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Restaurant Industry Fundraiser to Aid Injured Chef

Zach Behm was chef de cuisine at Cure in Upper Lawrenceville at the time of a July car wreck.

G&G Noodle Bar Downtown Will Close

Its shuttering is the first significant Pittsburgh restaurant closing of 2017.

Ki Ramen Coming to Pittsburgh This Year

Chefs Domenic Branduzzi and Roger Li to partner on a Lawrenceville noodle house.
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Taste

The Best Bars in Pittsburgh Right Now

Many Pittsburgh bars have solid beer lists, well-mixed cocktails or a bartender who's handy with a shot and a story. We need more than that. What makes these bars the best?

Pittsburgh's Distillers Launch A Spirited Comeback

Long before Kentucky was bourbon country, whiskey’s home was southwestern Pennsylvania. Even the federal militia that suppressed the Whiskey Rebellion couldn’t dry up Old Monongahela; it took Prohibition to do that. Now a new generation of distillers is still-crazy, after all these years.

The Wine Experts: Meet Pittsburgh's Super Sommeliers

Restaurant wine experts help to break down stereotypes associated with their profession.
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Archive » Exclusive Recipes

From the Chef's Kitchen: Eggs in Purgatory

Exclusive recipes, shared only with Pittsburgh Magazine, from some of Pittsburgh's Best Restaurants and chefs. This popular vegetarian dish comes from the kitchen of Stagioni on the South Side.

From the Chef's Kitchen: Papaya Salad

Exclusive recipes, shared only with Pittsburgh Magazine, from some of Pittsburgh's Best Restaurants and chefs. This popular salad comes from Nicky's Thai Kitchen.

From the Chef's Kitchen: Mr. Shu's Rock Shrimp

Exclusive recipes, shared only with Pittsburgh Magazine, from some of Pittsburgh's Best Restaurants and chefs. This spicy appetizer comes from Mr. Shu, Executive Chef at Umi Japanese Restaurant in Shadyside.

From the Chef's Kitchen: Gorgonzola Mess

Exclusive recipes, shared only with Pittsburgh Magazine, from some of Pittsburgh's Best Restaurants and chefs. This appetizer was a signature dish at the now-closed E2 restaurant in Highland Park. However, it will soon be available through Chef Kate Romane's Love and Meatballs CSA.
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Dish Reviews

Restaurant Review: Umami in Lawrenceville

Umami sets the bar for izakaya openings in Pittsburgh. But its owners still have steps to take to keep raising the standard.

Restaurant Review: Spoon in East Liberty Gets a Fresh Polish

Hiring Jamilka Borges as executive chef and a fresh interior design revive the East Liberty restaurant.

Restaurant Review: B52 in Lawrenceville is a Levantine Lifter

Omar Abuhejleh taps deep into his roots at his vegan cafe that's focused on Levantine cuisine.

Dish Review: Cocothé in Sewickley

With a little FOH polishing to match the strong menu from talented executive chef Dave DeVoss, the boutique restaurant could be a suburban gem.
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2016 Best Restaurants Party

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2016 Best Restaurants

Best Restaurants 2016

Best Restaurants 2016

Which 33 Pittsburgh-area establishments did our independent Restaurant Review Panel include among its top picks this year? Find them here.
Six Pittsburgh Chefs Who Are Outstanding in Their Field

Six Pittsburgh Chefs Who Are Outstanding in Their Field

In addition to awarding Best Restaurant honors this year, our Independent Restaurant Review Panel also voted to recognize six chefs for their contributions to Pittsburgh’s culinary community in 2015.
Best Restaurant Contest: Winning Answers

Best Restaurant Contest: Winning Answers

We asked you to identify five our best restaurants from a picture of one of their dishes. Thanks to everyone who entered. Here are the winning answers.
Fond Goodbye: Salt of the Earth

Fond Goodbye: Salt of the Earth

The restaurant, a project of original Executive Chef Kevin Sousa and owners Doug and Liza Cruze, marked a turning point in Pittsburgh dining when it opened in September 2010.
Chef’s Poll: Pittsburgh Chefs Speak Up

Chef’s Poll: Pittsburgh Chefs Speak Up

To determine who’s who and what’s what in Pittsburgh dining, we went straight to the source: We asked the chefs what they think.
Best New Restaurant in Pittsburgh: Morcilla

Best New Restaurant in Pittsburgh: Morcilla

Morcilla’s menu of Spanish cuisine is divided into small plates — which diners can enjoy at the front-room standing bar or in the 50-seat dining room — and platters, which are served only in the dining room.
Delicious Design: Monterey Bay

Delicious Design: Monterey Bay

Floor-to-ceiling windows reveal a breathtaking overview of Pittsburgh’s rivers, bridges, buildings and hills.

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Buzzworthy

Best Restaurants 2016

Best Restaurants 2016

Which 33 Pittsburgh-area establishments did our independent Restaurant Review Panel include among its top picks this year? Find them here.
Six Pittsburgh Chefs Who Are Outstanding in Their Field

Six Pittsburgh Chefs Who Are Outstanding in Their Field

In addition to awarding Best Restaurant honors this year, our Independent Restaurant Review Panel also voted to recognize six chefs for their contributions to Pittsburgh’s culinary community in 2015.
Best New Restaurant in Pittsburgh: Morcilla

Best New Restaurant in Pittsburgh: Morcilla

Morcilla’s menu of Spanish cuisine is divided into small plates — which diners can enjoy at the front-room standing bar or in the 50-seat dining room — and platters, which are served only in the dining room.
Delicious Design: Monterey Bay

Delicious Design: Monterey Bay

Floor-to-ceiling windows reveal a breathtaking overview of Pittsburgh’s rivers, bridges, buildings and hills.
Brewed in the 'Burgh, the Evolution of Our City's Brewpubs

Brewed in the 'Burgh, the Evolution of Our City's Brewpubs

A long-awaited update to Pennsylvania's beer-selling law prompted change to the region's brewpub scene.