This Mount Washington breakfast-lunch-and-late-night stop has some hits and misses
A longtime commitment to seasonal and locally sourced spans the menu at the Gibsonia restaurant
We tend to think of the suburbs as being without history, having neither the densely detailed patina of the city nor the land-that-time-forgot aura of the agrarian countryside. But the hinterlands have a history too, and you can find it if you know where to look.
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"I've been welcomed by families who say, ‘Thank you for not being a bar.'"
The idea of opening a luxury chocolate shop on South Side's bar-laden East Carson Street might sound odd to some people. But Le Petit Chocolat owner Amanda Sougouna says her shop, which opened in June, is a welcome addition to the community.
There's nothing quite like this root vegetable's dense magenta flesh and its hefty feel in your hand
This year's vegetable-garden roulette produced minimal potatoes, but plenty of beets. We'd never grown beets before, but some of them came up softball-sized.
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"What depressed me more than anything was the way that people were eating."
Down on your luck? Try standing next to Ankit Goyal for a bit.
"Imagine a Pittsburgh where 90 percent of our city is decimated and everyone's displaced."
For those looking to give something back this holiday season, Leah Lizarondo and Caitlin Grater-Kapoor want you to consider their potluck the perfect place to start. It's a chance to demonstrate generosity abroad while enjoying a generous helping of food cooked up here at home.
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The lights illuminate a worthy cause: the Spirit of Christmas charity
It's a festival of lights all year long at Bob's Garage on Freeport Road, in Blawnox. Depending on when you show up, the bar will be illuminated in light displays that offer thematic representations of Easter, St. Patrick's Day, summertime or Halloween.
"It's the day that set everything in motion for us."
Although there are plenty of holidays that are celebrated by engaging in excessive drinking, the logic behind the boozing is often quite misplaced. Cinco de Mayo, a bacchanalia best known for getting hammered on tequila and Tecate, commemorates a Mexican victory against the French army in 1862.
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