, and variations on a theme

Celebrating a quirky and quintessential brunch cocktail

Pittsburgh City Paper Booze Battles: Ace Hotel vs. Smallman Galley

The I’m-fucking-sick-and-still-have-to-drink edition

Gluten Free Goat opens a storefront bakery and café in Garfield

Sweets stand ready to dispel concerns that gluten-free baked goods are bland or stodgy

Cataloguing Foods Facing Extinction

Slow Food’s Ark of Taste brings attention to foods we may lose

Bado’s Pizza Grill and Ale House, in Mount Lebanon, stays the course

It’s great to have a family-friendly restaurant where parents can indulge their connoisseurship of beer

Pittsburgh Pizza Week

Real Irish Soda Bread

Green beer is loathed by the Irish.

Pittsburgh City Paper Booze Battles: Tres Rios vs. täkō

When Doves Cry Boozy Tears

Columbus, Ohio’s Condado Taqueria opens in Downtown Pittsburgh

The build-your-own taco menu is the highlight

Smallman Galley charity drinks program embraces Women’s History Month

“I hate when people use the word ‘female’ as some sort of qualifying adjective.”

Falernum, Maggie’s Farm Rum





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