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Spike your summer reading list

Spike your summer reading list

Summer offers a chance to kick back and catch up on some reading.


Take a trip to the Amalfi Coast with a sip of limoncello

This Italian liqueur is a perfect summer sipper

Eat Me: Cajun Remy Chicken taco

Examining the intersections of the music and service industries

“If you can cook, then it’s usually the one thing you can go and get a job anywhere.”

Azorean native Elsa Santos opens a restaurant focused on island cuisine

“There is no such thing there as processed food.”

Looking for a culinary World Cup experience this summer? Eat at Kavsar.

Evgeni Malkin’s adopted hometown lacks dearth of Russian restaurants

Hidden Gems: Kelly’s Korner Bar

No-nonsense nature of Lawrenceville staple unhindered by periodic playfulness

A bakery incubator to open in Mount Oliver

“It’s going to be an anchor business and bring folks into the community.”

Breaking fast for Ramadan at Salem's Market in the Strip District

In places with a larger Muslim population, restaurants may stay open all night

Eat Me: Chocolate aquafaba

Revisit the G&T this summer

“The gin and tonic has saved more Englishmen’s lives, and minds, than all the doctors in the Empire.”

Larimer sausage maker is an 80-year staple in the community

“This is my passion. I enjoy preparing foods and teaching people what to do.”

Feed the soul and the body at the Three Rivers Arts Festival

Try a food truck, plan a picnic, and appreciate the Pennsylvania Dutch

Eat Me: Dwaejibulgogi

Local pit masters dish on what to sip with your barbecue

"I prefer to not drink something that's going to step on the taste of the meat."

Celine Roberts on butchery

Finally, it’s farmers market season in Pittsburgh

A number of new farmers market programs are trying to make healthier food more and accessible accessible for low-income people

Drink Me: Red

Learn Your Bourbon Terms

After decades languishing in the shadow of vodka, bourbon is cool again.

While recent incidents of racial discrimination in coffee shops have garnered national attention, it's nothing new for people of color in the industry

“I spend a lot of my time in coffee trying to create a place that’s safe enough for people of color.”

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