In Search of Croissants in Pittsburgh


[Note] Check out these 4 awesome places for a flaky, buttery snack in Pittsburgh - due to time and transit constraints the team didn't make it to Jean-Marc Chatellier's Bakery in Millvale - I promise you there will be a follow up on that. [/note] (Beautiful pictures by Iva. Words by Sarah and Ray) In order to bring you info on the best croissants in the city, the I Heart PGH gang went on a croissant tour, sampling four bakeries. (Eating delicious croissants all day was an enormous burden, but … [Read more...]

Coffee Porter Release Party

Commonplace Coffeehouse in Squirrel Hill

Two of our favorite local businesses have teamed up and we couldn't be more excited!  Come celebrate the union of East End Brewing and Squirrel Hill's Commonplace Coffeehouse and the release of their offspring, the Coffee Porter - a Porter with Commonplace coffee.  Delicious!  Awesome!  Fun!  Yes! The Release Party is this Thursday (tomorrow), December 15th from 6 - 10pm at Commonplace Coffeehouse in Squirrel Hill.  Tickets are $22 and get you a taster of the Porter, as well as a  gift bottle … [Read more...]

The Food Network Stops at The Waffle Shop TONIGHT!


Worlds Weirdest Restaurants, a new show that is being taped for the Food Network Canada, will be at the Waffle Shop tonight (Friday, June 10, 2011) from 10pm-3am.  The public is invited to stop by for waffles and to watch the show.  Can't make it East Liberty - as always you can watch the Waffle Shop streaming live at Worlds Weirdest Restaurants will be hosted by Bob Blumer - he currently hosts the show Glutton for Punishment. WWR’s host Bob Blumer will spend the evening … [Read more...]

Intro Coffee Tasting Class at Aldo Coffee


Aldo Coffee is a lovely and local coffee shop on Washington Road in Mount Lebanon.  They are offering an introductory coffee tasting class this weekend. Introductory Coffee Tasting: This 90-minute course is designed to let you experience multiple coffee growing regions and roasting styles so that you expand your palate, learn more about this important crop and find one or more coffees you truly enjoy.  Our next "Coffee Tasting 101" tasting class isSaturday, March 26 at 2pm . … [Read more...]

New Girl on the Blog Visits Espresso a Mano

Image via Wikipedia Note from Lindsay: Please welcome Amanda - she is a new blogger here at IheartPGH and she has been very patient while we upgraded the blog.  So now that we are upgraded and settled in at our new host - time for some new posts!  I am so happy she will be writing for us and this post is about a great coffee shop in Pittsburgh that I don't think we have blogged about yet! Please welcome her to IheartPGH! =================== Today, I almost went to see the art exhibit … [Read more...]