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  • Discovering Hidden Harvest
    Jessica Server goes on one of the first pickings with a new local group that harvests fruit and nuts and shares them with hungry people, the tree owners and volunteers.
  • Cafe Diyor
    If you're up for an adventure, writes dining critic Melissa McCart, get introduced to Uzbek food at this new Downtown cafe.
  • Munch goes to San Lorenzo
    Munch, aka Dan Gigler, goes with his dad to San Lorenzo Ristorante, a "fine addition of Roman flair" to Lawrenceville.
  • A gift of 300 Crock-Pots
    Bob Batz Jr. visits Milkman Brewing as it opens in the Strip District and checks out the Crowlers at Hough's in Greenfield.
what-s-dishing-on-the-blogs-small-bites-and-sweet-treats
This week, we have tasty small bites and enticing sweet treats. Here's what's dishing on the blogs we follow:Jessica from How Sweet It Is lured us with her favorite Beer Marinated Flank Steak Fajitas. Linda from Dinner Plan-it put the smoker to good use with her Hickory Smoked...
top-chef-alum-heather-terhune-will-cook-at-the-commoner
Last week, I reported that Dennis Marron was leaving as head chef of the Commoner in the Hotel Monaco Downtown. On July 27, the Commoner will bring in Heather Terhune. The season 9 Top Chef contender left as head chef at BDK Restaurant & Bar in San Francisco (also a Kimpton...
late-summer-previews-for-the-vandal-station-and-morcilla
Tonight builds momentum for Station in Bloomfield and the Vandal in Lawrenceville, both of which are slated to open the first week of August.  It's the BYOB Brooklyn Brewery beer dinner that starts at Atlas Bottle Works in Lawrenceville and moves to the Vandal across the...
what-s-dishing-on-the-blogs-coconut-and-lemons
This week, we have elaborate desserts and intriguing poultry recipes. Here's what's dishing on the blogs we follow:Let's have dessert first! The Brown Eyed Baker made a moist Coconut Bundt Cake with White Chocolate-Coconut Glaze. Jessica from How Sweet It Is baked fragrant...
more-on-former-chef-at-the-commoner-circolo-closing-and-other-news
Here's a late afternoon sweep of restaurant news: 1. Yesterday, I reported that chef Dennis Marron has left the Commoner. "It has been a long year," he said, citing the intense planning for the restaurant at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco. "When I moved here, I knew in the back...
what-s-dishing-on-the-blogs-breakfast-in-the-burgh
This week, we have vibrant breakfasts and fruity desserts. Here's what's dishing on the blogs we follow:At Simply Romanesco, I'm all over this delicious and no-cook Yogurt with Fresh Figs, Honey and Pistachios breakfast recipe. Jessica from How Sweet It Is went for colorful...
what-s-dishing-on-the-blogs-fourth-of-july-grilling-time
This week, we have Fourth of July savory and sweet recipes. Here's what's dishing on the blogs we follow:For Fourth of July, our local bloggers are grilling hot dogs! Haute Pepper Bites opted for the mighty Chicago Style Hot Dogs, while The Hungry Hounds went with gourmet Loaded...
buffalo-blues-has-closed-and-other-restaurant-news
In addition to the announcement that an oyster bar is opening in East Liberty this fall, I have a list of news for you this afternoon: Buffalo Blues closed in Shadyside on Sunday. "Don't worry, though," reads the website. "We are moving some of our favorite menu items to...
what-s-dishing-on-the-blogs-grilling-and-drinking
This week, we have summer grilling and trendy drinks. Here's what's dishing on the blogs we follow:The grilling season is in full swing with our blogger buddies! The Hungry Hounds wolfed down a hearty Grilled Chicken Sandwich with Avocado Herb Spread. Yum Yum made juicy Lamb...
what-s-dishing-on-the-blogs-cakes-and-salads
This week, we have extravagant cakes and healthy salads. Here's what's dishing on the blogs we follow:Let's go straight to dessert! The Brown Eyed Baker whipped up an intricate Homemade Dairy Queen Ice Cream Cake. Chef Chuck from Cooks and Eats decided on the classic Tiramisu,...
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