- If there is no pasta-making/workout class, why not? 1 hour ago
- Thinking lamb shank, pickled ramps, sheep ricotta and morels, maybe with a homemade tagliatelle. But open to other ideas. 3 hours ago
- Seems about right. N'at. m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=RY6l… 5 hours ago
- So, Twitter. Who among you has a good mustard recipe? 6 hours ago
- When are hipsters and celebrities going to start naming children after punctuation instead of fruit and colors? Ampersand, Em Dash, etc. 6 hours ago
- Also: Dude in a communist hat is debating with his neighbors whether to try to get his photo taken with @billpeduto, who is here, too. 7 hours ago
- Is it wrong that I want this? yfrog.com/oc66focdj yfrog.com/xxxxxx 7 hours ago
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There is this little hole in the wall joint on Fifth near the corporately sponsored building where the Pens play. Great jukebox. Real neighborhood vibe. People getting frisked at the door. Y’know. The usual.
For my gluten-free friends.
Unexpected inspiration is often a good thing. A chocolate party is a perfect example. My friends Gwen and Derrick have a chocolate party every year at their place on the South Side. Chocolate beer, chocolate chili, chocolate cookies, chocolate ice … Continue reading
Sure, it’s a hotdog. That’s its heart, its essence. Even hyphenated it remains simple. Call it all-beef or all-beef and grass-fed and remains a humble thing. A Pittsburgh thing, even. As much as wings and fries-and-slaw are stereotypes around this … Continue reading
Looks like I have tacos on my mind lately. Couldn’t resist another trip to Homestead this week. Why — now that’s easy. Ridiculous, right? Even in a photo taken in a hurry on my semi-crappy phone camera, that pork is … Continue reading
Pork baguette. Doesn’t sound like much, maybe just menu filler or something to get along a fancy takeout pizza someplace, a pimped-out hoagie. But no. This take on Vietnamese bahn mi the best thing I’ve put in my mouth at … Continue reading
Hipster prices on street food. Runny tacos. Consistently inattentive, even combative, service. Guacamole and tamales ain’t half bad. And some of the drinks – when you can actually order and successfully receive one. Clearly I’m not a huge fan of … Continue reading
Sam Caruso started out as a teacher. Grew up on the North Side in Mexican War Streets, where his Sicilian father opened a beer store in 1933, right after the end of Prohibition. Maybe the first one in Pittsburgh after … Continue reading
Sometimes it’s safer to just bring your own beer.
If a place can be described as pan-UK, this is it. As many people describe the feel and aesthetic as English as do Scottish or Irish — and not just because there’s often a soccer match on one of the … Continue reading
Yes, Korean food. In li’l ol’ Cecil on Route 50. The whole restaurant has just 10 seats and is subtle enough to drive by twice before pulling in. Even shares a building with a used-car dealership. Like you do. This … Continue reading
In among the weeds on a sidewalk on Smallman in the Strip between 22nd and 23d was this little, struggling tomato plant, delightfully out of place.