Links Worth a Look – June 14th

Here are some links/articles/blog posts that are worth a look: Fizzy Drinks Class - Hack Pittsburgh hosts a class on Fizzy Drinks - the history, techniques, and equipment behind a range of fermented carbonated beverages. Also will be making root beer. Sat - June 26. La Gourmandine - New French Bakery Opening in Lawrenceville this week - A couple from Paris has moved to Pittsburgh and will be opening a French bakery on Butler Street. The soft opening is on Tuesday. (via Pittsburgh Magazines … [Read more...]

More Bakery Suggestions


Image by celeste343 via Flickr Thanks to everyone who replied to last weeks post about favorite local bakeries! I loved reading everyone's responses and it is great to know that there are still quite a few local bakeries beyond the newer cupcake shops in town. Here are a few more bakery suggestions that were emailed to me. Gluuteny - A gluten free bakery in Sq. Hill. One friend of IheartPGH swears by their brownies and he is even a gluten eater. Bartram House Bakery - I know this is a drive … [Read more...]

Red Velvet Cupcake at Vanilla Pastry Studio


Red Velvet Cupcake at Vanilla Pastry Studio, originally uploaded by IheartPGH.What can I say the bakery conversation yesterday was inspiring. So we decided to make a stop at Vanilla Pastery Studio. I had the red velvet cupcake, Friend of I Heart Pgh had the hazelnut and remarked "that was the best cupcke I have ever had." … [Read more...]

Links Worth a Look – January 22nd

Here are some links/articles/blog posts that are worth a look: Begginers Cross County Skiing - Saturday Jan. 25 - I think this should be a good weekend to get outdoors! Welcome a new Bakery to Sq. Hill! - A new bakery is sweetening up Squirrel Hill’s bustling commercial district. Located in the heart of the thriving East End neighborhood at 2119 Murray Ave., Sweet Tammy’s opened its doors to lovers of homemade treats Dec. 1. Pittsburgh leads campaign to bail out the troubled Hostess … [Read more...]

Joy of Cookies Tour

The shops and galleries of Lawrenceville are hosting their annual cookie tour. This is a great place to start your Christmas shopping and to support local businesses. Each business will offer a sampling of different cookies and give away the recipe. A new bakery, Artisan Harvest, will be celebrating their grand opening in Lawrenceville during the cookie tour. Lawrenceville Joy of Cookies Tour Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m On Saturday there will be a … [Read more...]