New Downtown restaurant Pirata offers a pan-Caribbean fare

New Downtown restaurant Pirata offers a pan-Caribbean fare

The recipes were impressively confident and the execution excellent

 

Liberty Poles, Excise Tax and Rebellion: Part Two

The United States developed its first army to march on tax-evading distillers.

Pittsburgh City Paper Booze Battles: Poros vs. Nine on Nine

Sparkling Rum

South American spirits are perfect for summer-time sipping

Well-made piscos are prized for their complex, delicate flavors and rich mouthfeel

Uptown’s Z-Best Barbeque Chicken and Ribs keeps the comfort food coming

The family-run business is also active in the community

Curry That’ll Make You Hot for Yourself

Dance in whatever outfit makes you feel like the hottest piece of ass in Pittsburgh.

Liberty Poles, Excise Tax and Rebellion

Ellen Hough, of Liberty Pole Spirits, recounts the story of the Whiskey Rebellion

Pittsburgh City Paper Bar Crawl: You Can’t Drink All Day If You Don’t Start In the Morning

“We used to have street-car tracks out there. The beer don’t change.”

Honest John’s is a solid anchor for Homestead’s gradually reviving downtown scene

The dinner menu brings a variety of sophisticated fare, as well as popular burgers

Chicken and Dumplings for Mary

“All she needs is comfort food to please her Irish-American soul.”

Pittsburgh City Paper Booze Battles: Tender Bar + Kitchen vs. The Livermore

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night

Finca Wolffer Rosé Mendoza 2016

$12/glass, $48/750 ml

A farewell to Dish Osteria and Bar

“Especially after 17 years, you realize that you’ve become a part of the community.”

Nizhoni Bakery in Carnegie debuts a new “secret” delivery service

Customers can send fresh cupcakes to friends, colleagues, partners, and possibly even enemies

You Eat With Your Eyes First

Do food stylists actually use Elmer’s glue in their shoots?

DiAnoia’s Eatery, in Pittsburgh’s Strip District, offers all-day dining

It’s an Italian café, bakery, deli, bar, micro-market and casual sit-down restaurant

“New England” IPAs are all the rage

“It’s when and how you utilize the hops, and then what varieties of hops you use.”

Icing for Icing Haters

Hell, I don’t like cake that much.

Pittsburgh City Paper Booze Battles: Stagioni vs. Pork & Beans

Garden in a Glass

Green Chartreuse

$55.99/750ml

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