Pittsburgh’ Specialty Coffee Week is slated for Oct. 19-25

Pittsburgh’ Specialty Coffee Week is slated for Oct. 19-25

Events range from espresso-tastings and a home-brewing workshop to a lecture and Q&A session on farm-to-cup

Dining Reviews


Charming downtown now boasts a spot that offers fine Italian and American dining
Beaver is truly a standout among the county seats surrounding Allegheny — a riverfront city with an august history, small-town feel, impressive architecture and gracious streets.  Third Street, Beaver’s broad main thoroughfare, features two solid blocks of all kinds of businesses, including some fairly urbane restaurants.

Dining Reviews

Bill’s Bar & Burger

This upscale-comfort-food restaurant stands out with its excellent trademark burger.
At this point, Pittsburgh’s had so many accolades we’re almost ready to say, “We don’t care if you really, really like us.” But we can’t deny a certain pleasure in seeing that a newcomer from out of town has three locations: Manhattan, Atlantic City and … here.  We guess the location scouts for Bill’s Bar & Burger detected a niche in Downtown Pittsburgh, whose dining scene provides ample options for lunch and night-on-the-town dinners, but little in between.

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On The Side

Slice Island makes Spirit Lodge a destination for pizza-lovers

“We banished the Pizza Boat to Slice Island.”
It’s no surprise that Spirit has become a popular spot since opening in April. Not only does it offer dance parties and live bands, but it has great pizza, courtesy of Slice Island.

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On The Rocks

Brandy makes a comeback

“If you’re a bartender, you can’t help but be interested in it.”
When you hear the word “brandy,” the image that comes to mind is probably a bit musty.

On The Rocks

Yoga classes exemplify brew-pub community-building

Cold beer, warm hearts is a thing
Bars have always been gathering places for people to come together and knock one back. Businesses are built, alliances forged, romances started and inventions dreamed up in back booths across the world.

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