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world-beer-cup-honors-local-brewI had to scan the list of winners in this year's World Beer Cup competition, which was held this past week in Denver.I was a bit surprised to see just one Western Pennsylvania brewery on the list: Export, Westmoreland County's, Rivertowne Brewing Co., which won a silver medal...
san-lorenzo-now-open-in-lawrencevilleSan Lorenzo Ristorante, a 44-seat Italian restaurant from the owners of Cafe Vita in Oakmont, has opened at 4407 Butler St. in Lawrenceville.The BYOB restaurant offers a menu of arancini, artichokes Romano, greens and beans, beet and goat cheese salad for the first course....
a-great-day-for-beers-of-the-burghYellow-T-shirted volunteers -- including Emily O'Brien, left, and Amber Ohiokpehai -- helped attendees find their way.  Organizers couldn't have picked a nicer day for the inaugural Beers of the Burgh festival.In addition that yesterday was 4/12, as in Pittsburgh's area...
celebrating-women-in-food-wineThe Hartwood Restaurant is celebrating women’s increasingly influential role in the food and wine industry with a "Women in Food & Wine" wine dinner at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17.The Indiana Township (Glenshaw) restaurant chose "wines that stood out and winemakers who are...
what-s-dishing-on-the-blogs-cookies-and-pizzaThis week, we have plenty of cookies and pizza for everyone! Here's what's dishing on the blogs we follow:The Brown Eyed Baker published a great recipe for Oatmeal Cream Pies. Katy created crisp and chewy Chocolate Chip, Pretzel & Potato Chip Cookies in her...
pay-what-you-wish-lunch-at-fukuda-today-and-tomorrowFukuda in Bloomfield now serves lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. And to motivate you check it out, lunch is pay-what-you-wish today and tomorrow.The menu includes teriyaki bento boxes ($8.50), shio ramen ($8), soba ($8), udon ($8), a Japanese curry called...
eat-your-booksEat any good books lately?So asks the news release from the Univeristy of Pittsburgh announcing that the University Library System is holding its annual Edible Book Fest this Thursday, April 10. Above is an entry from last year's. Then School of Information Sciences grad student...
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