With its dim warren of dining rooms and hearty menu Taix feels more Old World than Echo Park.
Wigle Whiskey, Strip District, will start selling white whiskey to the public from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday.
Munch warned Dear One of Munch of the plan days in advance: Sunday brunch was on for Flowers in the Attic.
Oscar show a winner This year's Oscar performance was the best I have seen in many years.
When Freddy and Lori Rongier opened Paris 66 in 2009, they had large aspirations but limited means.
Union Pig & Chicken, East Liberty, is now open Mondays through Saturdays from 5 p.m.
Reliable Friend of Munch is sort of like a postal carrier in better times
This ice cream shop doesn't count calories but causes. When the Dream Cream Ice Cream shop opens at 539 Liberty Ave.
Del's Bar & Ristorante DelPizzo has been a fixture on Liberty Avenue in Bloomfield for more than a half-century.
For 17 years Don and Sandy Notaro have toiled over the griddle of Don's Diner, and the place moves like a Swiss watch.
Stagioni, a seasonally inspired Italian restaurant previously located in Bloomfield, has moved to 2104 E. Carson St. on the South Side.
Here's a shocking window into the creative process at Munch Inc. LLC.: It's never about the food.
In today's culinary world, we prize independent restaurants for their individuality, particularly when it comes to the food they serve.
LaBella Bean Coffee House and Eatery, Bridgeville, has opened a second location inside Pittsburgh Filmmakers on Melwood
Munch has taken up running as a way to work off all of the, erm, munching.
LOS ANGELES -- Ding. Bzzzt. Bap. Beep. That's the sound of conversation in restaurants these days.
Valentine's Day Elements Contemporary Cuisine will offer a full menu for Valentine's dining, along with a four-course prix fixe for $40 per
The Oakland neighborhood is something of a dining conundrum.
Every dude has what Munch calls a Dude Business Plan.
The Allegheny County Health Department has issued a consumer alert for Mullen's Bar and Grill on the North Shore after an inspector said
Station Street Hot Dogs, East Liberty, the second restaurant venture from Kevin Sousa of Salt of the Earth, opens at 4 p.m. today.
The Allegheny County Health Department issued a consumer alert today for Mullen's Bar and Grill on the North Shore after an inspector said
Michael Uricchio and Robert Uricchio announced today that they have sold their restaurant, the Cross Keys Inn in Indiana Township, to the An
Nakama, a chain of Japanese restaurants that has a South Side site, will occupy the first floor of the former Masonic Hall on North Avenue i
Kiva Han, the eclectic coffee shop in Oakland, located on a prominent corner of South Craig and Forbes across from the Carnegie Museum, will
If you're a food writer, you generally don't favor eating out on Valentine's Day. Like New Year's Eve, it's supposed to be "amateur hour," r
A savvy reader recently pointed out that my star ratings don't entirely match up with their descriptions. She was right, and it's high time
The Carnegie Cafe at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Oakland, is holding a Valentine's Wine Dinner with Claudia Dilillio of BelVino Imports; Dre
In what might become a regular theme in this space, Munch again finds some surprisingly good grub in an old South Hills city neighborhood. A
Kiva Han, a staple of the Oakland food scene for more than 15 years, recently announced it will be closing February 19.
This is one nomination that probably wouldn't be an honor, but a producer is seeking restaurants in the region to appear in the reality TV s
Claudio Pereira was born and raised in Portugal. As a young man, he moved to Pittsburgh and began working in his father's restaurant, Mallor
Tamari, Lawrenceville, has a new location in Marshall, which opened on Tuesday at 701 Warrendale Village Drive. And 1947 Tavern, Shadyside,
Munch has it all backward (so what else is new?). While the rest of the free world is limiting carbs, trying to fit into their skinny Lucky-
Braddock's American Brasserie at the Renaissance Hotel, Downtown, is introducing "Taste of PA," a beer-tasting event each Thursday at 5 p.m.
Taste of Dahntahn, a new restaurant in the Dallmeyer Building on Liberty Avenue, aspires to be a stylish throwback, celebrating the region w
Munch has never met anyone who doesn't like noodles, and if someone claimed to despise all noodles, Munch would be very suspicious of this p
A new restaurant is coming to the Pittsburgh area this spring, one that people will surely be lining up to try. But to get a table, you'll h
Like a lot of folks, the New Year means it's an all new Munch. Munch has made a laundry list of resolutions this year, related to health, to
Edible Events Casbah is offering a special, truffle-focused menu Monday through Thursday next week.
Airmall USA, a developer and manager of airport retail, food and beverage operations, announced today that Iron Chef Michael Symon, restaura
David Racicot knew he was in for an uphill battle when he opened his 38-seat restaurant notion in Oakmont a year ago this Saturday. In a reg
Kevin Sousa is now doubly committed to East Liberty. While finalizing plans for Union Pig and Chicken, a Western Pennsylvania-style barbecue
New Year's Eve Cure, Justine Severino's new restaurant in Lawrenceville, will open for New Year's Eve; chef-owner Severino will serve a five
You'll have to excuse Munch for not coming up with an actual column this week. Too tired. The mere thought of all of the CrossFit, PX-90, To
When Lidia Bastianich opened Lidia's Pittsburgh in the Strip District in March 2001, she already was a cookbook author, TV personality and s
Today, most Pittsburgh restaurants will be closed. Cooks, servers, bartenders and the rest of the staff will be spending the day with family
Looking over my notes from 2011, I was struck by how much the Pittsburgh restaurant scene has grown, even in just the four years I've spent
It's probably no surprise that Noodles & Co., a Denver-based restaurant chain, chose Pittsburgh as the site of its first Pennsylvania ea
Pino's, Gran Canal Caffe, Root 174, Legume, Eleven, Soba, Arpino's and more ...
Residents of the South Side Flats continue to try to cope with a very uneasy existence with the dozens of bars and nightclubs -- and the oft
The Naked Grape and Penguin Bookshop, Sewickley, are celebrating the Feast of the Seven Fishes Saturday and Sunday; The Pines Tavern is offe
Munch is a little bit Johnny Cash, a little bit Joan Jett. A little bit Froggy, a little bit WDVE. A little bit Nashville, and a little bit
Pittsburgh has long had plentiful options for Greek food, just consider the dozen or so Greek food festivals thrown in the region each summe
Molly Brannigans, the popular Irish-themed pub in Mt. Lebanon, has closed.
Holiday dinners at Lidia's, Legume and The Crested Duck; Stagioni is on the move; and more
As a lover of food who lives in Pittsburgh, Munch is used to sandwiches being, well, obscene. Not that there's anything wrong with that. Som
After operating Vivo in Bellevue for more than a decade, Sam and Lori DiBattista closed it earlier this year, and at the end of August opene