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in-homestead-dorothy-six-will-open-mid-octoberSince April 2012, Olivia Crocker and Tom Kazar have been working on the Homestead building at 224 E. 8th Ave.On Oct. 18, they'll officially open Dorothy Six Blast Furnace Cafe, named for Duquesne Steel Works furnace that residents fought to save from demolition. In the meantime,...
canning-and-cocktailsPittsburgh Canning Exchange and Wigle Whiskey team up to present "Canning for Cocktails" at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the Wigle Whiskey Barrelhouse on Spring Garden Avenue in the North Side.You can learn to make apple jelly, get your hands in on the jelly-making process, sip...
morton-s-steakhouse-downtown-will-reopen-in-octoberRepairs are underway following the fire that closed Morton's The Steakhouse Downtown on Sept. 6. City public-safety spokeswoman Sonya Toler said that a representative from the fire department was not available for comment because of contract negotiations. And when I...
san-giorgio-celebrates-its-100thSan Giorgio, the Harrisburg-based pasta company, will celebrate its 100th anniversary by giving away free pasta from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Market Square, Downtown.Dawn Moore of Warren (above) won a Pittsburgh-area cook-off earlier this month. Servings of her...
fukuda-in-bloomfield-will-close-on-sundayI'm disappointed to report that Fukuda in Bloomfield, one of my favorite restaurants in Pittsburgh, will close Sunday night.  For two years, owner Hoon Kim had been steering an ambitious sushi destination in a very small space. His chef, T.J. Barney, who brought experience...
an-update-on-fall-restaurant-openingsMezzo is scheduled to open on Monday, confirms general manager Chris Clark. The middle floor of Sienna Mercato will offer a menu of wood-fired pizza, charcuterie and cheeses, pasta and entrees. And, like Emporio and Il Tetto, the restaurant has been designed with outdoor...
a-hop-pickin-partyMeet, if you haven't already, the Church Brew Works Brew Crew: from left, Donald Caldwell, Mike Escourt, Jeff Ellena, Justin Viale and Garth Dellinger. The Lawrenceville brewpub-in-a-former-church is inviting the public to come work with them there, for just a little...
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