See Which Made the List: Our Top 10 Stories of 2019

From best restaurants, to scenic day trips to a former Steeler's video spoof of NFL kickers, these stories got the most attention this year.

#1. Best Restaurants in Pittsburgh in 2019

Pittsburgh Magazine’s 2019 Best Restaurants list is shorter than it has been in previous years; 30 establishments are honored. The relative brevity of the list is the result of the continued growth and improvement of Pittsburgh’s restaurant landscape. While it might seem counterintuitive to have a shorter list, we feel it’s a reflection that the standard for inclusion is higher than ever before.

#2. 2019 Best of the ‘Burgh Readers’ Poll Winners

Thousands of nominations, hundreds of thousands of votes, and the winners are …

#3. Pittsburgh’s 12 Essential Restaurants

Step-by-step, these establishments helped build our dining scene. Even better, they still have something to offer today.

#4. 7 Scenic Day Trips with Spectacular Views

By car, train, bicycle or foot, head outside to take in these unforgettable vistas.

#5. Back to School” 20 Famous Pittsburghers’ Yearbook Photos

Can you put names to the faces of these notable Pittsburgh graduates?

#6. The 50 Greatest Pittsburghers of All Time

These are the people who, throughout the past 200-plus years, helped put Pittsburgh on the map. From familiar names to unexpected choices, these 50 made contributions both locally and nationally to fields ranging from business and government to culture and sports –– all of which put the spotlight on Pittsburgh.

#7. Meet Pittsburgh’s New Class of 40 Under 40 Honorees

For more than two decades, Pittsburgh Magazine and PUMP have presented the annual 40 Under 40 list. Every year, 40 people who have been alive for less than four decades are chosen because of their career accomplishments, dogged volunteer work and commitment to the Pittsburgh region. Read on to learn more about some of our very best neighbors.

#8. Best New Restaurants in Pittsburgh

Dining Critic Hal B. Klein’s top 10 new restaurants in Pittsburgh in 2019.

#9. 25 Great Destinations in Pittsburgh Worthy of Your Time

If you’ve followed all of our instructions in the 2019-2020 City Guide, you’ve hit many of the city’s most beloved locations and plenty of hidden treasures. There are plenty of treasured local landmarks that didn’t quite fit into any of our neighborhood itineraries, however — and they’re worth a special trip.

#10. Watch: Former Steeler Jeff Reed Spoofs NFL Kickers

Filmed in the Pittsburgh area, “A Day in the Life of an NFL Kicker” was amusing enough to be picked up by the comedy site “Funny or Die.”

Categories: The 412