Tako

Tako

This Downtown restaurant offers an up-to-the moment take on taqueria fare

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The Twisted Frenchman

Molecular gastronomy is applied to traditional French combinations of ingredients and flavors
How fast is East Liberty gentrifying? Just half a dozen years since the first notable restaurants clustered, hopefully, north of the intersection of Centre and Highland, they are already gone.

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On The Side

The Pop Stop cart sells a variety of frozen treats on sticks

The best-selling "Elvis" popsicle is made with peanut butter, banana and honey
Todd Saulle was an English teacher ... until he became a professional ice-pop-maker.

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Pittsburgh's latest food truck offers Puerto Rican fare

"It's like the Primanti's sandwich of Puerto Rico."
The team behind Bar Marco and Livermore has launched a new venture: Swing Truck, a food truck specializing in Puerto Rican cuisine. Headed by chef Jamilka Borges, a Puerto Rico native, the truck, located next to Bar Marco in the Strip District, opened at the end of May. Current specialties include beef and pork empanadillas (the pork variety are made with onions, pineapple and cilantro), ceviche (chopped fish) and mallorca (a sweet bread).

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On The Rocks

How much would privatizing liquor sales really help?

The pros and cons of a perennial Pennsylvania debate
The Pennsylvania House and Senate recently passed a bill to privatize the state's liquor system, rekindling the flames of a debate that has smoldered for decades. As expected, Gov. Wolf silenced this round of bickering with a veto.

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New members-only Penn Society opens Downtown

"It's meant to be a great social gathering spot."
Inside Ten Penny and behind a sliding oak door, a stairway tiled in ivory white draws you down into the comfortable quarters of The Penn Society, a new members-only bar and social club chartered in 2010.

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