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roger-li-leaves-tamari-to-start-his-own-restaurantRoger Li, the chef who has been with Tamari in Lawrenceville since the day it opened, has left to take on a new project. His last day was March 15.His plan is to open a Japanese izakaya called Umami that will feature, "traditional Japanese dishes using modern techniques and...
bill-s-bar-burger-to-open-in-the-westin-in-aprilUPDATE: Bill's Bar & Burger will open at 11 a.m. on April 18. Ross native Chris Jamison, a finalist on "The Voice," will perform two one-hour concerts at the restaurant for a pre-grand opening party that Friday, April 17.Tickets for the concerts will be available...
friday-s-fish-fry-marks-opening-weekend-at-spirit-in-lawrencevilleKeep Pittsburgh Fishy, an event promoted with this Warholian fish sandwich, will be this Friday, beginning at 5 p.m. at Spirit in Lawrenceville at 242 51st St. in the former Lawrenceville Moose Lodge.The evening is a benefit for the Persad Center, an advocacy group that...
james-beard-finalists-announcedThis morning, the awards committee announced James Beard AWARD finalists as well as this year's cookbook and journalism awards. Pittsburgh chefs who were semi-finalists did not make short lists. Among them, executive chef of Bar Marco in the Strip District, Jamilka Borges,...
happy-macaron-dayTomorrow is not only the first day of spring, but also Macaron Day.Or Jour du Macaron, as it was called when it started a decade ago by La Maison Pierre Herme Paris  and the Relais Desserts association. Several years ago it spread to New York City, and now...
bakn-will-open-in-carnegie-in-mayUpscale casual breakfast and lunch spot, Bakn will open in May in the Carnegie Granite Works building at 335 E. Main St. in Carnegie. Chef Randy Tozzie and partner Susan McMahon have been looking for a space for three years and are pleased to have landed in this spot. Mr. Tozzie...
winery-releases-maple-liqueurHere's a new twist on the region's maple-syrup production.Johnson Estate Winery -- just over the border in Westfield, N.Y. -- has released a maple-infused liqueur, made by winemaker Jeff Murphy with local maple syrup and a blend of Vidal Blanc wine and neutral grape spirits....
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