UUBU 6 brings an assortment of comfort-food dishes to the South Side Slopes

UUBU 6 brings an assortment of comfort-food dishes to the South Side Slopes

Portions are tremendous and inexpensively priced


Just Good Donuts, on the South Side, makes well-priced fancy donuts

“There’s no reason to pay $24 for a half-dozen donuts.”

Pittsburgh Drinks

A journalist and a veteran bartender team up for a history of imbibing in Pittsburgh

Felicia’s Enchiladas

I remember a time when he would tell me about the winding adventures of his youth.

Pittsburgh City Paper Booze Battles: Tender Bar + Kitchen vs. DiAnoia’s Eatery

Rum and Branca Menta make a sweet duo

Brancott Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2015

$ 7/3-oz. pour; $11/6 oz.; $15/9 oz.

Top Shabu Shabu, in Oakland, brings the Asian hot-pot dining experience to Pittsburgh

Go with a big group and order a whole bunch of soup ingredients

A closer look at bitters

What’s in, and behind, the classic cocktail ingredient?

Pittsburgh City Paper Booze Battles: Hidden Harbor vs. Plum Pan Asian Kitchen

We match up sake-and-herb cocktails and savor the results

Winter Remedies

We cannot overcome the tasteless, yet still bitter, truth: Being sick sucks.

A new casual eatery in Oakland, Noodle Uchi, specializes in you-pick ramen and rice bowls

The dozens of flavor combinations are up to the customer

Modernizing Medieval Meals

Sound Bite time-travels to the Middle Ages with the authors of A Thyme and Place: Medieval Feasts and Recipes for the Modern Table

Steel Cactus, in Shadyside, is unabashedly Mexican-American

A welcoming informal atmosphere and a somewhat ambitious menu counters some inconsistent preparations

Champagne Campaign

In regards to bubbles, fermentation matters

Virile Chickpeas

Boiled gall bladders from cattle were eaten to sooth sciatica pain, and live snails were used to heal a burn.

Holly Jolly Christmas Ale, Fat Head’s Brewery & Saloon

Price $11.77/six-pack

The Everyday Café in Homewood serves breakfast and lunch, plus gives back to the community

But take plastic: it’s completely cashless

Part Five: The agony and the ecstasy of Pittsburgh Brewing Company, brewers of Iron City Beer

The Lawrenceville brewery goes dark, and untold relics of city history are sold off.

Mount Lebanon’s Block 292 combines well-curated market, butcher shop and fine-dining establishment

It’s a top-notch destination for sophisticated yet uncomplicated food suitable to a date, a family dinner or a celebration




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