Twelve on Carson brings superior barbecue to the South Side

Twelve on Carson brings superior barbecue to the South Side

A stripped-down menu concentrates on smoked meats and sides

The Vandal in Lawrenceville offers an assortment of fusion cuisine in a casual setting

There are four menus: breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, with some crossover

Carmody’s Grill on Neville Island keeps a beloved name and tradition alive, while ably adapting to 21st-century standards and preferences

The popular turtle soup is still on the menu

Thai Tamarind occupies a charming spot along Bellevue’s Lincoln Avenue

The menu offers the usual Thai curries and noodle dishes, plus a lengthy selection of chef’s creations

Italian restaurant Cibo in Regent Square re-opens under a new chef

Its ethos appears to be that flavorful food doesn’t have to be complicated

Pasha Café and Restaurant offers Turkish cuisine in style in a former Shadyside home

Late summer might be the best time for Mediterranean food, with ripe tomatoes, fresh herbs and grilled meats in abundance

Smallman Galley in the Strip offers four restaurant options

The restaurant-incubator space is a great way to sample a variety of foods

Totopo Mexican Kitchen and Bar in Mount Lebanon offers Mexican-American favorites

The entrees consist mainly of tacos, burritos and enchiladas, plus a few regional specialties

The Elbow Room returns to its original spot on Ellsworth Avenue in Shadyside

The menu now blends new recipes, dishes from the former Tavern 1947 and Elbow Room classics



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