Eat These Animals! Cupcake Class at the Pgh Zoo


The events at the Zoo seem to be selling out quickly so I am posting about this one early.  Head over to the Pittsburgh Zoo for brunch and a cupcake decorating class with the Zoo's Chef Jess. Cupcakes Gone Wild Date Saturday, March 10, 2012 Time 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Cost Members: $25 Non-members: $35 Cupcakes are all the rage these days. Join the Zoo’s very own Chef Jess as she shows you how to make cupcakes gone wild! After a delicious breakfast, you’ll turn basic cupcakes into edible … [Read more...]

Sit, sip, savor: Sugar Cafe

Vanilla Chocolate Chip Cookie cupcake

The arrival of spring in Pittsburgh is one my favorite times of year.  It signals the return of yard sales, gardens, farmers markets, cycling, baseball, and outdoor seating at my favorite cafes, when it's not raining, of course.  I suppose I love spring because although it is a busy time of year, it's a fun busy.  Being busy is a way of shaking off the winter doldrums. Or so I thought.  Thanks to Dormont's new Sugar Cafe, I can now add another item to my spring To Do list: sitting still.  One … [Read more...]

Links Worth a Look – March 14th

Here are some links/articles/blog posts that are worth a look: Dozen's Summer Cupcake Preview Party scheduled for March 26, 2010 - Stop by the Dozen Bakeshop in Lawrenceville on Friday, March 26 7-10pm to sample the new cupcakes and treats that they will be adding to the menu for the summer. "Join hundreds of cupcake lovers for the biggest party of the year. The cupcake menu preview party brings hundreds of people down to Lawrenceville to sample mini versions of our new flavors a week … [Read more...]

Links Worth a Look – November 24th

Here are some links/articles/blog posts that are worth a look: Pittsburgh Chef, Sonja Flinn from Dinnette named one 40 chefs under 40 in the Country - Sonja Finn is the owner/chef at Dinette - which is located at the corner of Highland Ave and Centre Ave in East Liberty. Sonja has been named one of the top 40 chefs under 40 by the Mother Nature Network Fourth Annual Vodka & Latke Party! - Shalom Pittsburgh hosts their annual Vodka & Latke party on December 5, 2009 at the Shadow … [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...]