An herbalist returns home to talk about Appalachian remedies

An herbalist returns home to talk about Appalachian remedies

Herbalist Heather Irvine has a passion for helping people with plants. She runs two clinical practices, consulting with patients about health issues and using her 15 years of experience to help them. Originally from the tri-state region, Heather has a deep knowledge of its plants and their uses.


Hines Ward puts his stamp on Table 86 in Seven Fields, north of Pittsburgh

At a restaurant whose fundamental appeal is its celebrity association, it was impressive that the food reached such heights while hitting so few lows

Paul Dolan Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Price: $18/glass; $72/bottle

Award-Winning Bread Pudding

“The winners are selected by the attendees and this was a crowd-pleaser.”

Maggie’s Farm releases a falernum, a logical companion for its rum

“We’re the zestiest place. We should buy microplane stock.”

Alex Blinn’s Gourmade delivers fresh, chef-cooked meals to lunchtime office crowd

Boxes include full cooked meals that simply need to be heated up

In our last installment of the Isaly’s story, Brian Butko explains the difference between chipped ham and chipped chopped ham.

Isaly’s, the once beloved chain of dairies and delis, sold Pittsburghers their chipped ham for years, but what exactly is this iconic regional food staple?

Twelve on Carson brings superior barbecue to the South Side

A stripped-down menu concentrates on smoked meats and sides

Allegheny City Brewing is a new neighborhood spot

The brewery offers creative beers on the North Side

Stoli Doli Cocktail

Price: $13


A comforting dish of many origins

The Milk Shake Factory opens up a shop in Downtown Pittsburgh

Milkshakes range from traditional to fancy ones with exotic flavors and mix-ins

The Iroquois White Corn Project and Conflict Kitchen work together to bring light to indigenous peoples' cuisine and history.

A story of American culture you probably didn’t learn in history class, told through food.

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

Under the new ownership of Lou Ickes and Janessa Walter, Brillobox retains its neighborhood vibe

“If I was just hanging out, my day would be Sunday brunch.”

Forget gnomes for your garden — how about gnomes making your beer?

“The dancing gnome is how I envision passion and hard work in an entity."

Corn Pudding Culture

A sacred family recipe with an edge of competition

Station 33 Firehouse Red

Retail Price: $4/glass




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